In a live-tissue environment (anesthetized pigs) participants will experience:
- The common approaches (anterior) to the thoracic and lumbar spine
- Recognize important anatomical structures relevant to each approach
- Principles in the avoidance and management of common complications
- Vascular repair, selected visceral, abdominal and thoracic repair techniques
The course comprises an introductional lecture (anatomy of the pig), hands-on practical exercises and a Question & Answer session with the experts.
The event will comprise of evidence-based lectures, practical exercises, panel discussions and will provide ample time for discussion between faculty and participants.