Scientific Program

Cadaveric Workshop [June 26-27, 2019]
UP College of Medicine

Learning objectives:
  • To introduce the participants to the basic techniques of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS);
  • To make them familiar with the equipment and instruments used in MISS as well as related endoscopic anatomy
  • To provide opportunity for actual hands-on experience in needle placement and targeting, docking of instruments and use of instruments
Date/Time June 26 (Wednesday) June 27 (Thursday)
7: AM
Registration
7:30-8:00
Ceremony for “Silent Mentors”
Ceremony for “Silent Mentors”
8:00-9:00
Basic Specialized Instructions
Cadaver Workshop
Group A
Tables 1-6
9:00-10:00
Basic Specialized Instructions
10:00-10:15
Coffee Break
Coffee Break
10:15-11:00
Needle Placement
Cadaver Workshop
Group A
Tables 1-6
11:00-12:00
Needle Placement
12:00-1:00
Lunch Symposium 1
Lunch Symposium 2
1:00-2:00
Scope View Orientation
Cadaver Workshop
Group B
Tables 1-6
2:00-3:00
Scope View Orientation
3:00-3:15
Coffee Break
Coffee Break
3:15-4:00
Lab Closes to prepare
work stations & Cadavers
for following day
Cadaver Workshop
Group B
Tables 1-6
4:00-5:00
5:00-7:00
Faculty Dinner

Scientific Program [June 28-29, 2019]
Manila Hotel

Learning objectives:
  • To introduce the participants to the basic science and evidences of MISS
  • To familiarize participants to the available technologies and techniques of MISS
  • To discuss ongoing debates particularly on the benefits of MISS/ Endoscopic Spine Surgery
  • To demonstrate advance applications of MISS on complex pathologies of the spine