Tuesday, May 1
7:00 am - 9:00 am
209 Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy
Moderator(s): Iain H. Kalfas, MD, FAANS
Panelist(s): Erica F. Bisson, MD, FAANS; Robert F. Heary, MD, FAANS; Michael G. Kaiser, MD, FAANS; Praveen V. Mummaneni, 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.
- Identify the various pathologies in myelopathy.
- Distinguish the operative treatment options for cervical spondylotic myelopathy and review those operative success/failure rates.