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Hands-on cadaver workshops are designed to focus on few participants to permit maximum opportunity for a personal experience from which the educational goals are achieved. Our workshops are instructed by experienced faculty who will present anatomy, patient selection, product application, technical guidance and case reports pertaining to the maxmorespine® system. Workshop format will include lectures, interactive Q&A, hands-on experience and live surgery observation (may not be available at all workshops). We invite you to participate in one of our scheduled workshops or contact us to explore other educational opportunities.


As workshops have limited capacity, early registration is highly recommended. Please complete and submit the below Registration Form. You will receive a confirmation letter along with the schedule, hotel recommendations and tuition invoice with payment instruction.

For further details or individual training
please contact us:
Phone: +49 (0)69 300 883 027
E-mail: info@max-more.com

*workshops are added continually to support the growing demand for training on the maxmorespine® system. Please re-visit our site for future workshop postings or contact us for educational updates via Registration or Contact Forms.


Individual training with an endoscopic spine expert and a tailored curriculum is offered at various locations as well as can be conducted at your institution. Such programs can include surgical observation, cadaver hands-on and/or assistance during first procedures by a preceptor. We are dedicated to helping you achieve comfort and competence in endoscopic spine techniques and improving patient care. Contact us to learn more about preceptorship opportunities or complete the Registration Form to be notified.


Transforaminal: Dural Tears During Lumbar Spinal Endoscopy: Surgeon Skill, Training, Incidence, Risk Factors, and Management

Kai-Uwe Lewandrowski, Stefan Hellinger, Paulo SéRgio Teixeira De Carvalho, Max Rogério Freitas Ramos, José-Antonio SorianO-Sánchez, Zhang Xifeng, André Luiz Calderaro, Thiago Soares Dos Santos, Jorge Felipe Ramírez León, Marlon Sudário De Lima E Silva, Álvaro Dowling, Girish Datar, Jin-Sung Kim and Anthony Yeung

In: Int J Spine Surg published online 1 April 2021

Transforaminal: Transforaminal Percutaneous Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy Through a Transfacet Approach: Detailed Surgical Technique

Leonardo Giacomini, Alexandre Bossi Todeschini, Carlos Eduardo Vasconcelos Miranda, Roger Neves Mathias, Andrei Fernandes Joaquim

In: Journal of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and Technique 6(1):147-151, 2021

Transforaminal: Percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic discectomy in a nine-year-old patient with sciatica: case report, technical note and overview of the literature

P. S. Gadjradj & B. S. Harhangi

In: Child's Nervous System, March 2021

Joint Ablation: Scientific paper MAX J@BLATION system

Various authors

In: MaxMoreSpine scientific department, 2021

Transforaminal: Transforaminal Endoscopic Discectomy for Large, Two Level Calcified, Thoracic Disc Herniations With 5-Year Follow-up

Karlo Houra MD, PhD, Robert Saftic MD, MS

In: Neurospine 2020;17(4):954-959

Transforaminal Endoscopic Surgery: Outside-In Technique

Guntram Krzok

In: Neurospine 2020;17(Suppl 1):S44-57.

General: Is Endoscopic Discectomy the Next Gold Standard in the Management of Lumbar Disc Disease? Systematic Review and Superiority Analysis

Sathish Muthu, MS(Ortho), Eswar Ramakrishnan, MBBS and Girinivasan Chellamuthu, MS(Ortho)

In: Global Spine Journal 1-17, 2020

Thoracic: Transforaminal Endoscopic Thoracic Discectomy: Technical Review to Prevent Complications

Gun Choi, Diego Munoz-Suarez

In: Neurospine 2020;17(Suppl 1):S58-65.

Transforaminal: The evolution of transforaminal endoscopic spine surgery

Ashwinkumar Vasant Khandge, Sagar Bhupendra Sharma, Jin-Sung Kim

In: World Neurosurgery, 2020.08.096, www.sciencedirect.com

Facet Joint: Percutaneous Endoscopic Lumbar Approach to a Facet Joint Synovial Cyst: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Leonardo Giacomini, Alexandre Bossi Todeschini, Carlos Eduardo Vasconcelos Miranda, Roger Neves Mathias, Andrei Fernandes Joaquim

In: Journal of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and Technique 5(2):89-91, 2020

Stenosis | Interlaminar: Therapeutic Feasibility of Full Endoscopic Decompression in One- to Three-Level Lumbar Canal Stenosis via a Single Skin Port Using a New Endoscopic System, Percutaneous Stenoscopic Lumbar Decompression

Kang Taek Lim, Han Ga Wi Nam, Soo Beom Kim, Hyung Suk Kim, Jin Soo Park, Chun-Kun Park

In: Asian Spine Journal, 2019;13-(2)

Stenosis | Interlaminar: Step-by-step sublaminar approach with a newly designed spinal endoscope for unilateral approach bilateral decompression in Spinal Stenosis

