Content and Learning Objectives
Day 1 - Monday 12th June
The combined endoscopic- microsurgical sessions of NSpine host a unique collaboration of surgeons with particular expertise in either endoscopic or microsurgical spine surgery. Delegates will enjoy lectures and debates by renowned international experts. With each lecture being of 20 minutes length there will be ample time to go into depth on technical details and surgical techniques. Each session is completed with a round table discussion where delegates will have the unique opportunity of simultaneously interacting with microsurgical and endoscopic spine surgeons.
Days 2 & 3 - Tuesday 13th June and Wednesday 14th June
The theoretical content is put to the test in the world class lab of the Royal College of Surgeons which can be booked separately (very limited places available). Three tables on Day 2 will be run with Richard Wolf endoscopic systems and two tables will be run with Leica surgical microscopes. Full equipment ranges will simulate genuine theatre conditions with an expert tutor providing support and guidance. On day 3 two tables will be run with Leica surgical microscopes and one with Storz endoscopic equipment.
Delegates attending the theoretical days will gain a thorough appreciation of the indications, techniques and limitations of microsurgery and endoscopic surgery on all levels of the spine. Delegates enhancing their experience with laboratory training will additionally acquire a solid foundation in the practical conduction of the techniques chosen.
Luca Papavero (Germany)
Martin Knight (UK)
Sebastian Ruetten (Germany)
Ciaran Bolger (Ireland)
Martin Komp (Germany)
Jake Timothy (UK)
Joachim Oertel (Germany)
Christof Birkenmaier (Germany)
Michael Mayer (Germany)
Who should attend
Established spinal surgeons wishing to acquire new skills. Micro- or endoscopic surgeons interested in learning more on the “rival” techniques to complement their practice. Spine surgery fellows interested in developing skills in minimally invasive spine surgery.
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