265-268; Ernest N. Morial
Supported by an educational grant from Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies.
Advanced Practice Provider Fee: $455
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $65
Director(s): Kaushik Das, MD, FAANS
Assistant Director(s): Langston T. Holly, MD, FAANS
Faculty: Victor Chang, MD, FAANS; Andreas K. Demetriades, (United Kingdom); Virany Huynh Hillard, MD, FAANS; Naresh P. Patel, MD, FAANS; Khoi Duc Than, MD; Luis Manuel Tumialan, MD, FAANS
This course will describe the biological and biomechanical principles of spinal fusion. Through the use of didactic sessions and hands-on application, it also will describe the indications, operative approaches and surgical techniques used in spinal fusion and instrumentation of the cervical and thoracolumbar spine.