Fujio Ito, Zenya Ito, Motohide Shibayama, Shu Nakamura, Minoru Yamada, Hideki Yoshimatu, Mikinobu Takeuchi, Kenzo Shimizu, Yasushi Miura

In: Neurospine, 2019-16

Transforaminal: Full Percutaneous Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion Using the Facet-sparing, Trans-Kambin Approach

Christian Morgenstern, MD, PhD, James J. Yue, MD,† and Rudolf Morgenstern, MD, PhD

In: Clin Spine Surg, volume 00, 2019

General: Technology advancements in spinal endoscopy for staged management of painful spine conditions

Friedrich Tieber, Kai-Uwe Lewandrowski

IN: Journal of Spine surgery, 2019

Transforaminal: Technical Consideration of Transforaminal Endoscopic Spine Surgery for Central Herniation.

Girish P. Datar, Ajit Shinde, Kalyan Bommakanti

In: Indian Journal of Pain, 2018

Transforaminal: How I do it: percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic discectomy for lumbar disc herniation

Paul R. A. M. Depauw & Pravesh S. Gadjradj & John S. Soria van Hoeve & Biswadjiet S. Harhangi

In: Acta Neurochirurgica, 2018

Transforaminal: Selection of Tubular and Endoscopic Transforaminal Disc Procedures Based on Disc Size, Location, and Characteristics

Ovidiu Palea , Michelle Granville, Robert E. Jacobson

In: Cureus 10(1): 2018

Transforaminal: PTED study: design of a non-inferiority, randomised controlled trial to compare the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic discectomy (PTED) versus open microdiscectomy for patients with a symptomatic lumbar disc herniation.

Ankie Seiger, Pravesh S Gadjradj, Biswadjiet S Harhangi, Job LC van Susante, Wilco C. Peul, Maurits W van Tulder, Michiel R de Boer, Sidney M Rubinstein

In: BMJ OPEN, 2017

PSLD: Cervical sagittal alignment after different anterior discectomy procedures for single-level cervical degenerative disc disease: randomized controlled trial

Roland D. Donk & Hisse Arnts & Wim I. M. Verhagen & Hans Groenewoud & Andre Verbeek & Ronald H. M. A. Bartels

In: Acta Neurochir (2017) 159:2359–2365 DOI 10.1007/s00701-017-3312-z

PSLD: What’s the best surgical treatment for patients with cervical radiculopathy due to single-level degenerative disease? A randomized controlled trial

Roland D. Donk, Andre L. M. Verbeek, Wim I. M. Verhagen, Hans Groenewoud, Allard J. F. Hosman, Ronald H. M. A. Bartels

In: PLOS ONE https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0183603, 2017

Transforaminal: Clinical outcomes after percutaneous transforaminal endoscopic discectomy for lumbar disc herniation: a prospective case series

Pravesh S. Gadjradj, BSc, Maurits W. van Tulder, PhD, Clemens M. F. Dirven, MD, PhD, Wilco C. Peul, MD, PhD, MBA, and B. Sanjay Harhangi, MD, PhD

In: Neurosurg Focus 40, 2016

Transforaminal: Percutaneous Transforaminal Endoscopic Discectomy for Lumbar Disc Herniation

Pravesh S. Gadjradj, BSc and Biswadjiet S. Harhangi, MD, PhD

In: Clin Spine Surg, 2016

Transformainal: A brief history of endoscopic spine surgery

Telfeian MD, PhD, Veeravagu MD, Oyelese MD, PhD, Gokaslan MD

In: Neurosurgical Focus, 2016

Transforaminal: "Outside-in" Technique, Clinical Results, and Indications with Transforaminal Lumbar Endoscopic Surgery

Kai-Uwe Lewandrowski, MD

In: Int. Journal of Spine Surgery, 2014

Transforaminal: Percutaneous Transpedicular Lumbar Endoscopy: A case Report

Priyank Uniyal, DNB ortho, Gun Choi, MD, PhD, Bhushan Khedkkar, DNB ortho Pohang Wooridul Hospital, Pohang, Korea

In: International Journal of Spine Surgery, 2013-38

Transforaminal: Radiation Exposure to the Surgeon during PELD

Yong Ahn, MD, PhD, Chang-Ho Kim, RT, June Ho Lee, MD, Sang-Ho Lee, MD, PhD, and Jin-Sung Kim, MD

In: Spine Volume 38, 2013

MaxDisc: Outcome predictors of percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy and thermal annuloplasty for discogenic low back pain

Yong Ahn & Sang-Ho Lee

In: Acta Neurochir (2010) 152:1695–1702 DOI 10.1007/s00701-010-0726-2

Transforaminal: Endoskopische Bandscheibentherapie mit dem MaxMore System

Jerosch, Steinleitner

In: Minimal invasive Wirbelsäulenintervention, 2009

Transforaminal: Endoscopic Transforaminal Discectomy for Recurrent Lumbar Disc Herniation

