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Wien-Alsergrund, Österreich
Währingerstrasse 13

AOSpine DACH Advanced Level Specimen Course – Cervical Spine

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Dear colleagues,


On behalf of AOSpine Austria, we are delighted to invite you to our Advanced Level Specimen Course— Cervical Spine. Outstanding faculty from Austria, Germany and Switzerland will teach their expert knowledge in this interdisciplinary course, taking place at the Center for Anatomy and Cell Biology in Vienna.


The course content is specifically designed for advanced spine surgeons working in the fields of orthopeadics, trauma and neurosurgery. All the important aspects of approach, instrumentation and complications' avoidance will be covered in this event. Renowned faculty will support, and familiarize you with established standards and tricks to simplify your work.


The Center for Anatomy and Cell Biology in Vienna has proven to offer state-of-the-art infrastructure, and a professional working atmosphere for our high-level course.


We look forward to welcoming you to this special event.




Josef Georg Grohs, Chairperson

Medizinische Universität Vienna


Alexander Örley, Chairperson

Universitätsklinik Innsbruck


Claudius Thomé, Educational Advisor

Medizinische Universität Innsbruck



This event is targeted at advanced, certified surgeons with 3 to 5 years of experience in spine surgery who are aiming to further improve their knowledge and/or specialisation in the management of spinal trauma and specific techniques.


The focus of this course is on practical exercises on anatomical specimens, aiming at providing the participants with tips and tricks for everyday practice in the operating theater.

In hands-on trainings, ventral and dorsal approaches to the cervical spine as well as methods of decompression and stabilization of the cervical spine will be shown and practiced.


After the event, participants will be able to:
• Identify the appropriate access to the cervical spine.
• Consider critical structures during the access.
• Describe the necessary structures of the cervical spine.
• Prepare the cervical spine for the chosen implant.
• Successfully manage the implementation.


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