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About the Course

Featuring: Mr David Bell, Mr Irfan Malik, Mr Nick Thomas, Mr Richard Gullan



London, UK

£100

1 Day

We are delighted to announce the Spine: Anatomy, approaches, degeneration and trauma course which will attract fellows, registrars and SHOs as well as nurses, GPs and physiotherapists with an interest in orthopaedic and neuro spinal surgery.

A wide variety of topics relating to the spine will be discussed through lectures, workshops and MDT style case studies. This course provides delegates with extensive teaching on the anatomy and approaches to the all areas of the spine. With a wealth of experience among the faculty, delegates will be given comprehensive lectures covering the anatomy, pathologies and approaches of the spine followed by in-depth discussions and hands-on practical workshop sessions into the choices, rationale and placement of spinal implants. Spine: Anatomy, approaches, degeneration and trauma course will give delegates an opportunity to engage in discussions around complex cases, patient treatment options and MDT style case examples with world-class faculty.

*Please note workshops will be sawbone workshops focused on approach and implant rationale and placement discussion


Agenda

Thursday, 10 May

9:00 - 9:15am
Arrival
9:15 - 9:30am
Introduction
9:30 - 11:15am

Degenerative cervical spine:

  • ACDF: Approach to the anterior cervical spine, implant selection and insertion
  • Posterior cervical: Treatment options for degenerative cervical spine
  • Case presentation and discussions
11:15 - 11:30am
Coffee break
11:30 - 12:45pm
Workshop: ACDF and lateral mass screw placement and approach
12:45 - 13:30pm
Lunch
13:30 - 15:30pm

Degenerative lumbar spine:

  • PLIF, TLIF, ALIF, XLIF: Rationale, approaches and implant choices
  • MIS vs Open surgery: Rationale and discussion
  • Spinal trauma: Fracture fixation
  • Case presentation and discussions
15:30 - 15:45pm
Coffee break
15:45 - 17:15pm
Workshop rotation: MIS and open pedicle screw placement, lumbar cage placement, XLIF, USS fracture
17:15 - 17:30pm
Closing Remarks

Location


Course Directors

Mr David Bell
Consultant Neurosurgeon
Location: King's College Hospital, London
Mr Irfan Malik
Consultant Neurosurgeon
Location: King's College Hospital, London
Mr Nick Thomas
Consultant Neurosurgeon
Location: King's College Hospital, London
Mr Richard Gullan
Consultant Neurosurgeon
Location: King's College Hospital, London