UPMC Physician Resources
This course will provide an overview of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS), a neuromodulatory therapy that provides benefit beyond that of medication in several refractory neurological disorders, through the implantation of brain electrodes connected to a pulse generator.
Endoscopic Endonasal Pituitary Surgery
Dr. Paul Gardner provides an overview of the indications for surgery, surgical approaches, and management of pituitary tumors in this recent CME production.
Publish Date: 5/11/2012
Total Viewing Time: 35 min.
Immunotherapy for Brain Tumors
Pediatric neurosurgeon, Dr. Ian Frederic Pollack, discusses immunotherapy for the management of pediatric brainstem gliomas with an evaluation of the potential role of immunotherapy as anadjunct therapy for the tumors.
Publish Date: 4/12/2012
Total Viewing Time: 45 min.
Radiosurgery for Pituitary Tumors
UPMC neurosurgeon, Dr. L. Dade Lunsford, provides an overview of Stereotactic Radiosurgery and the role it plays in both endocrine active and nonfunctional pituitary tumors.
Publish Date: 3/27/2012
Total Viewing Time: 39 min.
Vertebral Body Compression Fractures: Interventional Management Strategies
UPMC’s Peter Gerszten, MD, MPH, FACS, reviews management strategies for vertebral body compression fractures in this UPMC CME presentation.
Publish Date: 1/24/2012
Total Viewing Time: 48 minutes
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.
Publish Date: 5/31/2011
Total Viewing Time: 44 min