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Online Presentation
Arachnoid Cysts: The Latest Treatments

Date: Thursday, August 6th
Time: 12pm CST
Where: Online

To attend this webinar, register using the form on the right →

Pediatric Arachnoid CystArachnoid cysts are collections of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the brain surrounded by a thin, transparent membrane. Some arachnoid cysts are small and cause no symptoms, and the majority do not require intervention. However, others can grow and cause a variety of problems, depending on their location in the brain.

Join an interactive discussion with pediatric neurosurgeon David Sandberg, M.D., on Thursday, August 6 at noon, to learn about the diagnosis of arachnoid cysts in children and the latest in treatment options at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital. Dr. Sandberg will answer questions submitted during the presentation.


  • Signs and symptoms of arachnoid cysts
  • Treatment options for arachnoid cysts
  • What to expect if your child has surgery
  • Follow-up care

About the Host:

David I. Sandberg, M.D., FAANS, FACS, FAAP

Dr. David I. Sandberg, M.D., FAANS, FACS, FAAP

  • Fellowship-trained pediatric neurosurgeon and director of pediatric neurosurgery, Mischer Neuroscience Institute/Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital
  • Professor, Department of Neurosurgery/Pediatric Surgery, UTHealth Medical School
  • Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Extensive research and specialization in minimally invasive endoscopic approaches to pediatric brain tumors, hydrocephalus, congenital spinal anomalies, vascular malformations, spasticity, and craniofacial disorders in children
  • Author of nine book chapters, 45 peer-reviewed publications and over 50 national and international meeting presentations; serves as a reviewer for eight major pediatric and neurology journals