AANS/CNS Section on Stereotactic and Functional Surgery

Wednesday, April 17
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: 29CD; SDCC

Moderator(s): Robert Allen McGovern, MD; Ahmed M. Raslan, MD, FAANS


2:00 pm - 2:04 pm

Introduction to the Session

Robert Allen McGovern, MD

2:05 pm - 2:20 pm

New Developments in DBS Hardware: Directionality, Current Control, and MRI Compatability

Ashwin Viswanathan, MD, FAANS

2:21 pm - 2:36 pm

Current Surgical Treatment for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Lesioning vs. Neuromodulation

Tejas Sankar, MD, FAANS (Canada)

2:37 pm - 2:52 pm

Ablative Neurosurgical Procedures for Cancer Pain: What is the Evidence?

Ahmed M. Raslan, MD, FAANS

2:53 pm - 3:08 pm

New Uses for Focused Ultrasound in Neurosurgery

Travis S. Tierney, MD, PhD, FAANS