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Controversies in Cranial Base Surgery

UPMC head and neck surgeon, Dr. Carl Snyderman, discusses indications, risk factors and complications of endonasal skull base surgery in this ENT grand rounds presentation.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  •     Identify indications for endonasal skull base surgery
  •     Recall risk factors for postoperative complications
  •     Develop plan for acquiring new surgical skills

Disclosures

Dr. Snyderman has financial interests with the following proprietary entity or entities producing health care goods or services as indicated below:

  • Consultant and Stockholder: SPlWay, LLC
  • Stockholder: SPlWay, LLC

Accreditation Statement

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM and self-assessment credits toward Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals are awarded (0.1) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to 1.0 contact hours.

For your credit transcript, please access our website 4 weeks post-completion at http://ccehs.upmc.edu and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page. If you do not provide the last 5 digits of your SSN on the next page you will not be able to access a CME credit transcript. Providing your SSN is voluntary.

Release Date: 5/31/2011 | Last Modified On: 11/23/2015 | Expires: 11/23/2016

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Presenter

Carl Snyderman, MD, MBA

Carl Snyderman, MD, MBA Dr. Snyderman is a professor of otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, with a secondary appointment in neurosurgery. He is co-director of the Center for Skull Base Surgery at UPMC and is recognized internationally as a pioneer and leader in the development of the ...
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