Lumbar Discography and Failed Back Surgery Syndrome in Workers’ Compensation Patients [7136]
Date: Friday, March 10, 2017
Time: 2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Hyatt Regency Columbus
Room: Union A

   Nicholas Ahn, Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospitals of Cleveland

Track: Medical
Secondary Track: Workers' Compensation
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: All Levels


This session focuses on the research studies performed in a collaborative effort between Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, University Hospitals Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, and the Ohio Bureau of Worker's Compensation which studied outcomes of lumbar fusion in patients who had undergone lumbar discography prior to operative management.

Learning Objectives:
Distinguish between varying low back pain syndromes
Identify surgical protocols and procedures
Recognize certain low back conditions and describe the anatomy
Describe specific case studies with low back surgery and their outcomes

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  CCM: 1.25
  RN: 1.25
  CME: 1.25
  Chiropractor: 1.25

File & Handouts:
File 1

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