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Issues in Neurology

  1. 1. © 2008. Department of Neurosurgery. Roosevelt Hospital, Suite 5G-80, 1000 Tenth Avenue, New York, NY 10019 Code Number: 08-003 Printed: 10-15-2008 5th Annual Issues in Neurology & Neurosurgery Sponsored by the: Department of Neurosurgery Roosevelt Hospital 1000 Tenth Avenue Between West 58th & 59th Streets Second Floor Conference Center Room 2A New York, NY 10019 Friday 05 December 2008 8:00 am To 5:00 pm CME Credit Certified by Beth Israel Medical Center, St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals Nonprofit Org. U.S. Postage PAID Permit #8048 New York, NY St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospital Office of CME 1111 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY 10025 St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospital Office of CME 1111 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY 10025 Nonprofit Org. U.S. Postage PAID Permit #8048 New York, NY A Review Course for The Non-Surgeon 5th Annual Issues in Neurology & NeurosurgeryA Review Course for The Non-Surgeon
  2. 2. CME ACCREDITATION Beth Israel Medical center and St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital center are accredited by the Accreditation Council on Continuing Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. CREDIT DESIGNATION St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals designate this continuing medical education activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ Physicians should only claim credit com- mensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. POLICY ON FACULTY AND PROVIDER DISCLOSURE It is the policy of Beth Israel Medical Center and St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospitals that faculty and providers disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity and also disclose discussions of unlabelled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s). Beth Israel Medical Center and St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital share established policies in place that will identify and resolve all conflicts of inter- est prior to this educational activity. TARGET AUDIENCE Primary care physicians, internists, neurologists, and other health-care professionals LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. Appraise the advantages of minimally invasive spine surgery in order to recommend appro- priate candidates who will best benefit from this procedure. 2. Diagnose and recommend treatment options for complex brain tumors by utilizing a vast array of investigative tools available for this purpose. 3. By assessing the advantages of early diagnosis and treatment options for patients with symptoms/signs of an evolving stroke. 2008 COURSE DESCRIPTION The purpose of this symposium is to provide primary care physicians and other non-surgical health-care professionals with an update on current issues in neurology and neurosurgery. The faculty is comprised of experts in their respective fields. They will present you with the latest clinical and scientific information covering the most important advances in their vari- ous disciplines. We will have a computerized interactive audience response system during the sessions to increase feedback and to encourage audience participation. Participants are welcome to present difficult cases for discussion. MORNING SESSION 8:00AM Registration continental breakfast 8:45 Welcome address by Dr. Chandranath Sen Housekeeping CME affairs by Dr. Noel Perin 9:00 Minimally invasive endoscopic spine surgery – overview. Dr. Noel Perin 9:20 Low back pain-clinical/radiological evaluation treatment paradigms. Dr. George DiGiacinto 9:40 Trans-psoas trans-sacral approaches in MISS. Dr. Eric Elowitz 10:00 Current concepts in the diagnosis management of Chiari malforma- tion/MISS applications. Dr. Chan Roonprapunt 10:20 Common uncommon entrapment neuropathies. Dr. Allen Maniker 10:40-11:00 Coffee Break 11:00 Endoscopic trans-nasal techniques in the treatment of base-of-skull lesions. Dr. Chandranath Sen 11:20 Ophthalmologic evaluation of patients with intracranial tumors. Dr. Mark Kupersmith 11:40 Diagnosis treatment paradigms in primary brain tumors. Dr. Raj. Shrivastava 12:00PM Focused radiation in intra-axial tumors. Dr. Douglas Cohen 12:20 Reconstructive surgery after resec- tion of complex tumors of the skull base. Dr. Peter Costantino 12:40-1:20 Lunch Break AFTERNOON SESSION 1:20 Early diagnosis of TIAs stroke options for treatment. Dr. Irene Boniece 1:40 Indications for early carotid endar- terectomy after TIA stroke. Dr. George Todd 2:00 Interventional neuroradiology in early stroke. Dr. Alex Berenstein 2:20 Evaluation of cerebral blood flow: perfusion indications for surgery in early stroke. Dr. David Langer 2:40-3:00 Coffee Break 3:00 “Hyperhidrosis” diagnosis management. Dr. Noel Perin 3:20 Headache: classification, diagnosis, treatment. Dr. Larry Newman 3:40 Head injury in the young athlete recommendations for treatment. Dr. Arthur Williams 4:00 Diagnosis treatment of complex partial seizures. Dr. Steve Wolf 4:20 Evaluation treatment options in trigeminal neuralgia. Dr. Chandranath Sen 4:40 Adjourn Cocktails Methods of payment 1 On-line Registration is the preferred method: 2 Fax: 212-523-2074 3 Credit Card: # ___________________________________________________________ Exp Date: ______________ /_________ /____________ Amex r Visa r Mastercard r Signature ___________________________________________________________ 4 Mail: St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals, Office of Continuing Medical Education, 1111 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025 Further Information: (212) 523-2138 or FIRST NAME ___________________________________ LAST NAME_________________________________________ CREDENTIAL_____________________ ADDRESS ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ CITY ___________________________________ STATE______________________________________________ ZIP______________________________ DAYTIME TELEPHONE (WITH AREA CODE)_______________________________________________________________________________________________ E-MAIL ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ RESERVATIONS______________________________________________________________________________________ Please reserve the following events for me: Lunch r Cocktails r Cancellation policy: A refund, less a $25 administration fee, will be issued upon written request. No refunds will be made after Friday 5th. December 2008. St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals reserve the right to cancel the program. CME Registration Information 5th Annual Issues in Neurology and Neurosurgery Review Course for the Non-Surgeon. Friday 05 Dec. 2008 To Register: There is a $100 fee for this event. George DiGiacinto, MD Spine Surgery General Neurosurgery David Langer, MD Cerebrovascular General Neurosurgery Eric Elowitz, MD Spine Surgery Douglas Cohen, MD General Neurosurgery Arthur Williams, MD General Neurosurgery Raj. Shrivastava, MD General Neurosurgery Allen Maniker, MD Peripheral Nerve General Neurosurgery Chan Roonprapunt, MD, PhD Spine Surgery General Neurosurgery George Todd, MD Chairman, General Surgery Director, Vascular Surgery Alex Berenstein, MD Director, Interventional Neuroradiology Peter Costantino, MD Co-Director, Cranial Base Surgery Head Neck Reconstructive Surgery Steven Wolf, MD Pediatric Neurology/Epilepsy Irene Boniece, MD Neurology Stroke Mark Kupersmith, MD Neuro-Ophthalmology Larry Newman, MD Director, Headache Institute N eurosurgery F aculty G uest F aculty Noel I. Perin, MD, FRCS (Edin.) Director, Spine Minimally Invasive Surgery Chandranath Sen, MD Chairman, Neurosurgery Co-Director, Cranial Base Surgery C ourse D irectors