Scientific Session IV: Pediatrics

The Scientific 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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Monday, April 27
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Moderator(s): Raheel Ahmed, MD, FAANS ; David Frederick Bauer, MD, FAANS; Todd Cameron Hankinson, MD, MBA, FAANS; Scellig S. D. Stone, MD, PhD, FAANS

2:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Review of the Guidelines for the Management of Pediatric Severe Traumatic Brain Injury, 3rd Edition

Gerald A. Grant, MD, FAANS

2:16 pm - 2:31 pm

Update on Outcomes Regarding in utero closure of myelomeningocele

Gregory G. Heuer, MD

2:32 pm - 2:37 pm

Question and Answer Session

2:38 pm - 2:41 pm

Introduction of Donald D. Matson Lecture

Mark R. Proctor, MD, FAANS

2:42 pm - 3:27 pm

Donald D. Matson Lecture: Title TBA

Christopher A. Walsh, MD, PhD

3:28 pm - 3:58 pm

Beverage Break in the Exhibit Hall

3:59 pm - 4:05 pm

Pilot Study Of Surgical Autonomy Program (SAP) For Resident In Pediatric Neurosurgery

Andrew Benjamin Cutler, MD

4:06 pm - 4:09 pm

Question and Answer Session

4:10 pm - 4:16 pm

Machine Versus Human: Deep Learning to Automatically Detect and Diagnose Pediatric Brain Tumors in a Large Multi-Institutional Study

Jennifer Lauren Quon, MD

4:17 pm - 4:20 pm

Question and Answer Session

4:21 pm - 4:24 pm

Early Obliteration of Pediatric Brain Arteriovenous Malformations After Stereotactic Radiosurgery: An International Multicenter Study

Rebecca Burke, MD

4:25 pm - 4:28 pm

Surgical Outcomes of Revision Peri-Insular Hemispherotomy: A Single Institution Experience

Mohammed Omar Iqbal, MD

4:29 pm - 4:32 pm

Question and Answer Session

4:33 pm - 4:36 pm

Paroxysmal Discharges in Cortical Tissue Slices from Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Patients: Critical Role of GABAB Receptors in the Generation of Ictal Activity

Simon Levinson

4:37 pm - 4:40 pm

Comparison of Two- and Three-Dimensional Visualization for Fetal Myelomeningocele Repair: A Pilot Study Using a Fetoscopic Surgical Simulator

Smruti K. Patel, MD

4:41 pm - 4:44 pm

Question and Answer Session

4:45 pm - 4:48 pm

Assessing the Incidence and Burden of Post-Neurosurgical Antidepressant Use in Children Undergoing Surgery for Refractory Seizures

Michael Chuwei Jin

4:49 pm - 4:52 pm

Endoscopic Transnasal/Transoral Odontoid Resection In Children: Results Of A Protocolized Institutional Approach

Rajiv Iyer, MD

4:53 pm - 4:56 pm

Question and Answer Session

4:57 pm - 5:00 pm

Announcement of the Shulman and Hydrocephalus Award Winners

Mark D. Krieger, MD, FAANS

5:01 pm - 5:12 pm

Utility of Pre-operative Laboratory Tests in Pediatric Neurosurgery

Shenandoah Robinson, MD, FAANS

5:25 pm - 5:30 pm

Question and Answer Session