myAO Knowledge update on Spine Degeneration
Degenerative spinal conditions represent one of the most frequent domains of spinal pathology, which can affect patients of any age. Appropriate management can reduce the morbidity and improve significantly the life quality of these patients. 

myAO is offering you the following exclusive selection of "knowledge gems" around spinal degeneration. 
Recommended Group Related to Spinal Degeneration
AO Spine (Switzerland)
Michael Dittmar (Mexico)
Norman Chutkan (United states)

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AO Expert Webinars on Spinal Degeneration
Degenerative Cervical Spine - An Update on Surgical Treatments
Interactive webinar about degenerative cervical spine and an update on surgical treatments.
Consultants: Luca Papavero, Enrico Tessitore, Hugues Pascal-Moussellard, Markus Loibl, Claudius Thome, Sebastian Ruetten, Christoph Mehren, Paulo Pereira, John Michael Duff 
Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy - Current Perspectives and Future Directions for Clinical Practice and Research.  
Consultants : Brian Kwon,Michael Fehlings,Mark Kotter, Benjamin Davies, Jefferson Wilson  

Defining the Knowledge Gaps to Accelerate Progress and Advance Outcomes in Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy 
Brian Kwon, Michael Fehlings, Benjamin Davies and Mark Kotter are presenting live interactive webinar about defining the knowledge gaps to accelerate progress and advance outcomes in degenerative
cervical myelopathy.
Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) for Lumbar Canal Stenosis  
Richard Assaker and Philippe Bancelb are presenting an interactive webinar about Minimally Invasive Surgery for lumbar canal stenosis. 
Consultants: Richard Assaker, Philippe Bancel  

Role of Interbody Fusion for Degenerative Conditions of the Lumbar Spine  
Use of Interbody Cages in Degenerative Lumbar Surgery webinar— How, When, & Why  
Recommended Science on Spinal Degeneration
Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis 
Global Spine J (2022-01-19) - Read more 

Increasing awareness of degenerative cervical myelopathy: a preventative cause of non-traumatic spinal cord injury 
Published: Spinal Cord (2021-11-01) - Read more 
Subsidence of Interbody Cage Following Oblique Lateral Interbody Fusion: An Analysis and Potential Risk Factors 
Published: Global Spine J (2021-12-17) - Read more 
AO Spine Knowledge Degenerative
AO Spine KF Degenerative is working on exciting and innovative projects to understand and treat degenerative spinal disorders. They have ongoing projects on classifying and refining best uses of biologics in spine and on clinical questions regarding the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine.  They are welcoming members that are interested in any of their ongoing projects.  
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Upcoming AO events on CAS and IGS
Find all upcoming spinal degeneration courses and events in your region HERE   

Global Spine Congress
Las Vegas, USA
1 - 4 June 2022
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Caroline Plateaux, 
myAO Community Manager

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