The International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery
The Spine Movement

Volume 5, Issue 1 - January 2012

Regulation and Innovation: The Milliman and NICE Guidelines

Dr. Martin Knight outlines the often overlong process of making a novel technique into an established, reimbursable one, and offers a proposal to allow for speedy access to innovation with minimal risk to the patient.More >

ISASS12 Course & Cadaver Lab Registration Open

ISASS12 keeps getting better and better! Register here for the Course on March 22, covering anterior and revision anterior access as well as lateral, MIS, and endoscopic approaches, and for the Cadaver Lab on March 23, covering Extreme Lateral, Transforaminal Lateral, and Anterior Lateral Interbody Fusions, as well as Percutaneous Disc Augmentation. More >

Announcing the ISASS Coding and Reimbursement Task Force

ISASS continues its renowned advocacy efforts by creating a group dedicated to identifying and advocating solutions to the coding and reimbursement issues faced by our members. More >

ISASS12 Program Highlights

Interested in investigating the Hope versus Hype on MIS? Finding new frontiers in Navigation and Robotics? What about enjoying our World Cafés on Interspinous Process Devices or Degenerative Spondy? Find the sessions, lectures, and events that fascinate you at ISASS12.
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Policy Statement on Lumbar Spinal Fusion Surgery

We're fighting for a better future for spine surgeons. See some of our work here. More >

See the Society's new Journal

The International Journal of Spine Surgery is now online! ISASS's official scientific journal has taken on a new look and a new name. More >

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