CANCELLED AOSpine Masters Seminar—Spinal trauma and spinal cord injury
Dublin, Ireland
19 Oct 2018 - 20 Oct 2018
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This seminar addresses the evaluation, classification, treatment selection and complications associated with spinal trauma and spinal cord injuries. It explores advances in spinal cord injury treatment and looks at methods of preventing and treating this devastating complication of spinal trauma. The seminar will comprise of didactic lectures and debates by the expert faculty, focusing on providing the best available evidence for each topic. Illustrative cases will also be presented, followed by open and interactive discussion amongst the faculty members and participants.
Learning objectives
Maintain normotension in the patient
Recognize spinal instability
Describe the injury based on an image-based morpho-logical classification
Select the treatment based on the available evidence
Recognize regional/junctional differences
Recognize complications as early as possible
Correct deformity
Niall Eames  (Chairperson)
Michael Grevitt FRCS FRCS(Orth)  (Chairperson)
Maximo Alberto Diez Ulloa  (Educational Advisor)
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Type AOSpine
Level Masters
Region Europe and Southern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope Regional
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Format Seminar (full day)
Content Case studies, Debates, Lectures
Target audience Neurosurgeon, Spine surgeon
Closing date31 Jul 2018
Available places15
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
Euro 290.00 EUR
Available discounts Amount %
Bronze members discount -58.00 EUR 20%
Silver members discount -58.00 EUR 20%
Gold members discount -58.00 EUR 20%
Platinum members discount -58.00 EUR 20%
EANS member discount -14.50 EUR 5%
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Payment options and information
Payment should be done by credit card. If this is not possible, please inform Karin Wandschura ( requesting an invoice indicating your invoice address. Please note that for invoicing/payment by bank transfer a handling fee of EUR 30 will be added.
Included services
Coffee breaks
Course dinner
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 Karin Wandschura (Project manager)
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