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XVIII ESRA Eastern European Cadaver Workshop


Semmelweis University
1st Institute of Pathology and Experimental Cancer Research
H-1085, Budapest, Üllői út 26


Friday, 16 October 2020 | 13:00 – 18:00

Saturday, 17  October 2020 | 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

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ESRA Member*
Non- Member** €200

* ESRA  Members must have renewed their membership for 2020 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

To learn more about the ESRA membership benefits access this link.

**A free ESRA membership 2021 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 2021 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 16 September 2020 – full refund
  • Cancellations received between 17 September and 8 October, 2020 – 50% refund
  • As of 9 October, 2020 – 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

E: office@esraeurope.org I W: www.esraeurope.org

International Faculty

Paul Kessler (Chair), Germany
Olivier Rontes, France
Yavuz Gürkan, Turkey
Peter Merjavy, UK

Local Faculty

Gergely Rácz, Hungary
Attila Bondár, Hungary
Gabriella Iohom, Hungary


Friday 16,2020


13.00-14.00            Registration


14.00                       Welcome

Paul Kessler, Chair ESRA Workshops
Gergely Rácz, Chair Pathology and Experimental Cancer Research, Semmelweis University, Budapest


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

  • Anatomy of brachial plexus
    G.Rácz, HUN
  • Nerve blocks above the clavicule
    A. Bondár, HUN
  • Nerve blocks below the clavicule
    P. Merjavy, UK
  • Organising remarks
    G. Rácz, HUN


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



Saturday, October 17, 2020


8.15 – 10.00   Session 2  – Lower Extremity Blocks                        


  • Anatomy of the lumbo-sacral plexus
    G. Rácz, HUN
  • Nerve blocks of the lumbar plexus
    P. Kessler, GER
  • Nerve blocks of the sacral plexus
    O. Rontes, FRA


10.00 – 10.30        Coffee Break


10.30 – 12.30        Workshop II – Cadaver WS    

  • Lower extremity blocks
  • Ultrasonography for peripheral nerve blocks         


12.30 – 13.30         Lunch Break


13.30 – 15.30  Session 3 – Thoraco-abdominal Nerve Blocks                        

Chair:A. Bondár

  • Anatomy for thoraco abdominal nerve blocks
    G. Rácz, HUN
  • Thoracic wall blocks
    Y. Gürkan, TUR
  • Abdominal wall blocks
    G. Iohom, HUN

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, GER
G. Rácz, HUN


End of workshop

European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS/EACCME)
An application will be made to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS): www.uems.net

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.