Program Highlights

1. Day 1: March 20th, 2014:
a. Didactic lectures, Time: 9:00 am- 1:00 pm
b. Live Surgery: 2:00 pm onwards

Didactic Lectures

1. Surgical management of spasticity
a. Anatomy and physiology of Spasticity
b. Medical management of Spasticity
c. Selective dorsal rhizotomy for cerebral palsy children
d. Selective peripheral neurotomy
e. Intrathecal baclofen
2. Surgical pain management
a. Anatomy of pain fibres and physiology of pain
b. Nerve blocking procedures for pain
c. Microsurgical DREZ-tomy
d. Other ablative procedures

2. Day 2: March 21st, 2014: Live surgeries (9:00-5:00 pm)

3. Live surgeries: Topics covered
a. Selective Peripheral neurotomies for spasticity in stroke
b. Dorsal rhizotomy for spasticity in cerebral palsy
c. Micro DREZ for brachial neuralgia
d. Intra-thecal Baclofen pump placement