University of Neurosurgery Oral Board Review Webinar
(W15) Oral Board Review: Cerebrovascular
Original Release Date: 5/13/2010, Termination Date: 5/13/2013
At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
1. Discuss the natural history, data, and surgical management algorithms for ruptured and unruptured INTRACRANIAL aneurysms.
2. Describe the interplay of endovascular, surgical and gamma knife therapy for arteriovenous malformations with an emphasis on treatment indications.
3. Identify the diagnosis and treatment for AVF and CCF.
4. Explain the data supporting the treatment of asymptomatic and symptomatic carotid atherosclerotic disease with complication thresholds for CEA and CAS benefit.
Alexander A. Khalessi, MD, MS
Clinical Instructor and Resident Supervisor
Department of Neurosurgery
University of Southern California
Elad Levy, MD, FACS, FAHA
Professor of Neurosurgery
University at Buffalo
Jamie S. Ullman, MD
Associate Professor Neurosurgery
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
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their lecture prior to the beginning of the educational activity.
The following relationships were disclosed for this activity:
Elad I. Levy: Intratech Medical Ltd.; Mynx/Access Closure (Stockholder); Therasyn Sensors, Inc.; Micrus Endovascular; Cordis Neurovascular; Ev3 (Consultant); Boston Scientific (Honorarium); Boston Scientific Corporation (Grants); Abbott Vascular; Ev3 (Other Financial or Material Support).
Alexander Arash Khalessi: Nothing to disclose.
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