Wednesday, May 2
7:00 am - 9:00 am
317 Attaining a Solid Fusion: Evidence Review and Suggestions for Success
Moderator(s): Mark E. Oppenlander, MD, FAANS
Panelist(s): Richard G. Fessler, MD, PhD, FAANS; Kai-Ming Fu, MD, PhD, FAANS; Regis W. Haid Jr., MD, FAANS; Nicholas J. Szerlip, MD, FAANS ; Cheerag Dipakkumar Upadhyaya, MD, FAANS
This seminar will focus on cutting-edge strategies for spine stabilization, specifically focusing on bone-graft extenders and substitutes and biological adjuncts for fusion.
- Discuss the use of biologics and graft extenders for use in spinal fusion.
- Discuss the current use of BMP for spinal arthrodesis.
- Discuss current and future use of biologics in treatments for spinal cord injury.
- Discuss current and future use of biologics for disc disease.