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2018 Spine Society of Australia 29th Annual Scientific Meeting

2018 Spine Society of Australia 29th Annual Scientific Meeting27 - 29 April 2018 | Adelaide Convention Centre

Breakfast Sessions

The SSA 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting will include sponsored breakfast sessions running from 7.15 - 8.15am. Breakfast will be provided from 7.00am.

Friday 27 April 2018 




 Intraoperative 3D imaging and Spinal Navigation in complex spinal surgery.
 Presenter: Dr. David Polly
Spine Surgeon
 University of Minnesota
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Saturday 28 April 2018


 Lumbar Disc Replacement with the Activ L disc. Technical advantages due to physiological profile, and lower height. 
 Presenter: Dr. Marc Coughlan
 Prince of Wales Private Hospital, North Gosford Private Hospital


 Titanium-coated PEEK cage for macroscopic confirmation of intervertebral bony fusion.
 Presenter: Dr. Kanji Mori
 Orthopaedic Surgeon
 Shiga University of Medical Science (SUMS)

 Meta-analysis TDR vs. fusion; Comparison of Lumbar Total Disc Replacement With Surgical Spinal Fusion for the Treatment of Single-Level Degenerative Disc Disease: A Meta-Analysis of 5-Year Outcomes From Randomized Controlled Trials.
 Presenter: Dr. Jack Zigler
 Texas Back Institute


 Five year ROM outcomes; Progression of Adjacent-level Degeneration After Lumbar Total Disc Replacement: Results of a Post-hoc Analysis of Patients with Available Radiographs from a Prospective Study with 5-year Follow-up
 Presenter: Dr. Scott Blumenthal
Texas Back Institute

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