March 10, 2016
Dr. Rodrigo Navarro-Ramirez, a research fellow under the mentorship of Dr. Roger Härtl, has been awarded a 2016 Young Investigator Award by the Society of Lateral Access Surgery (SOLAS). The award is given to the highest ranking abstracts presented; Dr. Navarro-Ramirez was honored for his abstract, entitled: “Radiological correlation of facet degeneration and indirect decompression after Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion.”
Founded in 2006, SOLAS supports research and collaboration on lateral access spine surgery. The society’s annual meeting was held in Carlsbad, California, from March 10 to March 12, 2016.