Dr Virginie Lafage
eccElearning Spine Surgery Education Programme Faculty
Dr Virginie Lafage is a highly experienced Spine Surgeon and a key member of the eccElearning Spine Surgery Education Programme faculty. The Spine Surgery Education Programme contains 180 Spine Surgery Lectures, and contains Specialist Certificates and the full Postgraduate Diploma in Spine Surgery. The eccElearning Faculty is made up of over 140 expert spine surgeons and educators. They have collectively supported the development of the world’s first comprehensive, online postgraduate education programme in a medical sub-speciality, spine surgery.
Dr Virginie Lafage, PhD
- Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York University School of Medicine
Contributions of Dr Virginie Lafage
Lecture: Importance of Sagittal Balance, Spinal Alignment and Consequences in Adulthood
In this spine surgery lecture, the sagittal balance in human beings over the life span is discussed. The lecture begins with a consideration of the natural history of untreated AIS and the impact of surgical correction. Also discussed are the parameters which need to be considered in order to avoid post-operative sagittal malalignment.