Minimally invasive approaches to the cervical spine

Minimally invasive approaches to the cervical spine

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Curriculum: Participants will learn essential neurosurgical anatomy of the neck and cervical spine as well as the concept of planning and performing minimally invasive neurosurgical procedures on the cervical spine s. Handling of neurosurgical equipment, and advanced neurosurgical approaches to the cervical spine.

Date: 16. – 17.06.2023

 Social Activities: A networking dinner will take place June 16th in Zagreb. The cost of the dinner is included in the course fee.


Day 1: Friday June 16th

08:30 – 08:40

Welcome and introduction

Lectures and Hands-on dissection

08:40 – 09:00

Basic concepts of minimally invasive spinal surgery on the cervical spine

09:00 – 09:20

Basic neurosurgical anatomy of the cervical spine

09:20 –11:00

MIN ventral cervical discectomy

11:00 – 13:00

MIN cervical placement of cage and plate

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch break

14:00 – 15:45

MIN cervical corpectomy

16:00 – 18:00

MIN dorsal decompression via laminoplasty


Networking Dinner


Day 2: Saturday June 17th

Lectures and Hands-on dissection

08:30 – 08:50

Basic MIN techniques for dorsal instrumentation of the cervical spine

08:50 – 13:30

Screw placement on the cervical spine

13:30 – 14:00

Lunch break

14:00 – 15:30

Free hands-on training on all stations


End of course and handout of certificates of attendance






Trg Nikole Šubića Zrinskog 1



TEL: 385 1 6057 483
FAX: 385 1 6057 480




Accommodation during all courses:

The registration fee includes all expenses during the course (lunches, coffee, networking dinner, etc.) The hotel room will be booked by the organizing team on your behalf and at your expense.

Additional nights can be booked but must be announced to our traveling agency Ban tours via e-mail: