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Improve Competence in Clinical Neurosurgery

Neurosurgery – A Comprehensive Review is an Oakstone CMEInfo course featuring experts in the practice of neurosurgery, with focus on vascular disorders, head injury, spine surgery, and other areas of clinical interest.

  • Evaluate and apply the most current neurosurgical treatments
  • Describe best practices in management of vascular disorders
  • Explain latest techniques in functional neurosurgery
  • Apply best surgical techniques for the spine, brain and spinal tumors, and nerve injury

 

Course Directors

Ian F. Dunn, MD, FAANS

  • Department of Neurosurgery
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Topics/Speakers

Vascular

  • Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke - Henrikas Vaitkevicius, MD
  • Intracranial Aneurysms - Rose Du, MD, PhD
  • Vascular Malformations and Moyamoya Disease - Gary K. Steinberg, MD, PhD
  • Extracranial Carotid Artery Disease - Christopher M. Loftus, MD, Dr.h.c. (Hon), FAANS

Head Injury/ Craniocerebral Trauma

  • Closed Head Injury/Concussion and Head Injury in Sports - Ian F. Dunn, MD, FAANS
  • Skull and Facial Fractures/Paranasal Sinus and Skull Base Trauma - Col. Rocco A. Armonda, MD
  • Subdural Hematoma - Col. Rocco A. Armonda, MD
  • Decompressive Craniectomy - Jamie S. Ullman, MD

Spinal Surgery

  • Cervical Spine Trauma - John H. Chi, MD, MPH
  • Thoraco-Lumbar Fractures - Charles A. Sansur, MD, MHSc
  • Disc Herniations: Cervical, Lumbar and Thoracic - Charles A. Sansur, MD, MHSc
  • Lateral Access to the Spine - Adam S. Kanter, MD
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery - Praveen V. Mummaneni, MD
  • Hydromyelia/Syringomyelia - Charles A. Sansur, MD, MHSc

Peripheral Nerves

  • Acute Nerve Injury and Repair - Susan E. Mackinnon, MD
  • Peripheral Nerve Tumors - Robert J. Spinner, MD
  • Brachial Plexus Lesions - Susan E. Mackinnon, MD
  • Compression Neuropathy - Susan E. Mackinnon, MD
  • Nerve Transfers for Shoulder and Elbow - Susan E. Mackinnon, MD
  • Nerve Transfers for the Hand - Susan E. Mackinnon, MD

Brain Tumors

  • Metastatic Brain Tumors - Charles S. Cobbs, MD
  • Malignant Gliomas - Charles S. Cobbs, MD
  • Meningiomas - Ossama Al-Mefty, MD, FACS
  • Low Grade Gliomas - Nader Sanai, MD, FAANS, FACS
  • Pineal Region Tumors - Jeffrey N. Bruce, MD, FACS
  • Posterior Fossa Tumors of Childhood - Tord D. Alden, MD
  • Vestibular Schwannomas and Other Cerebello-Pontine Angle Tumors - Kalmon D. Post, MD
  • Radiosurgery for Brain Tumors, Arteriovenous Malformations, and Trigeminal Neuralgia - Jason Sheehan, MD, PhD, FACS

Spine and Spinal Cord Tumors

  • Metastatic Tumors of the Spine - Michael W. Groff, MD
  • Spinal Cord Tumor Management - Paul C. McCormick, MD, MPH

Skull Base Lesion

  • Meningiomas of the Skull Base and Other Skull Base Lesions - Ian F. Dunn, MD, FAANS

Pituitary Tumors and Craniopharyngiomas

  • Non-Functioning and Functioning Pituitary Tumors - Nelson M. Oyesiku, MD, PhD, FACS
  • Transsphenoidal Endoscopy - Edward R. Laws, MD
  • Craniopharyngiomas - R. Michael Scott, MD

