Event Details

From Past to Present: Changes in Implant Technology and Clinical Outcomes

Starts: Thu 7:00PM CT (Aug 18, 2022) Ends: Thu 8:30PM CT (Aug 18, 2022) OnDemand

Program Details

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In this hour-long webinar presented by the Section on Biologics & Basic Research, presenters will highlight the historical approaches and technologies of spine implants and how that carried us to today’s standards. From basic science research to clinical application, presenters discuss and provide insight about the history of implant design with the use of biologics and surgical approaches emphasizing patient outcomes.


Ken Blank, PhD, MS, MHA

Harvey Smith, MD


Barbara Boyan, PhD

Gene Tekmyster, DO, MBA

What You'll Learn

Recall current and past implant technologies and outcomes utilizing biological approaches

Understand and examine approaches to choosing the best implants/biologics for each patient.

Explore potential novel ideas and biomaterials for progressing spine implant devices.


This course is open to all members and nonmembers in the medical field.

Continuing Medical Education (CME)s

The North American Spine Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The North American Spine Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of


AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Registration: General Registration

 Member In-Training$0.00
 Non-Member In-Training$0.00



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Registration Cancellation Policy: NASS will not issue any refunds or exchanges.

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