It is going to be the third AOSpine course in Bulgaria and the second in Varna.
The course is targeted for residents and specialist in neurosurgery and orthopedics with limited experience in surgery of degenerative spine and spinal tumors. It focuses on the surgical approaches to the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine for degenerative and neoplastic pathologies as well as on the spinal decompression and instrumentation for an accompanying instability.
In this course they will present our philosophy on the treatment of spinal trauma in an multidisciplinary and interactive way. Classifications, treatment options and tips and tricks in open and percutaneous surgery from C- spine down to the pelvis are presented by a experienced faculty.
Next to regular lectures concerning classification and treatment options in spinal trauma, the teamwork in multidisciplinary group which is needed to treat a polytrauma patient with a spinal fracture will be discussed by experts in the field of neurosurgery, trauma surgery and rehabilitation medicine. In the programme there is ample time for discussion, case presentations and interaction with the faculty.
It is my great pleasure to announce the “European Spine Review and Cadaver Course: Part 1 Cervical Spine” which will be held in Athens, Greece, in February 2019.
The workshop brings together spine specialists to hear
research and discuss topics related to the treatment of cervical spinal
disorders. Examine topics important to your practice, evaluate the
In Athens February 15 – 16, 2019, we will provide
comprehensive lectures given by international experts, intensive
discussions between participants and faculty members, and a special
cadaver workshop for practicing approaches and new techniques in pain
management and in cervical spine surgery.
We are looking forward to welcome neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, spine surgeons and researchers from all over the world.
Ioannis Polythodorakis, M.D.,
Chairman of European Spine Review and Cadaver Course
President World Spinal Column Society