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Brain Surgery Through the Ages

October 13, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

In this talk we will learn more about the brain and discuss advances in brain surgery such as stereotactic surgery (a minimally invasive form of surgical intervention), endoscopic brain surgery, treatment of cerebrovascular diseases including strokes and aneurysms of the brain, surgery for epilepsy, brain mapping, as well as the role for awake brain surgery. Join us as we look at where we have been and what may be in store as we hypothesize the brain surgery of the future.

Deanna Sasaki-Adams, MD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is the section chief of Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Neurosurgery and is the Associate Program Director of the Neurosurgery Residency Program. She serves as an active member of the international division of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons to work to support the advancement of neurosurgical education globally.

Details

Date:
October 13, 2016
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Website:
http://fridaycenter.unc.edu/noncreditprograms/whatsthebigidea/

Venue

UNC Friday Center
100 Friday Center Drive Campus Box 1020
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Phone:
919-962-3000
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