040 Peripheral Nerve Injuries, Entrapments and Tumors: Examination and Evaluation

Sunday, April 26
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: 258C; BCEC

Fee: $450
Advanced Practice Provider Fee: $315
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $65

Assistant Director(s): Line Jacques, MD, FAANS

Faculty: Marie-Noelle Hebert-Blouin, MD, FAANS (Canada); Mark Alexander Mahan, MD, FAANS ; Rajiv Midha, MD, MS, FAANS (Canada); Lukas Rasulic, MD, PhD, IFAANS (Serbia); Thomas J. Wilson, MD; Eric L. Zager, MD, FAANS

This clinic provides an overview of the neurosurgeon's approach to patients with peripheral nerve disorders.

Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the indications, timing and the types of surgical intervention to treat peripheral nerve injuries and entrapment.
  • Discuss the anatomy, clinical presentation and management of the most common entrapments in the upper and lower extremities.
  • Discuss the indications and surgical management of benign and malignant peripheral nerve tumors.
  • Review the management of peripheral nerve cases.