This is a comprehensive 2-day review of complex spinal resection and reconstruction techniques used in modern cervical spine surgery. The course utilizes the human anatomic specimen laboratory and didactic sessions with ample time for discussion. This intensive course emphasizes the fundamentals of spine surgery, particularly biomechanical considerations, and the surgery decision-making process.
Through intensive, hands-on sessions utilizing human anatomic specimens, participants will engage in surgical techniques and strategies for a range of cervical spine procedures. Led by experienced faculty, the course provides a forum for exposure to the latest cutting edge techniques used for cervical spine reconstruction. Significant time is dedicated to operative indication discussions. The problem-based decision making process is emphasized during these very interactive discussions.