Stanford at CNS 2023

Faculty, Clinical Instructor, Resident and Medical Student Presentations

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Saturday, September 9

12:45 pm-4:15 pm
SYM01B: 3D Surgical Neuroanatomy
Dr. Juan Carlos Fernandez-Miranda, Course Director

8:00 am-12:00 pm
SYM02A: Comprehensive Management of Spinal Trauma
Dr. Thomas J. Wilson, Faculty

12:45 pm-4:15 pm
SYM06B: Movement Disorder Surgery: Targeting, Execution, and Innovation
Dr. Vivek Buch, Faculty

Sunday, September 10

10:30-10:45 am
Surgical Challenges: Invasive Functioning Pituitary Adenomas
Special Symposium 03: Sellar and Suprasellar Tumors Outside the Box A high-yield CNS collaboration with the North American Skull Base Society (NASBS)
Dr. Juan Carlos Fernandez-Miranda, Faculty

12:45 pm-4:15 pm
SYM19B: Leading the Pack
Dr. Anand Veeravagu, Course Director

4:45-4:53 pm
Neurosurgery Top Paper of the Year: A Protocol for Reducing Intensive Care Utilization After Craniotomy: A 3-Year Assessment
Ms. Gabriela Ruiz Colon, Speaker
General Scientific Session I

Monday, September 11

7:00-8:30 am
Sunrise Science Session – Pediatric
Dr. Laura Prolo, Moderator

8:00 am-4:00 pm
Pathway to Neurosurgery - An Initiative by the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Foundation
Dr. Tene Cage (Speaker, Exact time TBD)

8:12-8:18 am
Sunrise Science Session - Late Breaking Abstracts (Tumor, Pediatrics, Stereotactic and Functional, Trauma, Healthcare Disparities and Data Science)
Intracranial theta-burst stimulation modulates cortical excitability in a dose and location-dependent fashion
Dr. Yuhao (Danny) Huang, Abstract Presenting Author

3:36-3:54 pm
Abhijit Guha Award and Lecture
Section on Tumors 1: High Grade Gliomas (HGG) Surgery: Challenges and New Frontiers
Dr. Michael Lim, Speaker

4:06-4:11 pm
BMAL1 is Upregulated in Pediatric High-Grade Gliomas PE1: Contemporary Management of Craniopharyngioma
Section on Pediatric Neurological Surgery 1: Contemporary Management of Craniopharyngioma
Ella Adeline Nettnin, Abstract Presenting Author

4:30-6:00 pm
Non-Invasive Functional Neurosurgery
Dr. John R Adler
Dr. Vivek Buch

4:30-6:00 pm
Case Based Debates: Lumbar
OT03A: Debate:TLIF Implant Material: Titanium-Coated Porous Peek Versus Nanosurface Titanium (Veeravagu versus Berven)
Dr. Anand Veeravagu, Speaker & Moderator

Tuesday, September 12

8:40 am-12:10 pm
General Scientific Session III
Dr. Anand Veeravagu, Moderator

8:50-9:10 am
White House Fellow Update
Dr. Anand Veeravagu, Speaker

Section on Peripheral Nerves 2: Expert Challenges in Peripheral Nerve Surgery: Fear and Loathing in PN Surgery
2:50-3:05 pm
Over a Decade of Allograft: What is the Clinical Utility
Dr. Thomas J. Wilson, Faculty

Section on Pediatric Neurological Surgery 2: Fellowship in Training in Pediatric Neurosurgery-Challenges and Opportunities
3:45-3:50 pm
Purification and Characterization of Human Neural Stem and Progenitor Cells
Joy He, Abstract Presenting Author

3:50-3:55 pm
Earlier Surgery is Associated with Improved Post-operative Language Development in Children with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC)
Mr. Sina Sadeghzadeh, Abstract Presenting Author

4:30-6:00 pm
Complex Peripheral Nerve Reconstruction Cases
Dr. Thomas J. Wilson, Participant

Case Based Debates: Cervical
4:30-4:50 pm
OT11A: Debate: ACDF versus Arthroplasty (55-Year-Old High Functioning with Degenerative Spine) (Laura Snyder versus Corinna Zygourakis)
Dr. Corinna Clio Zygourakis, Faculty

5:36-5:56 pm
OT11D: Debate: ACDF Implant Material: Allograft Versus Peek Versus Titanium (Groff versus Okonkwo versus Veeravagu)
Dr. Anand Veeravagu, Speaker

6:00-7:30 pm
Interactive Poster Session

Demographic and Socioeconomic Trends in Cervical Fusion Utilization Through the COVID-19 Pandemic 2004-2021
Janet Wu, Abstract Presenting Author

Gender Differences in Electronic Health Record Usage Among Surgeons
Karen Malacon, Abstract Presenting Author           

Outcomes and Demographics of Lumbar Spinal Fusion Patients Treated with Perioperative Anti-Osteoporosis Medication
Guan Li, Abstract Presenting Author

6:00-7:30 pm
Peripheral Nerve Interactive Poster Presentation Session
Dr. Thomas J. Wilson, Faculty

Wednesday, September 13

3:20-3:40 pm
Creating Your Niche as a Diverse Applicant in Neurosurgery
Miss Vaibhavi Shah, Moderator