The Spetzler Symposium

Spetzler SymposiumHundreds attended this two-day symposium, April 20-21, 2017, celebrating the career and accomplishments of Robert F. Spetzler, MD, FAANS.

For those unable to attend, the symposium is now accessible as an online course. 

Description
More than 75 national and international neurosurgical masters and leaders in the field present, and more than 17 hours of presentations were recorded covering the topics most indelibly linked to Dr. Spetzler’s career: 

  • Craniovertebral junction
  • Skull base
  • Complex/deep brain tumors
  • Cerebrovascular surgery

Pricing
$299 Member | $399 Non-member | Free to Attendees

Learning Objectives
At the end of this educational event, participants will be able to:

  • Identify different pathologies at the craniovertebral junction.
  • Choose the appropriate surgical approach for specific lesions of the craniovertebral junction.
  • Differentiate various skull base lesions and understand the benefits and limitations of most available skull base approaches (open versus endoscopic).
  • Apply the different open and endovascular methods to the treatment of intracranial aneurysms and vascular malformations.
  • Familiarize themselves with the advanced techniques of brain mapping and surgical removal of gliomas.

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Introduction
Introduction: A Unique Gathering
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Open to view video. Jacques J. Morcos, MD, FAANS, FACS
The 30 Year Spetzler Sonntag BNI Duality: Anatomy of a Unique Alliance
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Open to view video. Volker K. H. Sonntag, MD, FAANS(L)
Spetzler as Leader, Mentor, Innovator, Scholar and Master Surgeon: In the Eyes of a Former Student and Present Colleague
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Open to view video. Peter Nakaji, MD, FAANS
Maximizing Extent of Resection for Low Grade Gliomas to Improve Survival and Reduce the Risk of Malignant Transformation
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Open to view video. Mitchel S. Berger, MD, FAANS
Session I: Primary Brain Tumors
Glioblastoma Surgery: Can We Do Better than Gross Total Resection?
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Open to view video. Raymond Sawaya, MD, FAANS
What Evidence is There for Plasticity in Glioma Surgery?
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Open to view video. Hugues Duffau, MD
Insular Gliomas: Lessons and Management
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Open to view video. Claudio G. Yampolsky, MD, IFAANS
Hemangioblastomas: From Cyst Formation to Tumor Growth
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Open to view video. Russell R. Lonser, MD, FAANS
The Supracerebellar-transtentorial Approach to the Entire Length of the Mediobasal Temporal Region: A Better Road, Yet Less Travelled
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Open to view video. Ugur Ture, MD, IFAANS
Discussion
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Session II: Craniovertebral Junction
The Innovative, Artful Insight of Master Surgeon Robert Spetzler
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Open to view video. Mark N. Hadley, MD, FAANS
CVJ Instability: Diagnosis and Management
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Open to view video. Jesus LaFuente, MD
C1/C2 Fusion: Past, Present and Future
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Open to view video. Volker K. H. Sonntag, MD, FAANS(L)
Endonasal Endoscopic Approach to the CVJ: Indications and Technique
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Open to view video. Paul A. Gardner, MD, FAANS
Posterolateral Approach to the CVJ: Indications and Technique
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Open to view video. Chandranath Sen, MD, FAANS
Management of Chiari Malformation: Thinking Outside the Box
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Open to view video. Atul Goel, MD, IFAANS
Discussion
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Session III: 3-D Video Session – CVJ Vascular Lesions and Tumors
Lunch 3D Video Session – CVJ Vascular Lesions and Tumors
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Open to view video. Carlos A. David, MD, FAANS
Lunch 3D Video Session – CVJ Vascular Lesions and Tumors
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Open to view video. Luis Alencar Borba, MD, IFAANS
Session IV: Skull Base I
The Spetzler Legacy at the BNI: Seminal Publications in Journal of Neurosurgery from 1986-2016
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Open to view video. James T. Rutka, MD, PhD, FAANS
The Spetzler Legacy at the BNI: Seminal Publications in Neurosurgery from 1986-2016
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Open to view video. Nelson M. Oyesiku, MD, PhD, FAANS
Pituitary Adenomas: Evolution of Classifications, Surgical Results and Techniques
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Open to view video. Engelbert Knosp, MD
Anterior Skull Base Meningiomas: The Transcranial Approach is Superior...Most of the Time
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Open to view video. Gerardo Guinto-Balanzar, MD, FAANS
Anterior Skull Base Meningiomas: Arguments for the Endonasal Endoscopy Approach
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Open to view video. Fred Gentili, MD, FAANS, MSc
Suprasellar Tumors: How to Select the Right Approach
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Open to view video. J. Andre Grotenhuis, MD, PhD, IFAANS
Discussion
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Session V: Skull Base II
Indications for Decompressive Craniotomies Worldwide: What Does the Future Hold After the Rescue ICP Study?
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Open to view video. Franco Servadei, MD
Petroclival Meningiomas: What Have We Learned and What Does the Future Hold
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Open to view video. Volker Seifert, MD, PhD
Approaching the Petrous Apex: When is the “Reverse” Kawase a Superior Approach
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Open to view video. Marcos S. Tatagiba, MD
Approaching the Cavernous Sinus Through the Orbit: Less Familiar But More Direct
