Department Presentations at 2018 AANS

2017 AANS

Pittsburgh, April 9, 2018 -- University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery faculty and residents participated in numerous seminars, courses, presentations and lectures at the 2018 American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, held in New Orleans, April 28 - May 2. The theme for this year's meeting was "Neurosurgery: The Privilege of Service."

Saturday, April 28

001 Introduction to Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery for Residents
Practical Clinic
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Arthur AS, Bain MD, Binning MJ, Colby GP, Davies JM, Griessenauer CJ, Gross B, Howington JU, Kan P, Kellner CP, Mack IV WJ, Mascitelli JR, Mocco J, Ogilvy CS, Oliver TA, Pandey P, Replogle RE, Sigounas DG, Starke RM, Turner IV RD, Veznedaroglu E, Walcott BP.

003 You Are Never Too Old for Surgery: Spine Management in an Aging Population
Practical Clinic
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Anderson PA, Brooks NP, Dirisio DJ, Hoh DJ, Josiah DT, Krishnaney AA, Miele VJ, Prado L, Resnick DK, Schmoller S, Shin JH, Steinmetz MP, Stopper CW, Tharin SA, Tsai EC, Woodard EJ.

004 Advanced Endoscopic Skull Based Surgical Techniques
Practical Clinic
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cohen-Gadol AA, Fernandez-Miranda JC, Gardner PA, Malhotra NR, Schwartz TH, Snyderman CH.

006 How to Apply to Residency
Practical Clinic
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Adogwa O, Agarwal N, Aghi MK, Amin-Hanjani S, Barbaro NM, Beckett J, Chowdhry SA, David Dornbos III DL, Han SJ, Ivan ME, Jones PS, Kennedy BC, Kicielinski KP, Komotar RJ, Mukherjee D, Nduom EK-E, Oyesiku NM, Pace J, Than KD, MD; Wolfe SC, Yang I.

010 Rhoton Lecture Series: 3-D Anatomy and Approaches to the Posterior Fossa and Posterior Skull Base
Practical Clinic
8:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
da Luz de Oliveira EP, Fernandez-Miranda JC, Gardner PA, Quesada VQ, Rubino P, Sorenson JM.

018 Controversies, Complications, Indications and Advances in MIS Spine Surgery
Practical Clinic
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fu K-M, MD, Kanter AS, Mummaneni PV, Park P, Than KD, Virk MS, Wang MY.

020 Update on Tumors for the General Neurosurgeon II: Skull Base, Pediatric and Spine Tumors
Practical Clinic
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Aghi MK, Bhatia S, DeMonte F, Dunn IF, Gentili F, Gokaslan ZL, Link MJ, Pollack IF.

International Symposium
Session III: Neurotrauma
2:12 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Manley GT, Michael DB, Okonkwo DO.

Sunday, April 29

025 Case-based Management of Traumatic Brain Injury
Practical Clinic
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Figaji A, Hawryluk GWJ, Jallo JI, Kitagawa RS, Okonkwo DO, Park H, Rodgers RB, Samadani U, Servadei F, Stippler M, Timmons SD, Zacko JC.

035 Rhoton Lecture Series: 3-D Anatomy and Approaches to the Supratentorial Area and Anterior Skull Base
Practical Clinic
7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
da Luz de Oliveira EP, Fernandez-Miranda JC, Quesada VQ, Rubino P, Sorenson JM, Ture U.

039 Neurotrauma and Neurocritical Care for the Practicing Neurosurgeon: MOC Review and Update
Practical Clinic
7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Ball PA, Hutchinson PJ, Medow JE, Michael DB, Okonkwo DO, Raksin PB, Villanueva PA.

043 Spinal Alignment: Cervical to Pelvis...What EVERY Surgeon Needs to Know; With Case Discussions
Practical Clinic
12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Coric D, Haid Jr RW, Kanter AS, Park P, Shaffrey CI, Uribe JS.

045 Neurosurgical Care of Athletes: Concussion, Spine, Peripheral Nerve and Return-to-play
Practical Clinic
12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Adamson TE, Bailes Jr JE, Maroon JC, McCrea M, Oppenlander ME, Sills AK.

418 Vestibular Schwannoma Outcomes 5-24 years after Leksell Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Young Neurosurgeons Research Forum
3:51 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Faramand A, Johnson SA.

Monday, April 30 

106 Management of Adult Scoliosis
Breakfast Seminar
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Angevine PD, Koski TR, La Marca F, Mummaneni PV, Okonkwo DO, Tessitore E.

537 Cranial Nerve Outcomes after Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Skull Base Meningiomas
Scientific Session III: Stereotactic and Functional Surgery
2:10 p.m. - 2:19 p.m.
Faramand A.

559 How to improve obliteration rates during volume staged stereotactic radiosurgery for large arteriovenous malformations
Scientific Session V: Cerebrovascular
2:10 p.m. - 2:19 p.m.
Kano H.

Point/Counterpoint Session: Pediatric Skull Base Surgery: Expanded Endonasal Approaches
Scientific Session IV: Pediatrics
4:59 p.m. - 5:09 p.m.
Tyler-Kabara EC.

567 Defining Long-Term Clinical Outcomes and Risks of Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) for Brainstem Cavernous Malformations
Scientific Session V: Cerebrovascular
5:10 p.m. - 5:13 p.m.
Jacobs RC.

Glioblastoma comprises of two molecularly distinct immunological signatures
Scientific Session I: Tumor
5:21 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Pease MW.

Tuesday, May 1

Computational Modeling to Predict Functional Neurosurgery Outcomes
AANS/CNS Section on Stereotactic and Functional Surgery
2:52 p.m. - 3:07 p.m.
Richardson RM

Wednesday, May 2

304 Advanced Lateral Transpsoas MIS Techniques: Expanding LLIF Indications
Breakfast Seminar
7:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Chou D, Kanter AS, Liu JC, O'Toole JE.

308 Skating to Where the Puck Will Be: Strategies for Neurosurgery Practices and Programs to Compete in Health Care's Future
Breakfast Seminar
7:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Coric D, Ecklund JM, Friedlander RM, Stroink AR, Swartz KR. 

312 Return-to-play After Sports Injury II: Concussion
Breakfast Seminar
7:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Bailes Jr JE, Duhaime A-C, Krieger MD, Maroon JC, Proctor MR, Sills AK.

316 Remove, Radiate or Just Observe: Acoustic Tumors
Breakfast Seminar
7:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Camarata PJ, Golfinos JG, Link MJ, Lunsford LD, Regis J, Samii A, Schwartz MS. 

Van Wagenen Lecture: Jumpstarting Your Career in Neurosurgery
Plenary Session III
11:59 a.m. - 12:19 p.m.
Lunsford LD.

735 Reconsidering an Important Subclass of High Risk Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas for Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Rapid Fire Abstracts: Cerebrovascular; Tumor
1:20 p.m. - 1:23 p.m.
Kano H.

Sagittal Imbalance Correction: Lateral ALL Release versus PSO
AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves — Spine Section Session
3:47 p.m. - 3:59 p.m.
Kanter AS.