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August 17, 2021

NASS 2021 Symposia to Address a Wide Range of Surgical, Medical and Multidisciplinary Topics

NASS 2021
Come to Boston for NASS 2021 and participate in symposia covering a wide range of topics for all spine professionals. Experts present the latest information on spine topics important to your practice. See the schedule below and then register for NASS 2021 by clicking here.


Wednesday, September 29

  • Social Media: How to Use it and Not
  • Intradiscal Cellular Therapies for Degenerative Disc Disease: Where are We Now and Where are We going?
  • Future of Healthcare
  • Section on Spine Oncology: Tough Calls in Spine Oncology
  • Exercise Committee: Virtual Delivery of Spine Care
  • Section on Robotics & Navigation: Which Robotic System Should Be Part of Your Operating Room?
  • Section on IONM: Neuromonitoring in Cervical Spine Surgery: Utility, Value and Lessons Learned

Thursday, September 30

  • Quest for Truth-Online Databases versus Registries: Reflecting the True Outcomes
  • Adult Cervical Spine Deformity: Patient Assessment, Surgical Correction Techniques, and Complication
  • Spine Care in the Post-Pandemic World: Lessons Learned from COVID-19 and Future Threats on the Horizon
  • Endoscopic Surgery: Relevance, Economy and Latest Trends
  • AMA Guides® to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment: Achieving Equitable Impairment Ratings Through the Most Current Medicine
  • Seeing Spinal Metastases 20:20—A Review of the Current State of the Art and Future Directions

Friday, October 1

  • Cellular Bone Matrices for Spinal Fusion: A Critical Evaluation of the Evidence, Safety, and Value
  • Individualizing Surgical Care for Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy (AOSpine RECODE DCM Research Priority): Current Perspectives and Future Directions for Practice and Research
  • Contemporary Surgical Concepts for Acute Spinal Cord Injury
  • 2021 NASS Advocacy Symposium
  • Benchmarking and Predictive Analytics to Improve Safety and Outcomes for Adult and Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • What Every Surgeon Needs to Know About Adult Lumbar Scoliosis
  • The State of Robotic Spine Surgery in 2021

Saturday, October 2

  • AR, VR, AI and Large Data
  • Patient Frailty and Associated Impact on Spine Surgery: Assessment, Outcomes and Optimization
  • Evolving Trends in Ambulatory Surgical Care Pre- and Current COVID Era
  • Nuances of Lateral Access Techniques to the Lumbar Spine: Antepsoas, Oblique, Transpsoas and ProneLateral