AO Spine Guest Blog
A front-seat view to an evolving global spine world
Welcome to the AO Spine blog! The AO Spine Guest Blog highlights diverse views and perspectives from the spine community around the world. It supports our mission to share knowledge and improve patient care by showcasing experiences, controversies, and learnings from our community.
Topics are related to all aspects of spine care and spine surgeons' lives. The articles represent the opinion of individual authors exclusively and not necessarily the opinion of AO Spine or AO Foundation.
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Clinical practiceMay 08, 2023
Necrotizing fasciitis—why you should unlearn what you think you know
BY IAIN MCFADYEN
DegenerationApril 24, 2023
Re-evaluating established principles—should decompression replace fusion as the go-to for degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis?
BY DR STIPE ĆORLUKA
DegenerationApril 19, 2023
An award-winning approach to timely diagnosis of degenerative cervical myelopathy—and why it matters
BY DR MICHAEL G. FEHLINGS
DegenerationApril 19, 2023
Osteoporosis: The Silent Killer
BY ROBERT MCGUIRE, MARTIN STODDART, JUERG GASSER, AN SERMON, AND BOYKO GUEORGUIEV
DegenerationFebruary 22, 2023
Addressing the disparity between hardware and osteobiologics in degenerative spine surgery
BY PROF HANS JÖRG MEISEL AND DR ZORICA BUSER
CareerFebruary 15, 2023
Well-known but little explored—work-related neck pain among spine surgeons hits a nerve
BY DR SAMEH ABOLFOTOUH
TumorNovember 30, 2022
Wolf in sheep’s clothing? How to assess aggressiveness of osteoblastomas of the spine
BY DR FENG WEI
Clinical practiceNovember 03, 2022
Single-position spine surgery: One position, a multitude of advantagesBY DR. RAYMOND HAH AND DR. RAM ALLURI
CareerOctober 10, 2022
A neurosurgical voyage through an unprivileged world—the everyday battle and how to bring about changeBY DR ATTA UL ALEEM BHATTI
TraumaOctober 10, 2022
Unpacking the differing approaches to thoracolumbar burst fractures treatment on the two sides of the Atlantic—from controversy to consensus?BY DR KLAUS SCHNAKE AND DR GREGORY SCHROEDER
DeformityOctober 06, 2022
Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: Curve progression in brace patients can be predicted by curve flexibility and in-brace correctionBY DR JASON P. Y. CHEUNG
CareerSeptember 23, 2022
Empowering young females to become spine surgeons—and what it takes to overcome the usual perceptionsBY DR SONJA HÄCKEL
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