AOSpine Advanced Course—Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Maribor, Slovenia
12 Apr 2019 - 13 Apr 2019
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This two-day event will focus on less-invasive techniques in the treatment of degenerative and traumatic spine disorders.

The case-based event offers a challenging learning experience with interactive sessions facilitated by expert faculty in the field of less-invasive surgical techniques for spinal disorders, sharing their expertise.The second day of the event will be dedicated to demonstrating surgical techniques with live-surgery.The course will follow the latest AOSpine principles for education and life-long learning.

The participants can expect to return home with a better understanding, knowledge and surgical experience using less invasive methods in the treatment of degenerative and traumatic spine disorders.

Course schedule

12 April 2019: 8.30- 18.00 (participant registration 8:00)
13 April 2019: 8.00 -13.00

Event venue

April 12th, 2019
Hotel City Maribor
Ulica Kneza Koclja 22

April 13th, 2019
Maribor University Medical Centre
Ljubljanska ulica 5

This event has been granted by the UEMS-EACCME® 11 CME points.

This event has received compliance approval from EthicalMedTech

Learning objectives
Select the proper patients for MIS procedures
Determine the treatment plan according to all the data available
Balance risk vs benefit ratio in the decision-making process
Choose the best possible surgical technique in order to obtain maximal outcome for the patient
Learn how to avoid complications
Learn how to avoid excessive radiation
Matjaz Vorsic MD  (Chairperson)
Patrick Tropiano  (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 Course
Target audience Neurosurgeon, Orthopedic surgeon, Spine surgeon
Closing date19 Apr 2019
Available places2
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
Euro 490.00 EUR
Available discounts Amount %
Member discount -49.00 EUR 10%
Member plus discount -49.00 EUR 10%
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Payment options and information
If you can not pay via credit card, AOS offers you the possibility to pay by bank transfer. Please note that a 30 Euro handling fee will apply.
If you need an invoice, please send an email mentioning the name, address and in the EU the VAT identification number of the invoice recipient to Catherine Antonetti at
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

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.

Accommodation for participants
Accomodation at a specail rate (70 Euros) can be booked at the 

Hotel City Maribor
Ulica Kneza Koclja 22

T.: +386 2 292 70 19, M.: +386 64 144 144, E.:  E.:

Please mentioned AOSPINE2019

Ms Catherine Antonetti (Project Manager)
AO Spine ESA
Project Manager
Stettbachstrasse 6
8600 Dübendorf
Ms Špela Petelinkar (Logistical Support)
Phone+386 1 230 84 65
Fax+386 1 230 84 59

Event venue

April 12th, 2019
Hotel City Maribor
Ulica Kneza Koclja 22

April 13th, 2019
Maribor University Medical Centre
Ljubljanska ulica 5

Commercial partners
DePuy Synthes