AANS/CNS Section on Pediatric Neurological Surgery

The Section Sessions include oral presentations of top-rated abstracts, announcements of awards, lectures from accomplished speakers and moderated discussions on current topics.

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Wednesday, April 29
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Moderator(s): Michael Louis DiLuna, MD; Benjamin C. Kennedy, MD; Robert Partlow Naftel, MD, FAANS; Renee M. Reynolds, MD, FAANS

2:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Point - Counterpoint: Use of the ETV Success Score: The ETVSS is Accurate and Should be Applied Stringently

Mandeep Singh Tamber, MD, PhD (Canada)

2:16 pm - 2:31 pm

Point - Counterpoint: Use of the ETV Success Score: The ETVSS is Helpful, but Serves Only as a Guidline

Joshua J. Chern, MD, PhD, FAANS

2:32 pm - 2:44 pm

Question and Answer Session

2:45 pm - 3:28 pm

Application of Intraoperative MRI in Pediatric Neurosurgery - Do Emerging Applications Help Justify the Investment?

R. Michael Scott, MD, FAANS(L)

3:41 pm - 3:48 pm

PiPeD Revascularization: A Novel Surgical Technique for Treatment of Anterior Cerebral Territory Ischemia in Pediatric Moyamoya. Case Series with Long-term Clinical and Radiographic Follow-up

Edward Robert Smith, MD, FAANS

3:49 pm - 3:56 pm

Design of an Implantable, Programmable and Wireless-Based Ventriculoperitoneal (VP) Shunt System with Intracranial Pressure Monitoring using Mixed Signal CMOS Circuit Approach

Lean Angelo Ang Silverio (Philippines)

3:57 pm - 4:04 pm

A Multicellular Model of Medulloblastoma Suggests a Microenvironment-Driven Phenotype

Nardin Samuel, MD, PhD (Canada)

4:05 pm - 4:12 pm

Gene Therapy For The Treatment Of Primary L-Aromatic Amino Acid Decarboxylase Deficiency In Children

Nalin Gupta, MD, PhD, FAANS

4:13 pm - 4:20 pm

Head Growth And Ventricular Size Following Shunting Or Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy (ETV) In Infants With Aqueductal Stenosis: Further Insights From The International Infant Hydrocephalus Study (IIHS)

Ian Craig Coulter (Canada)

4:21 pm - 4:28 pm

One-stage High-density Focal Stereo-array SEEG-guided Radiofrequency Thermocoagulation For The Treatment Of Giant Hypothalamic Hamartoma In Children

min wang (China)

4:29 pm - 4:36 pm

Evaluation and Treatment of Children with Radiation-Induced Cerebral Vasculopathy

David S. Hersh, MD

4:37 pm - 4:44 pm

Disulfiram and Copper Combination Therapy Targets NPL4, Cancer Stem Cells and Extends Survival in a Medulloblastoma Model

Riccardo Serra

4:45 pm - 4:52 pm

Impact of timing of ventriculoperitoneal shunt and intra-abdominal surgery on shunt infection rates during the first year of life

Stephen Cannada Harward II, MD