AO Spine MISS webinar series and resources

AO Spine invites you to a series of three extraordinary webinars designed and presented by the MISS Task Force.

AO Spine invites you to a series of three extraordinary webinars designed and presented by the MISS Task Force.

In these sessions AO Spine's expert MISS task force members explain the key competencies in MISS and cover

  • indications, techniques and possible complications of different procedures,
  • indications, alternatives, risks and benefits of different approaches, and
  • pros and cons of microscopic vs. endoscopic techniques.

The videos are available exclusively to AO Spine members. Please log in to watch.

MISS fusion: MIS TLIF vs. Lateral approaches

Presenters: Avelino Parajon and Paul Taylor
Moderators: Roger Härtl and Nestor Taboada

May 19, 2020

Cervical spine MISS: Anterior vs. Posterior

Presenters: Richard Assaker and JinSung Kim
Moderators: Christoph Hofstetter and Paul Taylor

May 6, 2020

AO Spine Webinar—"Over-the-top” MISS decompression: Endoscope vs. Microscope

Presenters: Christoph Hofstetter and Muhammed Assous
Moderators: Roger Härtl and Richard Assaker

April 23, 2020

The AO Spine MISS Task Force

Roger Härtl, Task Force Leader, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, United States

Richard Assaker, Centre Hospitalier Regional Universitaire, Lille, France

Mohammed Assous, AO Spine Spine Center and Fellowship Officer Middle East, Razi Spine Clinic, Amman, Jordan

Christoph Hofstetter, University of Washington, Seattle, United States

JinSung Kim, Seoul St Mary's Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Avelino Parajon, Hospital Universitario, Ramón y Cajal, Madrid, Spain

Néstor Taboada, UNIMEC, Barranquilla, Columbia

Paul Taylor, Spines WA, Perth, Australia

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MISS curriculum

Supporting our faculty to design their MISS events based on competencies and aimed at specific target audiences

Videos and webinars

Digital teaching and learning material, webinars, and event coverage for educational purposes

Touch Surgery

A mobile interactive surgical simulation app that provides a detailed guide to every step of a surgical procedure

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