Scientific Session V

Saturday, April 25
2:20 pm - 3:59 pm

Moderator(s): Darrel Scott Brodke, MD; Paul J. Marcotte, MD, FAANS

2:20 pm - 2:29 pm

Adoption of Image Guidance in Europe

Bernhard Meyer, MD (Germany)

2:30 pm - 2:39 pm

Cervical Myelopathy: Corticospinal Reserve Capacity – A New Pathophysiological Paradigm for Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy

Peter Vajkoczy, MD (Germany)

2:40 pm - 2:49 pm

Pros and Cons of Tubular Spine Surgery

Claudius Thome, MD, IFAANS (Austria)

3:00 pm - 3:09 pm

Spine Surgery in Africa- Where Does the Future Lie in the Most Underserved Continent in the World

Roger Hartl, MD, FAANS

3:10 pm - 3:19 pm

Pitfalls and Complication Avoidance with Cervical Artificial Discs

Neil Duggal, MD (Canada)

3:20 pm - 3:29 pm

7 Pearls of the Occipital Cervical Junction

Atul Goel, MD, IFAANS (India)

3:30 pm - 3:39 pm

Pearls of Crossing the Cervical Thoracic Junction

Rick C. Sasso, MD

3:40 pm - 3:49 pm

6 Pearls of Tumor Surgery

Ziya L. Gokaslan, MD, FAANS

3:50 pm - 3:59 pm

Discussion and Question-Answer