Mark L. Rosenblum, Raymond Sawaya, Gene H. Barnett
Guidelines Session 2
The latest update on the Guidelines for the Management of Brain Metastases will be published soon. All neurosurgeons should be knowledgeable of these guidelines. Authors from the guidelines will present the key elements of the guidelines so that you will be fully equipped with what you need to know, and a panel of experts will comment on the guidelines for further perspective. Do not miss out on this chance to get the essential summary and perspective of these guidelines.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Discuss current management guidelines regarding whole brain radiation and management of multiple brain metastases.
Review current management guidelines regarding surgical resection of brain metastases.
Interpret current management guidelines regarding retreatment and emerging therapies for brain metastases.
Discuss current management guidelines regarding chemotherapy, prophylactic anticonvulsants, and steroid use for brain metastases.
Evaluate current management guidelines regarding stereotactic radiation for brain metastases.
Implement existing clinical guidelines in their treatment of brain metastases patients.
2:15 - 2:27 pm Whole Brain Radiation/Multiple Brain Mets
Steven N. Kalkanis
2:27 - 2:39 pm Surgical Resection
Brian V. Nahed
2:39 - 2:51 pm Retreatment/Emerging Therapy
Jeffrey J. Olson
2:51 - 3:03 pm Chemotherapy/Prophylactic Anticonvulsants/Steroid Use
Timothy C. Ryken
3:03 - 3:15 pm Stereotactic Radiation/Radiation Necrosis
Andrew E. Sloan