Modules

The Hellenic Spine Society organize 5 modules according to the following program, which is based on the Eurospine program

In every course there will be an entry quiz and an exit quiz with 20 multiple choice questions in order to measure improvement rate of the participants.

Participants will be requested to  fill an evaluation form concerning the organization of the course and an other one form on faculty after each presentation.

The modules are organized in Thessaloniki and Athens alternately every six monts.

The faculty is consisted mainly by Greek Neurosurgeons and Orthopedic Surgeons (experts), but in some cases the faculty will include invited experts speakers from abroad.

The Greek spine Diploma is equivalent to the Eurospine Diploma.

 

Ioannis Magras
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Past President of the Hellenic Spine society
President of the Educational Committee of the Hellenic Spine Society
Member of the Educational Committee of the Eurospine

SESSION1: SPINE THE BIGGER PICTURE

  • Evidence Based Medicine
  • Epidemiology & Economics
  • Ergonomics & Psychosocial Aspects

 

SESSSION 2: THE FUNCTIONAL SPINE

  • Radiology Imaging
  • Biomechanics
  • The Young Spine
  • The Old Spine
  • Case Discussion

 

SESSION 3: CLINICAL EVALUATION

  • Case Discussion:
Recognising Serious Spine Disorders: red Flags
  • Communication skill
  • Consenting skills exercise
  • Top Tips For Clinical Examination
  • Safety & Ethics

 

SESSION 4: EMERGENCIES

  • Evaluation. Transport
  • Acute Cord Compression
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Case Discussion: Systemic Diseases & The Spine
  • Case Discussion
  • Course Evaluation

SESSION 1: PRINCIPLES OF SPINAL DEFORMITY

  • Scoliosis: aetiology & prognostic factors
  • Kyphosis
  • Clinical Assessment
  • Imaging of Deformities
  • Discussion

 

SESSION 2:CONSERVATIVE TREATMENT

  • Casting, Bracing & Role of Rehabilitation

 

SESSION 3:PRINCIPLES OF SURGICAL TREATMENT

  • Pre-Op Assessment; how to prepare for a complex case
  • Positioning the Patient
  • Blood Saving
  • Intra-Op Monitoring
  • Pedicle Screw Guidance in Deformity
  • Bone Fusion
  • Discussion

 

SESSION 4: PRINCIPLES OF SURGICAL TREATMENT

  • Congenital Spinal Cord Anomalies
  • Congenital Spinal Deformities
  • Neuromuscular Scoliosis
  • Idiopathic Adult Deformities
  • Degenerative Deformities
  • Discussion

 

SESSION 5: TECHNIQUE AND STRATEGY

  • End Limits of Fusion in Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Coronal & Sagittal Balance
  • Techniques & Strategies: Posterior Approach
  • Techniques & Strategies: Anterior Approach
  • Discussion: Posterior/ Anterior

 

SESSION 6: OSTEOTOMIES

  • Role & Technique of Spinal Osteotomies
  • Case Discussion: Adult & Degenerative

SESSION 1: TRAUMA CERVICAL SPINE

  • Imaging of Cervical Trauma
  • Trauma of CO-C2: Classification & Management
  • Trauma of Subaxial C-Spine: classification & management
  • Case Discussion

 

SESSION 2:TAUMA THORACOLUMBAR SPINE

  • Imaging of Thoracic/Thoracolumbar Trauma
  • Trauma of TL Spine: management
  • Sacral Fractures: classification & management

 

SESSION 3:TRAUMA TOPICS

  • Trauma of Spine with Ankylosing Spondylitis: features & management
  • Osteoporotic Fractures: diagnosis & management
  • Paediatric Spinal Trauma: features & management
  • Rehabilitation Following Spinal Cord Trauma
  • Prevention and Management of Post- Traumatic Kyphosis
  • Case Discussion

 

SESSION 4: BIOMATERIALS IN SPINE SURGERY

 

SESSION 5: SPINAL CORD INJURY

  • Spinal Shock & Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury Syndromes

Next Course

Modules
Module 1: Basic Comprehensive Course
Module 5: Tumours and Inflammatory Diseases of the Spine


Course Dates
11-12 September 2020


Course Venue

Athens Medical Group Amphitheater


Organization
Hellenic Spine Society


Course Secretariat
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Registration

Registration fees

Module 1 :            300 euros

Module 5 :            300 euros

Module 1 and 5 : 500 euros

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The Hellenic Spine Society is in the unpleasant position to announce the

POSTPONEMENT

of the Diploma of the Hellenic Spine Society (Module 1 & Module 5) from March 13 and 14, 2020 to 11-12 September 2020 at Athens Medical Group Amphiteater,  in accordance with the Joint Ministerial Decision 15954/2020 regarding the postponement of all congresses scheduled in Greece from 9.3.2020 to 05.04.2020 as a preventive measure for the protection of public health from the spread of COVID-19 by the new coronavirus-2019 (SARS-CoV-2).

The Board of Directors expresses sincere thanks to the speakers for their understanding and to the registered attendees for their great interest.

In addition, we would like to inform you that the scientific program and the speakers will remain the same.

Concerning airline tickets that are already booked, Star Alliance has announced that all passengers can change their tickets to a later date, with new travel date from 21 March 2020 until 20 October 2020, due to Coronavirus outbreak without any rebooking fees.

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