Common and Uncommon Nerve Decompressions: My Favorite Technique Mon, Sep 23 7:00-9:00 a.m.

Compression neuropathy is some of the most common maladies of the upper extremity. This course will discuss common nerve compressions from the shoulder to the hand and current concepts and techniques for treatment, both surgical and non-surgical. Diagnoses discussed will include carpal tunnel, cubital tunnel, radial tunnel, pronator, and thoracic outlet syndromes along with uncommon compression neuropathies.

At the end of this activity participants will be able to:

  1. Identify levels of evidence for carpal tunnel syndrome treatment;
  2. Discuss surgical options for ulnar nerve compression at the elbow;
  3. Identify site of compression of the radial nerve;
  4. Outline diagnosis and treatment for thoracic outlet syndrome;
  5. Discuss management of complications of common nerve surgeries

Program Subject to Change.

Accreditation: The American Society of Plastic Surgeons® (ASPS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: The ASPS designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.