SPINE IMAGING & INTERVENTION
Hyatt Indian Wells March 4-6
This CME course is an educational update on spine imaging and intervention utilizing the latest technology and techniques. Multiple disease categories will be covered during this 2 1/2-day course, which will focus on diagnosis, treatment, image-guided diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, indications for surgery, and evaluation of the post-operative patient.
The course is intended for practicing radiologists, spine surgeons, physician assistants, technologists, scientists, residents, fellows and others who are interested in current techniques for the evaluation and treatment of spine related conditions.
Course Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
-Identify key imaging findings in spine trauma and other spine emergencies
-Understand imaging techniques and observations in peripheral neuropathy, vascular diseases of the spine and spinal cord lesions, spine infections and spine tumors.
-Describe degenerative changes in the spine and the radiologist’s role in diagnosis of spine conditions and pain management.
-Understand the basics of Regenerative Medicine
-Be familiar with advanced imaging techniques of the spine including diffusion imaging and fMRI.
-Know what the spine surgeon is looking for in the preoperative and postoperative imaging studies.