Dr Timo Ecker

eccElearning Spine Surgery Education Programme Faculty

Dr Timo Ecker is a highly experienced Spine Surgeon and a key member of the eccElearning Spine Surgery Education Programme faculty. The Spine Surgery Education Programme contains 180 Spine Surgery Lectures, and contains Specialist Certificates and the full Postgraduate Diploma in Spine Surgery. The eccElearning Faculty is made up of¬†over 140 expert spine surgeons and educators. They have¬†collectively supported the development of the world’s first comprehensive, online postgraduate education programme in a medical sub-speciality, spine surgery.

Dr Timo Ecker - Spine Surgery Faculty - eccElearning

Dr Timo Ecker

  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Inselspital, University of Bern, Switzerland

Contributions of Dr Timo Ecker

General Principles and Indication for Conservative Treatment of Thoracolumbar Spine Fractures - Spine Surgery Lecture - Thumbnail

Lecture: General Principles and Indication for Conservative Treatment of Thoracolumbar Spine Fractures

DOI 10.28962/01.3.120

This spine surgery lecture discusses the conservative treatment of thoracolumbar spine fractures. In it, the stabilising factors of thoracolumbar spine are looked at, and the principles of conservative management are discussed.

Specific Surgical Treatment of Thoracolumbar Spine Injuries - Spine Surgery Lecture - Thumbnail

Lecture: Specific Surgical Treatment of Thoracolumbar Spine Injuries

DOI 10.28962/01.3.121

This spine surgery lecture looks at the surgical treatment of thoracolumbar spine injuries. It covers the surgical principles and treatment of thoracolumbar fractures, beginning with an explanation of the key factors which affect the decision making including the timing, approach, degree of stabilisation, and the need for the restoration of anterior column or restoration of tension band mechanism.