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EMEA Enabling Technology Spine Course

Join us at Sitem-Insel in Bern, Switzerland

Friday, June 21st

The Mizuho OSI EMEA Enabling Technology Spine Course is a one-day cadaveric lab that provides surgeons with the hands-on experience and knowledge they need to effectively use the ProAxis® Spinal Surgery Table and the Trios® Surgical Table with the Levó® Head Positioning System within their practice. The course will be led by experienced spine surgeons who have integrated Mizuho OSI specialty spinal surgical tables into their practices.



Mizuho OSI 2024 EMEA Spine Course

Ideal Participants

The course targets surgeons with experience in spine surgery (3-10 years) who are interested in Mizuho OSI spinal devices and aim to gain the knowledge needed to determine which table solution best fits their daily practice.

Course Format

The course will be a one-day training dedicated to providing comprehensive insight into Mizuho OSI’s ProAxis, Trios and Levó Systems, and the respective synergies with various medical devices. Following an introductory lecture, participants will engage in hands-on demonstrations of diverse surgical techniques. Our experts will showcase the features and benefits of the devices, emphasizing their role in improving patient outcomes.


Flights and hotel accommodations of participating surgeons will be the responsibility of the distributor or attendee.
Mizuho OSI will cover the expenses of the training course organization and course meals.

Course Details

Surgeon Instructor

Dr. Giuseppe Sciarrone

Dr. Giuseppe Sciarrone

Throughout Dr. Giuseppe Sciarrone’s career as a neurosurgeon, he has specialized in disorders and pathologies affecting the spinal column. In recent years, thanks to significant technological advancements, he has turned with great interest and satisfaction to robotic spinal surgery. Over the past twenty years, Dr. Sciarrone has performed over 10,000 surgical procedures.


Surgeon Instructor

Dr. Rodolfo Maduri

Dr. Rodolfo Maduri headshot

Dr. Rodolfo Maduri, a fully Board Certified Neurosurgeon in Switzerland (FMH, federal board) and Italy, and with European Board Certification in Neurosurgery (FEBNS), has dedicated his career to pediatric neurosurgical disorders. His expertise is complemented by his research interests in minimally invasive spine surgery. Dr. Maduri’s contributions to the field are evident in his authorship of numerous book chapters and peer-reviewed articles in the area of spine surgery, including the minimally invasive treatment of spine tumors, cervical disc herniations, and thoracic disc herniations.

Course Schedule*

7:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
8:15 a.m. Case Review
9:30 a.m. Transition to BioSkills Lab
10:00 a.m. Hands-On BioSkills, Rotation #1
  Group 1 – ProAxis
Group 2 – Trios and Levó
12:30 p.m. Lunch – Discussion
1:30 p.m. Hands-On BioSkills, Rotation #2
  Group 1 – Trios and Levó
Group 2 – ProAxis
4:00 p.m. Case Review
5:00 p.m. Course Adjourns

*Schedule subject to change.

Hands-On BioSkills Stations
and Surgical Demos

Exploring the importance of dynamic patient positioning and the advantages of intraoperative robotic hinge technology


Trios and Levó
Exploring the importance of dynamic patient positioning, A/P rotation capabilities, the advantages of intraoperative electromechanical maneuverability, and the importance of an open frame system.

Demo: 360º Cervical Deformity and MIS Lumbar Laminoplasty

Course Lab Location

Freiburgstrasse 3
3010 Bern, Switzerland

Implant Partner

Globus Medical, EMEA

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