Sunday | June 30, 2019 @ Rabelais Amphitheater, Femme Mère Enfant Hospital

Federico Di Rocco: Introduction to the Workshop
14:35-16:30 SESSION 1: Cranio-Vertebral Junction trauma

Chair: Carmine Mottolese, Martina Messing-Jünger
14:35-15:05 Sandip Chatterjee: The spectrum of Atlanto-Axial Dislocations
15:05-15:20 Nobuhito Morota: Epidemiology of cervical spine traumatic lesions in children 
15:20-15:35 Michel Zerah: Clinical aspects in cervical spine traumatic lesions
15:35-15:45 Sandip Chatterjee: What to ask to the radiologist in Atlanto-Axial Dislocations
15:45-16:05 Douglas Brockmeyer: My indications for surgery in CVJ lesions in children
16:05-16:30 Discussion
Coffee break
17:00-18:00 SESSION 2: Management of cervical traumatic lesions 

Chair: Concezio Di Rocco, Nobuhito Morota
Jose Hinojosa: Fractures of the CVJ in children. Diagnosis, management and indications for surgery (anterior or posterior)
17:15-17:30 Alexandru Szathmari: Luxations and subluxations of the CVJ in children. Diagnosis, management and indications for surgery (anterior or posterior)
17:30-17:45 Sandip Chatterjee: Subaxial cervical fractures in children. Diagnosis, management and indications for surgery (anterior or posterior)
17:45-18:00 Douglas Brockmeyer: Case discussion
18:00-19:00 SESSION 3: CVJ tumoral lesions management
Alexandre Vasiljevic: Spectrum of Cervical spine tumoral lesions
Douglas Brockmeyer: Pitfalls of CVJ tumor removal in children
18:30-18:45 Jose Hinojosa: Reconstruction and stabilization after spinal tumor removal in children at the cervical level 
18:45-19:00  Sandip Chatterjee: Case discussion

Monday | July 1, 2019 @ Claude Bernard University Faculty of Medicine

08:00-12:00 SESSION 4: Surgical techniques – Part 1: Posterior approach to the CVJ
Emile Simon: Surgical landmarks of the skull and posterior cervical spine: 3D Study
Massimiliano Visocchi: How I do it:  posterior instrumentation in children
 08:30:08:45 Douglas Brockmeyer: Practical aspects: How I chose my plate and my screws and where I put it: occiput, C1 lateral mass, C2 pedicle, C2 lamina, C2 pars, C1-C2…
 08:45-09:00  Discussion
 09:00-12:00  HANDS-ON WORKSHOP: C0-C2; C1-C2 fixation
12:00-13:00 LUNCHEON SEMINAR:  Duraplasties
13:00-18:30 SESSION 5: Surgical techniques – Part 2: Approach to the subaxial spine
Emile Simon: Surgical landmarks of the anterior cervical spine
Douglas Brockmeyer: When to approach to the subaxial spine anteriorly in children
13:45-14:00 Massimiliano Visocchi: Anterior and anterolateral approach of the subaxial spine
14:00-14:10 Discussion
14:15-17:00 HANDS-ON WORKSHOP: Anterior approach of the subaxial spine (C3) and C3 posterior fixation
17:00-17:20  Sandip Chatterjee: Is there any role of anterior surgery in traumatic AAD
17:20-17:40 Douglas Brockmeyer: Surgical algorithm in CVJ lesions in children according to age
17:40-18:00  Nobuhito Morota: Short- and long-term risks of posterior instrumentation in children and when to remove it
18:00-18:30 PANEL DISCUSSION: Indications for lateral mass screw, C2 pedicle screw, pars screw, lamina screw, C1-C2 transarticular screw, plates…How to choose  

Tuesday | July 2, 2019 @ Claude Bernard University Faculty of Medicine

08:00-12:30  SESSION 6: Surgical techniques – Part 3: transoral approach
Emile Simon: Anatomy for the transoral approach
Alexandru Szathmari: How I do a transoral decompression: principles and indications
08:30-08:45 Massimiliano Visocchi: Complications of transoral decompression and their avoidance 
08:45-09:00 Discussion
09:00-12:30 HANDS-ON WORKSHOP: Transoral decompression
12:30-13:30  Lunch break
13:30-17:30 SESSION 7: Surgical techniques – Part 4: Occipito-cervical decompression
Federico Di Rocco: Posterior fossa decompression: principles and indications
13:45: 14:00
Nobuhito Morota: Posterior fossa decompression: when, why and how I perform a duraplasty
14:00-14:15 Nejat Akalan: Techniques of dural opening and tonsils’ management
14:15-14:30 Martina Messing-Jünger: Closure after Chiari malformation type 1 surgery. Complications avoidance 
14:30-14:40 Discussion
14:40-17:00 HANDS-ON WORKSHOP: Occipito-cervical decompression
17:00-17:15 Douglas Brockmeyer: Long-term results in terms of ossification, stability and clinical results
17:30-18:00   Workshop evaluation