Monday, April 30
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Location: 271; Ernest N. Morial
Advanced Practice Provider Fee: $100
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $65
Moderator(s): Erol Veznedaroglu, MD, FAANS
Panelist(s): Christopher S. Ogilvy, MD, FAANS; Clemens M. Schirmer, MD, PhD, FAANS ; Adnan H. Siddiqui, MD, PhD, FAANS; Bruno Splavski, MD (Croatia); Joost de Vries (Netherlands)
Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Define the indications of either carotid endarterectomy or carotid angioplasty and stenting for extracranial carotid artery stenosis.
- Describe the indications and the most effective treatment of small arteriovenous malformations and the role of preoperative embolization.
- Use evidence-based medicine in conjunction with current practice to determine which patients will benefit most from endovascular therapies or traditional open surgeries.