Arab Spine Conference to Begin tomorrow

The Sultanate, represented by the Ministry

of Health (MOH), will host tomorrow (Thursday) the 4th Arab spine


The conference will be held under the auspices of Dr. Ahmed bin

Mohammed al-Saidi, Minister of Health, at the Oman Convention and

Exhibition Center (OCEC).

The conference aims at imparting education and updating knowledge

of spine and neuro surgeons to be useful for patients with spine


The three-day conference will highlight the latest advancements and

updates regarding spine diseases and surgeries, discussing the

management and diagnostic aspects of spinal trauma, fractures, and


The conference will join spinal surgeons, neurosurgery and

orthopedic surgeons, as well as medical and assistant medicals, and

health workers in rehabilitation and physiotherapy specialties.

The scientific program of the conference will present 74 working

papers and research through 12 scientific sessions that underline

Interventional Spinal Pain Therapy, Degenerative Lumbar Spine

Disease (DLS), Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS) and

Spondylolisthesis and sacroiliac joint (S.I.J), in addition to Trauma,

Tumors and Vascular, Deformity, and Spinal Infection. Besides the

sessions, the conference will include keynote lectures and display 12

scientific posters from different Arab countries.

Source: Oman News Agency