SSS Awards

2021 Best Paper Awards

1st Prize - Dr Kimberly-Anne Tan (Singapore)

The Longitudinal Impact of Intervertebral Disc Distraction on Disc Health – A Preliminary, in VIVO Study Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging in a Rabbit Model   |  View Abstract

2nd Prize – Dr Tan Jun Hao (Singapore) (Singapore)

A Novel Hospital Capacity Versus Clinical Justification Triage Score (CCTS) for Prioritization of Spinal Surgeries in the “New Normal State" of the COVID-19 Pandemic   |  View Abstract

3rd Prize – Dr Lau Leok Lim (Singapore)

A Longitudinal Follow Up of 3390 Students with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis at Secondary and Tertiary Centres   |  View Abstract

2020 Best Paper Awards

1st Prize - Dr Dennis Hey (Singapore)

Prevalence, Risk Factors and Quality of Life Health Scores of Back Pain Subjects in Singapore – A Population-based,

Cross-sectional Study   |  View Abstract

2nd Prize – Dr Graham Goh (Singapore) (Singapore)

Does Mental Health Influence Patient – Reported Outcomes After Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar

Interbody Fusion?   |  View Abstract

3rd Prize – Dr Julia Ng (Singapore)

The Oblique Corridor at L4-L5: A Radiographic-anatomical Study into the Feasibility for Lateral Interbody Fusion   |  View Abstract

2019 Best Paper Awards

1st Prize - Dr Gerald Fung (Singapore)

Is Degenerative Scoliosis a Risk Factor for Adult Thoracolumbar Spinal Fractures?   |  View Abstract

2nd Prize – Dr Arun Kumar (Singapore) (Singapore)

Factors Influencing Early Subsidence Following Lateral Access Lumbar Interbody Fusion   |  View Abstract

3rd Prize – Dr Jonathan Tan (Singapore)

Educing the Dependence on Allogenic Blood in Metastatic Spine Surgery with Intra-operative Autologous Salvaged Blood: A Prospective Clinical Trial   |  View Abstract

2018 Best Paper Awards

1st Prize – Dr Chiu Chee Kidd (Malaysia)

Cervical Supine Side Bending versus Cervical Supine Traction Radiographs: Which is Better in Predicting Proximal Thoracic Flexibility for Lenke 1 and 2 Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis?   |  View Abstract

2nd Prize – Dr Raymond Lam (Singapore)

BMP-2 Carrier and Inerbody Spinal Fusion Outcome: Rabbit Spinal Fusion Chamber Study Using BMP Antagonist   |  View Abstract

3rd Prize – Dr G Vijayaraghavan (Singapore)

Is Salvaged Blood Transfusion Appropriate in Metastatic Spine Tumour Surgery?   |  View Abstract