Hydrocephalus/Cysts/Infection

  • Hydrocephalus and Congenital Cysts - Tord D. Alden, MD

Functional Neurosurgery

  • Functional Neurosurgery - Garth Rees Cosgrove, MD

Special Topics

  • Neurofibromatosis and von Hippel-Lindau Disease - Ashok R. Asthagiri, MD
  • Coma and Brain Death - Allan H. Ropper, MD
  • Anticoagulation, Reversal, and Hemostasis in Neurosurgery - Christopher M. Loftus, MD, Drhc, FAANS

 

Faculty

Course Directors

Ian F. Dunn, MD, FAANS

  • Department of Neurosurgery
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Speakers

Tord D. Alden, MD

  • Attending Neurosurgeon
  • Chief Medical Informatics Officer
  • Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Assistant Professor
  • Northwestern University
  • The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Chicago, IL

Ossama Al-Mefty, MD, FACS

  • Director of Skull Base Surgery
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Rocco Anthony Armonda, MD, FACS (Col. [Ret.], MC, USA)

  • Director, Neuroendovascular Surgery
  • Co-Director, Neuro-ICU
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and
  • Washington Hospital Center
  • Washington, DC

Ashok R. Asthagiri, MD

  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Neurosurgery
  • University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • Charlottesville, VA

Jeffrey N. Bruce, MD, FACS

  • Vice-Chairman
  • Edgar M. Housepian Professor of Neurological Surgery
  • Department of Neurological Surgery
  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • New York, NY

John H. Chi, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor
  • Director of Neurosurgical Spine Oncology
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Charles S. Cobbs, MD

  • Director
  • Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment
  • Swedish Neuroscience Institute
  • Seattle, WA

G. Rees Cosgrove, MD, FRCSC

  • Director
  • Epilepsy and Functional Neurosurgery
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Rose Du, MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Neurosurgery
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Michael W. Groff, MD

  • Director of Spinal Neurosurgery
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Adam S. Kanter, MD

  • Chief of Spine Services
  • Associate Professor of Neurological Services
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Pittsburgh, PA

Edward R. Laws, MD, FACS

  • Professor of Neurosurgery
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Christopher M. Loftus, MD, Drhs (Hon), FAANS

  • Chair, AANS International Programs
  • Treasurer, WFNS
  • Professor and Chairman
  • Department of Neurosurgery
  • Professor of Neurology
  • Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
  • Maywood, IL

Susan E. Mackinnon, MD

  • Schoenberg Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • St. Louis, MO

 

Paul C. McCormick, MD

  • Gallen Professor of Neurological Surgery
  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • New York, NY

Praveen V. Mummaneni, MD

  • Professor and Vice Chairman
  • Department of Neurosurgery
  • University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine
  • San Francisco, CA

Nelson M. Oyesiku, MD, PhD, FACS

  • Al Lerner Chair and Vice-Chairman, Neurosurgery
  • Professor, Neurosurgery and Medicine (Endocrinology)
  • Emory University School of Medicine
  • Co-Director, Emory Pituitary Center
  • Atlanta, GA

Kalmon D. Post, MD

  • Chairman Emeritus, Department of Neurosurgery
  • Professor, Neurosurgery and Medicine
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • New York, NY

Allan H. Ropper, MD

  • Raymond D. Adams Master Clinician and Executive Vice Chair
  • Department of Neurology
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Professor of Neurology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Nader Sanai, MD, FAANS, FACS

  • Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
  • Director, Division of Neurosurgical Oncology
  • Barrow Neurological Institute
  • Phoenix, AZ

Charles A. Sansur, MD, MHSc

  • Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
  • Director of Spine Surgery
  • Department of Neurosurgery
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Baltimore, MD

R. Michael Scott, MD

  • Fellows Family Chair in Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Emeritus Neurosurgeon-in-Chief
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Professor of Neurosurgery
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Jason Sheehan, MD

  • Harrison Distinguished Professor and Vice Chair
  • Department of Neurological Surgery
  • University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • Charlottesville, VA

