Organizing Committee Member
Wagih El Masri
Wagih El Masri WEM trained in the specialty of spinal injuries at Stoke Mandeville, Oxford, Guys Hospitals & the USA between 1971 and 1983. To date, he personally treated 10,000 patients with traumatic Spinal Injuries acute, subacute, rehabilitation phases as well as in the long term. He is the author of the concept of Ã¢â‚¬Å“Physiological Instability of the Injured Spinal Cord Ã¢â‚¬Âand an advocate for the evidence-based Active Physiological Conservative Management of the patient. He lectured worldwide in developed and developing countries, contributed to the literature with over 140 publications including the Prognostic Indicators of Neurological Recovery, the long-term incidence of Post Traumatic Syringomyelia, and the increased incidence of Bladder Cancer in SCI patients. He held the offices of President of the International Spinal Cord Society & Chairman of the British Association of Spinal Cord Injury Specialists.