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Tumour & Infection Days

31 March & 1 April 2023 – Budapest, Hungary

We are pleased to invite you to this brand-new event realised as another fruitful collaboration between EUROSPINE, the Spine Society of Europe and the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS).
This event will focus exclusively on tumours and infections. Be sure to learn from well-known leading experts, discuss with peers and exchange with the renowned faculty.

co-host

Event Highlights

InsightTalks

International experts will share their personal experience and evidence-based practices focusing on different clinically significant topics in the management of spinal tumours and infections.

Moderated Debates

Controversial elements of diagnostic and therapy will be dissected in interactive discussions led by a professional moderator and involving the audience.

Technological Updates

Industry partners will present the latest devices, implants, and evidence-based developments to support the decision-making process and surgical treatment of special conditions.

Confirmed Speakers

Andreas Demetriades

Edinburgh, UK

Thomas Blattert

Ingolstadt, Germany

Áron Lazáry

Budapest, Hungary

Florian Ringel

Mainz, Germany

Stefano Boriani

Milan, Italy

Zdenek Klezl

Prague, Czech Republic

Jeremy Reynolds

Oxford, UK

Alessandro Gasbarrini

Bologna, Italy

Andreas Demetriades

Edinburgh, UK

Thomas Blattert

Ingolstadt, Germany

Áron Lazáry

Budapest, Hungary

Florian Ringel

Mainz, Germany

Stefano Boriani

Milan, Italy

Zdenek Klezl

Prague, Czech Republic

Jeremy Reynolds

Oxford, UK

Alessandro Gasbarrini

Bologna, Italy

Confirmed Speakers

Andreas Demetriades

Edinburgh, UK

Thomas Blattert

Ingolstadt, Germany

Áron Lazáry

Budapest, Hungary

Florian Ringel

Mainz, Germany

Stefano Boriani

Milan, Italy

Zdenek Klezl

Prague, Czech Republic

Jeremy Reynolds

Oxford, UK

Alessandro Gasbarrini

Bologna, Italy

Programme

EUROSPINE & EANS SUMMIT – 31 March & 1 April 2023
Please note that the preliminary programme is subject to change (as of 16 December 2022)
Friday, 31 March 2023

Session 1 

Rock Solid Basis

InsightTalks

15:00 – 16:30

Stefano Boriani, Milan, Italy
Recognise the enemy: differential diagnosis
Radiation therapy in primary and secondary spinal tumours
Going into the techal sac
Lions in sheep clothes: aggressive benign lesions
Áron Lazáry, Budapest, Hungary
Less is more: role of MIS in mets

Networking Break

16:30 – 17:00

Debate

17:00 – 17:45

Role of surgical treatment in spinal primary infections

Saturday, 1 April 2023, Morning

Session 2 

Essential Upgrades

InsightTalks

08:15 – 09:45

Spinal sacroma resection and major vessel replacement 
Jan Štulík, Prague, Czech Republic
C2 tumour resections and reconstruction
Jeremy Reynolds, Oxford, UK
Complex lumbo-pelvic reconstruction
Fight against the multiresistant pathogens
Florian Ringel, Mainz, Germany
Surgical Site Infections: wound and implant management

Networking Break

09:45 – 10:15

Moderated Discussion

10:15 – 11:00

How to reduce surgical complication? (case-based)

Lunch Session

12:30 – 13:15

En bloc spondylectomy and anterior column reconstruction

Alessandro Gasbarrini, Bologna, Italy
Expert in action: En bloc spondylectomy

13:15 – 13:45

For anterior column reconstruction...

...I use mesh cage
...I use expandable cage
...I use PMMA
...I use bone
...I use carbon fiber stackable cage
Saturday, 1 April 2023, Afternoon

Session 3 

Cutting-edge Technology

InsightTalks

14:00 – 15:30

As I see - surgical navigation
Neuromonitoring extradural/intradural
Robots in action
3D printing from planning to patient specific implants
Sci-fi or reality - enigneer's view

Networking Break

15:30 – 15:45

Moderated Discussion

17:00 – 17:45

Real-world spine surgery: management of infections and tumours with limited resources

Stefano Boriani, Milan, Italy
Oncological principles
Fundamentals of spinal infection treatment
Thomas Blattert, Ingolstadt, Germany
Minimum vs optimum spine unit for management of tumours and infections

Programme

EUROSPINE & EANS SUMMIT – 31 March & 1 April 2023
Please note that the preliminary programme is subject to change (11 January 2023)
Friday, 31 March 2023

Session 1 

Rock Solid Basis

InsightTalks

15:00 – 16:30

Stefano Boriani, Milan, Italy
Recognise the enemy: What we are dealing with?
Riccardo Cecchinato, Milan Italy
Lions in sheep clothes: Agressive benign lesions
Enrico Tessitore, Geneva, Switzerland
Less is more: MISS and separation surgery for spinal metastases

Networking Break

16:30 – 17:00

Debate

The role of surgery for primary spinal infections

17:00 – 17:45

Moderation: Andreas Demetriades

Zdenek Klezl, Prague, Czechia
Principles of decision making
Ufuk Aydinli, Bursa, Turkey
Case 1 - Discitis with epidural abscess, no deficit
Marton Ronay, Budapest, Hungary
Case 2 - Segmental Deformity
Florian Ringel, Mainz, Germany
Case 3 - Preseptic multimorbid frail patient
Andreas Demetriades, Edinburgh, UK
Conclusions

IndustryTechUpdate 1

18:00

Saturday, 1 April 2023, Morning

Session 2 

Essential upgrades

InsightTalks

08:15 – 09:45

Klaus-Dieter Schaser, Dresden, Germany
Spinal sarcoma resection and major vessel replacement
Jeremy Reynolds, Oxford, UK
Complex lumbo-pelvic reconstruction
Florian Ringel, Mainz, Germany
Surgical site Infections: Wound and implant management

Networking Break

09:45 – 10:15

Moderated Discussion

How to reduce surgical complication? A case-based disussion

10:15 – 11:00

Moderation: Cordula Netzer, Basel, Switzerland

Jorrit-Jan Verlaan, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Case presentation
Ufuk Aydinli, Bursa, Turkey
Case presentation
Cordula Netzer
Conclusions

IndustryTechUpdate 2

11:15

Expert in action: En bloc spondylectomy

12:30 – 13:15

Alessandro Gasbarrini, Bologna, Italy

Networking Break

13:15 – 13:45

Saturday, 1 April 2023, Afternoon

Session 3 

Cutting-edge Technology

Cutting-edge Technology

13:45 – 15:15

Markus Schultheiss, Ulm, Germany
As I see ­– surgical navigation and its pitfalls
Klaus Schnake, Erlangen, Germany 
Robots in action
Tamas Haidegger, Budapest, Hungary
Sci-fi or reality - An enigneer's view

Networking Break

15:15 – 15:30

IndustryTechUpdate 3

15:30 – 16:30

Moderated Discussion

Real-world surgery: Management of infections and tumours with limited resources

16:45 – 17:45

Stefano Boriani, Milan, Italy
Oncological principles
Áron Lazary, Budapest, Hungary
How to handle expected functional deficits in complete sacral resections
Thomas Blattert, Ingolstadt, Germany
Minimal vs. optimal spine unit for tumour management

Spring Summit Registration

31 March & 1 April 2023 ­– Budapest, Hungary
A room allotment has been reserved for participants at the venue.
Once you have registered for the event, you will receive a confirmation email.
This will contain a link for the room booking.
Please refer to the confirmation email for further details. 

Venue

Budapest Marriott Hotel – Budapest,
Apáczai Csere János u. 4, 1052 Hungary