Prof Máximo-Alberto Diez Ulloa

eccElearning Spine Surgery Education Programme Faculty

Prof Máximo-Alberto Diez Ulloa 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 Spine Surgery 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.

Máximo-Alberto Diez Ulloa, Prof

  • University Health Center, Santiago de Compostela

Contributions of Prof Máximo-Alberto Diez Ulloa

Lecture: Clinical Presentation, Diagnostic Workup and Classification of Degenerative Lumbar Spondylosis

DOI 10.28962/01.3.050

In this lecture, the importance of clinical findings over imaging findings are emphasised. The three overlapping phases of spinal column degeneration are explained in detail, followed by a discussion of the proposed causes of pain in lumbar spondylosis. The role of diagnostic modalities in lumbar disc are explained and the conditions in which imaging is absolutely mandatory are presented.