AOSpine Principles Course—Infection (TB), Deformity, and Degenerative Spine
Lahore, Pakistan
13 Feb 2014 - 14 Feb 2014
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Learning objectives
Analyze the history and physical examination with a high index of suspicion for primary andpostoperative spinal infection;
Order and interpret appropriate diagnostic tests to confirm infection and identify thecausative organism
Prescribe appropriate evidence-based medical therapy and preoperative prophylaxis
Assess the indications for surgical intervention and perform appropriate surgical procedures
Analyze degenerative spine patients’ history and physical examination findings
Use appropriate diagnostic tools for degenerative spine diseases
Use evidence-based decision making when recommending operative and non-operativeinterventions for degenerative spine diseases
Ijaz Ahmad  (Chairperson)
Dr Atiq Uz Zaman FCPS (Orthopaedic Surgery) MME (Masters Medical Education)  (Chairperson)
Ali Haghnegahdar Neurospine surgeon, Assosiate professor of neurosurgery  (Educational Advisor)
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ID LAHORE_201402
Type AOSpine / AO partner event
Level Principles
Region Middle East and Northern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope National
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Format Course
Content Artificial bone practicals, Case studies, Debates, Lectures
Target audience Neurosurgeon, Orthopedic surgeon, Resident, Spine surgeon
Closing date13 Feb 2014
Available places3
Cancellation policy10% of course fee for cancellations within 14 days before event
Payment options and information
Registration fee: Non members: USD300.- (PKR 33'000.-)
AOSpine Members: USD249.- (PKR 27'500.-)
- online registration with credit card, or
- online registration and bank transfer payment to:
Bank Name: Sindh bank
Account Number : 0606-116001-1000
Branch Name: Ghurki hospital branch, Jallo more Lahore
Currency : USD
Account Holder: Department of Orthopaedic and Spine Center
IBAN: PK20SIND 0006061160011000
Please mention AOSpine Principles Course, Lahore in the payment instructions. Please note that your place is not confirmed or guaranteed until we have received the course fee. To expidite your registration, please send me a copy of the bank transfer statement: Thank you.
Included services
Course bag
Coffee breaks
Course materials
Case based interactive lectures, group discussions, videos, and hands-on training on sawbones will be the educational methods used
Ms Mary Anne Smith (Project Manager)
AOSpine International
Senior Project Manager
Middle East and Northern Africa
Stettbachstr. 6
8600 Duebendorf
Commercial partners
DePuy Synthes