Inside the UCSF Spinal Surgery Lab

At the annual UCSF Spinal Surgery Lab in Las Vegas, spine surgeons from across the country gathered to gain hands-on experience and learn advanced techniques for complex cases of spinal deformity and tumor. Hear what attendees had to say about why the course is one of the best for learning from and networking with key opinion leaders in the field.

Watch Select Lectures from the 2018 Course

Dean Chou, MD

Role of Limited Fusion in Adult Scoliosis: Does Everybody Need T10 to the Pelvis?
When choosing the most appropriate surgery for adult scoliosis patients, the patient’s chief complaint is key. Dean Chou, MD, discusses the criteria to consider when patients present with specific symptoms, and describes when a more conservative surgical approach is feasible.

Minimally Invasive TLIF: Techniques and Outcomes
Aaron J. Clark, MD, PhD, describes the minimally invasive approaches of transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) and its advantages over open TLIF surgery including the benefits for the obese and elderly, fewer complications and less pain.


Register for the next Spinal Surgery Lab on November 8-9, 2019