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August 23, 2022


Cervical Spine Surgery Workshop to Feature Substantial Cadaver Lab Skills Time to Practice Techniques


Experienced academic spine surgeons from both orthopaedic and neurosurgical programs lead this comprehensive and highly-interactive hands-on course in cervical spine surgery, taking place September 16-17 in St. Louis, MO. Practice learned techniques with substantial cadaver lab skills time. Secure your seat by registering and then book your hotel room to secure low NASS discount rates.

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TOPICS:

  • Anterior Cervical Approach to C2-4 & C7-T3
  • C5P: 1 Slide Review: When to Intervene – Foraminotomy Technique
  • Treatments of Cervical Metastasis
  • Interbody Implants for Fusion: Best Evidence
  • Cervical Arthroplasty: Indications vs. Fusion – Results, Currently Available Products
  • Case Presentations: Interactive Discussion of Complex Anterior Cervical Cases
  • C1 Screw Placement, C1-2 Joint Access: Reduction and Fusion Options
  • Cervical Pedicle and Lateral Mass Screw Fixation
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lateral Mass, Pedicle Fixation
  • Cervical Deformity: Evaluation and Technique Rationale
  • Anterior Subaxial Cervical Osteotomies
  • Posterior Osteotomies
  • Case Presentations: Interactive Discussion of Complex Posterior Cervical Cases

HANDS-ON CADAVER SKILLS LAB:

  • Anterior - ACDF, Foraminotomy, Uncinate Resection, Exposure of the Vertebral Artery, Dissection of Hypoglossal, Glossopharyngeal, Recurrent Laryngeal, Superior Laryngeal Nerves, Digastric Muscle, Cricothyroidotomy, Transoral Resection, Fusion, Arthroplasty
  • C-Arm Rotation - Odontoid Fixation
  • Posterior Procedures - Dural Repair, Laminoplasty, Foraminotomy, C1 Lateral Mass, C2 Fixation, C3-7 Lateral Mass Screws, C7-T3 Pedicle Screws
  • C-Arm Rotation - C1-2 Fusions/ Segmental Fixation Techniques/ Transarticular Fixation

COURSE CO-CHAIRS:

Thomas S. Mroz, MD
Jeffrey C. Wang, MD

FACULTY:

Rahul Basho, MD
Rick C. Sasso, MD
Alan S. Hilibrand, MD
Dominic W. Pelle, MD
Daniel M. Sciubba, MD
Neil M. Wright, MD
Paul Young, MD

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