Sunday, October 9
Clinical Pathway and Program Development in Neurosurgery
UCLA Participants: Aria Fallah
Advanced Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery– Operative Nuances, Indications, and Complication Avoidance
UCLA Participants: Langston Holly
Course Description: This symposium is intended for surgeons with an interest and some experience in minimally invasive spinal surgery. Experts in the field will discuss operative nuances, complication avoidance, and patient selection in the context of a case- based course.
Introduction to Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
UCLA Participants: Daniel C. Lu
Monday, October 10
The Preoperative Spine
UCLA Participants: Sanjay S. Dhall
Session Description: The CNS Guidelines are evidence-based summaries of the scientific literature written by topic experts to provide neurosurgeons with the information they need to provide the best care to patients suffering from common neurosurgical conditions. In the Guidelines Sunrise Sessions, authors discuss the key conclusions of recent Guidelines projects to promote the dissemination of this broadly applicable information around the field. In this session, spinal surgery experts discuss their findings, published in late 2021, regarding the management of opiod medication in the preoperative spine patient
Sunrise Session and Late Breaking Abstract GE Session – Data Science
UCLA Participants: Linda Liau
Tuesday, October 11
Functional Mapping in Pediatric PE Neurosurgery
UCLA Particpants: Aria Fallah
Seminar Description: In this session, faculty will survey established techniques in neuromonitoring as well as emerging practices in pediatric cases with a special emphasis on transcranial magnetic stimulation and resting state functional neuroimaging.
Interactive Multimedia Research Presentation Session - Section on Cerebrovascular Surgery
UCLA Participants: Jeremiah N. Johnson
Wednesday, October 12
Neuromodulation for Emerging Indications
UCLA Participants: Jean-Philippe Langevin
Seminar Description: Applications for neuromodulation have expanded significantly. Experts practicing with these advanced techniques will discuss topics including DBS for dementia, responsive Neurostimulation for PTSD, Vagal Nerve Stimulation for stroke recovery, and neuromodulation for pain and psychiatric disorders.