Neurosurgery – A Comprehensive Review 2016


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The Oakstone Institute Specialty Review

Join leading neurosurgeons as they cover the most current practices in the field of neurosurgery.

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. This program will help you to better:

  • 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




  • 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 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

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Evaluate the most current neurosurgical techniques available in order to treat patients with neurosurgical problems
  • Analyze recent literature and data regarding clinical trials relevant to the practice of neurosurgery
  • Describe best practices in the management of patients requiring surgery for vascular disorders
  • Explain the latest techniques used in functional neurosurgery
  • Differentiate among the techniques used for spine surgery
  • Discuss the most appropriate procedures for the management of brain tumors and spinal tumors
  • Identify the most optimal methods for nerve injury and tumors
  • Assess the best neurosurgical treatment plans for pituitary disorders

Intended Audience

This activity was planned for Neurosurgeons in practice, Neurosurgery Fellows and Residents, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants working in Neurosurgery.

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

Delivery Method

you will receive download link of the course, the link will NOT expire and can be used anytime



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