This Course has been cancelled due to ongoing Covid-19 pandemic
ISMISS Turkey 2020 Endoscopy Course Basic Training Course for Full-endoscopic Surgery (partnered with RIWOSpine)
Dates and the venue
October 3 and 4, 2020. Hilton Doubletree Istanbul Topkapi.
(It was April 4-5, 2020 before postponement due to Covid-19 pandemic).
ContentTheory and principal practice of full-endoscopic spine surgery. The participants will find enough time to practice interlaminar and transforaminal approaches.
Getting an overview of theoretical basics of endoscopic
surgical techniques and interventional pain therapy procedures and gain
initial experience in practical application.
FacultyCourse organizers: Mehmet ZİLELİ, Cumhur KILINÇER.
Trainers: RIWOSpine trainers (Ali Güven YÖRÜKOGLU, Dirk GOETHEL,...)
DurationOne-day (You may register for April 4, 2020 or April 5, 2020. The content will be the same). Hours: 08.30-16.15.
(April 3 registrations has been moved to October 3; and April 5 registrations has been moved to October 4, 2020)
Participant numberThe total participant number will be 16 for each day. The number of tables will be 4. Thus, there will be 4 participants at each table with one instructor.
Educational material and toolsThe training will be performed on Realistic Models (TM). This models has special anatomical and material properties simulating buman body tissues, spinal structures, blood and liquor cerebro-spinalis properties, and provides an optimal environment for basic courses. For the details of the models visit: https://www.realists.de/realspine
The endoscopic tools will be provided by Wolf company.
The full theoretical content of the course will be given during the course in the printed form.
LanguageThe official language of the course is English.
- 08:30 : Welcome
- 08:40 : Lecture: The transforaminal full-endoscopic approach in disc herniations
- 09:00 : Video demonstration of transforaminal approach
- 09:30 : BREAK
- 09:45 : Demonstration of transforaminal approach on the model
- 10:00 : Hands-on training
- 12:00 : LUNCH BREAK
- 13:00 : Lecture: The Interlaminar full-endoscopic approach in disc herniations
- 13:20 : Video demonstration of interlaminar approach
- 13:50 : BREAK
- 14:00 : Demonstration of interlaminar approach on model
- 14:15 : Hands-on training
- 16:15 : End
RegistrationThe registration fee is 700 Euros till February 13, 2020 for international delegates. After that, it will be 800 Euros. On-site registration will be 900 Euros, in case of seat availability. Participants of Joint Meeting of Istanbul Spine Masters & ISMISS Turkey 2020 will have 100 Euros discount (Early: 600 Euros, Late: 700 Euros, On-site: 800 Euros). VAT is included in those rates.
Total seats for the international delegates is 22. Registration will be done in "first come first served" basis.
Participants should arrange their accomodation by their own. We suggest the course hotel "Hilton Doubletree Istanbul Topkapi" for lodging. The course secretariat would like to help you. You can reach to Mr. Naci Armagan at firstname.lastname@example.org.