Prof Armin Curt
eccElearning Spine Surgery Education Programme Faculty
Prof Armin Curt is a highly experienced Spine Surgeon and a key member of the eccElearning Spine Surgery Education Programme faculty. The Spine Surgery Education Programme contains 180 Spine Surgery Lectures, and contains Specialist Certificates and the full Postgraduate Diploma in Spine Surgery. The eccElearning Faculty is made up of over 140 expert spine surgeons and educators. They have collectively supported the development of the world’s first comprehensive, online postgraduate education programme in a medical sub-speciality, spine surgery.
Prof Armin Curt, MD.
- Spinal Cord Injury Center University Hospital Balgrist University of Zürich, Switzerland
Contributions of Prof Armin Curt
Lecture: Neurological Assessment
This lecture, written and narrated by Prof Armin Curt, discusses the anatomy of the spinal column and the various tracts present. The disorders which can affect the spinal cord, both acute and chronic, are outlined, and the strategy to make an accurate assessment in an acute setting is explained. The clinical tests which can help study each tract are explained in a systematic manner. Finally, the differential diagnosis and various disorders affecting the cord are outlined.
Lecture: Neurophysiological Investigations
This lecture, written and narrated by Prof Armin Curt, deals with neurophysiological investigations designed to confirm the clinical relevance of spinal cord pathologies. Evoked potentials (motor and sensory), electomyography, and nerve conduction studies, focussing on the peripheral nerves, are all considered.