24th Annual Scientific Meeting


Navigating the Changing Landscape in Spine Care

July 27-30, 2016

New Orleans Marriott

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The Spine Intervention Society thanks all the program participants in this year's meeting. We look forward to seeing you July 19-22, 2017, for the 25th Annual Meeting in San Francisco.



Top Research Abstracts Awarded in New Orleans


Congratulations to the winners of the Best Research Abstract awards who were recognized at the Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans. Click here to see all authors of each abstract and for information on how to submit your own abstracts to upcoming SIS meetings.


Alison Stout, DO - Best Clinical Abstract: Optimal Fluoroscopic Targets for Cooled Radiofrequency Neurotomy of the Sacral Lateral Branches: An Anatomic Study



Michael DePalma, MD - Best Basic Science Abstract: A Randomized, Controlled Trial Evaluating the Safety and Effectiveness of Immunoselected, Allogeneic, Mesenchymal Precursor Cells for Treatment of Chronic Low Back




Zachary McCormick, MD - Best Fellow Abstract: A Prospective Randomized Comparative Trial of Targeted Steroid Injection via Epidural Catheter versus Standard C7-T1 Interlaminar Approach for the Treatment of Unilateral Cervical Radicular Pain: 1-Month Outcomes




Ryan Mattie, MD - Best Resident Abstract: Using Item Response Theory to Determine the Ability of the Numeric Rating Scale to Accurately Discriminate Between Levels of Pain Severity in Patients with Radicular or Musculoskeletal Pain


All research abstracts presented at the Annual Meeting will be published in the August edition of Pain Medicine.





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