3-D Session - Operative Nuances I: Difficult Cases: What Have We Learned?

Monday, April 15
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
20D; SDCC

Director(s): Aaron A. Cohen-Gadol, MD, MSc, MBA, FAANS

Faculty: Frederick A. Boop, MD, FAANS; William T. Couldwell, MD, PhD, FAANS

This 90-minute session will review important technical nuances for improving patient outcomes during microsurgery. Detailed surgical videos of different procedures will be reviewed using 3-D high definition videos to maximize the learning experience for the viewers. Importantly, innovative 3-D computerized graphic models will be presented to augment the learning experience.

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

  • Review the indications for surgical treatment of complex cranial cases.
  • Illustrate the general techniques for microsurgical procedures.
  • Identify the operative nuances to advance patient safety during challenging intraoperative moments.