In May 2017, NASS will run two intensive hands-on courses in Guangzhou, China as part of the 10th Annual Congress of the Chinese Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
The first course at the meeting is the “Ultrasound and Fluoroscopic Guided Lumbar Procedures Workshop” on 11 May. This course is the second opportunity for NASS to explore the use of ultrasound and fluoroscopic-guided technology in lumbar injections, following the successful conclusion of the inaugural workshop in Singapore, 29-30 October 2016. For an in-depth review of this event, see our write-up from faculty member, Allen Chen, here.
The Guangzhou course, chaired by David Fish, David O’Brien, Jianyuan Jiang and Rong Limin, will focus on lumbar spinal injections and stimulation techniques. It will provide hands-on opportunities for participants to familiarise themselves with the latest technologies, as well as attend talks discussing the role of injections in the overall care and rehabilitation of the spine patient. Attendees will also learn safe anatomical and radiological principles for each injection from experienced faculty.
The second course, on 12 May, is the “Principles and Techniques of Complex Spine Surgery Workshop”, will give delegates the opportunity to participate in cadaveric workshops featuring new and innovative technology—including radiofrequency ablation—as well as attend talks discussing the contraindications, potential complications and different technical parameters involved in a number of complex procedures.
This workshop—the fifth jointly planned NASS-CAOS workshop—features Yong Hai, Jianyuan Jiang, Jeffrey Wang and Rong Limin as faculty members.
Both workshops will take place at the Zhongshan School of Medicine, Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China.
Because NASS are only accepting a limited number of corporate sponsors at this workshop, corporations are in a unique position to feature their spine systems to hundreds of captivated surgeon attendees by sponsoring a workstation. Companies can bring expert faculty and product specialists to demonstrate systems and techniques. For more information about sponsorship, please contact [email protected].