The 2nd ACMISST 2013 JAPAN



Presidential guest lecture

Introduction of Speaker

Nationality : USA
Name : Dr. Anthony Yeung

Title :
State of the Art of Transforaminal Surgery for painful degenerative conditions of the lumbar spine with emphasis on identifying the pain generators.
(Date and time 3/29 13:15-14:15)

Affiliation :
Desert Institute for Spine Care, AZ,USA

Introduction : Dr. Anthony Yeung is a renowned American surgeon and long-time leader in the field of minimally invasive spine surgery, especially PELD, since the dawn of its initial development. He will share with us his wealth of knowledge and experience in PELD. This is a golden opportunity for practitioners interested in PELD.

Nationality : Sweden
Name : Dr. Wolfgang Rauschning

Title :
Lumbar Spine Pain Generators and MISS Perspectives on Spinal Stenosis.
(Date and time 3/29 17:00-18:00)

Affiliation :
Uppsala Univ,Sweden

Introduction : Professor Wolfgang Rauschning is an orthopadeic surgeon and also works for the department of Anatomy, Uppsala University, Sweden. He will give a lecture about anatomy, focusing on its useful aspects for surgery. Performing minimally invasive spine procedures requires special knowledge of anatomy. Professor Rauschning’s lecture using breathtaking slides will provide valuable knowledge unfamiliar to many of us.

Nationality : Germany
Name : Dr. Stefan Hellinger

Title :
Is there a place for minimal invasive and endoscopic surgery on the lumbar spine ? Are there any advantages for the future ?
(Date and time 3/30 10:45-11:45)

Affiliation :
Arzt fur Ambulante Operationen, Munchen, Germany

Introduction : One of the most active surgeons in the field of MISS, Dr. Hellinger is deservedly called a trailblazer in PELD and pioneer of intradiscal therapy. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn about his expertise and techniques recently developed in Europe.

Nationality : USA
Name : Dr. Daniel H Kim

Title :
Current and Future Epiduroscopic Techniques and Procedures
Affiliation :
Director of Spinal Neurosurgery and Reconstructive Peripheral Nerve Surgery Memorial Hermann Health System Department of Neurosurgery University of Texas

Introduction : Dr. Daniel Kim is an expert in minimally invasive spinal surgery, both endoscopic and robotic, peripheral nerve surgery, and complex spinal reconstruction. Dr. Kim has won numerous awards and honors, authored hundreds of papers and published seventeen surgical textbooks. He is a preeminent researcher in peripheral nerve repair through nerve transfer and nerve graft, and is also recognized for his work in neurorehabilitation through robotics and cortical stimulation, spinal biomechanics and innovative neuromodulation treatments for chronic pain.