ISMISS TURK - Turkish Chapter of the International Society for Minimal Intervention in Spinal Surgery (ISMISS)
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ISMISS Turkey 2016 Spinal Injections Cadaveric Hands-on Course
Course Date : Saturday, April 16, 2016
Course Time : 08.40 - 17.00
Course Venue : Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Medical Faculty, Department of Anatomy
Venue Address : Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Medical School, Kocamustafapaşa Cd. No:53 Cerrahpaşa 34098 Fatih, ISTANBUL / TURKEY
Basic Sciences Building : Follow the street downward directly from the main (car) entrance. Then, turn left at the roundabout.
The Basic Sciences Building is the first building at the right side at this roundabout. The Anatomy
Department is located in the basement -2 floor.
Map : Click For The Courses Venue Map
Course Language : English

COURSE INSTRUCTORS

Dr. Mert Akbaş – Akdeniz University, Antalya (Facilitator)

Dr. Kamer Dere –Acıbadem University, Istanbul

Dr. Cumhur Kılınçer – Trakya University, Edirne



COURSE CONTENT

  • Hands-on cadaver sessions and theoretical lectures
  • Cadaver sessions includes demonstration of those lumbar techniques. Each attendee will practice under guidance of table instructors:
    • Transforaminal epidural
    • Interlaminar and caudal epidural
    • Intraarticular facet and medial branch block
  • The instructors will be fixed to tables, the participants will rotate tables to study the techniques
  • Theoretical aspects of the spinal injections in the lecture format, early in the morning
  • This theoretical sessions will take place in a classroom and will include:
    • Principles of spinal injections
    • Patient selection for each technique: the best indications for each technique
    • Steps by step description of the injection techniques

LOGISTICS and SETUP

  • 3 tables, all equipped with formalin fixed cadavers, C-Arms, Needles
  • At each table: 1 instructor, 6 participants. Instructors are fixed to the tables
  • 18 participants assigned in A , B , C

  • Rotation of those groups on the tables

 

TABLE ALLOCATIONS

 

 

Table 1

Table 2

Table 3

Topic

Transforaminal

Interlaminar +
Caudal

Facet

Instructor

Mert AKBAŞ

Kamer DERE

Cumhur KILINÇER

Practice I

09:20 – 10:30

A

B

C

Practice II

10:50 – 12:10

C

A

B

Practice III

13:00 – 14:10

B

C

A

 

TIMETABLE

 

Time

Duration

Topic

Content

08:40 – 09:00

20 min

Welcome and introduction

Course overview and logistics

09:00– 10:00

15 min

Principles of Spinal Injections
(Mert AKBAŞ)

Principles of spinal injections and steroid use

15 min

Description of the technique – Transforaminal (Mert AKBAŞ)

Desciption of the transforaminal epidural technique, step by step

15 min

Description of the technique – Interlaminar and caudal (Kamer DERE)

Description of the interlaminar and caudal epidural techniques, step by step

15 min

Description of the technique – Intraarticular facet and medial branch block (Cumhur KILINÇER)

Description of the Intraarticular facet and medial branch block techniques, step by step

10:00 – 10:15

15 min

Preparation for the lab

10:15 – 11:45

90 min

Practice I

Guided practical exercise of the approaches by the participants

11:45 – 13:00

75 min

Lunch

13:00 – 14:30

90 min

Practice II

Guided practical exercise of the approaches by the participants

14:30– 14:50

20 min

Refreshment break

14:50 – 16:20

90 min

Practice III

Guided practical exercise of the approaches by the participants

16:20 – 16:40

20 min

Free time – Repetition of the techniques

Free time for practice

16:40 – 17:00

20 min

Adjourn and distribution of the certificates

Course Organizer: Prof. Dr. Cumhur KILINÇER

 

 

REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION for the Spinal Injections Cadaveric Hands-on Course
Registration Type Late Payment
After March 15
On-Site Registration
After April 14
Full € 530 € 580
Discounted * € 370 € 420

 

Course registration fee will be discounted total 100 Euros for who registered to two courses. A sample calculation: “1st Course fee is 530 Euro + 2nd Course fee is 630 Euro = 1.160 Euro – 100 Euro Discount = 1.060 Euro” (This situation does not apply for discounted registration fee.)

 

* Discounted: Residents, Students, and Nurses. To document residentcy, a formal, signed and scanned letter from department head is required. Number of discounted registration is limited. Please check availability from: kongre@semtur.com.tr

 

Registration fees include; participation to scientific course sessions, course name badge and educational material, certificate of course attendance, coffee breaks and lunch box and VAT.

 

For Registration: Please contact the organizing secretariat via e-mail (kongre@semtur.com.tr )

 

 

Conditions and Procedures

 

  • To register for the course, please contact the organizing secretariat (SEMTUR) via e-mail (kongre@semtur.com.tr)
  • When you send the registration form, SEMTUR will send you payment details.
  • Your registration will be confirmed once SEMTUR has received your payment. You will then receive written con¬firmation. Please bring those registration con¬firmation letter to the registration desk.
  • All transfer charges, bank collection fees and financial charges are at the responsibility of the participant

 

Changes and Cancellation Conditions

 

Cancellation requests must be made written to the course secretariat and the refund will be made after the course. Refund for cancellations of registration will be made subject to the following deadline and administration charge

 

Before February 15, 2016 Full refund excluding bank fees and financial charges
Between February 16 - February 29, 2016 50% of registration fee
After February 29, 2016 No refund