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Open to view video. William T. Couldwell, MD, PhD, FAANS
Trigeminal Schwannomas: Classification, Surgical Technique and Results
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Open to view video. Ricardo Ramina, MD
Decision Making in Skull Base Surgery
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Open to view video. Basant Kumar Misra, MD
My Evolution in Managing Lesions Straddling the Temporal Bone and the CVJ
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Open to view video. Robert F. Spetzler, MD, FAANS
Discussion
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Session VI: Skull Base III
Extracranial Carotid Surgery for Tumors and Vascular Lesions
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Open to view video. Fredric B. Meyer, MD, FAANS
Extreme Lateral Approach to Neoplastic and Vascular Lesions
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Open to view video. Laligam N. Sekhar, MD, FAANS, FACS
The Cavernous Sinus: My Personal Journey
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Open to view video. Vinko Dolenc, MD, PhD
The Cavernous Sinus: An Access Road and a Destination
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Open to view video. Ali F. Krisht, MD, FAANS
Technical Innovations in Skull Base Surgery: My Personal Journey
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Open to view video. Takanori Fukushima, MD
Future Treatment of All Acoustic Neuromas: Hear Me!
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Open to view video. Ossama Al-Mefty, MD, FAANS
Vestibular Schwannomas: What are the Best Surgical Results and Can They Be Improved?
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Open to view video. Madjid Samii, MD PhD
Discussion
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Session VII: Cerebrovascular I
Natural History and Management of Unruptured Aneurysms: The Story Never Ends
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Open to view video. Yuichi Murayama, MD
Innovations in the Management of Cerebrovascular Disease and Stroke
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Open to view video. L. Nelson Hopkins III, MD, FAANS
The Microsurgical Revolution: Rumors of its Demise are Grossly Exaggerated
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Open to view video. Juha Hernesniemi, MD, PhD
Outpatient Aneurysm Clipping: It is Not Fantasy
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Open to view video. Michael Tymianski, MD PhD FRCS
MCA Aneurysms: Shape Analysis and Clipping Strategies
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Open to view video. Ralph G. Dacey Jr., MD, FAANS
Aneurysms that Need a Good Clipping
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Open to view video. Arthur L. Day, MD, FAANS
Virtual Reality in Neurosurgery
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Open to view video. Warren R. Selman, MD, FAANS
When Intraoperative Rupture Strikes: Techniques to Lift You From the Abyss
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Open to view video. Daniel Louis Barrow, MD, FAANS
Discussion
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Session IX: Cerebrovascular II
Long-term Results of High Flow EC-IC Bypass for the Treatment of Cerebrovascular Lesions and Skull Base Tumors
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Open to view video. Yong-Kwang Tu, MD, PhD
Bypass Surgery for Ischemia After COSS
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Open to view video. Martin Sames, MD
Moyamoya Disease: From Pathogenesis to Surgical Management
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Open to view video. Peter Vajkoczy, MD
Cerebrovascular Surgery: The Future is Not What it Used To Be
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Open to view video. Jacques J. Morcos, MD, FAANS, FACS
Training the Next Generation of Cerebrovascular Surgeons: State of the Nation
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Open to view video. Steven L. Giannotta, MD, FAANS
The Next Generation in Neurovascular Imaging
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Open to view video. Neil A. Martin, MD
The Story Behind Indocyanogreen (ICG)
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Open to view video. Andreas Raabe, MD, IFAANS
Spinal Cord Vascular Lesions: What We Have Learned
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Open to view video. Robert F. Spetzler, MD, FAANS
The Proust-Pivot-Lipton Interview
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Open to view video. Jacques J. Morcos, MD, FAANS
Discussion
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Cavernomas: Deconstructing a Neurosurgical Disease
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Open to view video. Issam A. Awad, MD, FAANS
Cavernomas of the Brainstem: When and How to Operate
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Open to view video. Kazuhiro Hongo, MD, IFAANS
Cranial DAVFs: Who are the Best Surgical Candidates? Do Classification Systems Help?
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Open to view video. Luca Regli, MD, IFAANS
Surgical Management of Cranial Dural AV Fistulas
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Open to view video. Roberto C. Heros, MD, FAANS(L)
Complex DAVFs: Contemporary Endovascular Management
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Open to view video. Felipe C. Albuquerque, MD, FAANS
Natural History of AVMs: Lessons from a Long-term Database
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Open to view video. Mika Niemela, MD, PhD, IFAANS
AVM Surgery: Proving Superiority Over Natural History
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Open to view video. Michael K. Morgan, MD, IFAANS
AVM Surgery: Technical Subtleties
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Open to view video. Michael T. Lawton, MD, FAANS
The Spetzler-Martin AVM Classification Does Not Apply to Posterior Fossa AVMs
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Open to view video. Evandro Pinto da Luz de Oliveira, MD, PhD, IFAANS
Brain AVMs: Conceptual and Technical Advances in Classification and Management
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Open to view video. Robert F. Spetzler, MD, FAANS
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