Transoral Approaches to the Craniocervical Junction
Andrew Dailey, MD, FAANS | 18:37 | 2021
Dr. Andrew Dailey reviews the traditional transoral approach to the craniocervical junction as well as the evolving endoscopic methods.
Anterior Cervical Approach with Focus on C2-3 and C7-T1
Todd Albert, MD | 15:05 | 2021
Dr. Albert presents fundamental anatomy and surgical approach to upper and lower cervical Spine.
Anterior Cervical Fusion and Plating Techniques: Avoiding ALOD, Length of Screws, & Different Plate Types
John Rhee, MD | 17:12 | 2021
Dr. John Rhee reviews techniques for optimizing the performance of anterior cervical fusion and plating. He also cover different plate types and...
Anterior Cervical Nonunion: Avoidance, Treatment, & Long Term Results
Bradford Currier, MD | 23:03 | 2021
Dr. Bradford Currier presents an overiew of the evaluation, prevalence, natural history, and treatment of pseudarthrosis after single or multiple...
Thomas Zdeblick, MD | 12:39 | 2021
Dr. Tom Zdeblick describes the incidence of post-operative C5 nerve palsy, and steps in prevention and management.
Cervical Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy (PSO) for Chin-on-Chest Kyphotic Deformity
Bradford Currier, MD | 19:00 | 2021
Dr. Currier provides a brief overview of cervical deformity evaluation and treatment with a focus on pedicle subtraction osteotomy for kyphosis.
Bruce Darden, II, MD | 18:50 | 2021
Dr. Bruce Darden II reviews of pertinent anatomy and the literature concerning dysphagia and dysphonia after anterior cervical surgery.
Geriatric Odontoid Fractures: When and How to Fix
Thomas Zdeblick, MD | 12:00 | 2021
Dr. Tom Zdeblick describes the incidence and management decisions involved with treating Odontoid fractures in the elderly. Describes non-surgical...
Hangman’s Fracture: A Guide to Surgical Indications and “How to Treat”
Paul Anderson, MD | 17:44 | 2021
Hangman's fracture also known as traumatic spondylolisthesis of the axis is defined as a fracture resulting in separation of the anterior and...
Christopher Shaffrey, MD | 24:24 | 2021
An overview of the indications, benefits, risks and alternatives to laminoplasty for management of cervical spondylotic myelopathy and ossification...
Occipital Fixation Including Condyle Screws
Vincent Traynelis, MD | 12:49 | 2021
Dr. Vince Traynelis reviews options for occipital fixation.
Posterior Cervical Laminoforaminotomy
Frank Eismont, MD | 15:59 | 2021
Dr. Frank Eismont discusses the indications, technique and risks and benefits of this procedure.
Subaxial Cervical Pedicle and Lateral Mass Screw Fixation
Paul Anderson, MD | 14:58 | 2021
Lateral mass screws are safe and effective but require a meticulous technique and preoperative planning. Pedicle screws at C3-6 should be reserved...
The Dislocated Subaxial C-Spine: Reduce First or MRI First?
Frank Eismont, MD | 17:38 | 2021
Dr. Frank Eismont describes the acute evaluation and treatment of patients with cervical facet dislocations. An emphasis is placed on the timing of...
Vertebral Artery Exposure and Control: Anterior Approach
Thomas Zdeblick, MD | 11:04 | 2021
Dr. Tom Zdeblick describes the causes of vertebral artery injury, steps to prevent, and steps to attempt control if it occurs
Vertebral Artery Exposure and Control: Posterior Occipitocervical Junction (C2-O)
Todd Albert, MD | 12:31 | 2021
Dr. Todd Albert presents fundamental anatomy and strategic approach to vertebral arteries at the occipitocervical junction.
C1-2 Posterior Fusion: Lateral Mass Screws C1 and C2 Pedicle, Pars, & Translaminar Screws
Rick Sasso, MD | 17:05 | 2021
Dr. Rick Sasso describes surgical technique for posterior C1-2 instrumentation and fusion
Emergent Airway Control after Anterior Cervical Procedures (Cricothyroidotomy)
Rick Sasso, MD | 19:48 | 2021
Dr. Rick Sasso presents a step-by-step algorithm for evaluation and treatment of acute airway compromise after anterior cervical procedures.