Spring Specialty Meeting 2019

02-03 May, Frankfurt, Germany

Scientific Programme - Thursday, 2 May 2019

08:15 – 08:30
Frank Kandziora, Thomas Blattert, Bernhard Meyer
08:30 – 10:15
1. DWG/ EUROSPINE: Spine tumours
Bernhard Meyer/ Dominique Rothenfluh

  • Transoral / Transnasal spinal tumours resection – Tips and tricks.
Bernhard Meyer, Munich (EUROSPINE)

  • En-bloc spondylectomy – Tips and tricks.
Ulf Lilienquist, Münster (DWG)

  • En-bloc sacrectomy – Tips and Tricks.
Dominique Rothenfluh, Oxford (EUROSPINE)

  • Kypho-IORT for spinal metastasis. Combining intraoperative radiotherapy and kyphoplasty.
René Schmidt, Göppingen (DWG)

1st case Ulf Lilienquist
2nd case René Schmidt
10:15 – 10:45
Coffee break
10:45 – 12:30
2. EUROSPINE/ AOSpine: Cervical trauma
Frank Kandziora / Lorin Benneker

  • Osteosynthesis of unstable atlas fractures – Tips and tricks.
Frank Kandziora, Frankfurt (EUROSPINE)

  • Failed odontoid screw fixation –Tips and tricks how to revise.
Lorin Benneker, Bern (AOSpine)

  • Surgical treatment of irreducible facet joint dislocation – Tips and tricks.
Alexander Gubin, Kurgan (AOSpine)

  • C-spine fractures in ankylosing spondylitis – Tips and tricks for positioning and surgical treatment.
Hossein Mehdian, London (EUROSPINE)

1st case Alexander Gubin
2nd case Hossein Mehdian
12:30 – 14:00
Lunch break
14:00 – 15:45
3. AOSpine/ EUROSPINE: Thoracolumbar trauma
Klaus Schnake / Avelino Parajon

  • Controversies in thoracolumbar burst fracture management.
Claudius Thomé, Innsbruck (EUROSPINE)

  • Reconstruction of traumatic dura disruption – duty or optional?
Avelino Parajon, Madrid (AOSpine)

  • Osteoporotic burst fractures – Realignment to normal or in situ fixation?
Klaus Schnake, Fürth (EUROSPINE)

  • Posttraumatic kyphosis in the thoracolumbar junction: Osteotomy or 360° correction?
Ufuk Aydinli, Bursa, (AOSpine)

1st case Claudius Thome
2nd case Ufuk Aydinli
15:45 – 16:15
Coffee break
16:15 – 18:00
4. EUROSPINE/ SRS: Adult deformity
Michael Grevitt, Ferran Pellisé

  • Surgical treatment of M. Scheuermann kyphosis – Tips and tricks.
Michael Grevitt, Nottingham (EUROSPINE)

  • Reconstruction of adult lumbar deformity – How much lordosis do we need?
Ferran Pellisé, Barcelona (EUROSPINE)

  • Lumbar osteotomies in ankylosing spondylitis – Tips and tricks.
Marco Teli, Liverpool (EUROSPINE)

  • Osteotomy in the cervical spine – Tips and tricks.
Ibrahim Obeid, Bordeaux (EUROSPINE)

1st case Marco Teli
2nd case Ibrahim Obeid
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