Robert J. Spinner, MD

  • Chair, Department of Neurologic Surgery
  • Burton M. Onofrio, MD, Professor of Neurosurgery
  • Professor of Orthopedics and Anatomy
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Rochester, MN

Gary K. Steinberg, MD, PhD

  • Bernard and Ronni Lacroute-William Randolph Hearst
  • Professor of Neurosurgery and the Neurosciences
  • Department of Neurosurgery
  • Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Chief of Neurosurgery
  • Stanford Health Care
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, CA

Jamie S. Ullman, MD, FACS, FAANS

  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Neurosurgery
  • Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
  • Hampstead, NY
  • Director of Neurotrauma
  • North Shore University Hospital
  • Manhasset, NY

Henrikas Vaitkevicius, MD

  • Instructor in Neurology
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

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Reviewers

Coordinating Editor

N. Scott Litofsky, MD, FACS

  • Professor and Chief
  • Director, Neuro-Oncology and Radiosurgery
  • Division of Neurological Surgery
  • University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
  • University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics
  • Columbia, MO

Co-Coordinating Editor

Eric Spencer Nussbaum, MD, FACS

  • Chair, National Brain Aneurysm Center
  • Director, Minnesota Neurovascular & Skull Base Surgery
  • Minneapolis, MN

Reviewers

William E. Humphries III, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor
  • University of Missouri School of Medicine
  • Columbia, MO

Luc Jasmin, MD, PhD, FRCS(c), FACS, FAANS

  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • University of California at San Francisco
  • Staff Neurosurgeon
  • Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Providence Medford Medical Center and Asante Ashland Community Hospital
  • Ashland, OR

Fassil B. Mesfin, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor and Director
  • Complex Spine and Spine Oncology
  • University of Missouri
  • Division of Neurological Surgery
  • Columbia, MO

Paul L. Penar, MD, FACS, FAANS

  • Professor, Division of Neurosurgery
  • Vice Chair for Quality, Department of Surgery
  • University of Vermont College of Medicine
  • Attending Surgeon, Fletcher Allen Health Care
  • Burlington, VT

 

Martina Stippler, MD

  • Director of Neurotrauma
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Boston, MA

Jennifer A. Sweet, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
  • University Hospitals Case Medical Center
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Cleveland, OH

Tomoko Tanaka, MD

  • Assistant Professor
  • University of Missouri
  • Columbia, MO

Sharon W. Webb, MD

  • Neurosurgeon
  • Greenville Hospital Systems
  • Greenville, SC

 

Journals

  • American Journal of Clinical Oncology
  • American Journal of Neuroradiology
  • Annals of Neurology
  • Archives of Neurology
  • Brain
  • British Medical Journal
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Research
  • Cephalalgia
  • Clinical Journal of Pain
  • Clinical Oncology
  • Genes, Chromosomes, & Cancer
  • Journal of the American Medical Association
  • Journal of Cancer Research
  • Journal of Clinical Oncology
  • Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, & Psychiatry
  • Journal of Neuro-Oncology
  • Journal of Neurosurgery
  • Journal of Pain and Symptom Management
  • Journal of Vascular Diseases
  • The Lancet
  • Nature
  • Nature Cell
  • Neurology
  • Neuroradiology (European Journal)
  • Neurosurgery
  • The New England Journal of Medicine
  • Oncogene
  • Pain
  • Pain Medicine
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Radiology
  • Science
  • Spine
  • Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
  • Stroke
  • Surgical Neurology
  • Surgical Oncology

Accreditation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation for Neurosurgery A Comprehensive Review

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 35 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Date of Original Release: June 15, 2016
Date Credits Expire: June 15, 2019
Estimated Time to Complete: 35 hours

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.

Credit Designation per issue for Practical Reviews

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity is also eligible for 4.0 credit hours in Category 2-B of the Continuing Medical Education Program of the American Osteopathic Association, provided it is completed in its entirety.

Estimated time to complete each issue: 4 hours

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