Lumbar Arthrodesis

General Information:
Schedule: Saturday, 15h30 & 17h30
Lecturers:

  • Paulo Pereira, MD PhD
  • Marisa Cunha, MD, MSc

Workshop’s Description:
Be part of this unique experience: in this workshop you will be able to learn the rationale for lumbar spine stabilization and to insert pedicle screws in sawbone models. These techniques are cornerstones in correcting spinal deformities and maintaining spinal alignment in trauma, tumour, deformity and degenerative pathologies. In this workshop we are giving you a unique opportunity to get your hands on, and start practicing!

About our Lecturers:

  • Paulo Pereira, MD PhD
    • Consultant neurosurgeon
    • Head of the spine unit of the Neurosurgery Department, CHSJoão
    • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto
    • President of the Portuguese Society of Neurosurgery
    • Past Vice-President of the Portuguese Spine Society
    • Advisory Board member of World Spinal Column Society
    • Member of the Programme Committee of EuroSpine, The Spine Society of Europe
  • Marisa Cunha, MD, MSc
    • Resident of Neurosurgery at the Neurosurgery Department, CHSJoão
    • Volunteer Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto
    • Member of the Portuguese Society of Neurosurgery, Portuguese Spine Society and European Association of Neurosurgical Societies

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