Annual Stroke Conference - Decompressive Hemicraniectomy for Large Infarction: Indications and Outcomes
Hemicraniectomy is a surgical procedure in which a large flap of the skull is removed and the dura is opened; this gives space for the swollen brain to bulge and reduces the intracranial pressure. During this conference, Dr. McDermott and Dr. Siomin will discuss malignant strokes and indications for decompressive hemicraniectomy.
Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Neuroradiologists, Interventional Radiologists, Radiologists, Vascular Surgeons, Cardiologists, Internists, Hospitalists, Critical Care Physicians, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Neuropsychologists, Physician Assistants, Technicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Respiratory Therapists and other interested healthcare providers.
- Identify indications for decompressive hemicraniectomy.
- Implement the hemicraniectomy algorithm.
Live venue is limited to 30
Vitaly Siomin, M.D.
Director of Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
Co-Director of Skull Base Surgery
Baptist Hospital of Miami, Miami Cancer Institute
Vitaly Siomin, M.D., faculty/speaker of this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose, and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
Michael McDermott, M.D.
Chief Medical Executive
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Michael McDermott, M.D., faculty/speaker for this educational event, is a consultant with Deinde Medical and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
*All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.
*Ineligible Companies - Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-852902, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.
This activity has also been approved for 1 credit hour for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Occupational Therapists and Respiratory Therapists. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
- 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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