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American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) 2017 Annual Meeting

April 22 - 26, 2017; Los Angeles, California

April 22 - 26, 2017 Los Angeles, California

Conference News

Popular News from AANS 2016

  • Adjuvant Whole-Brain Radiotherapy: End of an Era? Adjuvant Whole-Brain Radiotherapy: End of an Era? Updated data from the N0574 study confirm no improvement in overall survival but greater cognitive deterioration with adjunct whole-brain radiotherapy in patients with one to three brain metastases.
  • Ultrasound Thalamotomy Benefits Essential Tremor Ultrasound Thalamotomy Benefits Essential Tremor The investigational treatment of focused ultrasound shows significant improvement over sham treatment at 3 months, with sustained improvement at 12 months.
  • Vaccine Boosts Glioblastoma Survival Vaccine Boosts Glioblastoma Survival A novel combination of cytomegalovirus-targeted dendritic cell vaccine and tetanus preconditioning shows a significant increase in survival and improved immune response in glioblastoma.

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