Cervical spine masterclass | May 23rd and 24th, 2024

Spotlight on Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy and C1-C2 Pathology

A request for European accreditation is submitted to the UEMS/EACCME.

  • Spine surgeons, orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons
  • Spine fellows (neurosurgical, orthopedic)
  • Senior residents neurosurgery and orthopedics

Programm day 1:


10.30   Course registration & coffee  
11.00 Welcome M. Spruit and M. Pouw
11.05 Literature update and recent insights in Denerative Cervical Myelopathy RJ. Kroeze
11.35 Spinosus split technique for cervical laminectomy K. Kitamura (Online)
12.05 Case presentations DCM (+/- deformity)  A. Rood, M. Spruit, P. Horsting and K. de Bree
13.05 Lunch  
14.00 Update on C1-2 pathology: treatment and how to avoic C0 R. Bartels
14.30 Case presentation trauma C1-2 M. Pouw
14.50 Case presentation cranial migration C1-2 K. de Bree
15.10 Break  
15.40 Case presentation instability C1-2 A. Neuts
16.00 Case presentations Participants
17.15 Wrap up and transfer to restaurant  

Programm day 2:


08.30 Workshop posterior cervical spine 8 cadavers  
10.30 Break  
11.00 Workshop posterior cervical spine  
12.30 End of workshop and farewell lunch  
  • Update on Treatment of Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy
  • Discuss challenging cases of Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy
  • Update on Treatment of Upper Cervical Pathology
  • Discuss challenging trauma-tumor-deformity-congenital cases of Upper Cervical Pathology
  • Hands-on cadaver workshop posterior cervical spine

Registration fees (including 21% VAT):

  • Before 1 February 2023: €540,00
  • After 1 February 2023: full delegate of €575,00

After registration you will automatically receive a confirmation and an invoice. In case of cancellation before March 1, the registration fee will be refunded with a €25 administration fee. No refunds will be made after this date.

Maximum availability of 25 persons, on a first come, first serve base.

More information

For more information please contact Ella Rozendaal.

CongresLink | Ella Rozendaal
Phone: 0031- 6 208 522 47
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.congreslink.nl

Both days will take place in Radboudumc, but in different centers. 


Day 1:

Radboudumc Nijmegen 
Experience Center (room Oversteek) 
Geert Grooteplein Noord 15 
6525 EZ Nijmegen


Day 2:

Radboudumc Nijmegen
Study Center
Geert Grooteplein Noord 21
6525 EZ Nijmegen

Cars can be parked at Radboudumc (24 hours a day; maximum height: 2.10 m)

Adres: Geert Grooteplein-Zuid 10, 6525 GA Nijmegen

Route to Radboudumc main entrance via Geert Grooteplein

The garage contains 4 spaces with charging stations for electric cars.

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