Dr. Richard Kube attended the American College of Spine Surgery annual meeting in Las Vegas in early June. The two-day conference has been developed as an excellent refresher course for all surgeons whose practices include surgical treatment of disorders of the spine. Dr. Kube presented two different review lectures during the conference. The first talk focused on cervical disc replacement and the second on minimally invasive lumbar spine fusion. Both discussed diagnosis and treatment issues as well as outcomes and review of related current medical literature.
Open to all spine surgeons, the ACSS Annual Meeting has established itself as a unique academic environment by providing the opportunity to discover the next generation in spine care. The meeting provides a comprehensive update and review for those interested in taking the spine, orthopedic or neurosurgery board examinations. In addition, controversial topics and emerging technologies are also covered.
The American College of Spine Surgery was organized in 1999 in order to promote suitable and appropriate education and raining in the field of spine surgery, to sponsor suitable and appropriate educational programs in the field of spine surgery and to accredit appropriate training programs in the field of spine surgery.