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Shifa International Hospitals Ltd, Islamabad has been given this privilege to host 30th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF PAKISTAN SOCIETY OF NEUROSURGEONS, Reshaping Neurosurgery from Controversies to Consensus, November 23rd – 26th, 2017 at Hotel Serena, Islamabad.
- -To bring together neurosurgeons from all over Pakistan & Internationally.
- -To enhance health & improve life through advancement of neurosurgical education & scientific exchange.
- -To enhance skills & Introduce new techniques in hands on skills workshops.
Programme is divided into two parts – Workshop and Conference:
Workshops – part didactic, part hands on – that reviews the most common complex spine techniques used in contemporary spine surgery.
Participants will have ample time to familiarize themselves with the techniques and review the relevant anatomy on cadavers.
MIS (Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery) is growing rapidly throughout the world to minimize the muscle dissection and avoid post-operative pain. It also helps early mobilize patient and also reduces hospital stay. At the moment, it is not practical in Pakistan in most of centers while it is need of time. This workshop is aimed at providing residents and building neurosurgeons to get real hands on experience on cadavers with ample time to learn as there are minimal number of participants.
There is a good number of patients who develop vertebral collapse either due to osteoporosis or trauma. These patients can benefit from vertebroplasty. This procedure can be done percutaneously under C-Arm guidance as an outpatient procedure. Each participant will be allowed to practice vertebroplasty with ample time to learn.
We are arranging a 1 and half day workshop on MIS(Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery) and vertebroplasty. A total number of 15 participants will be allowed to attend workshop and no further entry will be possible. The participants will be registered on FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS.