Topic Description :
Our Experience on More Than 1000 Anterior Lumbar Approaches
- Review the indications for the anterior lumbar approach
- Understand the surgical anatomy of the surgical approach
- Technical tips and pearls.
- Discuss complications and how to avoid them
Dr. Pablo Clavel
Director of the Neurosurgery and Spinal Surgery team at the Clavel Institute, Quirónsalud Barcelona Hospital.
Dr. Clavel combines his experience in the area of spinal surgery with active research and teaching work. He has taught courses on skull base surgery at centres, including Cornell Hospital in New York. Currently, he teaches different international courses on the spine, as well as being an invited speaker at meetings with the most world-renowned experts. He has published various articles in indexed neurosurgery and spinal journals.
Trained at different North American universities including Emory University in Atlanta, the University of Oklahoma and the University of California in San Diego, Dr. Clavel began practising neurosurgery at Santa Creu i Sant Pau Hospital in Barcelona in 1995.
Following a long experience at different hospitals in Barcelona, since 2011, Dr. Clavel has been the Head of Neurosurgery and Spinal Surgery at the Clavel Institute, Quirónsalud Barcelona Hospital.