The Surgical Treatment of Migraine Headaches


Date
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - Thursday, September 14, 2017 12:00 AM   Online, IN

Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
  1. Describe the prevalence of chronic migraines and which people are at greatest risk for developing migraines
  2. Identify which patients are candidates for migraine surgery
  3. Describe the different surgical options for the treatment of migraines
  4. Describe the "double crush phenomenon" and how it relates to the surgical treatment of neuropathy patients
  5. Be familiar with evidence to support surgical decompression in selected neuropathy patients
  6. Be aware of a new approach to peripheral neuropathy patients and be able to identify patients who may benefit from it

Accreditation
Indiana University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Indiana University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

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The planning committee and those in a position to control the content of this activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships. 

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