297; Ernest N. Morial
Advanced Practice Provider Fee: $315
Director(s): Daniel Jin Hoh, MD, FAANS
Assistant Director(s): Sanjay Dhall, MD, FAANS
Panelist(s): Daniel C. Lu, MD, PhD, FAANS
Faculty: Michael G. Fehlings, MD, PhD, FAANS (Canada); W. Bradley Jacobs, MD, FAANS (Canada); Jesus Lafuente, MD (Spain); Nicholas Theodore, MD, FAANS; Claudius Thome, MD, IFAANS (Austria)
The objective of this course is to familiarize surgeons with the acute management of the traumatic spinal column and spinal cord-injured (SCI) patient. It will discuss the timing and treatment of the acute SCI patient with explanations for present and future treatment strategies. In addition, time will be spent focusing on pediatric and geriatric populations. The course will be presented through case presentations and attendees are encouraged to bring interesting and difficult cases for discussion.