Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

November 16-17, 2018

Coordinated by:
Rui Duarte | Bruno Santos | Pedro Varanda
Friday, November 16th, 2018

Welcome remarks

Opening Session
Lecture 1: Rationale and background of Spine MIS - Pedro Varanda
Session I – Microdiscectomy and Decompression
Lecture 2: Minimally Invasive Techniques for Microdiscectomy – Maia Gonçalves
Lecture 3: Minimally Invasive Techniques for Decompression – Artur Teixeira
Hands-on session I - Cadaver Lab – MISS Discectomy and Descompression


Session II – Minimally Invasive Interbody Fusion
Lecture 4: Minimally Invasive TLIF/PLIF: Indications and Technique – Álvaro Lima
Lecture 5: Minimally Invasive ALIF: Indications and Technique – João Cannas
Lecture 6: Minimally Invasive DLIF/OLIF: Indications and Technique – Pedro Varanda
Hands-on session II – Cadaver Lab – TLIF/PLIF and ALIF

Participants & Faculty Dinner

Saturday, November 17th, 2018

Session III – Thoracolumbar Spine Trauma
Lecture 7: MI Percutaneous Transpedicular Fixation Technique – Miguel Casimiro
Lecture 8: MI Percutaneous Transpedicular Fixation in Trauma – Eduardo Mendes
Lecture 9: Percutaneous Cement Augmentation Techniques – Nuno Neves
Hands-on session III - Cadaver Lab – Percutaneous Fixation and Kyphoplasty


Session IV – Other MISS
Lecture 10: MISS in scoliosis – Pedro Fernandes
Lecture 11: Navigation in MISS – Luís Teixeira
Lecture 12: TBA
Session V – MISS Concerns
Lecture 13: Safety in MISS – Rui Duarte
Lecture 14: Tricks of the Trade: How to Stay Out of Troubles! - Paulo Pereira
Hands-on session IV – Cadaver Lab – OLIF and DLIF

Membros honorários


Outras sociedades

Sociedade Portuguesa de Neurocirurgia