Saturday, April 28

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

015 Endoscopic Lumbar Spinal Surgery: Cadaveric Hands-on Course

Fee: $1500

Director(s): Michael Y. Wang, MD, FAANS

Assistant Director(s): Peter Witt, MD, FAANS

Faculty: Paul J. Houle, MD, FAANS; Daniel T. Laich, DO; William R. Taylor, 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.

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