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Cervical Myelopathy: Anterior vs. Posterior is organized by Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) and will be held during Mar 01, 2011 - Mar 01, 2020. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Learning Objectives :
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:
• Understand the importance of repetitive motion and shear injury as pathophysiological mechanisms underlying cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM).
• Review the major literature supporting anterior and posterior approaches to treating CSM.
• Become familiar with the major morbidities (e.g. C5 palsy, dysphagia, neck pain) associated with anterior versus posterior surgery for CSM.
• Understand the valid outcome measures (SF-36, EQ-5D, Neck Disability Index) for assessing outcome following surgery for CSM.
• Begin to understand how to perform an economic analysis for comparing anterior versus posterior surgery.

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

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Neurology

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Activity Fee : USD $125.00

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