Announcing ISASS15 Award Winning Papers

April 16, 2015

ISASS is pleased to announce this year's award winning papers.

Sponsored by Dr. and Mrs. Hansen Yuan
Best overall Paper, The ISASS Leon Wiltse Award


#100: Minimally Invasive SI Joint Fusion Using Triangular Implants vs. Non-surgical Management of Chronic SI Joint Dysfunction: Results of a Prospective Multicenter Randomized Trial
Presenting Author: Peter Whang, MD

Best Clinical Paper, The Charles D. Ray Award

#498: Predictors of Revision Surgery in Adult Spinal Deformity and Impact on Patient-reported Outcomes and Satisfaction – 2-year Follow-up
Presenting Author: Cyrus Jalai

Best Basic Science Paper

#362: Intervertebral Kinematics Correlate with T2 Relaxation Times in the Lower Human Cervical Spine
Presenting Author: Thomas Cha, MD

Best Poster

#46: Comparison of One-level versus Two-level Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: Clinical and Radiographic Follow-up at 60 Months in Patients Serving as Control Groups in Randomized Trials
Presenting Author: Donna Ohnmeiss, PhD

Sponsored by Tom Errico, MD
Kostuik Innovation Award

#514: Post Operative Cervical Deformity in 215 Thoracolumbar Adult Spinal Deformity Patients: Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Impact on Patient-reported Outcome and Satisfaction at 2 Year Follow up
Presenting Author: Nancy Worley