Degeneration of the Lumbar Spine


Early-Morning: 13:00 to 17:00

Held by the speakers:
Mohammad El-Sharwaki, MD, PhD, Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Assiut University Medical School (Assiut, Egypt)
Sam S. Eldabe, MB ChB, FRCA, Department of Pain and Anaestesia, The James Cook University Hospital (Middlesbrough, United Kingdom)
Prof Kazuiro Hasegawa, MD, PhD, Niigata Spine Surgery Center (Niigata City, Japan)
Prof. Dr. Luca Papavero, MD, Formerly: Spine Surgery, Schoen Clinic Hamburg-Eilbek (Hamburg, Germany)
Wilco C. Peul, MD, PhD, University Neurosurgery Centre Holland (UNCH) (Leiden and The Hague, Netherlands)
Dominique A. Rothenflu, MD, PhD, Spinal Surgery, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Oxford, United Kingdom)
Bengt Sturesson, MD, PhD, Department of Orthopedics, Aleris specialistvard (Ängelholm, Sweden)
Prof. Dr. Karin Wuertz-Kozak, RPh, PhD, MBA, Department of Biomechanical Engeneering, Rochester Institute of Technology, (Rochester, United States)

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Start: 13:00

End: 17:00

Timezone = UTC +2  (Berlin time)

13:00 - Pathophysiology of degeneration

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Karin Wuertz-Kozak / Rochester, United States

13:30 - Degenerative instability

Speaker: Kazuhiro Hasegawa /Niigata, Japan

14:00 - Spinal canal stenosis

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Luca Papavero / Hamburg, Germany

14:30 - Disc herniation

Speaker: Wilco C Peul / Leiden and The Hague, Netherlands

15:00 - Degenerative lumbar deformity

Speaker: Dominique A Rothenfluh / Oxford, United Kingdom

15:30 - Sacroiliac joint pain

Speaker: Bengt Sturesson / Ängelholm, Sweden

16:00 - Neuromodulation

Speaker: Sam S. Eldabe / Middelsbrough, United Kingdom

16:30 - Case presentations

Speaker: Mohammad El-Sharkawi  / Assiut, Egypt