Registration is now open for the ISASS MIS Endoscopic and Percutaneous New Technologies and Techniques, Navigation and Robotics Course being held September 22-23, 2017 in Long Beach, CA, US.

Course Description

This is is a two-day hands-on course for surgeons. This course is presented in morning lectures and afternoon cadaver workshops. It includes exposure on the basics (step-by-step approach) through the state of the art in endoscopic spine surgery. The course emphasizes an interactive discussion format in the morning lectures and actual “hands-on” cadaver training in addition to expert demonstration.

CME Credits

Currently earn up to 16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for this course.



Course Information

Co-Chairs: Al Telfeian, MD and Christopher Yeung, MD

Location: Science Care, Long Beach, CA

Date: September 22-23, 2017

Course Agenda

Friday, September 22, 2017

7:00 am to 8:00 am
Registration and Badge Pickup

7:00 am to 7:45 am
Continental Breakfast

7:45 am to 8:00 am
Welcome – Al Telfeian and Christopher Yeung

8:00 am to 8:20 am
Anatomy of the Lumbar Spine

8:20 am to 8:35 am
Transforaminal Endoscopic Discectomy: Step by Step

8:35 am – 8:45 am
MIS Techniques for Achieving Sagittal Balance

8:45 am to 9:05 am
Interlaminar Endoscopic Discectomy

9:05 am to 9:15 am
Interlaminar Endoscopic Foraminotomy

9:15 am to 9:25 am
Combining Robotics and MIS Spine Surgery

9:25 am to 9:35 am
Lumbar Dorsal Rhizotomy

9:35 am to 9:45 am
Endoscopic Lumbar Laminectomy for Central and Lateral Recess Stenosis

9:45 am to 10:15 am

10:15 am to 10:35 am
Endoscopic Spondylolisthesis Treatment

10:35 am to 10:55 am
Endoscopic treatment of the instrumented lumbar spine (failed lateral recess stenosis, adjacent segment disease, TDR complications, Xlif complications, and more).

10:55 am to 11:10 am
Expandable Cage Applications in MIS to Reduce Complications

11:10 am to 12:00 pm
Questions and Discussion

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

1:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Cadaver Lab Station Rotations

Saturday, September 23, 2017

7:00 am to 8:00 am

8:00 am to 8:10 am
Endoscopic Lumbar Fusion

8:10 am to 8:20 am
Expandable Cage Applications for MIS Deformity Correction

8:20 am to 8:40 am
Endoscopic Cervical Discectomy

8:40 am to 9:00 am
Endoscopic Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy

9:00 am to 9:20 am
How to Achieve a Successful Fusion with MIS Techniques

9:20 am to 9:40 am
Endoscopic Thoracic Discectomy

9:40 am to 10:10 am

10:10 am to 10:30 am
Avoidance and Management of Complications

10:30 am to 10:50 am
Coflex (Dynamic Spine Stabilization)

10:50 am to 11:45 am
Questions and Discussion

11:45 am to 12:45 pm

12:45 pm to 5:45 pm
Cadaver Lab Station Rotations

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