EUROSPINE

EUROSPINE 2017

11-13 October, Dublin, Ireland

Wednesday, 11 October

08:30
Opening
Local Hosts: Ciaran Bolger, Frank Dowling, Dublin, Ireland
08:33
Welcome Address
EUROSPINE President 2017: Margareta Nordin, Romorantin, France
08:36
Introduction to the Scientific Programme
The blinded peer review process of the Programme Committee
Stavros Stavridis, Thessaloniki, Greece, Chair Programme Committee 2017
08:40–10:00
Epidemiology, Non-operative Treatment, Patient Safety
Room: Plenary Hall
Chairs: Margareta Nordin, Romorantin, France; Stavros Stavridis, Thessaloniki, Greece
10:00–10:30
Break
10:30–12:00
Debates
Room: Plenary Hall
Introduction: Haluk Berk, Izmir, Turkey
10:30
Debate 1: To Screen or Not to Screen for Psychological Distress and Surgical Spine Intervention
Moderation: Margareta Nordin, Romorantin, France

Surgical Point of View (Against): Emre Acaroglu, Ankara, Turkey

Non-Surgical Point of View (For): Christine Cedraschi, Geneva, Switzerland

Discussion and Recommenda ons: All
11:15
Debate 2: Lumbar Disc Hernia on: Do We Operate Too Early or Should We Operate Earlier?
Moderation: Stavros Stavridis, Thessaloniki, Greece

“We operate too early”: Tim Pigo, Liverpool, UK

“We should operate earlier”: Klaus J Schnake, Fuerth, Germany
12:00–14:00
EUROSPINE LUNCH SYMPOSIA
12:00
Lunch Symposium 1: Discussing the Relevance of Sagittal Balance in the Cervical Spine
Room: Liffey Hall 2

Lunch Symposium in collaboration with CSRS-Europe
Chairs: Carmen Vleggeert-Lankamp, Leiden; Ronald Bartels, Nijmegen, Netherlands

Sagittal balance in the cervical spine is important, but redression of the cervical spine has its limits. In discussing case reports with the audience the most important topics will come along
12:00
Lunch Symposium 2: Optimising Value and Outcomes in Spine Care Through Psychologically- informed Practice
Room: Wicklow Hall 1

Objective: Introduce and overview of the concept of PiP including theoretical background, empirical support and relevance to the current practice of spine care in the rapidly changing health care environment
14:00–15:20
Concurrent Sessions (QuickFires - short communications)
14:00
Deformity/Growing Spine
Room: Plenary Hall
Chairs: Dominique Rothenfluh, Oxford, UK; Eftimios Samoladas, Thessaloniki, Greece
14:00
Basic Science
Room: Wicklow Hall 1
Chairs: Werner Schmoelz, Innsbruck, Austria; Karin Wuertz-Kozak, Zurich, Switzerland
14:00
Degenerative Spine
Room: Liffey Hall 2
Chairs: Aron Lazary, Budapest, Hungary; Sven Kevin Tschoeke, Dortmund, Germany
15:20–15:50
Break
15:50–17:30
Adult Deformity, Complications
Room: Plenary Hall
Chairs: Emre Acaroglu, Ankara, Turkey; Marco Teli, Liverpool, UK
17:30-18:30
Welcome Reception
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