Monday, April 15
7:00 am - 9:00 am
110 Management of Adult Scoliosis
Moderator(s): Robert F. Heary, MD, FAANS
Panelist(s): Peter Douglas Angevine, MD, MPH, FAANS; Tyler Robert Koski, MD, FAANS; Frank La Marca, MD, FAANS; Praveen V. Mummaneni, MD, FAANS; David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD, FAANS
This seminar will discuss the strategies, evaluation and management of adult spinal deformities. Special emphasis will be placed on the association of spinal deformities with conditions commonly treated by neurosurgeons.
- Discuss natural clinical and radiographic history of idiopathic and degenerative scoliosis in adults.
- Detail appropriate clinical and radiographic evaluation of and determine non-operative and operative treatment options for adult spinal deformity.
- Identify patient-related factors that compromise surgical treatment outcomes and increase complications, and discuss treatment strategies.