SYNS Hands-on Spine Course 2022

March 18-19th, 2022 - Basic Lumbar Spine

The annual SYNS Basic Spine course is intended to provide young neurosurgical residents (1st/3rd year of training) with focused talks on the most common neurosurgical approaches to the spine and to implement them during a two-day hands-on session.


This years' Hands-on Basic Lumbar Spine Course will take place at the Anatomical Institute of the University of Bern. The trainees will be able to perform the basic approaches to the lumbar spine becoming familiar with the anatomy, the drill and the microscope.

The subscription fee of 300.- CHF includes the use of all workshop material as well as the social dinner. Places are limited to 12 participants. 


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Heiko Richter - St. Gallen

Martin Stienen - St. Gallen

Morten Wasner - Basel

Raluca Reitmeir - Zürich

Ralph Schär - Bern

Christoph Albers - Bern

Jens Fichtner - Bern


The full program of the course will be provided after the registration


Organiser: Dr. Valentin Steinsiepe (SYNS Spine Course Coordinator)

For questions please contact the SYNS Staff at


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