SpineMonitor SpineUniverse
March 14, 2012
 
FEATURED CASE STUDY
Presented by: Reginald Q. Knight, MD
Where would you start and stop instrumentation in this 80-year-old patient? And—is her age a contraindication for extensive spinal fusion?
Review the entire case, decide treatment, and comment
multi-level degenerative disc disease and a grade 2 degenerative spondylolisthesis at L4-L5
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TECHNOLOGY CASE
Fig. 1 VCFs, T7-T8
Fig. 1 VCFs, T7-T8
Brought to you by: CareFusion
AVAflex® curved vertebral augmentation needle
Presented by: : John K. B. Afshar, MD
The patient, an elderly osteoporotic female presents with excruciating mid-thoracic back pain (9/10). A week prior, she fell backward. Consider Dr. Afshar's treatment, outcome, and case discussion by Eeric Truumees, MD. How would you treat this patient with VCFs, retropulsion and intolerable pain?
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NEW TECHNOLOGY
Significance of the SI Joint in Low Back Pain
Brought to you by: SI-Bone
Steven R. Garfin, MD reviews important information about the sacroiliac joint. The SI joint may be responsible for 25% to 30% of complaints related to low back pain.

While sacroiliac joint disorders have been a clinically documented source of low back pain, they remain one of the underdiagnosed and undertreated areas in spine practice.
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FEATURED EVENT
April 21-22, 2012
The Orthofix Institute
Dallas, TX


Two day intensive program for current spine fellows and residents within two years of fellowship/practice emphasizes the fundamentals of spine surgery.
  • Didactic and cadaver-based sessions
  • Engaging discussions
  • Clinical case presentations
  • Maximized hands-on practical lab opportunities
  • Practice management
  • Spine fellowship options
FREE ONLINE CME PROGRAMS
TECHNOLOGY SPOTLIGHT
AVAmax® Advanced Vertebral Augmentation System
AVAmax® Advanced Vertebral Augmentation System
Sponsored by: CareFusion
The Healing Advantage for Fusion Patients
The Healing Advantage for Fusion Patients
Sponsored by: Orthofix
Surgeons' Guide to Lucent Controlled Delivery Guns
Surgeons' Guide to Lucent Controlled Delivery Guns
Sponsored by: Spinal Elements
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