EUROSPINE

Spring Specialty Meeting 2020

30 April – 1 May, Frankfurt, Germany

Scientific Programme

The EUROSPINE Spring Specialty Meeting 2020 will deal with "Dilemmas in Spine" and is organised in collaboration with the German Spine Society (DWG) and AOSpine.

THURSDAY, 30 APRIL

08:30 - 10:15
1. Parkinson, movement disorders and spinal surgery
Location: Session Room

Chairs:
Jörg Franke, Magdeburg
Lorin Benneker. Bern

08:30 – Postural abnormalities in Parkinson’s disease - Daniel Weiss, Tübingen

08:45 – Surgical management in general and of camptocormia – Ferran Pellise, Barcelona

09:00 – Typical complications and risk of surgery in Parkinsons and movement disorder – Lorin Benneker, Bern

09:15 –Can Deep Brain Stimulation help with spinal surgery – Jürgen Voges, Magdeburg

09:30 – 1st case (and discussion)
Michael Mayer, Munich & Salzburg

09:50 – 2nd case (and discussion)
Everard Munting, Brussels

10:15 - 10:45
Coffee break
Location: Catering
10:45 - 12:30
2. Infection
Location: Session Room

Chairs:
Marco Teli, Liverpool
Haluk Berk, Izmir

10:45 – The rise of superbugs – the risk to elective surgery – Klaus-Peter Hunfeld, Frankfurt

11:00 – TB and surgical management – when and how – Haluk Berk, Izmir

11:15 – Epidural abscess – Christoph Siepe, Munich

11:30 – Modern diagnostic tool box for infection – Phil Sell, Leicester

11:45 – 1st case (and discussion)
Marco Teli, Liverpool

12:05 – 2nd case (and discussion)
Phil Sell, Leicester

12:30 - 14:00
Lunch Break
Location: Catering
14:00 - 15:45
3. Malignant spinal cord compression
Location: Session Room

Chairs:
Jeremy Reynolds, Oxford
Peter Vajkoczy, Berlin

14:00 – Latest trends in malignancy affecting the spine - Philipp Jost, Munich

14:15 – What are the choices for surgical treatment - Bernhard Meyer, Munich

14:30 – When, how and how much surgical treatment - Jeremy Reynolds, Oxford

14:45 – New options in the treatment of paraplegia - Jocelyne Bloch, Lausanne

15:00 – 1st case (and discussion)
Dominique Rothenfluh, Oxford

15:20 – 2nd case (and discussion)
Thomas Blattert, Schwarzach

15:45 - 16:15
Coffee break
Location: Catering
16:45 - 18:00
4. Osteoporotic fracture and the frail patient
Location: Session Room

Chair:
Phil Sell, Leicester

 

16:15 – The scope and the scale of the problem in Europe – Phil Sell, Leicester

16:30 – Team working in the optimisation of the frail patient with fracture – Opinder Sahota, Nottingham

16:45 – An evidence-based approach for surgical management of Thoraco lumbar fractures in the elderly – Thomas Blattert, Schwarzach

17:00 – Sacral insufficiency fractures. What we know and don’t yet know – Opinder Sahota, Nottingham

17:15 – 1st case (and discussion)
Wai Weng Yoon, Nottingham

17:35 – 2nd case (and discussion)
Thomas Blattert, Schwarzach

FRIDAY, 01 MAY

08:30 - 10:15
5. Diagnostic
Location: Session Room

Chairs:
Kumar Das, Liverpool
Tim Pigott, Liverpool

08:30 – MRI basics for the spinal surgeon – Kumar Das, Liverpool

08:45 – White matter lesions in the cord – Tim Pigott, Liverpool

09:00 – PET scanning in degenerative disorders – Kumar Das, Liverpool

09:15 –Diagnosing infection in post-surgical patients – Peter Vajkoczy, Berlin

09:30 – 1st case (and discussion)
Tim Pigott, Liverpool

09:50 – 2nd case (and discussion)
Jörg Franke, Magdeburg

10:15 - 10:45
Coffee break
Location: Catering
10:45 - 12:15
6. Lumbar degenerative scoliosis
Location: Session Room

Chairs:
Yann Phillipe Charles, Strasbourg

10:45 – Management of lumbar stenosis and scoliosis - Dominique Rothenfluh, Oxford

11:00 – Current deformity correction strategies – Sleiman Haddad, Barcelona

11:15 – Prevention and management of non-union – Yann Philippe Charles, Strasbourg

11:30 – Symptom relief in elderly patients – Haluk Berk, Izmir

11:45 – 1st case (and discussion)
Yann Philippe Charles, Strasbourg

12:05 – 2nd case (and discussion)
Sleiman Haddad, Barcelona

12:30 - 14:00
Lunch break
Location: Catering
14:00 - 15:45
7. Proximal and distal junctional kyphosis
Location: Session Room

Chair:
Jean-Charles LeHuec, Bordeaux

14:00 – Diagnostic and Classification – Marco Teli, Liverpool

14:15 – Risk factors – Christoph Mehren, Munich

14:30 – Surgical Treatment – deformity correction or just extension of the stabilisation – Jean-Charles LeHuec, Bordeaux

14:45 –Rehabilitation, can that help avoid next level problems – Jörg Franke, Magdeburg

15:00 – 1st case (and discussion)
Jean-Charles LeHuec, Bordeaux

15:20 – 2nd case (and discussion)
Marco Teli, Liverpool

15:45 - 16:15
Coffee break
Location: Catering
16:15 - 18:00
8. OPLL, DISH and AS
Location: Session Room

Chair:
Bernhard Meyer, Munich

 

16:15 – Current view on aetiology and epidemiology, medical treatment – Enrico Tessitore, Geneva

16:30 – Surgery for cervical myelopathy – front or back – Peter Vajkoczy, Berlin

16:45 – Fracture treatment in ankylosing disorders – Bernhard Meyer, Munich

17:00 – Pulmonary Complications and Avoidance – Dominique Rothenfluh, Oxford

17:15 – 1st case (and discussion)
Maria Wostrack, Munich

17:35 – 2nd case (and discussion)
Bernhard Meyer, Munich

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