Sunday, April 14

12:30 pm - 4:30 pm


038 Spinal Alignment: Cervical to Pelvis...What EVERY Surgeon Needs to Know; With Case Discussions

Physician Fee: $450
Non-member Fee: $315

Director(s): Regis W. Haid Jr., MD, FAANS

Assistant Director(s): Christopher I. Shaffrey, MD, FAANS

Faculty: Domagoj Coric, MD, FAANS; Adam S. Kanter, MD, FAANS; Paul Park, MD, FAANS; Juan Santiago Uribe, MD, FAANS

This course will feature a series of lectures and hands-on presentations in thoracic and lumbar fusion techniques and technology. Discussion will include treatment of degenerative disease and spinal deformity in the thoracolumbar spine. The impact of implant design, technique selection (including minimally invasive approaches) and biological agents will also be covered. A pre-selected reading list will be provided to the attendees for review prior to the meeting.

Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:
  • Review spinal alignment parameters, cervical to pelvis.
  • Discuss clinical needs of every spinal surgeon with emphasis on importance of alignment in all spinal cases.
  • Utilize case discussion to illustrate clinical application. Cases will involve basic degenerative, trauma and deformity pathologies.