Sunday, April 26
7:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: 206AB; BCEC
Advanced Practice Provider Fee: $455
Director(s): Regis W. Haid Jr., MD, FAANS
Faculty: Dean Chou, MD, FAANS; Domagoj Coric, MD, FAANS; Adam S. Kanter, MD, FAANS; Justin S. Smith, MD, PhD, FAANS; Vincent C. Traynelis, MD, FAANS; Juan Santiago Uribe, MD, FAANS; Michael Y. Wang, MD, FAANS
This course features a series of lectures and hands-on presentations in thoracic and lumbar fusion techniques and technology. Discussion includes treatment of degenerative disease and spinal deformity in the thoracolumbar spine. The impact of implant design, technique selection (including minimally invasive approaches) and biological agents are also covered. A pre-selected reading list is provided to attendees for review prior to the meeting.
Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Review spinal alignment parameters, cervical to pelvis.
- Discuss clinical needs of every spinal surgeon, with emphasis on the importance of alignment in all spinal cases.
- Utilize case discussion to illustrate clinical application. Cases involve basic degenerative, trauma and deformity pathologies.