• 2020 Tumor Complications Course

    Event Date

    Jan 25 2020 to Jan 26 2020

    About The Event


    Course Directors: Constantinos G. Hadjipanayis, Mount Sinai; Maryam Rahman, University of Florida; and Ganesh Rao, University of Texas/MD Anderson Cancer Center

    Course Faculty: Manish Aghi, University of California San Francisco; Mitch Berger, University of California San Francisco; Randy Jensen, University of Utah; Jacques Morcos, University of Miami; Danny Prevedello, The Ohio State University

    Course Description:

    This new course provides a peer review forum for the discussion of complications related to brain tumor surgery. Clinical decisions, operative techniques, and equipment-related issues will be discussed in order to pass along lessons learned, point out safety concerns, and improve the surgical management of patients with brain tumors.

    Audience: Practicing neurosurgeons 2-15 years out of residency

    Learning Objectives:​

    • Recognize factors that lead to complications and poor outcomes when treating brain tumors
    • Discuss new and different strategies to address complications associated with brain tumor surgery
    • Discuss current research and developments in diagnostic techniques, methods of therapy, and treatment alternatives for the management of brain tumors that may reduce complication rates

    Participants will be asked to present a case with a complication of their own, and engage in discussion with peers and expert faculty on management and preventative strategies.

    Accreditation Statement:

    The Congress of Neurological Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Credit Designation Statement:

    The CNS designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Agenda and faculty subject to change

    Registration Rates:

    Registration TypeRegistration Rate through January 4*Registration Rate after January 4*
    Physician Member $750 $850
    Physician Non-member $1,250 $1,350
    Residents/Fellows $500 $500

    * Registration deadline has been extended

    Hotel Information:

    Please book your room directly at this link. You can also make reservations by referencing the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Tumor Complications Course.  The deadline for reservations at our discounted group rate is Friday, January 3, 2020.

    The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
    3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South
    Las Vegas, NV 89109

    Industry Support:


    Las Vegas, Nevada

    Congress of Neurological Surgeons
    Phone: 847-240-2500
    Toll-free: 877-517-1CNS
    Fax: 847-240-0804
    Email: meetings@cns.org

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