Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Department of Neurosurgery


Saturday, November 23, 2013

7:00–7:30 a.m. Check-in and breakfast at MITIE lab

7:30–7:40 Welcome and opening remarks
Gavin W. Britz, M.B.B.Ch., M.P.H.

7:40–8:10 Lecture: Anatomy of the Clivus
Masayoshi Takashima, M.D.

8:10–9:10 Lecture: Microsurgical Approaches to the Clivus
Laligam Sekhar, M.D.

9:10–9:20 Transition to lab

9:20–12:30 p.m. Lab: Microsurgical clival approaches

12:30–1:00 Lunch

1:00–2:00 Lecture: Endoscopic Approaches to the Clivus
Theodore H. Schwartz, M.D.

2:00–2:10 Transition to lab

2:10–4:50 Lab: Endoscopic clival approaches

4:50– 5:00 Transition out of lab

5:00–7:00 Personal time

7:00 Off-site dinner for all faculty and residents (Location TBD)


Sunday, November 24, 2013

7:30–8:00 a.m. Breakfast at MITIE lab

8:00–8:30 Cases best for microsurgical approaches to the clivus
Philip E. Stieg, Ph.D., M.D
Gavin W. Britz, M.B.B.Ch., M.P.H.

8:30–9:00 Cases best for endoscopic approaches to the clivus
Masayoshi Takashima, M.D.
Y. Jonathon Zhang, M.D.

9:00–9:10 Acknowledgments and course evaluations
Gavin W. Britz, M.B.B.Ch., M.P.H.

9:10–9:20 Transition to lab

9:20–11:50 L ab: Microsurgical and endoscopic approaches to the clivus

11:50–12:00 p.m. T ransition out of lab

12:00 Adjourn