Neurosurgery 2013: Improving Neurosurgical Care Through Research
Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013
The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximun of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
As a result of participation in this activity, participants will be able to:
- Describe the latest research in neuroanatomy and neurosurgery.
- Discuss strategies for improving the quality of neurosurgical care.
- Discuss the interplay between brain function and creativity.
7:15-7:55 am Breakfast
8:00-8:30 am Welcome
William A. Friedman, MD
Chair, Departm3ent of Neurosurgery, University of Florida
8:30-9:30 am Rasing questions and Answering Them: How Radiosurgery Changed Neurosurgery and Radiation Oncology
Douglas S. Kondziolka, MD
Visiting Research Scholar
- Discribe important ares of research that changed brain tumor management.
- Discuss how clinical research broke down existing clinical care paradigms.
- List valuable tools for clinical research conduct.
9:30-10:15 am Creativity: Why Invention Sometimes Becomes the Mother of Necessity
J. Richard Lister, MD, MBA
- Discuss the relationship of cerebral anatomy and physiology of creation
- Describe the creative process
- Discuss the role of creativity as applied to the scientific method and problem solving
10:15-10:30 am Break
10:30-10:45 am Study of Clopidogrel Resistance in Patients Undergoing Neuro-endovascular Therapy
Jeffrey Mai, MD, Endovascular Fellow
10:45-11:00 am Mobility Outcomes in Neurosurgical Patients
Saravanan Karuppiah, MD, PGY 6
11:00-11:15 am Calcineurin Controls L-type Calcium Channel Inactivation and Regulation of Neuronal Gene Expression
Seth F. Oliveria, MD, PhD, PGY 3
11:15-11:30 am Developing an Algorithm for Programming Deep Brain Stimulation in Tourette's Patients
Justin M. Sporrer, MD, PGY 6
11:45 am - 12:45 pm LUNCH
12:45-1:00 pm Use of Intraoperative Monitoring in Cervical Decompression Surgery
Raul Vasquez-Castellanos, MD, PGY 5
1:00-1:15 pm Follow-up on a National Survey: Neurosurgery Resident Opinions on the 2011 ACGME Implemented Duty Hourse
Kyle M. Fargen, MD, PGY 5
1:15-1:30 pm The Cervical Spine Debate with Helmet Use: A Review of the Level 1 Trauma Database
Kristopher G. Hooten, MD, PGY 41:30-1:45 pm Pain Control in
1:30-1:45 pm Pain Control in Neurosurgery Patients
W. Lee Titsworth, MD, PhD, PGY 3
1:45-2:00 pm Evaluation of Fever in Elective Craniotomy Patients
Kristin Weaver, MD, PhD, PGY 3
2:00-2:15 pm Stereotactic Guided Placement of Ventricular Shunts: UF Experience
Kelvin S. Wilson, MD, PGY 3
2:15-2:30 pm Role of Primary Payer Status on Transfer Rate for Stroke Patients using the NIS Database 1988-2010
Mishti Chakraborty, MD, PGY 2
2:30-2:45 pm The Utility of Blood Cultures in Post-operative Neurosurgery Patients
Corey Hartman, MD, PGY 2
2:45-3:00 pm Intervention Outcomes for IV and/orIA Thrombolysis Based on Patient Age in Ischemic Stroke
Jerzy Rokicki, MD, PhD, PGY 2
3:00-3:15 pm Closure -Announcement of Resident Research Award