joimax(R) Successfully Carries out 5th International Live Surgery Workshop in Co-Operation With APEX Spine Center

KARLSRUHE, Germany, October 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — On 14 and 15 October the Klinikum Starnberg, Munich, as well as the anatomy of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany, were the site of a two-day joimax(R) workshop focussed on the endoscopic resection of herniated discs performed by the TESSYS(R) method. Highlight of this international workshop were two live surgeries observed by 21 participating orthopaedic surgeons as well as neurosurgeons in the adjacent conference room of the Starnberg Residence.

Dr. med. Michael Schubert of the Munich APEX SPINE Center operated on two patients, explained every single step of the surgery and answered the auditorium’s questions. Several workshop participants were able to watch the surgery directly in the operating room. The live surgeries were preceded by an intensive cadaver training in the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich. Participants came from Germany, Austria, Italy, England, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Lebanon. Renowned faculties like Dr. Florian Maria Alfen, Dr. Guntram Krzok, Dr. Carl-Hans Furstenberg, Dr. Wolfgang Kreil as well as Dr. Manuel Panne, anaesthesiologist in Munich, contributed to a successful event.

The Bayerische Rundfunk TV station was live onsite on 14 October and aired the report titled “Schnelle Hilfe dank Endoskopie” (“Fast relieve through endoscopy”) the very same evening at best broadcasting time.

About joimax(R)

The young and innovative medical technology company dedicates itself to combined surgical technologies (“joined minimal access technologies”), particularly in the area of spinal treatment. joimax(R) develops, produces and markets tried and tested user-friendly systems for endoscopic spinal surgery, always staying on top with the latest technology. With extensively trained staff amassing years of industry experience, joimax(R) has acquired key skills in the areas of equipment technology, systems, hard and software, instrumentation, endoscopes, disposable products, implants and x-ray protection. With the comprehensive education program which incorporates workshops, visitations and operations accompanied by an experienced application specialist, the implementation of the procedure will be supported right from the start. joimax(R) considers itself a partner of operating physicians, bearing the motto “helping to treat patients!”.

joimax(R), TES(R), TESSYS(R), iLESSYS(R), CESSYS(R), Vitegra(R), Camsource(R), Shrill(R), Versicon(R), Intracs(R), Legato(R), Tigrip(R) and SPOT(R) are registered trademarks of the joimax(R) GmbH.


Josh Sandberg

Josh Sandberg is the President of Ortho Spine Partners and Partner for The De Angelis Group. He also serves as Co-Founder and Editor of OrthoSpineNews.

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