Thomas Hoogland, MD, PhD, Karolien van den Brekel-Dijkstra, MD, PhD, Michael Schubert, MD, and Boris Miklitz, BSc

In: Spine Volume 33, 2008

Transforaminal: Lumbar Endoscopic Micro Decrompression

Dr. T. Hoogland

Dr. Thomas Hoogland, Munich presentation 2008

Interlaminar & Transforaminal: Full-Endoscopic Interlaminar and Transforaminal Lumbar Discectomy versus Conventional Microsurgical Technique

Ruetten, Sebastian MD, PhD; Komp, Martin MD, PhD; Merk, Harry MD; Godolias, Georgios MD

In: Spine Journal, 2008-33

Transforaminal: Percutaneous Endoscopic Transforaminal Disc Abration - a new minimally invasive surgical method for the regeneration of painful degenerative lumbar discs

M. John, T. Hoogland, J. Reul, B. Miklitz, A. Ramirez

ALPHA KLINIK, Muenchen, 2008

Transforaminal: Endoscopic Transforaminal Discectomy for Recurrent Lumbar Disc Herniation

T. Hoogland, K. van den Brekel, M. Schubert, B. Miklitz, A. Ramirez

In: Spine Journal 2008; Volume 33; Number 9

Transforaminal: Continuous Infusion of Remifentanil under Local Anaesthesia for Minimal Invasive Spine

Hansjoerg F. Leu, Stefan M. Kern

Int. Course for Percutaneous Endoscopic Spinal Surgery and Minimal Invasive Techniques, 2007

PSLD: Long-term outcome after anterior cervical discectomy without fusion

Rishi D. S. Nandoe Tewarie, Ronald H. M. A. Bartels, Wilco C. Peul

In: Eur Spine J (2007) 16:1411–1416 DOI 10.1007/s00586-007-0309-y

Transforaminal: Transforaminal Posterolatera Endoscopic Discectomy with or without the Combination of a low-dose Chymopapain: a Prospective Randomized Study in 280 Consecutive Cases

Thomas Hoogland MD, PhD, Michael Schubert MD, Boris Miklitz BSc nd AgnesRamirez

In: SPINE, 2006-31

Transforaminal: Transforaminal Posterolateral Endoscopic Discectomy with or without the Combination of a low Dose Chymopapain

Hoogland MD PhD, Schubert MD

In: SPINE, 2006-31

Transforaminal: Nukleotomie mit Foraminoplastik bei lumbalen Bandscheibenvorfällen. Endoscopic Transforaminla Nucleotomy with Foraminoplasty für Lumar Disc Herniation

Hoogland, T., Schubert, M.,

In: Oper Orthop Traumatolog 2005/5:641-661

Transforaminal: Transforaminal Posterolateral Endoscopic Disectomy With or Without the Combination of a Low-Dose Chymopypain: A Prospective Randomized Study in 280 Consecutive Cases.

In: Spine 2006;31(24) E:890-E897

Transforaminal: Transforaminal disctomy with foraminoplasty for lumbar disc herniation

T. Hoogland

Surgical Techniques in Orthopaedics and Traumatology. 55-120-C-40, 2003.

Transforaminal: Endoskopische transforaminale diskektomie

T. Hoogland, C. Scheckenbach, H. Dekkers

Ambulant operieren, 6, 4: 1-3, 1999

Intradiscal: New in Vivo Measurements of Pressures in the Intervertebral Disc in Daily Life

H. Wilko, P. Neef, M. Coimi, T. Hoogland, L.Claes.

In: Spine 24, 8, 775-762, 1999

Transforaminal: Die endoskopische transforaminale Diskektomie bei lumbalen Bandscheibenvorfällen

T. Hoogland, C. Scheckenbach

Orthopädische Praxis, 34, 5: 352-355, 1998

Transforaminal: Endoskopische transforaminale diskektomie erfolgreich?

Dr T Hoogland

In: Extracta orthopaedica, 12: 12-16, 1997

Cervical: Low-Dose Chemonucleolysis Combined with Percutaneous Nucleotomy in Herniated Cervical Disks

T. Hoogland, C. Scheckenbach

In: Journal of Spinal Disorders, 8, 3: 228-232,1995

Transforaminal: Die perkutane lumbale Nukleotomie mit Low-Dosis Chymopain, ein ambulantes Verfahren.

T. Hoogland, C. Scheckenbach

Z. Orthop. 133,106-113, 1995

Transforaminal: Erfahrungen nach 2000 ambulanten Bandscheibenoperationen

T. Hoogland, C. Scheckenbach, Ch. Wagner, München

Ambulant operieren, 3, 1: 1-6, 1994

Transforaminal: Out-Patient Endoscopic Lumbar Laserdiscectomy.

T. Hoogland

Proceedings : International Symposium Laser
in Orthopaedics, San Francisco, September 27-19, 1991

Transforaminal: Ambulante perkutane Diskoplastik bei Rückenschmerzen

T. Hoogland, B. Miklitz



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