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September 28, 2011
 
FEATURED CASE STUDY
Presented by: Jeffrey C. Wang, MD
Eight years ago the patient underwent ACDF for disc herniation. During the past 8 months, problems with balance and hand clumsiness have developed without neck or arm pain. Vincent C. Traynelis, MD discusses this interesting case.
Review the entire case, decide treatment, and comment
lateral x-ray, solid fusion at C5-C6
Fig. 1 Lateral x-ray
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NEW TECHNOLOGY CASE
Presented by: David P. Rouben, MD
This 55-year-old obese male, who reports smoking six cigars per day, presents with severe low back pain and symptoms that compromise his activities of daily living. Physical therapy worsened his symptoms. Peer discussions by Jason M. Highsmith, MD and R. Douglas Orr, MD, plus Dr. Rouben's response.
Review the case, select treatment, read discussion
pre-op lateral x-ray, L4-L5 spondylolisthesis
pre-op lateral x-ray, L4-L5 spondylolisthesis
FEATURED CME EVENT
SMISS Annual Meeting 2011
Annual Meeting of the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Up to 9.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
October 21-23, 2011
The Paris Hotel & MERIN and MedCure Labs
Las Vegas, NV
SMISS 2011 will feature:
A full-day cadaver lab on Friday, with separate tracks in both MIS Essentials and MIS Advanced Technologies.
Two days of CME-accredited didactic sessions, including research updates, in-depth technical lectures, small-group case discussions, and abstracts on the latest developments in MIS.
Multiple Technology Forums showcasing the latest technology in detailed presentations, videos, and hands-on display.
Lunchtime Case Discussions in the Exhibit Hall.
Ample time to network and enjoy the attractions of Las Vegas with colleagues and friends.
Course Director:
Bradford L. Currier, MD

Board of Directors/Officers:
William R. Taylor, MD
D. Greg Anderson, MD
Choll W. Kim, MD, PhD
Larry T. Khoo, MD
Raj Rampersaud, MD
Neel Anand, MD
James D. Schwender, MD
Kevin T. Foley, MD
Frank M. Phillips, MD
Richard G. Fessler, MD, PhD

Register Online
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TECHNOLOGY SPOTLIGHT
AMEDICA/US SPINE at CNS in October
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