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Tuesday, May 1

7:00 am - 9:00 am

210 Management of Acute Spinal Cord Injury

AANS Member Fee: $100
Non-member Fee: $100
Member Fee: $65

Moderator(s): Eve C. Tsai, MD, PhD, FAANS (Canada)

Panelist(s): Richard C. E. Anderson, MD, FAANS; Sanjay Dhall, MD, FAANS; Gregory W.J. Hawryluk, MD, PhD, FAANS (Canada); Allan D. Levi, MD, PhD, FAANS

This breakfast seminar will provide an up-to-date review of the pathophysiology, medical management, surgical options and recent clinical trials related to spinal cord injury.

Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to:
  • Discuss clinically relevant aspects of the pathophysiology of spinal cord injury, as well as the current concepts in the medical management of spinal cord injury.
  • Explain the role and timing of surgical treatment for acute spinal cord injury.
  • Discuss recent developments in clinical trials for spinal cord injury.