Today: Istanbul Spine Masters “Advanced Spine Course”

Istanbul Spine Masters “Advanced Spine Course”

October 9 — October 11

Istanbul, Turkey

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Keynote Speakers

Dr. Richard Assaker (France)

Dr. Joachim Oertel (Germany)


08:30 – 09:00 Opening and Introduction
09:00 – 09:15 Endoscopic lumbar disc surgery Ali Fahir Ozer
09:15 – 09:30 Surgical options for lumbar fusion Cumhur Kılınçer
09:30 – 09:45 Complications of long lumbar xations Mehmet Zileli
09:45 – 10:00 Complications of minimally invasive spine surgery Cumhur Kılınçer

10:30 – 11:15 Panel 1 / Problems and solutions in geriatric spine disorders
Case report (spinal stenosis & degenerative scoliosis or kyphosis) Mohamed Mohi Eldin
Conservative surgery (decompression only) Salman Sharif
Deformity should be corrected (decompression, stabilization and deformity correction) Ali Fahir Ozer


11:15 – 12:00 Panel 2 / Surgery for kyphosis
Case report Sedat Dalbayrak
Osteotomy techniques Sedat Dalbayrak
Anterior surgery when and how? Erkan Kaptanoğlu


12:00 – 12:45 Panel 3 / Revision strategies after lumbar fusion
Case report (lumbar case who needs revision after fusion surgery) Sait Naderi
Revision after pseudoarthrosis Ali Fahir Ozer
Revision after adjacent level disease Kemal Koç


13:30 – 14:15 Panel 4 / Management of infection after spinal instrumentation
Case report Abd-Elhafiz Shehab-Eldien
Remove the implants Salman Sharif
Leave the implants Ali Fahir Ozer


14:15 – 15:00 Panel 5 / Subaxial cervical trauma
Case report Abderrahman Sidi Said
Current classication Abd-Elhafiz Shehab-Eldien
Surgical indications Najia Elabbadi


15:30 – 16:15 Panel 6 / Spinal metastasis
Case report Mohammed Mohi Eldin
Management protocol Sait Naderi
Minimally invasive approaches Sedat Dalbayrak


16:15 – 17:00 Panel 7 / Percutaneous approaches in spinal pain
Intradiscal lesions. Indications and technique? Cumhur Kılınçer
Facet and nerve root blocks. Indications and technique? Sait Sait Naderi
Dorsal cord stimulation. Indications and technique? Erkan Kaptanoğlu
17:00 – 18:00 Cases from Participants / Video Presentations

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