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Techniques for Spinal Cord Monitoring and Protection During Thoracoabdominal Aortic Interventions
Christian Etz of the Herzzentrum Leipzig in Germany discusses spinal cord protection during thoracoabdominal aortic procedures. He presents a noninvasive approach to monitor oxygenation of the spinal blood supply. He also discusses a trial for a procedure to prevent postoperative paraplegia.
This presentation was originally given during the SCTS Ionescu University program at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland. This content is published with the permission of SCTS. Please click here for more information on SCTS educational programs.