The management of intramedullary spinal cord tumors remains one of the most challenging clinical problems that one encounters as a spine surgeon. Here, as part of our NASS Spinal Oncology Podcast Series, Dr. Sheng-fu Larry Lo interviews Dr. Paul McCormick and Dr. George Jallo about updates and new research on the perioperative management of these lesions, including imaging features predicting resectability, tractography, intra-operative adjuncts to guide resection, extent of resection and outcomes, and the molecular landscape of these tumors.
Moderator: Hesham Soliman, MD, MSc
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Chair: Sheng-fu (Larry) Lo, MHS
Northwell Neurosurgery, Great Neck, NY
George I. Jallo, MD
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Paul McCormick, MD, MPH
New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia, New York, NY
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Jallo, George I.: Consulting: Johnson&Johnson (Financial, Honorarium for consulting on shunt design $1000/yr); Grants: Medtronic (C, Pediatric Fellowship support. THis is for the support of a pediatric neurosurgery fellow); Fellowship Support: Codman (C, This is support for the pediatric fellow, Paid directly to institution/employer).
Lo, Sheng-fu Larry: Nothing to Disclose
McCormick, Paul C.: Nothing to Disclose
Soliman, Hesham : Nothing to Disclose