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Deep Brain Stimulation First Therapy to Slow the Progression of Parkinson’s Disease

October 10, 2018

Schaumburg, Illinois, October 10, 2018—Peter Konrad, MD, presents exciting findings that show Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) of the subthalamic nucleus (STN) in early stage Parkinson’s Disease may slow tremor progress at the Congress of Neurological Surgeon’s (CNS) 2018 Annual...

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AMA Honors Director of the Washington Office of the CNS Katie O. Orrico, JD, with a Lifetime Achievement Award

November 14, 2016
Press Release

ORLANDO, FloridaDuring the opening session of its 2016 Interim Meeting, the American Medical Association presented Katie O. Orrico, JD, director of the Washington Office at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), with the Medical Executive Lifetime Achievement Award. The award honors a medical association executive who has contributed substantially to the goals and ideals of the medical profession.

Alan M. Scarrow, MD, JD, Named 2016-2017 CNS President

November 2, 2016
Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., November 1, 2016 — Alan M. Scarrow, MD, JD, has been named president for 2016-2017 by the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS). His appointment was announced at the CNS Annual Business Meeting held in San Diego, September 27, 2016. Dr. Scarrow currently serves as president of Mercy Health System for the Springfield Communities in Missouri, where he has practiced for 13 years.

What's the Best Treatment for Positional Plagiocephaly in Infants? CNS Publishes New Guidelines

October 31, 2016
Press Release

October 31, 2016 – Physical therapy—with helmet therapy if needed—is the recommended treatment for most infants with position-related flattening of the skull (plagiocephaly), according to a new set of clinical guidelines published in the November issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS). The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.

Russell R. Lonser Presidential Address at the 2016 Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting

October 28, 2016
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The Information Age: How technology and big data are driving critical changes in neurosurgery

In Memoriam: Yucel Kanpolat, MD

October 25, 2016
Press Release

In Memoriam: Kim Burchiel, MD, Remembers Neurosurgeon Yucel Kanpolat, MD

A pioneer in the field of functional and stereotactic neurosurgery