REPORT: UM SPINE COURSE 2011

 

PROGRAMME on 24th February 2011

 

TIME

TOPICS

SPEAKERS

08:00

Registration  

08:20

Welcome Speech

Assoc Prof Dr Kwan Mun Keong

08:25

Welcome Speech

Head of Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

08:30

Opening Ceremony

Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya

08:40

Surgical Anatomy and Technique of Pedicle Screw Insertion

Dr Deepak Ajit Singh

08:55

The Danger of Thoracic and Lumbar Pedicle Screws

Dr Fazir Mohamad

09:10

MIS TLIF

Dr Koji Sato

09:25

Pitfalls and Complications of MIS TLIF

Dr Koji Sato

09:40

Tea Break

10:10

Surgical Technique (Mantis)

Dr Saw Lim Beng

10:25

Percutaneous versus Open using a Cadaveric Model. Which is Safer?

Dr Saw Lim Beng

10:40

Clinical Safety of Percutaneous Pedicle Screws in Thoracic and Lumbar Spine

Assoc Prof Dr Kwan Mun Keong

10:55

Indications, Pitfalls and Complications

Assoc Prof Dr Kwan Mun Keong

11:10

Case Discussions 

Dr Ishii Ken

Dr Arai Yoshiyasu

Dr Nakano Masato

12:00

Lunch  

12:30

Cadaveric Workshop:  

(i)    Percutaneous Pedicle Screw

(ii) MIS-TLIF

18:00

End of Course: Certificate Presentation