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1 Aesculap Spine activ L Training Concept Lumbar Artificial Disc

2 Generation: activ Sharing Expertise in Non Fusion Technique Our goal is to acquire, preserve, and expand knowledge for the healthcare market. We pledge to use, share, and broaden knowledge in dialogue with all our partners. We will transform our knowledge into products and services that embody the three fundamental values of our corporate culture: innovation, efficiency, sustainability. 2

3 With 15 years of experience and as a provider of a lumbar artificial disc we have a special responsibility for ensuring an excellent education of the surgeon resulting in a superior clinical outcome. To impart a thorough knowledge of the product and technique is a prerequisite to this goal. Therefore, we offer a number of courses for the lumbar artificial disc activ L. Following our philosophy, we have clear guidelines relating to the use of the activ L product. 3

4 4 Generation: activ

5 Course Overview activ L Courses: Sawbone Workshop Clinical Instructional Course Clinical Visits endorsed by Basic Spine Courses: Surgical Access Management in Spine Surgery Management of Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) using fusion and non-fusion techniques 5

6 activ L Courses Sawbone Workshop Participants: Surgical team: Surgeon, assistant surgeon, OR personnel 1 day before first surgery Target Group: For surgeons who already have experience with spine arthroplasty and want to learn the surgical technique of activ L. A certified sawbone workshop is offered before the first activ L surgery. The workshop should train the OR team for instrument handling and the surgical technique. The certificate qualifies the surgeon to perform an activ L surgery. endorsed by 6

7 Clinical Instructional Course max. 4 participants Chairman: Dr. Sola every month from May on, dates are available on request Target Group: For surgeons who already have experience with spine arthroplasty and want to learn the surgical technique of activ L. Place: Rostock, Germany first day starting at 2pm: access, indications, surgical technique Workshop: Dummy workshop second day ending at lunch time: live surgery This course is an intensive training on the lumbar artificial disc and focuses on the new Aesculap activ L disc. In a Hands-on-Workshop the instrument handling and surgical technique is trained. One surgery will be performed during the course and the participants are invited to assist the case. 7

8 activ L Courses Clinical Visits Beside the clinical instructional courses we offer clinical visits in different reference centers for the lumbar artificial disc. These clinical visits are individually offered upon request. Target Group: For surgeons who already have experience with spine arthroplasty and want to learn the surgical technique of activ L. Please contact our hospital visit organization. endorsed by 8

9 S A F E T Y 9

10 Basic Courses Surgical Access Management Spine max. 12 participants May 2006 Chairman: Prof. Beisse, Dr. Vieweg, Dr. Weißkopf, Dr. Sola, Dr. Kilian Target Group: Surgeons who are beginners for lumbar artificial disc surgeries. 3 days 3 approach techniques on the spine: anterior lumbar (midline and anterior-lateral), minimally invasive posterior lumbar, thoracoscopic Theory: Access, anatomy, complication management Workshop: Access training in sawbone and porcine workshops 10

11 This course is an intensive access management training for different approaches. Beside the minimally invasive posterior lumbar approach technique, a thoracoscopic approach to the anterior spine and the anterior lumbar approach are trained intensively. For the anterior lumbar approach, the midline approach as well as the anterior-lateral approach will be a topic. All techniques are trained in form of porcine workshops in the professionally equipped training center of the IRCAD institute in Strasbourg, France. 11

12 Basic Courses Degenerative Disc Disease Management max. 12 participants autumn 2005 Chairman: Dr. Kilian Place: Koblenz, Germany 2 days treatment concepts in lower lumbar spine from fusion to non-fusion Theory: Indications, access, anatomy, complications Cadaver Workshop: Access and surgical technique 12

13 This course summarizes different treatment options for degenerative disc disease. What is the indication for spinal fusion and non-fusion techniques? Anatomical and biomechanical aspects are discussed. Beside being taught the approach techniques and surgical techniques of the posterior and anterior lumbar spine, the participants will have the opportunity to train the techniques in cadaver workshops. 13

14 Course Certificate: Permanent disc user (minimum of 15 lumbar artificial disc surgeries): has successfully attended on the B. Braun Aesculap Sawbone Workshop for activ L certified sawbone workshop with activ L is mandatory recommended attendance at a clinical instructional course For surgeons who are not acquainted with the lumbar artificial disc: has successfully attended on the B. Braun Aesculap Sawbone Workshop for activ L certified sawbone workshop with activ L is mandatory attendance at a clinical instructional course is mandatory recommended attendance at one of the basic spine courses has successfully attended on the B. Braun Aesculap Clinical Instructional Course for activ L 14

15 Course Organisation: B. Braun Aesculap Event Management Am Aesculap-Platz Tuttlingen Fax: Courses: Phone: Dagmar Bantle Karin Keller Clinical Visits in reference centers: Nga Duong Detailed programs of each course will be available on request prior to the courses. The dates for the monthly courses will be announced separately. 15

16 All rights reserved. Technical alterations are possible. This leaflet may be used for no other purposes than offering, buying and selling of our products. No part may be copied or reproduced in any form. In the case of misuse we retain the rights to recall our catalogues and pricelists and to take legal actions. Aesculap AG & Co. KG Am Aesculap-Platz Tuttlingen Telefon Fax Brochure No. O /1/1

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