2nd SGS-SYNS Hands-on Spine Course

Advanced thoraco-lumbar spine

We are proud to announce the second edition of the SYNS-SGS Hands-on Course - Advanced thoraco-lumbar spine! Come and join us in Geneva!


The Course will take place on June 22nd-23rd 2023 at the SFITS Institute in Geneva with the support of SGS.


Target: it's addressed to experienced neurosurgical and orthopaedical residents (ideally 4th to 6th YOT) interested in spine surgery


Topics: focused talks on the advanced approaches to the thoraco-lumbar spine and a two-day hands-on session in the top-quality level wet-lab in Geneva. The first day will be focused on antero-lateral approaches (XLIF, ALIF), while on the second day we will address the dorsal corpectomies.

NOTE: Participants are also asked to send a case presentation each. The best three will be selected and discussed during the case-discussion sessions.


Fee: 650.- CHF, included 2-day full access to the lessons and the wet-lab sessions, as well as the course apéro-dinner.


Places: are limited to 16 participants



Prof. Dezsö J. Jeszenszky (Zürich)

Moriz Deml (Bern)

Marisa Gandia (Madrid)

Martin Stienen (St. Gallen) 

Dennis Dominguez (Geneva)



NOTE: the registration will be finalized only after the reception of the course fee.



Cancellation policy: Cancellation up to 2 weeks prior to event, 100% refund. Cancellation up to 1 week prior to event, 50% refund. Cancellation within 1 week prior to event, no refund.


Course Program
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