Tuesday, April 28
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Location: 258C; BCEC
Advanced Practice Provider Fee: $150
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $65
Moderator(s): Robert F. Heary, MD, FAANS
Panelist(s): Peter Douglas Angevine, MD, MPH, FAANS; Tyler Robert Koski, MD, FAANS; Frank La Marca, MD, FAANS; Praveen V. Mummaneni, MD, FAANS; David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD, FAANS
This seminar explores the strategies, evaluation and management of adult spinal deformities. Special emphasis is placed on the association of spinal deformities with conditions commonly treated by neurosurgeons.
Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Discuss natural clinical and radiographic history of idiopathic and degenerative scoliosis in adults.
- Detail appropriate clinical and radiographic evaluation of and determine non-operative and operative treatment options for adult spinal deformity.
- Identify patient-related factors that compromise surgical treatment outcomes and increase complications, as well as discuss treatment strategies.