Newswise — Schaumburg, Illinois, September 5, 2019—The Congress of Neurological Surgeons leads, promotes, and supports the creation and methodological processes to produce evidence-based guidelines—critical tools to confront a rapidly changing health care environment. Please mark your calendars to attend the following Guidelines Sessions at the 2019 Annual Meeting, held October 19–23, 2019, in San Francisco.

MONDAY, 7:00–8:30 am:

  • Guidelines for DBS for Parkinson's Disease and Neuroablation for Pain–Moderators: Clement Hamani, Ahmed M.T. Raslan; Speakers: Clement Hamani, Julie G. Pilitsis, Anand I. Rughani, Jason M. Schwalb 
  • Guidelines for the Management of Metastatic Disease to the Spine: The Evidence–Moderators: Sanjay S. Dhall, John E. O’Toole; Speakers: Kurt M. Eichholz, Benjamin D. Elder, Langston T. Holly, Todd D. McCall, Timothy C. Ryken, Daniel M. Sciubba, Nicholas J. Szerlip

TUESDAY, 7:00–8:30 am:

  • Guidelines on Management on Brain Metastases Update–Moderators: Melanie H. Gephart, Jonathan H. Sherman; Speakers: James B. Elder, Ricardo J. Komotar, Michael A.Vogelbaum, Y. Josh Yamada

WEDNESDAY, 7:00–8:30 am:

  • Guidelines for Management of Glioblastoma–Moderators: S. Kathleen Bandt, Ricardo J. Komotar; Speakers: Mitchel S. Berger, Susan M. Chang, Ali Jalali, Eric C. Leuthardt, Taiichi Saito, Adam M. Sonabend,
  • Brain/Spine Trauma Guidelines: What You Need to Know–Moderators: Paul M. Arnold, Patricia B. Raksin; Speakers: John H. Chi, Sanjay S. Dhall, Jamshid Ghajar, R. John Hurlbert, Daniel M. Sciubba, Emily P. Sieg, Michael F. Stiefel, Eve C. Tsai
  • Cerebrovascular Guidelines: Aneurysms, Arteriovenous Malformations, and Acute Ischemic Stroke–Moderators: Scott D. Simon, Stavropoula I. Tjoumakaris; Speakers: Sepideh Amin-Hanjani, Mark D. Bain, Kevin M. Cockroft, Aaron S. Dumont, J D. Mocco, Clemens M. Schirmer, Babu G. Welch, Stacey Q. Wolfe

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