SMISS Annual Meeting 2012

September 21-23, 2012
The Loews Miami Beach Hotel & MARC Lab
Miami, Florida

The SMISS 2012 Annual Meeting was held at The Loews Miami Beach Hotel and MARC Lab in Miami, FL. The meeting featured both hands-on MIS Essentials and MIS Advanced Techniques cadaver lab training opportunities, as well as two days of CME-accredited didactic sessions featuring the latest MIS research & techniques, and extensive exhibits and workshops on the most current MIS technology.

Index of 2012 Presentations

The 2012 annual meeting of the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery featured the following presentations:
Presenting Author: Behrooz A. Akbarnia MD
Additional authors: Gregory M. Mundis MD Payam Moazzaz MD Nima Kabirian MD Ramin Bagheri MD Robert K. Eastlack MD Jeff Pawelek BS
Presenting Author: Neel Anand MD
Additional authors: Babak Khandehroo MD Eli M. Baron MD Sheila Kahwaty PA-C
Presenting Author: Cort D. Lawton MD
Additional authors: Zachary A. Smith MD Ali Habib MD Richard G. Fessler MD, PhD
Presenting Author: Sharon C. Yson MD
Additional authors: Peter C. Sanders MD David W. Polly, Jr. MD Edward G. Santos MD Jonathan N. Sembrano MD
Presenting Author: Amir Ahmadian
Additional authors: Armen R. Deukmedjian MD Juan S. Uribe MD, FACS
Presenting Author: Naderafshar Fereydonyan MD
Additional authors: D. Greg Anderson MD
Presenting Author: Neel Anand MD
Additional authors: Babak Khandehroo MD Eli M. Baron MD Sheila Kahwaty PA-C
Presenting Author: Naderafshar Fereydonyan MD
Additional authors: D. Greg Anderson MD
Presenting Author: Sapan D. Gandhi BS
Additional authors: Ravi K. Ponnappan MD Jeffrey A. Rihn MD D. Greg Anderson MD
Presenting Author: Frank M. Phillips MD
Additional authors: Miguel Pelton BS Kern Singh MD
Presenting Author: Ilyas I. Aleem MD, BSc
Additional authors: Y. Raja Rampersaud MD, FRCS9(C)
Presenting Author: Charles Ledonio MD
Additional authors: David W. Polly, Jr. MD Edward G. Santos MD Jonathan N. Sembrano MD Sharon C. Yson MD Bieta Azmoudeh BS Marc Swiontkowski MD
Presenting Author: Zachary A. Smith MD
Additional authors: Melody Hrubes MD Cort D. Lawton MD Richard G. Fessler MD, PhD
Presenting Author: William Blake Rodgers MD, FACS
Additional authors: Edward J. Gerber PA-C Jeffery A. Lehmen MD Jody A. Rodgers MD, FACS
Presenting Author: William D. Smith MD
Additional authors: Ginger Christian BS
Presenting Author: Yukihiro Nakagawa MD, PhD
Additional authors: Munehito Yoshida MD, PhD Hiroshi Yamada MD, PhD Hiroshi Hashizume MD, PhD Akihito Minamide MD, PhD Masaki Kawai MD Hiroshi Iwasaki MD, PhD Shunji Tsutsui MD, PhD
Presenting Author: Charbel D. Moussallem MD
Additional authors: Ahmad Nassr MD Bradford L. Currier MD Paul M. Huddleston MD Peter Rose MD Michael Yaszemski MD, PhD Mark B. Dekutoski MD
Presenting Author: William Blake Rodgers MD, FACS
Additional authors: Edward J. Gerber PA-C Jeffery A. Lehmen MD Jody A. Rodgers MD, FACS
Presenting Author: Luiz Pimenta MD, PhD
Additional authors: Luis Marchi MSc Leonardo Oliveira BSc Thiago Coutinho Carlos Castro MD Fabio Fernandes MD Etevaldo Coutinho MD Rubens Jensen MD Rodrigo Amaral
Presenting Author: Y. Raja Rampersaud MD, FRCS9(C)
Additional authors: Angela Sarro RN(EC), MN, CNN(C) Rosalie Magtoto Mary-Ann Neary SLP Eric Massicotte MD, MSc Stephen Lewis MD, MSc, FRCS(C) Michael Fehlings MD
Presenting Author: Walter W. Eckman MD
Additional authors: William Eckman MS Dennis Rowland MSN Michelle McMillen RN Lynda G. Hester PT