Park City, UT

3 days / 6 sessions
Current Issues in Spine

February 2-4,2017

Day 3

7:00 AM
Best Paper


In this session we will dive into the 5 best paper reviews as well as share stories of our attendees worst complications. We will open the eyes of the group to new ideas and potentially help to avoid further complications.

7:00     Best Paper Review (Marc Weinstein, MD)

  • Factors associated with career satisfaction and burnout among US neurosurgeons: results of a nationwide survey (John Small, MD)
  • Percutaneous Injection of Autologous Bone Marrow Concentrate Cells Significantly Reduces Lumbar Discogenic Pain Through 12 Months (Farhan Siddiqi, MD)
  • Long-term Outcomes of the US FDA IDE Prospective, Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial Comparing PCM Cervical Disc Arthroplasty With Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (Faheem Sandhu, MD)
  • The Top 100 Classic Papers in Lumbar Spine Surgery (Neel Anand, MD)
  • Oral Steroids for Acute Radiculopathy Due to a Herniated Lumber Disc (Robert Henderson, MD)
  • Does a Zero-Profile Anchored Cage Offer Additional Stabilization as Anterior Cervical Plate? (Thomas Freeman, MD)
  • Reoperation Rates for Symptomatic Nonunions in Anterior Cervical Fusions from a National Spine Registry (Pierce Nunley, MD)

8:15        My Worst Complication (Faculty and Attendees)

9:30       Discussion / Q&A / Closing Remarks

10:00     Course Adjourns



Neuro and orthopaedic spine surgeons and other healthcare professionals whose scope of practice includes spine surgery.



Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Evaluate and discuss treatment options for complex and challenging deformity cases
  • Assess the current trends in imaging and emerging technologies
  • Compare evidence of cervical spine care options
  • Assess the general healthcare marketplace and legal landscape as it relates to spine surgery



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The Selby Spine Conference is designed for surgeons with a special interest in the treatment of spinal disorders. The latest advances and controversies in the field will be presented through didactic lectures, open discussions, debates and case presentations.

Jean Jacques