International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine

Healio brings you the highlights fromInternational Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine Annual Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ISSLS, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

Meeting News Coverage

Patients perceive spine surgery as less successful than other orthopaedic surgery, study finds

Orthopaedics Today Europe, Issue 4
GOTHENBURG, Sweden — Of the most common musculoskeletal surgical procedures, Canadian patients seen at one hospital were least willing to undergo…
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Exercise therapy benefits low back pain patients, but type of exercise matters little

Orthopaedics Today Europe, Issue 4
GOTHENBURG, Sweden —Patients with chronic low back pain who participated in exercise therapy sessions during a randomized controlled…
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Register-based study finds pain relief similar with lumbar total disc arthroplasty and anterior lumbar interbody fusion

June 16, 2011
GOTHENBURG, Sweden — Researchers comparing results of two spine registers have concluded that since total disc arthroplasty and anterior lumbar…
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Connection observed between abdominal obesity and lumbar disc degeneration

June 16, 2011
GOTHENBURG, Sweden — Sagittal abdominal diameter on MRI as a representation of abdominal obesity is positively associated with lumbar…