73rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the AANS

Article ID: 510436

Released: 14-Mar-2005 1:50 PM EST

Source Newsroom: American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)

WHO: American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) 73rd Annual Scientific Meeting

WHAT: The world's largest annual scientific meeting for neurosurgeons, neurological residents in training, neuroscience nurses, clinical specialists, nurse/physician assistants, and other allied health professionals. The meeting, drawing over 6,000 attendees (2,800 medical professionals), will feature the latest scientific and technological advances in neurological surgery. Highlights include:

"¢41 practical clinics"¢20 general scientific sessions"¢135 oral abstract presentations"¢Nearly 500 poster presentations"¢About 770 exhibits (representing more than 200 companies)"¢81 educational breakfast seminars

An online press kit, available in advance, will feature neurosurgical topics of interest including:

"¢Successful Operation Separating Craniopagus Twins Supports a Multi-Staged Venous Approach to Surgical Separation

"¢Study Assesses Outcomes in Spinal Surgeries Performed in 2002

"¢Study Reveals Patterns in Traumatic Brain Injury Mortality Risk and Outcomes over 11-Year Period in New York State

"¢A New Study Shows Resectioning Method Impacts Prognosis and Survival Rates of Patients with Malignant Gliomas

"¢Recent Study Reveals Potential Treatment for Fighting Alzheimer's Disease by Inhibiting Plaques Associated with the Disease

"¢Study Examines the Effectiveness of Deep Brain Stimulation in Treating Patients with Intractable Pain

"¢Study Examines the Impact of Age-related Changes in Cerebral Blood Flow on the Outcome of Female Head Trauma Patients

"¢Study Determines if There a Correlation between Patient Outcomes and Care by New Interns and Residents at Pediatric Teaching Hospitals

WHEN: Monday, April 18, 2005 through Thursday, April 21, 2005

WHERE: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70130

PRESS ROOM: Room 282 " Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday, April 18 through Wednesday, April 20

To view the AANS preliminary program, visit http://www.AANS.org/annual/2005/. In early April, the entire 2005 Annual Meeting Press Kit will be available online at: http://www.NeurosurgeryToday.org/media


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