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Podcast: Quinones Awake Craniotomy

Brain surgery - awake craniotomy Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon, Dr. Alfredo Quinones, talks ...

Date: 04/25/2011

Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon, Dr. Alfredo Quinones, talks about awake craniotomy brain surgery.

Program Notes:

0:18  One of the things that most people don't realize is patients need to be awake
1:03   It is incredible what we can do with brain surgery
2:00   Pioneer in brain surgery, what parts of the brain make you move?
3:03   Areas that allow speech production and understanding
4:04   Do wonderful job with local anesthetic
5:02   If it is possible I will keep awake
6:00   Outcomes awake versus asleep
7:01   Map your brain in the operating room
8:00   Fewer places have the expertise
9:01   Mapping in OR aids decision making
10:03   End


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