Vertebral Columns

November 18, 2021

Vertebral Columns – Fall 2021

Read the Fall 2021 Issue of “Vertebral Columns” The fall issue of Vertebral Columns continues to build on the themes of past issues by focusing on clinically relevant content for spine surgeons everywhere. In this issue, contributors make the case for an integrated spine surgery residency, highlight findings regarding minimally invasive techniques for revision lumbar surgery, describe the use of alternative anesthetics, update readers on the use of interfacet spacers, outline minimally invasive approaches to spinal deformities, provide an update on live cellular allografts, and describe the evidence regarding the use of platelet rich plasma to manage discogenic pain. Download the full issue here OR view below.
September 2, 2021

Vertebral Columns – Summer 2021

Read the Summer 2021 Issue of “Vertebral Columns” Looking for the latest highlights in spine surgery? This issue of Vertebral Columns explores the increasing use of virtual reality as a training tool, what’s coming for cervical disc arthroplasty, the Mazor vs ExcelsiusGPS robotic systems, intraoperative ultrasonography, the occurrence of venous thromboembolism in spine surgery, and the use of regional anesthesia for postoperative pain. Download the full issue here OR view below.  
June 1, 2021

Vertebral Columns – Spring 2021

Read the Spring 2021 issue of “Vertebral Columns” Vertebral Columns continues to focus on topics relevant to your clinical practice as a spine surgeon. This issue highlights the benefits and drawbacks of big data in spine surgery, the cost-effectiveness of image guidance, how to advise patients with preoperative lower extremity weakness caused by lumbar pathology, patient satisfaction after spine surgery, and physician unionization. Download the full issue here OR view below.  
March 2, 2021

Vertebral Columns – Winter 2021

Read the Winter 2021 issue of “Vertebral Columns” Vertebral Columns continues to focus on topics relevant to your clinical practice as a spine surgeon. This issue highlights the benefits and drawbacks of big data in spine surgery, the cost-effectiveness of image guidance, how to advise patients with preoperative lower extremity weakness caused by lumbar pathology, patient satisfaction after spine surgery, and physician unionization. Download the full issue here OR view below.