6th International Spine Tumor Days

May 20–21, 2022 • Dresden, Germany

6th International Spine Tumor Days

May 20–21, 2022 • Dresden, Germany

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Scientific programme

Here you find the preliminary programme:

Friday – May 20, 2022

08:35–08:45
Room
Opening ceremony – Welcome „6th International Spine Tumor Days“
Saal Bellevue
08:45–09:30
Room
Chair
Session I – Molecular basis, imaging prognostic of spinal tumors
Saal Bellevue
Alexander C. Disch (Dresden/DE), Jan Stulik (Prague/CZ)
08:45An update of molecular pathology and genetic recurrence factors of bone sarcoma
Daniel Baumhoer (Basel/CH)
09:00Individual risk evaluation for local recurrence and distant metastasis in Ewing sarcoma – Implication for spine surgeons?
P. D. Sander Dijkstra (ZA Leiden/NL)
09:15PET Imaging of spinal tumors – What should spine surgeons know and be aware of?
Winfried Brenner (Berlin/DE)
09:30–09:50Coffee Break
09:50–12:00
Room
Chair
Session II – Benign tumors & tumor like lesions – Resection and reconstruction techniques
Saal Bellevue
Klaus-Dieter Schaser (Dresden/DE), P. D. Sander Dijkstra (ZA Leiden/NL)
09:50Influence of neoadjuvant denosumab therapy on surgical strategy in giant cell containing lesions (GCT, ABCs)
Peter Reichardt (Berlin/DE)
10:05Resection of benign tumors and tumor like lesions in the cervical spine
Jan Stulik (Prague/CZ)
10:20Surgical management of aggressive spinal / vertebral hemangioma
Juan Antonio Martin-Benlloch (Valencia/ES)
10:30Endovascular management of aggressive spinal / vertebral hemangioma
Ralf-Thorsten Hoffmann (Dresden/DE)
10:45Osteoid-osteoma of the spine – Tips, tricks and limits of percutaneous ablation techniques
Bernhard Gebauer (Berlin/DE)
11:00Benign pediatric spinal tumors – spectrum and treatment overview (Report from the AO knowledge forum Tumor)
Alexander C. Disch (Dresden/DE)
11:15Keynote lecture
The tactile Internet
Gerhard Fettweis (Dresden/DE)
12:00–13:00Lunch
13:00–14:30
Room
Chair
Session III – Spinal malignancies – Resection & Reconstruction Techniques
Saal Bellevue
Juan Antonio Martin-Benlloch (Valencia/ES), Nasir Quraishi (Nottingham/GB)
13:00En bloc resection for malignant cervical spine tumors: a desparate or worthwhile endeavor?
Jeremy Reynolds (Oxford/GB)
13:15Role of navigation in spinal/ sacral tumor resection – rather obstructive than supportive
Hagen Fritzsche (Dresden/DE)
13:30Multisegmental thoracolumbar en bloc spondylectomy – surgical feasibility versus ongological usefulness?
Alessandro Luzzati (Milano/IT)
13:45Spinal tumors with involvement / encasement of large vessels patients – limit your challenge or challenging your limits?
Klaus-Dieter Schaser (Dresden/DE)
14:00Excision and spinopelvic reconstruction for sacral tumors – nothing can substitute experience…!
Aron Lazáry (Budapest/HU)
14:15Anterolateral approach to the V2 segment of the vertebral artery in tumors of the cervical spine
Abolfazi Rahimizadeh (Teheran/IR)
14:30–14:40Coffee Break
14:40–16:00
Room
Chair
Session IV – Abstract session
Saal Bellevue
Markus Schultheiss (Ulm/DE), Cordula Netzer (Basel/CH)

Saturday – May 21, 2022

09:00–10:30
Room
Chair
Session V – Complications and failures
Saal Bellevue
Alessandro Luzzati (Milano/IT), Klaus-Dieter Schaser (Dresden/DE)
09:00Spinal reconstruction failure in long term survivors – concepts for anterior fusion after multisegmental resection
Jeremy Reynolds (Oxford/GB)
09:15Managing sequalea of posterior approaches and wound complications – plastic coverage and flaps
Adrian Dragu (Dresden/DE)
09:30Intra-/ postoperative CSF leakage in extradural spinal tumor resection – Recognition, avoidance and management?
Florian Ringel (Mainz/DE)
09:45Local recurrencies – impact of underlying primary tumor biology on surgical treatment
Nasir Quraishi (Nottingham/GB)
10:00Keynote lecture
Modern concepts in surgical treatment of spinal chordoma
Ziya L. Gokoslan (Providence/US)
10:30–11:00Coffee Break
11:00–12:00
Room
Chair
Session VI – New trends and perspectives
Saal Bellevue
Ziya L. Gokoslan (Providence/US), Aron Lazáry (Budapest/HU)
11:00Clinical results of proton-beam neo-/ adjuvant radiotherapy for primary spine/ paraspinal sarcomas
Esther Troost (Dresden/DE)
11:15Carbon-fiber implants for the treatment of spinal tumors – biomechanical characteristics combined with advantages for radiation planning, restaging imaging?
Florian Ringel (Mainz/DE)
11:30The NCT MASTER (Molecularly Aided Stratification for Tumor Eradication Research) program – role of precision oncology in sarcoma treatment
Stefan Fröhling (Heidelberg/DE)
12:00–12:15
Room
Summary and Farewell – “Dresden calling” – announcement of the 7th ISTD
Saal Bellevue