joimax(R) Conducts an International Live Spinal Surgery Workshop in Cooperation With the Medical University of Graz, Austria

Spine Specialists Take Part in the Endoscopy Workshop With Live Spinal Surgeries

Mar 14, 2011, 06:32 ET from joimax GmbH

KARLSRUHE, Germany, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On 17 and 18 March 2011, the Medical University as well as the Institute for Anatomy in Graz, Austria, were the sites of a two-day international joimax(R) Workshop focused on the endoscopic resection of herniated discs utilizing the TESSYS(R) method. The first day, Dr. Wolfgang Kreil and Univ. Doz. Dr. med. Sandro Eustacchio of the Medical University Graz will operate on camera on two patients with herniated discs using the TESSYS(R) method. The participating orthopaedic surgeons and neurosurgeons from Germany, Austria, Greece, Bulgary, Italy and Macedonia will experience the surgery procedure firsthand. While operating on the patients, one of the operating surgeons will explain each step of the TESSYS(R) surgery and answer questions of the workshop attendees. Afterwards Dr. Wolfgang Kreil and Dr. Sandro Eustacchio will lead scientific presentations and panel discussions on how the transforaminal endoscopic technique works and what their experiences have been, while discussing several case examples.

On the second day, joimax(R) hosts an intensive cadaver training course at the Institute for Anatomy Graz. The practical training and hands-on learning experience gained at cadaver workshops such as this one is an important first step in the three-step joimax(R) CM3 Education Program. In this comprehensive program, experienced surgeons and application specialists train each workshop member to use the TESSYS(R) Method. The subsequent steps of the Education Program are visitations, followed by live surgeries accompanied by joimax(R) Medical Trainers and application specialists.

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The innovative medical technology company dedicates itself to combined surgical technologies, particularly to minimally invasive spinal procedures ("joined minimal access technologies"). joimax(R) focuses on development, manufacturing and marketing of the technology and methods for integrated endoscopic surgical access to the spinal column, with optimized visualization. The joimax(R) fully integrated visualization, documentation and tissue removal technologies enable surgeons to conduct their operations independently in a cost effective manner. With the comprehensive education program CM3 which incorporates joimax(R) workshops, visitations and surgeries accompanied by experienced medical trainers and application specialists, the implementation of the procedure will be supported right from the start. joimax(R) considers itself a partner of operating physicians, living the motto "helping to treat patients!".

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