NASS 2021 Annual Meeting
OnDemand Recordings

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NASS 2021 Annual Meeting
OnDemand Recordings

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NASS Offers Research Grants
Submit Grant Letters of Proposal
Deadline: February 7, 2022

The principal investigator must be a NASS member.

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NASS Offers Research Grants
Submit Grant Letters of Proposal
Deadline: February 7, 2022

The principal investigator must be a NASS member.

Apply Today!

Evidence & Technology Spine Summit
February 9-12

Registration and Housing Opens on October 26.

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Evidence & Technology Spine Summit
February 9-12

Registration and Housing Opens on October 26.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

LATEST NEWS

Hip-Spine Syndrome: Avoiding the Pitfalls

The authors provide a framework for evaluating, differentiating and treating hip and spine pathology to help avoid misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis.

Intervertebral Disc Degeneration Relates to Biomechanical Changes of Spinal Ligaments

Patient age and the degenerative state of the IVD can be used to evaluate the biomechanical characteristics of dorsal spinal ligaments, which can be helpful in selecting the optimal surgical procedure (eg, in decompression surgery) for a specific situation.

Management of Degenerative Spondylolisthesis: Development of Appropriate Use Criteria

NASS’ multidisciplinary appropriate treatment criteria provides comprehensive evidence-based recommendations for evaluation and treatment of degenerative spondylolisthesis.

Mental Health Improvements after Elective Spine Surgery: a Canadian Spine Outcome Research Network (CSORN) Study

Registry data suggests that successful surgery for degenerative lumbar disease is associated with reduction in the prevalence of major depression regardless of the specific underlaying diagnosis.

The Influence of Comorbidities on the Treatment Outcome in Symptomatic Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

In patients with LSS and comorbidities (in particular diabetes), a higher risk for adverse events should be considered in the treatment decision. Older age alone was not associated with an increased risk for adverse events, less functional and symptoms improvement, and less treatment satisfaction.

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