Monday, April 15

7:00 am - 9:00 am

30AB; SDCC

101 Spinal Cord Tumors

AANS Member Fee: $150
Non-member Fee: $150
Member Fee: $65

Moderator(s): Kenan Arnautovic, MD, PhD, FAANS

Panelist(s): Frederick A. Boop, MD, FAANS; Ziya L. Gokaslan, MD, FAANS; George I. Jallo, MD, FAANS; Suresh Nair Narayanan Nair, (India)

This course will provide most important details of the state of the art treatment of adult and pediatric intradural extramedullary and intramedullary spinal cord tumors (SCTs) featured by world renown experts.

Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:
  • Recognize insights of preoperative diagnostics and surgical planning of intradural SCTs.
  • Articulate details of operative management of different types of SCTs.
  • Identify traps, pitfalls and most common complications of treatment of SCT.
  • Discuss rare SCTs, rare presentations and odd cases.