Full Name
Uwe Spetzger
Chairman and Professor
Klinikum Karlsruhe / Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Brief Bio
Innovative, tech-savvy long-standing head of a neurosurgical department with teaching and research assignment at the Faculty of Computer Science of the KIT. Specific knowledge of computer-assisted and robotic medicine, as well as management experience as CEO of the Karlsruhe Klinikum with over 4,500 employees and sound expertise in construction planning and timely commissioning of the new hospital building in 2022. Neurosurgeon with over 20 years of professional experience in a management position. Extensive experience in the field of computer-assisted neurosurgery with research, teaching and application of the latest technologies, as well as expertise in the development of neurosurgical instruments and patient specific implants.
Neurosurgery, Spine surgery, Navigation and Robotics
Order of Merit of the State of Baden-Württemberg
The past, present and future of minimally invasive spine surgery: a review and speculative outlook. Spetzger U, Von Schilling A, Winkler G, Wahrburg J, König A. Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol. 2013 Aug;22(4):227-41. doi: 10.3109/13645706.2013.821414. Clipping of a partially thrombosed giant VA aneurysm. von Schilling A, Spetzger U. Neurosurg Focus. 2015 Jan;38(VideoSuppl1):Video18. doi: 10.3171/2015.V1.FOCUS14598. Frameless neuronavigation in modern neurosurgery. Spetzger U, Laborde G, Gilsbach JM. Minim Invasive Neurosurg. 1995 Dec;38(4):163-6. doi: 10.1055/s-2008-1053478. Surgical planning, manufacturing and implantation of an individualized cervical fusion titanium cage using patient-specific data. Spetzger U, Frasca M, König SA. Eur Spine J. 2016 Jul;25(7):2239-46. doi: 10.1007/s00586-016-4473-9. Epub 2016 Mar 1. Microsurgically produced bifurcation aneurysms in a rabbit model for endovascular coil embolization. Spetzger U, Reul J, Weis J, Bertalanffy H, Thron A, Gilsbach JM. J Neurosurg. 1996 Sep;85(3):488-95. doi: 10.3171/jns.1996.85.3.0488.

19 October 2023 (Thursday)

Time Session
Michele DIANA Moderator
Pei-Yuan Lee Moderator
Mei-Chi Meeting Room, IRCAD 2F

20 October 2023 (Friday)

Time Session
Miguel Ike MENDOZA Moderator
Uwe SPETZGER Moderator
  • Navigated spinal spondylodesis using intraoperative cone beam CT imaging - experience after more than 100 consecutive surgical cases
    Uwe SPETZGER Speaker
  • Multi-modal information integration for functional neurosurgery
  • B5-01 The use of a surgical navigation system to aid the ablation of invisible colorectal liver metastases
    Karin Olthof Presenter
  • B5-02 Towards real-time intraoperative ultrasound registration for accurate navigation in pelvic cancer surgery
    Marijn Hiep Presenter
  • B5-03 Refinement of autologous breast reconstruction by 3D image simulation and printing
    Cherng-Kang Perng Presenter
  • B5-04 Quantitative Three-Dimensional Measurements of Acetabular Fracture Displacement Could Be Predictive for Native Hip Survivorship
    Miriam Oldhoff Presenter
  • B5-05 Efficacy of ICG Fluorescent Cholangiography in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: A Comparative Study between Image-Guided and Standard Technique
    Hurng-Sheng Wu Presenter
  • B5-06 3D-Virtual and Augmented Reality Image-guided in re-do parathyroidectomy
    Hurng-Sheng Wu Presenter
  • B5-07 Implementation of augmented reality in laparoscopy: is it feasible yet?
    Christian Heiliger Presenter
  • B5-08 Fluorescent positive staining via segmental Portal vein ICG injection in laparoscopic hepatectomy by aid of 3D liver simulation
    yu yin Liu Presenter
  • B5-09 A 3D surface-based Registration System for Minimal Invasive Surgical Robotics
    Kuan Ju Wang Presenter
  • B5-10 Intraoperative gyrus image registration to revise navigation system of Neurosurgery
    Yen-Yu Wang Presenter
Auditorium, IRCAD 1F