Wednesday, April 17

7:00 am - 9:00 am

29CD; SDCC

Add to Calendar 4/17/2019 7:00:00 AM 4/17/2019 9:00:00 AM America/Chicago 303 Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy 29CD; SDCC

303 Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

Fee: $150
Advanced Practice Provider Fee: $150
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $65

Moderator(s): Iain H. Kalfas, MD, FAANS

Panelist(s): Erica F. Bisson, MD, FAANS; Robert F. Heary, MD, FAANS; Michael G. Kaiser, MD, FAANS; Hiroshi Nakagawa, MD, IFAANS (Japan)

This seminar will look at how cervical myelopathy can be caused by disc herniation, hard bone spurring, congenital stenosis, OPLL and subluxations. In addition, there can be instability and deformity. Multiple cases will be presented and the participants, followed by the panel, will review treatment options and guidelines.

Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:
  • Identify the various pathologies in myelopathy.
  • Distinguish the operative treatment options for cervical spondylotic myelopathy and review those operative success/failure rates.