Epidemiology, Pathomechanics and Neurodeficit in Spine Injuries

This spine surgery lecture looks at the epidemiology, pathomechanics and neurological deficits in spinal injuries.

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Lecturer: Luiz Vialle, MD, PhD

Includes:

  • Online Lecture Presentation
  • Pre- and Post- Learning Assessments
  • Additional Learning Materials (Standard Package only)
  • Up to 3 CME Credits

Ref.ID: 6_11_vialle

DOI: 10.28962/01.3.116

What you will cover in this lecture

This spine surgery lecture covers epidemiology, pathomechanics and neurological deficits in spinal injuries. It discusses the frequency, levels affected, and causes of spinal injuries according to the available literature. It is interesting to learn if social or economic status influences the epidemiology. The pathomorphology is addressed here, explaining the influence of different vectors and axes in producing different injuries, allowing the reader to understand the multiple bone deformities after trauma. Finally, the mechanisms and types of Spinal Cord Injury are discussed, highlighting the importance of an adequate neurological evaluation.

Learning Objectives

  1. Knowledge of frequency, levels affected and cause of injuries around the world
  2. Understand the lesions produced by different vectors on different axes and the injury the may produce
  3. Evaluate the neurological deficit

Target Groups

Practicing Spine Surgeons

in Orthopaedic or Neurosurgical services for Continuing Education or recertification

Lecture Presentation

Epidemiology, Pathomechanics and Neurodeficit in Spine Injuries

Includes:

  • Online Lecture Presentation
  • Pre- and Post- Learning Assessments
  • Additional Learning Materials (Standard Package only)
  • Up to 3 CME Credits

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