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The 5th Surgical Approaches to the Spine

Mr Likhith Alakandy, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Glasgow

Tuesday, 25 May 2021

to

Thursday, 27 May 2021

The 5th Surgical Approaches to the Spine

TARGET AUDIENCE

ST4 - ST8 Neurosurgical and Orthopaedic trainees, Spinal Fellow, Junior Consultants (years 1-3)

COURSE FEE:

Full Fee: £1035.00, Course Fee for Fellows/Members: £932.00

LOCATION

Edinburgh

Course Format:

Introduction of anatomy and approaches by lectures, followed by cadaver dissection and demonstration in the Skills lab.

Course Objectives:

To support the Neurosurgical and Orthopaedic Spinal trainee during their training to understand the anatomy of spine and surgical approaches, and develop their skills regarding instrumentation of spine.

Learning Outcomes:

Following the course the participant should be able to:

· Describe safe approaches to all levels of the spine

· Demonstrate placement of screws and interbody cages in cervical thoracic and lumbar regions

· Describe steps to avoid potential pitfalls, particularly vascular and neurological injury while approaching spine