Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Surgery Module 201

The Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Surgery Module is intended to provide a comprehensive review of the surgical anatomy of the intra-cranial vessels and that of the base of the skull. It will also provide the surgical principles for the treatment of cerebral vascular malformations, aneurysms, and skull base tumors. It will employ advanced techniques in teaching focusing on understanding principles rather than memorizing facts and terminology. Each lesson will have a pre and post-quiz. Both quizzes are exactly the same! The pre-quiz intends to inform the resident of the key learning objectives to attain from the lesson. The post quiz is designed to be passed 100 percent by the resident who has taken the lesson. 

This module aims to cover the principles of cerebrovascular and skull base surgery. It aims to teach the 3-D surgical anatomy of the intracranial vessels and the base of the skull. It provides technical pearls that are intended to improve patient outcomes.

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Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Surgery

About Instructor

Prof. Abdulrauf

Professor Saleem I. Abdulrauf is the Neurosurgeon-in-Chief of the Abdulrauf Institute of NeurosurgeryTM. He is the founding Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He is considered a leading figure in the field of neurosurgery. He has served as a visiting professor to over 100 universities around the globe. He has authored the main reference textbook for brain bypass surgery titled “Cerebral Revascularization” in which Dr. Abdulrauf details extra-cranial to intra- cranial bypass surgery. Additionally, he has pioneered a procedure for brain bypass surgery that is named after him. He has served on the boards of multiple neurosurgical societies including the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), the North American Skull Base Society (NASBS), and the World Federation of Skull Base Societies (WFSBS) and was the 17th President of the Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT). His most preeminent role was his appointment as the inaugural Global President of the Walter E. Dandy Neurosurgical Society, which is considered the primary international society for operative neurosurgery.

5 Modules

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Module Includes

  • 9 Lessons
  • 27 Topics
  • 18 Quizzes
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