Blue Surgical Lab in AANS Learning Center-Booth #2013; Ernest N. Morial
Director(s): Michael Y. Wang, MD, FAANS
Assistant Director(s): Peter Witt, MD, FAANS
Faculty: Christoph Paul Hofstetter, MD, PhD, FAANS; Paul J. Houle, MD, FAANS; Daniel T. Laich, DO; Thomas Lubbers, MD (Germany); Michael Patrick Steinmetz, MD, FAANS; Albert E. Telfeian, MD, PhD, FAANS; G. Alexander West, MD, PhD, FAANS
In this cadaveric, hands-on course participants explore the application of working-channel endoscopy for treating thoracolumbar spine disorders. Transforaminal and interlaminar discectomy techniques are applied in a lab setting for treating spinal stenosis and radiculopathy with an emphasis on safe and effective surgical technique. The course is taught by experienced endoscopists and will be of benefit to the beginning, intermediate or advanced surgeon.