OLIF is a pioneering, advanced course, specially designed by experts, to learn how to perform oblique approach to the lumbar spine in a 4-step learning pathway. This training is delivered through a variety of innovative formats:

  • Phase I – anatomy and surgical technique on e-Learning
  • Phase II – skills lab lead by expert faculty
  • Phase III – first cases with remote or on-site proctoring
  • Phase IV – feedback forum with faculty and participants on first cases


Surgeons already experienced in anterolateral procedures who are willing to be trained on this specific technique and committed to implanting the oblique approach in their practice. 


By attending this course, participants will:

  • Acquire the knowledge and skills to start practicing the treatment of the degenerative lumbar spine with the OLIF approach
  • Interact with peers and experts implanting the oblique approach regularly in their practice


Geneva, Switzerland


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