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Scientific Session III:

Friday, December 6 | 12:51 pm - 2:36 pm |

Moderator(s): Jeffrey P. Blount, MD, FAANS; Daniel J. Curry, MD, FAANS

12:51 pm - 12:57 pm

17. Evaluating the Effect of Standardized Protocol Implementation on Infection and Readmission Rates Following Baclofen Pump Procedure.

Presenting Author: Meghan E Kramer

12:58 pm - 1:04 pm

18. Ventricular Decompression Mitigates Impaired Functional Connectivity in Post-Hemorrhagic Hydrocephalus of Prematurity

Presenting Author: Diego Martin Morales

1:05 pm - 1:11 pm

19. Somatosensory Evoked Fields Predict Response to Vagus Nerve Stimulation

Presenting Author: Karim Mithani (Canada)

1:12 pm - 1:18 pm

20. Hemispheric Surgery Outcome Prediction Scale: Development and Validation of a Seizure Freedom Prediction Tool

Presenting Author: Aria Fallah, MD, FAANS

1:19 pm - 1:25 pm

Discussion Session - Abstract Group 5; Functional Neurosurgery

1:26 pm - 1:32 pm

21. Cost Effectiveness Analysis of Strategies in the Treatment of Post-Infectious Hydrocephalus

Presenting Author: Abbas Rattani

1:33 pm - 1:39 pm

22. Geospatial Mapping Of International Neurosurgical Partnerships And Evaluation Of Extent Of Training And Engagement

Presenting Author: Daniel J Olivieri

1:40 pm - 1:46 pm

23. How Do Parents Decide Whether To Allow A Child To Participate In Collision Sports?

Presenting Author: Aaron Michael Yengo-Kahn, MD

1:47 pm - 1:53 pm

24. Cost Comparison of Surgical Management of Non-Sagittal Synostoses: Traditional Open vs Endoscopic-Assisted Techniques

Presenting Author: Esther Cleveland Beeson Dupepe, MSPH, MD

1:54 pm - 2:00 pm

Discussion Session - Abstract Group 6; Socioeconomic

2:01 pm - 2:04 pm

Introduction to the Franc D. Ingraham Award for Distinguished Service and Achievement

Speaker: Douglas L. Brockmeyer, MD, FAANS

2:05 pm - 2:30 pm

Franc D. Ingraham Award for Distinguished Service and Achievement: Making of a Pediatric Spinal Neurosurgeon

Speaker: Arnold H. Menezes, MD, FAANS(L)

The Section is pleased to be recognizing Arnold H. Menezes, MD, FAANS(L), as the recipient of the 2019 Franc D. Ingraham Award for Distinguished Service and Achievement. Dr. Menezes will present Making of a Pediatric Spinal Neurosurgeon and be recognized for his contributions to pediatric neurosurgery.

2:31 pm - 2:36 pm

Presentation of the Franc D. Ingraham Award for Distinguished Service and Achievement

Speaker: Mark D. Krieger, MD, FAANS