EUROSPINE

Spring Specialty Meeting 2020

30 April – 1 May, Frankfurt, Germany

Scientific Programme

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic EUROSPINE was forced to take the decision to re-schedule the Spring Specialty Meeting from 2020 to 2021.


The focus of the EUROSPINE Spring Specialty Meeting 2021 will remain the same as it was planned for 2020: Dilemmas in Spine


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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