SAS8 Miami, FloridaSAS8 Conference Highlights - Award Winners

The International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery
Presents award winners for ISASS8 Global Symposium, May 6-9, 2008, Miami Beach, Florida, USA.

Best Poster Award

Poster # 63
Lower Incidence of Dysphagia with Cervical Arthroplasty compared to ACDF in a Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial
Authors: P. McAfee, B. Cunningham, F. Phillips, J. Devine, A. Cappuccino, J. Regan

Best Overall Paper Award
The Leon L. Wiltse Award

Abstract #108
Results of the Prospective, Randomized, Multi-Center Food and Drug Administration Investigational Device Exemption Study of the Pro-Disc C Total Disc Replacement vs. Anterior Discectomy and Fusion for the Treatment of 1-Level Symptomatic Cervical Disc Disease
Authors: D. Murrey, M. Janssen, R. Delamarter, J. Goldstein, J. Zigler, B. Tay, B. Darden

Best Clinical Paper Award

Abstract #223
Two Year Interim European Clinical Results of Nucleus Replacement Using an In Situ Cured, Balloon Contained, Injectable Polyurethane Device
Authors: J. Sherman, P. Donkersloot, F. Martens, M. Ahrens, H. Halm, A Tsantrizos, H. Yuan, J.C. LeHuec

Best Scientific Paper Award

Abstract #117
Kinematics of Facet Arthroplasty:  A Comparison of L5-S1 and L3-L4 Levels

Authors: L. Voronov, R. Havey, D. Rosler, S. Sjovold, S. Rogers, G. Carandang, J. Ochoa, A. Patwardhan