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Educational Objectives:

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able differentiate the different options for treatment of Acoustic Neuromas and the efficacy and applicability of Gamma Knife surgery in these cases.

Dade Lunsford, M.D — Lars Leksell Professor and Distinguished Professor
Professor of Neurological Surgery and Radiology Oncology
Director, Center for Image-Guided Neurosurgery
Director, Residency Training Program
Dr. Lunsford is a consultant and shareholder with Elekta Instruments, Inc.
Douglas Kondziolka, M.D — Professor of Neurological Surgery and Radiation Oncology. He is also Vice Chairman, Education, Department of Neurological Surgery and Co-Director, Center for Image-Guided Neurosurgery
Dr. Kondziolka is a consultant with Elekta Instruments, Inc.
John C. Flickinger, M.D. — Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh
Dr. Flickinger receives grant/research support from Elekta Incorporated.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals are awarded (0.0) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to 0.0 contact hours.

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