December 2017 Weill Cornell Complex Surgical Approaches to the Skull Base

Thu, December 14 2017, 7:00 AM - Sat, December 16 2017, 6:00 PM [EST]

1300 York Avenue, New York, NY, United States

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Thu, December 14 2017, 7:00 AM - Sat, December 16 2017, 6:00 PM [EST]

About the Event


This unique hands-on course is conducted twice a year at Weill Cornell’s state-of-the-art Surgical Innovations Laboratory. Participating surgeons work at 3-D interactive cadaver workstations, where they watch cadaveric dissections and review surgical anatomy — all in 3D — before and during their own dissection.The combination of the 3-D virtual reality environment and the cadaveric hands-on dissection affords surgeons excellent preoperative training and rehearsal of current, complex approaches in cranial base surgery.

Course Objectives
The objective of this surgical course is to improve patient care. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify orbital anatomy and orbito-zygomatic osteotomies
  • Describe cavernous sinus anatomy and surgical exposure
  • Describe and better understand cerebello-pontine anatomy
  • Review jugular foramen anatomy and surgical exposure
  • Identify temporal bone anatomy and specify transpetrosal surgical approaches

Target Audience
Practicing neurosurgeons, otolaryngologists, fellows, and residents in training.

Dates
December 14-16, 2017

Agenda
To view the agenda for this course click here.

Photos from Previous Courses
To view photos from previous courses click here.

Questions?
Feel free to contact us via e-mail at skullbasecourses@med.cornell.edu or by phone at (212) 746-1468.

Registration Fees
$2,400 (physicians)
$1,500 (residents and fellows)
$700 (lecture only, subject to availability)

Hotel
On-site accommodation is also available at the NewYork-Presbyterian Helmsley Tower Guest Facility. A special rate for attendees is available at the Courtyard New York Manhattan/Upper East Side, please click here for more information (available until November 22nd).

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The Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center is committed to education — not only for medical students and residents but also for other physicians and neurosurgeons worldwide. Our Continuing Medical Education courses cover research updates as well as state-of-the-art techniques in minimally invasive brain and spine surgery, and transcranial and endoscopic approaches to the skull base.

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