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ISASS bone grafting policy statement features i-FACTOR peptide enhanced bone graft

The International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS) recently issued a new bone grafting policy that features i‑FACTOR peptide enhanced bone graft...

Sustained use of opioids before spine surgery increases risk of continued...

Patients who take prescription opioids for a longer period before spinal surgery are more likely to continue opioid use several months after surgery, reports a...

Belgian surgeon Marek Szpalski named ISASS president 2018—2019

The International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS) named Belgian surgeon Marek Szpalski (Iris South Hospitals/Molière Longchamp, Brussels, Belgium) society president for...
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The importance of learning “the business of medicine”

The rapidly changing healthcare environment poses a substantial amount of challenges. In the USA, this environment has shifted from surgeon preference and surgeon-driven expenditures...

Lisa Ferrara

Intending to become a cardiac surgeon, Lisa Ferrara began her career as a biology student in Bridgewater, USA. A lecture on future technologies and...

Jeffrey Goldstein named president of the International Society for the Advancement...

Orthopaedic spine surgeon Jeffrey Goldstein, of New York City, USA has been named president of the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery...

New ISASS guidelines recommend coverage of interlaminar stabilisation in certain lumbar...

The International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS) has issued a policy statement recommending the coverage of lumbar decompression with interlaminar stabilisation...