High-Risk Neurosurgery

 Moderators: Dr. Ghassan Skaf and Dr. Marwan Najjar

15:00 – 15:15 A device and method for eliminating the risk of the cranioplasty operation
 Dr. Matthew Howard
15:15 – 15:30 Surgical management of Cushing ’s disease with emphasis on the surgical techniques for resection of microadenomas
 Dr. John Jane
15:30 – 15:45 Surgical management of Acromegaly with emphasis on surgical techniques for resection of macroadenomas
 Dr. John Jane
15:45 – 16:00 Complex cranial tumors—suitable for minimally invasive resection?
 Dr. Jeremy Greenlee
16:00 – 16:15 Epilepsy surgery of patients with comorbidity
 Dr. Hiroto Kawasaki
 16:15 – 16:30 Robotic Neurosurgery: The peri-operative management of the patient with epilepsy refractory to medical management
 Dr. Badih Adada
 16:30 – 17:00 COFFEE BREAK
 Moderators: Dr. Ibrahim Omeis, Dr. Hussein Darwish and Dr. Rachid Haidar
 17:00 – 17:15 Complications of endoscopic sinus surgery – implications of technology era
 Dr. Scott Graham
 17:15 – 17:30 Revascularization of symptomatic chronically occluded cervical ICA using endovascular techniques
 Dr. David Hasan
 17:30 – 17:45 Acute ischemic stroke: The dawn of a new era
 Dr. Pascal Jabbour
 17:45 – 18:00 Hybrid surgery for complicated occluded carotids
 Dr. Mario Zanaty
 18:00 – 18:15 Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery for the Elderly
 Dr. Mohamad Bydon
 18:15 – 18:30 Complications and avoidance in the obese patient undergoing spine surgery
 Dr. Cassim Igram
18:30 – 18:45 Outcomes and surgical management in cervical stenosis and myelopathy
 Dr. Patrick Hitchon
18:45 – 19:00 Discussion
18:45 – 19:00 All Speakers