EUROSPINE

EUROSPINE 2021

6–8 October, Vienna, Austria

Pre-day Course 1

Management of traumatic injuries of the cervical spine

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Tuesday, 5 October 2021, 13:00–18:15 CEST

EUROSPINE Chair: Pedro Berjano, Italy
CSRS-Europe Chair: Heiko Koller, Germany
AOSpine Europe and Southern Africa Chair: Matti Scholz, Germany

This half-day session will form a comprehensive course on the management of cervical traumatic injuries, including classification, imaging evaluation, non-operative and surgical treatment. An international, well-respected faculty of experts will provide the contents.

Target Audience:
The course is designed to meet the needs of all the spectrum of the spine specialists. Surgical residents and young specialists will have the chance to improve their knowledge in the field with structured sessions including case-shows and imaging. The more experienced spine surgeons will have the chance to update their knowledge. Non-surgical specialists and in-training colleagues will acquire a comprehensive overview of the main directions and standards of treatment of these conditions.

Aim:
At the end of the course, participants will be able to
  • describe the rationale of cervical spine injuries classifications
  • interpret the key imaging clues to guide appropriate classification
  • describe the risks associated to specific lesions and their treatment
  • identify the modalities of treatment recommended for specific lesion patterns

Session I

Moderators: Pedro Berjano, Italy and Heiko Koller, Germany
13:00
Introduction
Pedro Berjano, Italy
13:05
Cervical trauma classification: Definition of posttraumatic stability
Matti Scholz, Germany
13:20
Emergency management of cervical trauma - Evidence & good practice
Yohan Robinson, Sweden
13:35
Occipitocervical trauma: How to detect & when to fuse
Frank Kandziora, Germany
13:50
Cervical injuries and reduction techniques
Alexander van der Horst, Namibia
14:05
Discussion
14:15
Atlas injuries: When no surgery, when motion preservation osteosynthesis, when fusion?
Matti Scholz, Germany
14:30
C2 fractures: Definition of instability & indication for surgery
Carmen Vleggeert-Lankamp, Netherlands
14:45
Discussion
15:00
Subaxial fractures: Indications for surgery
Nuno Neves, Portugal
15:15
Subaxial: When anterior, posterior and when combined 360
Rafael Gonzalez Diaz, Spain
15:30
Treatment of paediatric cervical fractures
Anton Kathrein, Austria
15:45
Discussion
16:00
Break

Session II

Moderators: Matti Scholz, Germany and Hossein Mehdian, United Kingdom
16:30
Injury to the vertebral artery: Standards for detection, treatment guidelines & outcomes
Gergely Bodon, Germany
16:45
Traumatic atlantoaxial disclocation
Ahmet Alanay, Turkey
17:00
Pre-existing cervical canal stenosis and trauma
Pedro Berjano, Italy
17:15
Discussion
17:30
Cervical trauma in rigid spines: AS & DISH
Hossein Mehdian, United Kingdom
17:45
Cervical postraumatic deformity
tbd
18:00
Discussion
18:15
Adjourn
Pedro Berjano, Italy

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