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Tuesday, May 1

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

276 Novel Techniques and Strategies to Treat Spine Disease in the Aging Population

Supported by an educational grant from Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies.

AANS Member Fee: $195
Non-member Fee: $195
Member Fee: $195

Moderator(s): Praveen V. Mummaneni, MD, FAANS

Panelist(s): Dean Chou, MD, FAANS; Domagoj Coric, MD, FAANS; Daniel Jin Hoh, MD, FAANS; Michael S. Virk, MD, PhD; Michael Y. Wang, MD, FAANS

This symposium features a comprehensive series of didactic lectures with internationally-recognized faculty illustrating the state-of-the-art management of cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine disease in the elderly. This CME activity emphasizes treatment of traumatic disorders, degenerative disease, spinal tumors and spinal deformity. The salient aspects of perioperative management, MIS and open surgical techniques, spinal navigation, and other technological advances that limit complications.

Arnaud’s Restaurant is built on the tradition of quality Creole cuisine and the fine dining experience. Opening its doors in 1918, Arnaud’s has reached widespread acclaim. Customers are invited to share a meal unique to New Orleans.
Arnaud's is not handicap accessible.

Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:
  • Identify the fundamentals of the surgical decision-making process involving disorders of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine (including spinal tumor, trauma, degenerative, deformity).
  • Identify MIS and open options for anterior and posterior surgical approaches to the cervical, thoracic and lumbosacral spine.
  • Discuss the potential complications for various decompression and fixation techniques and how to limit complications by using technology (MIS, navigation, robotics).

Arnaud’s Restaurant

Arnaud’s Restaurant is built on the tradition of quality Creole cuisine and the fine dining experience. Opening its doors in 1918, Arnaud’s has reached widespread acclaim. Customers are invited to share a meal unique to New Orleans. Enjoy your meal in the romantic main dining room or the lively Jazz Bistro and take a step back in time.