Sunday, April 29
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
046 Peripheral Nerve Injuries, Entrapments and Tumors: Examination and Evaluation
Director(s): Robert J. Spinner, MD, FAANS
Assistant Director(s): Line Jacques, MD, FAANS
Faculty: Justin M. Brown, MD FAANS; Kimberly S. Harbaugh, MD, FAANS; Marie-Noelle Hebert-Blouin, MD, FAANS (Canada); Mark Alexander Mahan, MD, FAANS ; Rajiv Midha, MD, MS, FAANS (Canada); Lukas Rasulic, MD, PhD, IFAANS (Serbia); Thomas J. Wilson, MD, FAANS; Eric L. Zager, MD, FAANS
This clinic will provide an overview of the neurosurgeon's approach to patients with peripheral nerve disorders.
- Discuss the indications, timing and the types of surgical intervention to treat peripheral nerve injuries and entrapment.
- Discuss the anatomy, clinical presentation and management of the most common entrapments in the upper and lower extremities.
- Discuss the indications and surgical management of benign and malignant peripheral nerve tumors.
- Review the management of peripheral nerve cases.