August 14, 2018

ISASS to host endoscopic course Sept. 14-15, 2018

Back by popular demand, “Endoscopic and Percutaneous New Technologies and Techniques, Navigation and Robotics Course” is being held for the third year, Sept. 14-15, 2018 at Science Care in Denver, CO, US. Dr. Albert Telfeian, MD, PhD will be chair. Course description: Course participants will combine didactic and lab learning, spread over two days, to understand the latest techniques related to minimally invasive endoscopic spine surgery. Highlights include sessions on: Endoscopic Spondylolisthesis Treatment – Is Fusion Needed? Or is Existing Nerve Root Decompression Adequate Potential and Challenges in Robotic Surgery Clinical Experience in Navigation and Robotics Click here for the full agenda and to register.   Thanks to our sponsors: Elliquence Globus Medical Joimax Karl Storz Richard Wolf MIC
August 13, 2018

Vertebral Columns – Summer 2018

Read the Summer 2018 issue of Vertebral Columns. In this issue: Ambulatory Spine Centers, NSAIDs in Spine Surgery, Stem Cells, and more!
May 1, 2018

ISASS Welcomes New Management

As mentioned during the Presidential Address at the Annual Meeting in April, ISASS is growing and moving into a new era for the organization and has changed management teams. We are contracting with the Management Services Program of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), which also provides management services to 14 other specialty societies, including CSRS (the Cervical Spine Research Society). This arrangement increases our resources and capabilities without major capital investments. We believe this new arrangement will present ISASS with added opportunities to grow. This management service arrangement was decided on by the Board of Directors of ISASS. ISASS remains a wholly independent entity. The ISASS Board will continue driving the strategic vision of the organization by representing […]
April 9, 2018

Vertebral Columns – Spring 2018

Read the Spring 2018 issue of Vertebral Columns. In this issue: outpatient spine surgery, reducing blood loss, and what’s new in thoracolumbar fixation.