Project Description


NuVasive ®



1 Day

Treatment of Degenerative Lumbar Disease using the eXtreme Lateral Approach

Protos is the classic experience from Inexus CPD, 
 enabling you to build clinical and technical skills in an adult learning environment.

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the anatomical landmarks for the correct indication of lateral approach surgery
  • Demonstrate the correct positioning of the patient, fluoroscopy, and table to achieve accurate patient access
  • Make and confirm targeted retroperitoneal access
  • Identify a suitable trans-psoas passage, applying the directional and proximity signals from the neuromonitoring
  • Argue and critique principles and proper indications of indirect decompression

Dr. Marco Damilano Orthopaedic Spine Specialist IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi Milano, Italy