Monday, April 30
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Location: 292; Ernest N. Morial
Advanced Practice Provider Fee: $100
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $65
Moderator(s): Mitchel S. Berger, MD, FAANS
Panelist(s): Richard W. Byrne, MD, FAANS; Edward F. Chang, MD, FAANS; Jeffrey M Politsky, MD, FRCP(C)
Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Review the surgical outcomes for seizure control for patients with tumor-related epilepsy.
- Describe important technical consideration in surgical resection to optimize both tumor and seizure control including the use of awake mapping, electrocorticography and hippocampectomy.
- Recognize the utility of preoperative and post-operative anti-epileptic medication in controlling seizures.