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Use of Surgical Microscopes in MISS – Insights and Discussions

Use of Surgical Microscopes in MISS – Insights and Discussions

Two distinguished spine surgeons, Dr. Anand Veeravagu (Neuro-Spine) and Dr. Kris Radcliff (Ortho-Spine), will share their experiences on the use of surgical microscopes in minimally-invasive spine surgery procedures and as an early user of innovation from ZEISS, respectively.


About the Speakers:

Dr. Anand Veeravagu is Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, by courtesy, and Director of Minimally Invasive NeuroSpine Surgery at Stanford. Dr. Veeravagu is focused on advancing minimally invasive surgical techniques for diseases of the spine and cares for patients with a wide range of spinal disorders. Dr. Veeravagu’s research efforts are focused on the utilization of large national databases to assess cost, quality, and effectiveness of various treatment algorithms as well as predictive analytics. Dr. Veeravagu is also an author and writes about current events, health policy, and public health-related topics for the San Francisco Chronicle, The Daily Beast, The BBC, and the Huffington Post. 

Presentation title:
Intradural Tumor Resection and MIS Spine Surgery – The Power of Optics


Dr. Kris Radcliff is a fellowship-trained Spinal Surgeon who holds the title of Associate Professor with joint faculty appointments in orthopedic surgery and neurological surgery at Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Radcliff specializes in the latest techniques in spinal reconstruction including minimally invasive spinal reconstruction procedures and artificial disk replacement.

Presentation title:
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery is Better With a Microscope


The statements of the speakers reflect only their personal opinions and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of any institution with which they are affiliated.
The speakers have a contractual or other financial relationship with Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc. and its affiliates and have received financial support.