Cauda equina syndrome: when and how should I investigate?
18th August 2021, 19:00 to 20:00 BST
This webinar will address the controversies in early diagnosis and management of suspected cauda equina syndrome, and the pathophysiology underlying the condition.
- To understand the underlying pathophysiology of the complex of conditions that present with symptoms of cauda equina failure.
- This webinar should give the treating clinician confidence to determine the need for urgent or non urgent referral for patients presenting with a mix of symptoms that lead to the possibility of cauda equina compression. It will encourage assessment of the whole patient, past and present, advise when to push for urgent imaging, and what to do once the clinico-radiological diagnosis is made.
Consultant Neurosurgeon, from Edinburgh has a long interest in this perplexing condition, and research into how we can make the diagnosis with more certainty, more quickly.
Consultant neurosurgeon, from Glasgow will chair the discussion and use his experience of managing and teaching on complex spinal conditions over many years
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