Scientific Program 2018

Scientific Program 2018

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM – JUNE 16th to 20th
Rocky Mountain Neurosurgical Society
53nd Annual Meeting
Banff, Alberta, Canada

Breakfast – 7 AM to 7:55 AM

SCIENTIFIC SESSION I
Moderator: Kelly Schmidt, MD

08:00-08:10Introductory Remarks and Welcome
President Brett Dietze, MD
08:00-08:10James P. Caruso, MD PGY-1 UT Southwestern. **
Psychosurgery, Ethics and Media: A History of Walter Freeman and the Lobotomy
08:10-08:30James Caruso, MD. PGY-1 UT Southwestern. **
A Long-Term Study of the Treatment of Nelson’s Syndrome with Gamma Knife Radiosurgery.
08:30-08:50Christopher Wilkerson, MD – PGY 2 University of Utah. **
Early and Late Complications in Surgical Correction of Proximal Junctional Kyphosis
08:50-09:10Tarek El Ahmadieh, MD PGY-4 UT Southwestern. **
Lumbar Drain Trial Outcomes of Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Patients: A Single- Institution Experience of 254 Patients.
09:30-10:00Break
10:00-10:20Local Host Welcome to Banff Springs
Kelly Schmidt, MD
Vendors Welcome
10:20-10:40Evan Joyce, MD, MS PGY-2 University of Utah. **
From Dandy to Uganda: The Punctuated History of Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy.
10:40-11:00Aaron Plitt, MD PGY-3 UT Southwestern. **
Intraventricular Bone Dust Migration after Neuroendoscopy: A Report of Two Pediatric Cases.
11:00-12:00SPECIAL GUEST LECTURE – Hunt Batjer, MD
Athletic Head Trauma: The interface Between Sport, Science, Pseudoscience, Politics and Money.
NOONANNOUNCEMENTS & ADJOURN

Breakfast – 7 AM to 7:55 AM

SCIENTIFIC SESSION II
Moderator: Bryan J. Wohlfeld, MD

08:00-08:20Aaron Plitt, MD PGY-3 UT Southwestern. **
Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Outcomes in Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
08:20-08:40Pal Randhawa, MD PGY-7 University of Colorado **
Spine Surgery in Octogenarians.
08:40-09:30SPECIAL GUEST LECTURE – John Hurlbert, MD, PhD
Methylprednisolone in Acute Spinal Cord Injury: where did we go wrong?
09:30-10:00Break
10:00-10:50SPECIAL GUEST LECTURE – Hunt Batjer, MD
Perspective on Brain AVMs 1977-2018
10:50-11:10Tarek El Ahmadieh – PGY4 UT Southwestern. **
The Southwestern Aneurysm Severity Index (SASI) Prediction of Outcomes of Ruptured Aneurysms Treated with Microsurgery
11:10-11:55Banff – Special Local Guest Speaker from the Whyte Museum
NOONANNOUNCEMENTS & ADJOURN

Breakfast – 7 AM to 7:55 AM

ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING FOR ALL RMNS MEMBERS – 7:30 AM to 7:55 AM

SCIENTIFIC SESSION III
Moderator: Mark Mahan,  MD

08:00-08:10Introduction to RMNS 54 rd Annual Meeting in Purgatory/Durango, Colorado
Brad Duhon, MD
08:10-08:30Timothy Ung, MD.
Intraoperative Sodium Flourescein for Tissue Biopsy and Resection of Spinal Cord Lesions.
08:30-09:30SPECIAL GUEST LECTURE – Hunt Batjer, MD
Advances in Surgical Management of Large and Giant Paraclinoidal Aneurysms.
09:30-10:00BREAK
10:00-11:00SPECIAL GUEST LECTURE – John Hurlbert MD, PhD
Cervical Disc Arthroplasty: Lessons From 3 Generations
11:00-11:20Al Capana
Route 91 Harvest
11:20-12:00Jon A. White, MD
Interventional Stroke Update 2018
NOONANNOUNCEMENTS & ADJOURN

Breakfast – 7 AM to 7:55 AM

SCIENTIFIC SESSION IV
Moderator: Brad Duhon, MD

08:00-12:00SCIENTIFIC SESSION IV
Moderator: Brad Duhon, MD
08:00-08:20Bradley Lega, MD
Using Machine Learning Algorithms to Estimate Memory Loss After Temporal Lobe Surgery
08:20-08:40Kris Smith, MD
Ketogenic Metabolic Therapy for GBMs: Is This a Viable Option with Scientific Evidence for Efficacy?
08:40- 09:00Bryan J. Wohlfeld, MD
Potential Advantages of Transforaminal Endoscopic Discectomy at L1/2 and 2/3 vs traditional approaches. A case comparison.
09:00- 09:20Christopher Wilkerson, MD. PGY- 2 University of Utah. **
Update on Transsphenoidal Approaches for resection of Pituitary Adenomas in Pediatric Patients.
09:20-10:00 Break
10:00 -10:20SPECIAL GUEST LECTURE – John Hurlbert, MD, PhD
Six Years of Border Jumping: Does the Fence Really Work?
10:20- 10:40Bradley Lega, MD
Integrating New Innovations in the Treatment of Intractable Epilepsy
10:40-11:00Mark Mahan, MD
Learning Curve for Endoscopic Interlaminar Decompression.
11:00-11:20Brad Duhon, MD
Revision Strategies in MIS SI Joint Fusion
11:20-11:55Case review- Spine/ complications? Do-overs?
11:55-12:00Closing Remarks and meeting adjourn
Brett Dietze, MD

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