276 Use of Cutting Edge Techniques and Technologies to Treat Spine Disease in the Elderly

Tuesday, April 28
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Harbor Room; Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse

Fee: $195
Advanced Practice Provider Fee: $195
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $195

Moderator(s): Praveen V. Mummaneni, MD, FAANS

Faculty: Dean Chou, MD, FAANS; Paul Park, MD, FAANS; Michael S. Virk, MD, PhD; Michael Y. Wang, MD, FAANS

This symposium features a comprehensive series of case-based lectures with internationally-recognized faculty illustrating new state-of-the-art techniques and technologies to treat spine disease in the elderly. Explore the latest aspects of preop optimization, MIS surgical techniques, spinal navigation, intraoperative imaging and robotics.

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse is nestled in the lavish Seaport District on historical Liberty Wharf and features spectacular harbor views, a sprawling waterfront patio and a grand circular bar. It is the perfect place for dinner in Boston. The sleek, modern interior features a one-of-a-kind art collection designed to create an extraordinary steakhouse experience.

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

  • Apply the fundamentals of the surgical decision-making process for selection of MIS vs open surgical approaches to the spine.
  • Explain the potential benefits and complications of new techniques and technology (MIS, navigation, robotics) to treat the elderly.
  • Analyze the costs in time and money that are barriers to adoption of new technology and techniques to answer the question, “is it worth it?”