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XVII ESRA Eastern European Cadaver Workshop

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XVII ESRA Eastern European Cadaver Workshop


Institute of Anatomy
U Nemocnice 3
Czech Republic


Thursday, 26 September 2019 | 14:00 – 18:00

Friday, 27 September 2019 | 08:15 – 17:30

Language: English

Workshop Chair: Prof. Paul Kessler

  • Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine
  • Orthopaedic University Hospital Friedrichsheim gGmbHD-60528 Frankfurt


ESRA Member*
Non- Member** €200

* ESRA  Members must have renewed their membership for 2019 prior to registering to the Workshop. In order to benefit from ESRA Membership reduced rate – please apply for membership at least 3 days prior to registration deadline

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**A free ESRA membership 2020 is included for participants from the following countries only: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.

An email with instructions to activate the ESRA membership will be sent after the workshop, when membership registration for 2020 will start.


Payment of registration fees (in EUR) can be made as follows:

By Credit Card: Visa or MasterCard

By Bank Transfer (additional 30 EUR handling fee is required):

  • Please ensure that the name of the Workshop and of the participant are stated on the bank transfer.
  • Bank charges are the responsibility of the participant and should be paid at source in addition to the registration fees.

Please make drafts payable to:

KBC Grimbergen
IBAN BE72 7340 2880 9716 EUR

  • Registration will only be valid upon receipt of the full payment by the registration department according to the deadline indicated. An email confirming registration will only be sent after receipt of the required fees.
  • Outstanding payments will be collected on-site and charged with the on-site rate. A copy of the bank transfer (or other proof of payment) will be required in the event that registration fees were not credited to the Society account on time.



All cancellations must be electronically mailed to office@esraeurope.org

Refund of registration fee will be as follows:

Note, in case of cancellation at any stage, a cancellation fee of EUR 30 will be applied and bank transfer charge will not be reimbursed.

  • Cancellations received up and including 25 August 2019 – full refund
  • Cancellations received between 26 August and 18 September, 2019 – 50% refund
  • As of 19 September, 2019 – no refund will be made

This workshop is limited to 80 participants.



ESRA Office

Tel: +41 22 510 56 10 I Fax: +41 22 510 56 14

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Paul Kessler

Karel Smetana

Ondrej Nanka

Dušan Mach

David Doležal

Olivier Rontes

Yavuz Gürkan

Peter Merjavy

Daniel Nalos

David Sedmera

Pavel Šnajdr

Květoslav Červený

Jan Lukša

Jan Zapletal

Thursday, September 26, 2019


13.00-14.00            Registration


14.00                       Welcome

P. Kessler, Chair ESRA Workshops

K. Smetana, Chair Anatomy Department of Charles University Prague


Session 1        Upper Extremity Blocks
14.15 – 16.00         Chair: P. Kessler


Anatomy of brachial plexus

D. Sedmera, CZE


Nerve blocks above the clavicule

D. Mach, CZE


Nerve blocks below the clavicule

P. Merjavy, UK


Organising remarks

O. Nanka, CZE


16.00 – 16.30         Coffee Break


Workshop I     Cadaver WS

16.30 – 18.00       Upper extremity blocks

Ultrasonography for peripheral nerve blocks


18.00                       End of 1.day of workshop




Friday, September 27, 2019


Session 2        Lower Extremity Blocks                        

8.15 – 10.00           Chair: Y. Gürkan


                                 Anatomy of the lumbo-sacral plexus

D. Sedmera, CZE


                                 Nerve blocks of the lumbar plexus

P. Kessler, DEU


Nerve blocks of the sacral plexus

O. Rontes, FRA



10.00 – 10.30         Coffee Break



Workshop II    Cadaver WS

10.30 – 12.30        Lower extremity blocks

                          Ultrasonography for peripheral nerve blocks         


12.30 – 13.30          Lunch Break



Session 3        Thoraco-abdominal Nerve Blocks                         

13.30 – 15.30          Chair: P. Merjavy


                                 Anatomy for thoraco abdominal nerve blocks

P. Snajdr, CZE


                                 Thoracic wall blocks

Y. Gürkan, TUR


Abdominal wall blocks

D. Doležal, CZE


15.30. – 16.00        Coffee Break



Workshop III    Cadaver WS

16.00. – 17.30         Thoraco-abdominal Nerve Blocks

                          Ultrasonography for thoraco-abdominal nerve blocks



17.30                       Closing remarks

P. Kessler

K. Smetana


End of workshop

European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS/EACCME)
The XVII ESRA Eastern European Cadaver Workshop, Prague, Czech Republic, 26/09/2019- 27/09/2019 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 10 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

American Medical Association (AMA)
Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme .

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognized by the UEMS-EACCME for ECMEC credits are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. For more information, visit: www.royalcollege.ca.

EACCME® credits

Each participant can only receive the number of credits he/she is entitled to according to his/her actual participation at the event once he/she has completed the feedback form. Cf. criteria 9 and 23

26.09.2019 – 3.00
27.09.2019 – 7.00
The EACCME® awards ECMEC®s on the basis of 1 ECMEC® for one hour of CME with a maximum of 8 ECMEC®s per day. Cf. Chapter X of UEMS 2016.20.


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