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DISC HERNIATION : Back to Basics
R. Gunzburg & M. Szpalski




FRIDAY NOVEMBER 16, 2018

7.30 Registration

7.55 Welcome


BASICS
Chair: M. Nordin

8.00 Mechanisms in disc herniation
Hans Joachim Wilke (Ulm)

8.15 Biomechanical challenges of nucleus replacement and annular repair
Hans Joachim Wilke (Ulm)

8.30 Disc anatomy and pathophysiology of disc and disc herniation
Sally Roberts (Oswestry)

8.50 Discussion

9.05 Natural history of disc hernia
Dino Samartzis (Chicago)

9.20 Role of end-plate in disc hernia
Dino Samartzis (Chicago)

9.35 Myelopathy in cervical disc herniation
Carlotta Martini (Milan)

9.50 Discussion

10.00 Coffee Break

10.30 Debate : Role of infection in genesis of disc degeneration and disc hernia
Manu Capoor (New-York) vs Jean-Charles Le Huec (Bordeaux)


DIAGNOSIS
Chair: R. Guyer

11.00 Imaging of disc hernia, including standing MRI and what can we learn from high field strength MRI and UTE imaging of the intervertebral disc?
Francis Smith (Aberdeen)

11.20 Differential diagnosis of sciatic leg pain
Robert Dunn (Cape Town)

11.35 Differential diagnosis of brachialgia – shoulder pain
Robert Dunn (Cape Town)

11.50 Discussion

12.00 Pain mechanisms in disc herniation and sciatica: chemical and mechanical factors
Bjorn Rydevik (Goteborg)

12.15 Gait analysis in disc hernia
Isador Lieberman (Dallas)

12.30 Expectations: assistance or obstacle to recovery?
Christine Cedraschi (Geneva)

12.45 Discussion

13.00 Lunch and Workshops

14.00 NASS Chairman Talk
Dan Resnick (Madison)


CONSERVATIVE TREATMENT
Chair: M. Benoist

14.15 What is the evidence regarding manipulation for disc hernia?
Christopher Colloca (Phoenix)

14.30 Medical treatment, infiltrations and radiofrequency for disc hernia
Ray Baker (Kirkland)

14.50 The return of chemonucleolysis
Pierce Nunley (Schreveport)

15.05 Discussion

15.15 Coffee break


SURGERY BASICS
Chair: C. Lamartina

15.45 The history of surgery for disc herniation
Brad Weiner (Houston)

16.00 Cognitive and behavioral therapy after lumbar disc surgery
Christine Cedraschi (Geneva)

16.15 Fibrosis and other complications
Maryem Aguirre (Exeter)

16.30 Discussion


CERVICAL SPINE
Chair: N. Knoller

16.40 Is fusion necessary?
Michael Mayer (Munich)

16.55 Posterior cervical foraminotomy
Robert Dunn (Cape-Town)

17.10 MISS: anterior, transforaminal, posterior
Brad Weiner (Houston)

17.25 ACDT versus TDR for cervical herniation
Jean-Jacques Abitbol (San Diego)

17.40 Discussion

17.50 End of first day


SATURDAY NOVEMBER 17, 2018

CERVICAL SPINE - THORACIC SPINE
Chair: M. Mayer

8.00 Indications, when to operate
Isador Lieberman (Dallas)

8.15 Mini-open thoracic disc resection
Luis Pimenta (Sao Paulo)

8.30 Thoracoscopy
Jean-Charles Le Huec (Bordeaux)

8.45 Thoracic spine, anterior vs posterior approach
Claudio Lamartina (Milano)

9.00 Discussion


LUMBAR SPINE I
Chair: J.-C. Le Huec

9.15 Disc herniation and cauda equina syndrome
Bjorn Rydevik (Goteborg)

9.30 Indications, when to operate
David Wong (Denver)

9.45 Microsurgery vs open surgery vs loupes
Michael Mayer (Munich)

10.00 Discussion

10.10 Coffee break


LUMBAR SPINE II
Chair: M. Aebi

10.35 Conventional microdiscectomy versus tube discectomy: long term results
Mark Arts (The Hague)

10.50 Extraforaminal and lateral disc herniation
Dave Wong (Denver)

11.05 Recurrent disc hernia, what to do?
Richard Guyer (Dallas)

11.20 Association of annular defect width following lumbar discectomy with risk of symptom recurrence and reoperation
Richard Assaker (Lille)

11.35 Annular repair
Scott Blumenthal (Dallas)

11.50 Long term results of annular closing device
Mark Arts (The Hague)

12.05 Discussion

12.20 Lunch


LUMBAR SPINE III
Chair: I. Lieberman

13.00 Idet
Pierce Nunley (Schreveport)

13.15 Full endoscopic discectomy with saline flow
Jean-Charles le Huec (Bordeaux)

13.30 Transforaminal and endoscopic surgery
Alistair Gibson (Edinburgh)

13.45 Discussion

14.00 Intra- and perioperative complications associated with endoscopic spine surgery
Christoph Hofstetter (Seattle)

14.15 Nucleus replacement
Richard Guyer (Dallas)

14.30 Disc herniations in pediatric patients
Francisco Villarejo (Madrid)

14.45 Discussion


ECONOMY & ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS
Chair: B. Rydevik

14.55 Evidence-based clinical guidelines for multidisciplinary spine care diagnosis and treatment of lumbar disc herniation with radiculopathy
Eric Muehlbauer (Chicago)

15.10 Influence of compensation on results
Margareta Nordin (New York)

15.25 Data from a large Belgian social security fund
Marc Dubois (Leuven)

15.40 Discussion

15.55 HRQoL after microdiscectomy. Results from the Galeazzi Spine Registry
Maryem Ismael (Exeter)

16.10 Opioid abuse for management of pain
Jean-Jacques Abitbol (San Diego)

16.25 Discussion

16.40 End of Symposium





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