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NYU Langone experts present advances at American Association of Neurological Surgeons Meeting
Date:4/8/2011

Neurosurgeons from NYU Langone Medical Center will present techniques and discuss surgical approaches and applications of technology at the annual meeting of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), held April 9-13, 2011 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver.

The Department of Neurosurgery at NYU Langone Medical Center has been recognized as one of the top ten hospitals in the country for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report for the past three years. This year, the department expanded its expertise with the addition of several well-renowned experts.

John G. Golfinos, MD, associate professor and chair, Department of Neurosurgery, NYU Langone Medical Center will participate in a symposium on commonly used and unusual surgical approaches to lateral skull base conditions. Dr. Golfinos, and several other NYU Langone faculty, will be available for comment during and following the meeting, including:

  • Jeffrey Wisoff, MD, associate professor of pediatric neurosurgery and past chairman of the Joint Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery of the AANS, who will participate in a symposium discussing current evaluation and management of low-grade glioma tumors.
  • Anthony Frempong-Boadu, MD, assistant professor of neurosurgery and an expert in minimally invasive surgeries of the spine, who will help teach a clinic comparing traditional and minimally invasive surgical approaches for spinal surgery, including the latest techniques and instruments; and participate in a seminar on effectively managing complex spine surgeries.
  • Chandranath Sen, MD, a member of the faculty and director of the Benign Brain Tumor and Cranial Nerve Disorders Programs at NYU Langone will participate in a seminar on pathologic conditions and appropriate application of new technology on anterior cranial base problems; and a second seminar on reviewing the anatomy and surgical approaches to the major venous sinuses and veins of the brain.
  • Noel Perin, MD, FRCS (Ed), FACS, a member of the faculty and director of minimally invasive spinal neurosurgery at NYU Langone, will teach a clinic on crainovertebral junction surgical approaches and the identification and treatment of craniocervical lesions; and participate in a seminar on the clinical and imaging characteristics of forminal and far lateral lumbar disc herniations and current surgical techniques.
  • Howard A. Riina, MD, FACS, the newest member of the faculty and expert in cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgery, will give a talk on the management of giant aneurysms.
  • Uzma Samadani, MD, PhD, assistant professor and researcher with a focus on restorative neurosurgery, stroke and intracranial hemorrhage, will present research co-authored on a cost analysis of two differing approaches for treating chronic subdural hematomas.


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Contact: Craig Andrews
craigandrews@nyumc.org
212-404-3511
NYU Langone Medical Center / New York University School of Medicine
Source:Eurekalert

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