116 Anticoagulation for the Neurosurgeon and Hemostasis in Neurosurgery

Monday, April 15
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Location: 24BC; SDCC

Fee: $150
Advanced Practice Provider Fee: $150
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $65

Moderator(s): Nirav J. Patel, MD, FAANS

Panelist(s): Mustafa Kemal Baskaya, MD, FAANS; Shahid Mehdi Nimjee, MD, PhD, FAANS ; Martina Stippler, MD, FAANS; Eve C. Tsai, MD, PhD, FAANS (Canada)

This course will update the neurosurgeon on DVT prophylaxis, reversal of coumadin, the use of Factor 7a and restitution of coagulation after neurosurgery procedures.

Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss appropriate use of Factor 7a.
  • Explain how to rapidly reverse the effects of, and discuss when it is safe to restart, coumadin after neurosurgery procedures.
  • Review the most commonly used DVT prophylaxis measures.