North American Spine Society Annual Meeting

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

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VIDEO: Speaker discusses latest innovations in spine from DePuy Synthes

October 11, 2018
LOS ANGELES At the North American Spine Society Annual Meeting, Juan Jose Gonzalez, spoke about the latest innovations from DePuy Synthes…
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VIDEO: Changes ahead for The Spine Journal

October 11, 2018
LOS ANGELES — At the North American Spine Society Annual Meeting, Christopher M. Bono, MD, incoming editor-in-chief of The Spine Journal
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VIDEO: High rate of return to recreational sports seen after lumbar fusion

October 10, 2018
LOS ANGELES At the North American Spine Society Annual Meeting, Nickul Jain, MD, spoke about a study that looked at return to recreational…
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VIDEO: NASS president discusses his plans for the society’s annual meeting

October 10, 2018
LOS ANGELES At the North American Spine Society Annual Meeting, Jeffrey C. Wang, MD, who was named president of NASS at the event…
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Acute sciatica secondary to lumbar disc herniation may benefit from chiropractic spinal manipulation

October 8, 2018
LOS ANGELES — Results presented at the North American Spine Society Annual Meeting showed a small subgroup of patients with acute sciatica…
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VIDEO: Presenter discusses impact of Medicare ACOs on costs following spine surgery

October 5, 2018
LOS ANGELES At the North American Spine Society Annual Meeting, Andrew J. Schoenfeld, MD, MS, discussed a study that analyzed the impact of…
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Opioid use persisted 1 year after cervical spine surgery in preoperative users

October 2, 2018
LOS ANGELES — Significantly greater rates of filling narcotic prescriptions after cervical spine surgery were seen in patients with a history…
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Oral TXA may be beneficial in fusion surgery, more cost-effective than IV TXA

October 1, 2018
LOS ANGELES — There was greater reduction in blood loss and less hemoglobin drop in patients undergoing thoracolumbar fusion when they were…
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New NASS president plans more modern annual meeting, greater global focus

October 1, 2018
LOS ANGELES — Orthopedic surgeon Jeffrey C. Wang, MD, who was named president of the North American Spine Society during the…
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Outpatient ACDF linked with increased rate of perioperative surgical, medical complications

September 29, 2018
LOS ANGELES — Patients undergoing outpatient anterior cervical discectomy and fusion may have a greater risk for perioperative complications…

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North American Spine Society Annual Meeting

September 25, 2019 - September 28, 2019