AOSpine Advanced Symposium—Ageing Spine Surgery
Budapest, Hungary
27 Oct 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
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This symposium will address specific and controversial issues of ageing spine surgery like deformity correction, MIS techniques or tumor resections. New perspectives on ageing spine surgery offer new learning insights for even an experienced surgeon. Risk factors and complications are highlighted topics of the symposium.

This symposium will offer you a challenging learning experience with interactive sessions facilitated by faculty in their field of expertise, in a modular format.

The event will comprise of evidence-based lectures, case presentations, and debates and will provide ample time for discussion between faculty and participants.

Event program
Learning objectives
Module 1: Recognize the possibility for the minimal invasive surgery for segmental instability, select the appropriate surgical invasiveness and approach and decide on timing, approach and extension of surgery
Module 2: Select the proper treatment modality based on individual evaluation, prevention and management of complications with MIS and open VCF surgeries and use appropriate diagnostic and management tools for SIF
Module 3: Perform preoperative analysis on spinal alignment and balance, Select the proper correction method and Apply preventive actions and manage the biomechanical complications
Module 4: Apply evidence based systems to evaluate a spinal metastasis and consider the surgical morbidity in terms of the expected outcome
Aron Lazary  (Chairperson)
Ufuk Aydinli  (Educational Advisor)
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Type AOSpine
Level Advanced
Region Europe and Southern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope Regional
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Format Symposium
Content Case studies, Debates, Lectures
Target audience Neurosurgeon, Orthopedic surgeon, Spine surgeon
Closing date27 Oct 2016
Available places7
Cancellation policyNo refund for cancellations within one month before event
Payment options and information
Payement by bank transfer available:

Account holder: ASSZISZTENCIA Kft.
Bank:K&H Bank ZRt.
Bank address:H-1133 Budapest, Pozsonyi út 77-79.
IBAN:HU18 1040 1000 5051 5048 5750 1013

Remark: Please mention your name and 16AOS
Included services
Course bag
Coffee breaks
Course dinner
Course materials
Intellectual property
Course materials, presentations, and case studies are the intellectual property of the course faculty. All rights are reserved. Check hazards and legal restrictions on

Recording, photographing, or copying of lectures, practical exercises, case discussions, or any course materials is strictly forbidden. Participants violating intellectual property will be dismissed. 

The AO Foundation reserves the right to film, photograph, and audio record during their events. Participants must understand that in this context they may appear in these recorded materials. The AO Foundation assumes participants agree that these recorded materials may be used for AO marketing and other purposes, and made available to the public.

Ms Catherine Antonetti (Project Manager)
AO Spine ESA
Project Manager
Stettbachstrasse 6
8600 Dübendorf
Ms Edina Buzás (Logistical Support)
AO Foundation
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos
Phone+41 81 414 25 54


Alkotás u. 63

H-1123 Budapest

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