Plenary Session III

Wednesday, May 2
9:35 am - 1:00 pm

Moderator(s): Gerald A. Grant, MD, FAANS; Shelly D. Timmons, MD, PhD, FAANS, FACS

9:35 am - 9:44 am

The History of Louisiana Neurosurgery – Presented by Dr. Anil Nanda

Historical Film

9:45 am - 9:47 am

Introduction to the Kurze Lecture

Alex B. Valadka, MD, FAANS

9:48 am - 10:18 am

Theodore Kurze Lecture

Gary Green, MD

10:19 am - 10:29 am

724. Excavation and not Ulceration Best Describes the Process of Plaque Degradation

Hossein Mousavi, MD

10:30 am - 10:32 am


John A. Wilson, MD, FAANS

10:33 am - 10:43 am

725. Observation of Cortical Spreading Depolarizations after Chronic Subdural Hematoma Evacuation

Laila Malani Mohammad, MD

10:44 am - 10:46 am


Gregory W.J. Hawryluk, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FAANS

10:47 am - 10:49 am

Introduction-Moderator to the Richard C. Schneider Lecture

Regis W. Haid Jr., MD, FAANS

10:50 am - 11:19 am

Richard C. Schneider Lecture - Panelist

Merwyn Bagan, MD, MPH, FAANS(L); Michael M. Haglund, MD, PhD, FAANS

10:50 am - 11:19 am

Richard C. Schneider Lecture - Panelist

Merwyn Bagan, MD, MPH, FAANS(L); Michael M. Haglund, MD, PhD, FAANS

11:20 am - 11:30 am

726. Initial Provider Type is Associated with Opiate Use in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Low Back Pain

Tej Azad

11:31 am - 11:33 am


Kenneth A. Follett, MD, PhD, FAANS

11:34 am - 11:44 am

727. Development of an Intraoperative Electrophysiological Monitoring Simulator for a Peripheral Nerve Schwannoma Model

Peter Yongsoo Joo

11:45 am - 11:47 am


Kimberly S. Harbaugh, MD, FAANS

11:48 am - 11:50 am

Introduction to the Humanitarian Award

Steven N. Kalkanis, MD, FAANS

11:51 am - 11:54 am

Humanitarian Award

Jack P. Rock, MD, FAANS

11:55 am - 11:58 am

Introductionto the Van Wagenen Lecture

Stephen J. Haines, MD, FAANS

11:59 am - 12:19 pm

Van Wagenen Lecture: Jumpstarting Your Career in Neurosurgery

L. Dade Lunsford, MD, FAANS

12:20 pm - 12:30 pm

728. American Views of Sir Victor Horsley in Cushing's Era

Kurt Lehner, MD

12:31 pm - 12:33 pm


James T. Goodrich, MD, PhD, FAANS

12:34 pm - 12:44 pm

729. Prospective Multicenter Study Comparing Surgical Outcomes of Microscopic Transsphenoidal Surgery and Fully Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Surgery Techniques for Nonfunctioning Pituitary Adenomas (TRANSSPHER Study)

Andrew Scott Little, MD, FAANS

12:45 pm - 12:46 pm

Assessment of the Trial Design/Level of Evidence

Sepideh Amin-Hanjani, MD, FAANS

12:47 pm - 12:49 pm


Nelson M. Oyesiku, MD, PhD, FAANS

12:50 pm - 12:52 pm

Introduction of the Incoming AANS President

Alex B. Valadka, MD, FAANS

12:53 pm - 1:00 pm

2018/2019 AANS President

Shelly D. Timmons, MD, PhD, FAANS, FACS