Advanced Spinal Surgery
Level 2

August 18-20, 2019
CE Hours: 20 | 11 Seats Available 
Instructor: Drs. Karl Kraus, Robert Bergman & Michael Weh

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About This Course

The skills taught will be biomechanics of spinal stabilization SOP instrumentation, thoracolumbar corpectomy, multilevel fenestration, 10 disk ventral fenestration, stabilization of thoracic fractures with SOP locking spinal plates, cervical stabilization, Atlanto-axial stabilization,  foramenotomy for lumbosacral decompression, and SOP stabilization for lumbosacral instabilties.  There will be five sessions beginning with theory and detailed step by step description of the procedures followed by a demonstration of the procedure by an instructor on a cadaver.  The attendees will then repeat the procedures on cadavers and can repeat the procedures as needed.  Instrumentation will include standard surgical instrumentation, specialized spinal instrumentation, high speed burr, drills, and SOP instrumentation and screws.

Who Should Attend

The Advanced Spine Surgery Level II is designed for surgeons that are skilled at surgery including laminectomies and ventral slot decompression, and wish to expand their surgical repertoire to more technical procedures and spinal stabilizations. 

Details

  • Date(s): August 18-20, 2019
  • Venue: Oquendo Center | Las Vegas, NV
  • Category: Imaging - Neurology
  • Enrollment Capacity: 12
  • CE Hours: 20

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Course Cost

$2,600

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Lead Instructor ...

Karl Kraus
DVM, MS, DACVS

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INSTRUCTOR
Robert Bergman DVM, MS, DACVIM (Neurology)

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INSTRUCTOR
Michael Weh, DVM, DACVS-SA

Michael Weh

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Public transportation in Las Vegas is limited. If you are staying somewhere other than our preferred partner, Hampton Inn & Suites Las Vegas Airport, you will need to arrange for your transportation to and from the Oquendo Center. If you are renting a car, Mandalay Bay, Luxor and several other hotels on the strip may charge for parking. Other transportation options for getting around are taxi service, Uber and Lyft.

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  4. Plenty of sunscreen.
  5. Electronic charging device to power up.
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Participant Reviews

“ Very good instructors and great doctors"
Sergio Garcia

“All around, a very well put together course” 
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