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CARS 2010
June 23-26, 2010
Geneva, Switzerland



08:00 | Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery08:00 | Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery

Clinical Day

Chairmen: Leonard Berliner, MD (USA), Eric vanSonnenberg, MD (USA)

08:00 Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery - MISS
Wednesday, June 24, 2009; Estrelsaal A

Session Chairs:
John C. Chiu, DDSc, MD (USA), H.K. Huang, DSc (USA)

08:00 TBA
Invited Speaker:
J.C. Chiu, California Center for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Newbury Park, CA (USA)

08:15 MRI guided applications of signal inducing bone cements on a spine phantom
F. Wichlas, R. Schilling, C. Seebauer, U. Teichgräber, H. Bail,
Charité - Univ. Medicine, Berlin (D)

08:30 Enhancing pedicle screw placement with pre-surgical image-based planning and patient-specific 3D anatomic models
K. Augustine, A. Stans, J. Morris, P. Huddleston, J. Matsumoto, D. Holmes, R. Robb,
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN (USA)

08:45 Navigational high-resolution 3D ultrasound in spine tumour surgery - technical assessment
T. Selbekk, G.A. Tangen, O.V. Solberg,
SINTEF, O. Solheim, G. Unsgard, Y. Nygard, St. Olav Univ. Hosp., Trondheim (N)

09:00 What is the maximum echo time for thermometric monitoring during percutaneous laser disk decompression?
U. Wonneberger, F. Streitparth, T. Walter, J. Rump, U. Teichgräber,
Charité - Univ. Medicine, Berlin, B. Schnackenburg, Philips GmbH, Hamburg (D)

09:15 Technical feasibility and clinical efficacy of 3D-navigation in posterior spinal instrumentation
J.-S. Jarvers, T.R. Blattert, C. Josten,
Univ. of Leipzig, S. Katscher, Helios Clinic Borna (D)

 09:30 Break