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KASS_2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

15th Annual Virtual Meeting of the Korean American Spine Society (KASS)

Join us live on July 2–3 for two CME-accredited webinars, co-hosted by the Seattle Science Foundation! These free webinars are open to members and non-members.

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Program & Faculty

(subject to change)

Thursday, July 2

The Effects of COVID and Cervical

6:50 am PDT Welcome and Supporter Acknowledgment
7:00 Non-CME Tech Update: Novel Injectable Parathyroid Hormone-based Bone Graft for Interbody Fusion
Supported by: Kuros Biosciences
John H. Chi, MD, MPH
CME SESSION 1: The Effects of COVID-19
7:08 The Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Speakers: Youjeong Kim; Esther Kim; Henry Ahn; & Jin-Su Song, MD, MPH

  • Private Practice
  • Academic Practice
  • The US Perspective
  • The South Korean Perspective
7:36 Live COVID Q&A with Panel
7:51 Non-CME Tech Update: SI Joint Treatment in My Practice Including Optimized Spinopelvic Fixation
Supported by: SI-Bone
Stephen Ryu, MD
8:09 Break—Visit Exhibitor Showcase on KASS Website
CME SESSION 2: Cervical Spine
8:19 Revision Cervical Fusion Howard An, MD
8:34 Live Treatment Debate: Multi-level Disease

  • Anterior Hybrid ACDF-CDR —Hyun Bae, MD
  • Posterior Laminoplasty —Brian Su, MD
  • Discussion
8:54 Live Cervical Q&A with Panel
9:10 Adjourn

Friday, July 3

Deformity and MIS 

12:00 pm PDT Welcome and Supporter Acknowledgment
12:05 Non-CME Tech Update: Maximizing Lordosis with Posterior MIS Approaches
Supported by: Globus Medical
Choll Kim, MD
CME SESSION 3: Spinal Deformity
12:23 Cervical Deformity Update John Shin, MD
12:30 MIS in Adult Spinal Deformity Tom Cha, MD
12:37 How to Avoid Creating Deformity Ray Hah, MD
12:44 Which Comes First: Deformity Surgery or THA Surgery? Adam Sassoon, MD
12:51 Live Deformity Q&A with Panel
1:11 Non-CME Tech Update: StealthStation™ Navigation System:
How Image-Guidance Technology has Enhanced My Spine Practice
Supported by: Medtronic
Kee Kim, MD
1:29 Break—Visit Exhibitor Showcase on KASS Website
CME SESSION 4: MIS
1:39 Single Position Lumbar Fusion, Fad or Here to Stay? Sean Keem, MD
1:46 Is MIS TLIF Relevant or a Niche? Paul Kim, MD
1:53 Endoscopic Spine Surgery—Why Has it Not Taken Off in the US? Brian Kwon, MD
2:00 Endoscopic Lumbar Fusion Choll Kim, MD
2:07 Disc Herniation at L5-S1: OR Set-up & Managing Endo Instruments Dong Chan Lee, MD
2:14 Migrated Disc at L4-5: Transforaminal Endoscopy Hyeun Sung Kim, MD
2:21 Basic Steps and Management for Lumbar Endoscopic ULBD Jin-Sung Luke Kim, MD
2:28 Non-CME Tech Update: De-Mystifying Endoscopic Spine Surgery:
How I Got My Endo Spine Program Started
Supported by: elliquence
Choll Kim, MD & Brian Kwon, MD
2:46 Live MIS & Endoscopic Panel
3:06 Adjourn

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Questions or Virtual Exhibit Info? Contact Val Broyles

 

Did You Know?

Presentations from the 2019 Annual Meeting of KASS are available on SSFTV.org. Click here to create a free account to view the lectures.