myAO Spine clinical roundup on spinal tumors


March 2023

A coordinated multidisciplinary approach is used to treat spinal tumors. The expertise of a neuroradiologist, pathologist, angiographer, oncologist, and spinal surgeon may be combined during the patient's treatment. The type of tumor, neurologic deficit, spinal deformity (e.g. scoliosis), bony involvement, prior treatment, patient's medical status, pain, and life expectancy are considered prior to treatment.

myAO update on spine biomechanics


May 2022

Biomechanics, the application of mechanical principles to living organisms, helps us to understand how all the bony and soft spinal components contribute individually and together to ensure spinal stability, and how traumas, tumours and degenerative disorders exert destabilizing effects. myAO is offering you the following exclusive selection of "knowledge gems" around spine biomechanics.

Clinical roundup on Spine degeneration


February 2022

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.

Clinical roundup on Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS)


November 2021

The Global Spine Congress (GSC), AO Spine's annual meeting, is the leading world class spine congress gathering thousands of spine surgeons worldwide. Among other relevant topics, the GSC 21 program includes three events on MISS, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, the highlight topic of this month's knowledge update from myAO.

Clinical Topic Roundup on Computer-Assisted and Image-Guided Spine Surgery


September 2021

Navigation technology is a widely available tool in spine surgery, and Computer-assisted Surgery (CAS) and Image-guided Surgery (IGS) have become a part of clinical routine in many centers. It is the aim of this roundup to give an overview on the current knowledge shared on myAO concerning the capabilities of computer-assisted and image-guided approaches.
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