The next city of minimally invasive spine surgery master prof. Mayer's speech tour is Shanghai, which is also the closing trip of the academic meetings. Shanghai impression - self-confident and elegant, leading nationwide.
In China, hospitals are always busy and crowded. At 7:00 am, Shanghai Tenth People's Hospital has already started a busy day, and the conference room of the surgical building has already been prepared for the arrival of Prof.Mayer.
The meeting was hosted by Professor Shisheng He.
Professor Shisheng He is a famous minimally invasive spine surgery expert in China. He is one of the most experienced experts in the field of minimally invasive spine surgery. He is currently one of the experts who perform the most intervertebral disc intervention ablation, PELD, MED, minimally invasive approach, minimally invasive percutaneous internal fixation and microscope assisted cervical spine surgery. He has done a lot of groundbreaking work in minimally invasive spine surgery, instrument design, doctor training, scientific research, and established the first center in East China which focuses on training and research of spine diseases.
Professor He was awarded with the title Top 100 Chinese Famous Doctors for two consecutive years.
Professor He went to Schön Klinik Munich Harlaching twice in 2013 and 2014 and co-authored Minimal Invasive Spine Fusion with Professor Mayer.
Professor Mayer was invited to the Orthopedics Department of The Tenth People's Hospital of Tongji University with the topic "35 Years Development of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery". He introduced the history of the Schön Klinik Munich Harlaching and his personal special achievements to the participants.
Introduction of Schön Klinik Munich Harlaching
2018 FIFA World Cup football players pre-match medical consultation
Some important patients
Doctors were listening carefully.
Interaction with Prof. Mayer
Junior doctor invited Professor Mayer to discuss cases.
After Professor He's summary of his long-term clinical experience and careful research, he invented and designed world's first angle-adjustable cervical vertebra tractor and had patent (patent number: 200720074436) for it, making cervical spondylosis traction treatment more effective and convenient.
Professor Shisheng He took the lead in establishing a microscopic-cervical surgery training center in China, and introduced the surgical microscope into the cervical spine surgery, which made the cervical spine surgery safer and more effective, and improved the efficacy and safety of the surgery.
During Professor Mayer's visit to the Tenth People's Hospital, a patient was admitted to the Orthopedics Department, and the patient's condition suddenly changed severely. Professor He invited Professor Mayer to go to the inpatient ward to see the patient in person.
Professor Mayer's arrival made Professor He very happy, the meeting of teacher and student was extraordinarily delightful.
The earliest predecessor of Changzheng Hospital's spine surgery department was the Emergency Surgery Hospital established in 1955. At that time, the hospital only has orthopedics department and general surgery department, and the famous orthopedic expert Kaiyuan Tu was Hospital’s president and the director of orthopedics department.
In December 2002, it was officially opened as Changzheng Orthopedics Hospital, becoming one of the earliest internal hospitals. As the most influential spinal surgery deaprtment of hospital, it was recognized as the leading medical key specialty in Shanghai in 1995. In 2002, it was recognized as Shanghai Clinical Medical Center for Spinal Surgery.
The Spine Surgery Department of Changzheng Hospital has become a national top treatment base, talent training cradle and source of advanced academic thinking.
At present, the Orthopedics Department of Changzheng Hospital is the largest spine surgery department in the hospital and the leader of this specialty in China.
The meeting was hosted by President Xiaojian Ye
Topic of Professor Mayer's lecture, Lumbar Disc Replacement Update 2018.
Changzheng Hospital's doctors listened carefully.
Young faces, and a heart which loves learning.
Prof. Mayer interacted with doctors and answered their questions. He told what he knows as much as he could.
After Professor Mayer's speech, it was a case report session. Junior doctors could communicate with the professor in all aspects in English, and all three cases were very interesting.
For the content of the case discussion, Professor Mayer went to the inpatient area to see the patient.
Changzheng Hospital's Spine Surgery Department has over 150 beds and over 200 medical staffs at all levels. At present, Spinal Surgery Department has annually over 5,000 surgeries. After years of exploration and practice, unique diagnosis and treatment plans for spinal cord injury has been established, which has improved the excellent rate of clinical treatment and significantly reduced the mortality and disability rate. Spinal surgery has become Shanghai Clinical Medical Center and a major leading speciality.
With the end of the speech at Changzheng Hospital, Professor Mayer's academic trip to China has come to an end. Chinese doctors have benefited a lot from the academic meeting.
Next time, we will see you in September in Guangzhou on The 1st Sino-Euro International Orthopedics Summit 2018.