AOSpine Newsletter

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With this being the first AOSpine Newsletter issue of 2016, allow me to take this opportunity to share some of the highlights of last year which we showcased at the Davos Courses in December. 
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Dan Riew
Chairperson AOSpine International
Rude health: do 'soft skills' matter in medicine?
Surgeons are frequently hired on the basis of their knowledge, training, technical skill and professional reputation. But what of their ability to work in a team, to empathise with patients or to remain calm in a crisis? Read more …
To operate or not to operate? The surgeon's dilemma
How can modern medicine balance the desire to cure with the wisdom to know when enough is enough? Read more …
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Member representative
AOSpine Thoracolumbar Classification System Toolkit
Winners of the Global Spine Journal Awards 2015
New AOSpine Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) module
AOSpine Davos Courses 2015—A great success!
Global Spine Congress and World Forum for Spine Research updates

Complex Cervical Spine Surgery and Complication Management

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
April 8–9, 2016


Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery and Navigation

Tampa, Florida, USA
May 13–14, 2016


Simposio Avanzado AOSpine: Tumores

Santiago, Chile
March 31–April 1, 2016


Simposio Avanzado AOSpine Centroamericano: Columna Cervical

San Jose, Costa Rica
May 6–7, 2016


AOSpine Masters Symposium—Deformity

Madrid, Spain
June 17–18, 2016


AOSpine Advanced Level Live Tissue Training—Anterior Deformity Correction

Uppsala, Sweden
June 2–3, 2016


AOSpine Advanced Level Live Tissue Training Days—Complications Management in Spine Access Surgery

Strasbourg, France
June 30 and July 1, 2016


AOSpine Advanced Level Specimen Course—Lumbar Interbody Fusion Techniques

Amman, Jordan
May 4–5, 2016


AOSpine Principles Course—Principles in Spinal Surgery

Durban, South Africa
July 14–16, 2016


AOSpine Principles Course

Lusaka, Zambia
July 21–23, 2016


AOSpine Principles Symposium Daegu

Daegu, Korea
March 5, 2016


AOSpine Principles Course

Brisbane, Australia
March 19–20, 2016

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