ZEISS at AANS 2019

Join us in San Diego, CA, April 14-16 for the 2019 American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting. ZEISS has an exciting program lined up for you. Hear from your peers at our Meet the Experts series, attend our sponsored lunch-and-learn seminar, and witness an in -booth demonstration.

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Meet the Experts

Renowned experts and colleagues share first-hand experiences at the main stage in the ZEISS booth.

All presentations will be held in ZEISS Booth 1219.

INTRABEAM® 600 from ZEISS - Intraoperative Radiation Therapy

Christopher P. Cifarelli, MD, PhD, FAANS, FACS
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Director of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
West Virginia University

Sunday, April 14

9:15 – 10:15 AM

Frank A. Giordano, MD
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
Interim Chair, Dept. of Radiation Oncology
Head, Translational Radiation Oncology
University Medical Center Mannheim
University of Heidelberg

QEVO® - Extending the Boundaries of Microsurgical Visualization

Aaron A. Cohen-Gadol, MD, MSc, MBA
Director, Neurosurgical Oncology
Indiana University

Monday, April 15

9:15 – 9:45 AM

Ten Years of Experience with Confocal Endomicroscopy

Robert F. Spetzler, MD
Emeritus President & CEO
Emeritus Professor and Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
Barrow Neurological Institute
Phoenix, Arizona

Monday, April 15

4:00 – 4:30 AM

Lunch-and-Learn Seminar

Developments in neurosurgery using new techniques with advanced visualization technology

Join these esteemed thought leaders for a discussion of the latest technologies in the OR.

Amir Dehdashti, MD
Hofstra/Northwell, New York

Prof. Dr. Daniel Hänggi
Department of Neurosurgery,
University Medical Center Mannheim, Germany


San Diego Convention Center
Booth 314, Hall D

Sunday, April 14

11:40 AM – 12:25 PM

In-booth Demonstration

See the KINEVO® 900 from ZEISS in action as you watch Prof. Dr. Daniel Hänggi simulate use during surgery of the leading-edge innovations offered by the Robotic Visualization System® in conjunction with navigation.

Demonstration will be held in the ZEISS Booth 1219 Experience Center.

KINEVO 900 and Navigation

Prof. Dr. Daniel Hänggi
Department of Neurosurgery,
University Medical Center Mannheim,

Monday, April 15

1:30 – 2:30 PM

More to come

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These events will be videotaped, photographed, and/or audiotaped. The videos, photographs, and/or audio recording may appear on the ZEISS website, proprietary apps, marketing materials in various print or digital formats, and/or social platforms.

The discussions may include information on products and features that are a work in progress, may require FDA 510(k) clearance and are subject to change. Future availability cannot be guaranteed.

These sessions may include discussion of a drug that is not approved in the United States as well as drug applications and device applications that are not cleared in the United States.