Trauma Academy BioSkills Course
Spine - Complex Spine Fractures
Unstable thoracolumbar burst fractures are the focus of this two-day course. You will train the correct diagnostics, surgical intervention as well as postoperative treatment of the fracture outcomes on lifelike pre-fractured human specimens.
As an experienced surgeon, you will be able to deepen and expand your practical skills and knowledge in regards to thoracolumbar spine fractures.
Highly experienced instructors will guide you through the surgeries and provide immediate feedback as well as valuable tips and tricks ensuring that you will have broaden your expert knowledge after the hands-on course.
The following topics are part of the course:
Holistic treatment of Unstable thoracolumbar burst fractures.
Independent surgery on pre-fractured human specimens.
Planning the treatment of an unstable thoracolumbar burst fracture.
Stabilization of an unstable fracture of the spinal column using a dorsal screw-rod system.
Ventral surgical approach to the thoracolumbar spine for stabilization of a vertebral compression fractures (VCF).
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"What makes this course format unique is that it is closer to the reality we are facing every day in the operating room or clinic than any other course format which has ever existed."
DR. JAN VON RECUM
BG Clinic Ludwigshafen
ABOUT THE FRACTURE
Unstable vertebral compression fractures at the thoracolumbar junction are a common entity. Correct diagnosis, surgical management, and postoperative treatment are crucial for a good clinical outcome