Sunday, April 29
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
043 Spinal Alignment: Cervical to Pelvis...What EVERY Surgeon Needs to Know; With Case Discussions
Director(s): Regis W. Haid Jr., MD, FAANS
Assistant Director(s): Christopher I. Shaffrey, MD, FAANS
Faculty: Domagoj Coric, MD, FAANS; Adam S. Kanter, MD, FAANS; Paul Park, MD, FAANS; Juan Santiago Uribe, MD, FAANS
This course will feature a series of lectures and hands-on presentations in thoracic and lumbar fusion techniques and technology. Discussion will include treatment of degenerative disease and spinal deformity in the thoracolumbar spine. The impact of implant design, technique selection (including minimally invasive approaches) and biological agents will also be covered. A pre-selected reading list will be provided to the attendees for review prior to the meeting
- Review spinal alignment parameters, cervical to pelvis.
- Discuss clinical needs of every spinal surgeon with emphasis on importance of alignment in all spinal cases.
- Utilize case discussion to illustrate clinical application. Cases will involve basic degenerative, trauma and deformity pathologies.