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June 28, 2022

NASS to Launch Pre-Annual Meeting Webinar Series – Free to Members

Register for pre-NASS 2022 Annual Meeting Webinars that are symposia proposals submitted for review by the Program Committee and selected to be presented prior to the Annual Meeting. CME is available. All webinars are free to NASS Members.

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

August 18, 2022, 7 p.m. CST
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. VIEW AGENDA AND REGISTER

Best and Worst Cases in Spinal Deformity

August 25, 2022, 7 p.m. CST
Spinal deformity surgery is becoming significantly more prevalent due to an aging population as well as improved techniques and technologies that reduce risks and optimize outcomes. During this webinar, presenters will discuss some of the best teaching cases given by leaders in the field with the worst outcomes and how these cases changed the physicians’ practices accordingly. VIEW AGENDA AND REGISTER

NASS Fellowships: Everything Applicants Need to Know

September 1, 2022, 7 p.m. CST
Presenters will discuss application trends in the NASS fellowship programs, explain the fellowship process, and address best practices in optimizing participants’ fellowship candidacies. VIEW AGENDA AND REGISTER

Ankylosing Spondylitis: Nuances of Treatment|

September 8, 2022, 7 p.m. CST
Participants will gain insight about how to Identify the operative vs. nonoperative treatment strategies in ankylosing spondylitis (AS), illustrate the nuances of percutaneous vs. open treatment strategies in AS and understand the expected complications and age-specific outcomes of treatment in AS. VIEW AGENDA AND REGISTER

Gut, the Final Frontier: Understanding the Link Between the Microbiome and the Spine

September 15, 2022, 7 p.m. CST
During this webinar, faculty will examine the current knowledge on gut microbiome analysis and address the evidence supporting the correlation between the gut biome and subclinical infection contributing to high pseudoarthrosis rates. In addition, participants will gain insight about the new changes to the standard of care and clinical procedures that will drastically reduce the rate of non-iatrogenic biofilm linked fusion failure. VIEW AGENDA AND REGISTER

Transitioning Your Practice to Outpatient Lumbar Fusion

September 22, 2022, 7 p.m. CST
Presenters will describe the infrastructure necessary to perform outpatient lumbar fusion, select the most appropriate surgical fusion technique for an outpatient lumbar fusion, define optimal multi-modal analgesia treatments for outpatient lumbar fusion, assess ambulatory surgery center ownership models, and apply appropriate management options for outpatient lumbar fusion complications. VIEW AGENDA AND REGISTER