Saturday, April 28
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
014 Emerging Technologies in Spine Surgery
Supported by an educational grant from Globus Medical.
Director(s): Doniel Gabriel Drazin, MD
Assistant Director(s): Joseph S. Cheng, MD, MS, FAANS
Faculty: Jens Chapman, MD; Peter Grunert, MD; J. Patrick Johnson, MD, MS, FAANS; Terrence T. Kim, MD; Cristian Luciano, MD ; Neil R. Malhotra, MD, FAANS; Adetokunbo A. Oyelese, MD, PhD, FAANS; Nicholas Theodore, MD, FAANS; Claudius Thome, MD, IFAANS (Austria); Dominick Tuason, MD; Michael Y. Wang, MD, FAANS
This course will explore the new advances in the field of emerging technologies in spine surgery, with insight into the current, state-of-the-art technology for treating spinal pathology. Topics include but are not limited to intraoperative imaging, navigation, robotics, integrated software and surgical planning tools, next generation microscopes and surgical instruments, patient specific instrumentation, combinatorial technologies, augmented reality, human/systems integration, workflow and learning curves.
- Identify the role of emerging technologies in improving the care of neurosurgical patients with spinal disorders.
- Identify the indications to use and the expected outcomes of utilizing navigation and emerging technologies in the treatment of spinal disorders.
- Develop a strategy to implement new technologies providing beneficial spinal care for patients with spinal disorders.