Scientific Conference Proceedings

Eastwood D, Manson N, Paixao R, Bigney E, Darling M, Richardson E, Underwood T, Ellis K, Abraham EP. Improving post-operative patient reported benefits and satisfaction following spinal fusion with a single pre-operative education session.
>> The North American Spine Society (NASS) 33rd Annual Meeting , Los Angeles, 2018.

Manson N, Ellis K, Bigney E, Richardson E, Abraham E. Pre-operative psychological factors significantly add to the predictability of chronic narcotic use: A 2 year Prospective Study.
>> The North American Spine Society (NASS) 33rd Annual Meeting , Los Angeles, 2018.

Eastwood D, Manson N, Paixao R, Bigney E, Ellis K, Richardson E, Abraham EP.Improving post-operative patient reported benefits and satisfaction following spinal fusion with a single pre-operative education session.
>> 18th Annual Meeting Canadian Spine Society Conference, Banff, 2018.

Manson N, Ellis K, Bigney E, Richardson E, Abraham E. Pre-operative psychological factors significantly add to the predictability of chronic narcotic use: A 2 year Prospective Study.
>> 18th Annual Meeting Canadian Spine Society Conference, Banff, 2018.

Wagg K, Manson NA, Bigney E, Daly E, Abraham EP. Pain Catastrophizing Behaviour can be Associated with Poorer Clinical Outcomes
>> The North American Spine Society (NASS) 32nd Annual Meeting, Orlando, 2017.

Lambert M, Tripp D, Abraham E, Wagg K, Bigney E, Daly E, Manson N. The role of preoperative biopsychosocial factors in predicting the quality of life of patients before and after spinal surgery.
>>Canadian Psychological Association National Convention, Toronto, 2017.

Lambert M, Tripp D, Abraham E, Wagg K, Bigney E, Daly E, Manson N. The role of preoperative biopsychosocial factors in predicting the quality of life of patients before and after spinal surgery.
>> 39e Congrès Annuel de le Société Québécoise pour la Recherche en Psychologie, Montreal, 2017.

Fowler J, Abraham E, Daly E, Bigney E, Wagg K, Manson N. Nationwide Quality Assessment of the Canadian Spine Outcomes Research Network (CSORN).
>> 17th Annual Meeting Canadian Spine Society Conference, Montreal, 2017.

Abraham E, Wagg K, Bigney E, Daly E, Manson N. Pain catastophizing behaviour can be associated with poorer clinical outcomes.
>> 17th Annual Meeting Canadian Spine Society Conference, Montreal, 2017.

Fry M, Manson N, Bigney E, Wagg K, Abraham E. Elucidating the prevalence and predictors associated with spine surgery revisions at a single orthopaedic site.
>> 17th Annual Meeting Canadian Spine Society Conference, Montreal, 2017.

Symington L, Abraham E, Bigney E, Wagg K, Manson N.
>> 17th Annual Meeting Canadian Spine Society Conference, Montreal, 2017.

Wagg K, Manson N, Bigney E, Abraham E. Failed back surgery syndrome patients start out with a poorer psychological profile compared to primary spine surgery patients.
>> 8th Annual New Brunswick Health Research Conference, Saint John, 2016.

Gale M, Manson N, Bigney E, Wagg K, Daly E, Abraham E. Analysis of Physician and Imaging Utilization Shows Economic Consequences of Repeat Use.
>> 8th Annual New Brunswick Health Research Conference, Saint John, 2016.

Manson N, Bigney E, Wagg K, Daly E, Abraham E. The Outcomes Following Decompression and Fusion are Compromised when it is preceded by a Discectomy or Decompression.
>> The North American Spine Society Conference, Boston, 2016.

Manson N, Bigney E, Wagg K, Daly E, Abraham E. SNRI– A Randomized Control Trial Evaluating the Effectiveness of Selective Nerve Root Injections in Patients with Lumbar Disc Herniation.
>> The North American Spine Society Conference, Boston, 2016.

Abraham EP, Bigney E, Wagg K, Daly E, Manson NA. The outcomes following decompression and fusion are compromised when it is preceded by a discectomy or decompression.
>> 16th Annual Meeting Canadian Spine Society Conference, Whistler, 2016.

Abraham EP, Wagg K, Armstrong M, Bigney E, Daly E, Manson NA. Interspinous Process Device versus Decompression and Fusion: Further Investigation with 2 year follow-up in a Degenerative Lumbar Spondylolisthesis Patient Population.
>> 16th Annual Meeting Canadian Spine Society Conference, Whistler, 2016.

Daly E, Manson NA, Bigney E, Wagg K, Abraham EP. Improved Data Capture and Quality Following Implementation of Standard Operating Procedures for a Single Site in the Canadian Spine Outcomes Research Network Database.
>> 16th Annual Meeting Canadian Spine Society Conference, Whistler, 2016.

Manson NA, Bigney EE, Ouellet MH, Wagg KE, Daly EA, Abraham EP. Is Instrumentation Removal Following Minimally Invasive Percutaneous Fixation of Thoracolumber Fractures Required? A Case Series.
>> Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Annual Conference, Las Vegas, 2015.

Manson NA, Green AJ, McIntosh G, Abraham EP. Pre-Operative "Amber Flag" Psychological Measure Scores and Patient Expectations: A Nation-Wide Analysis from the CSORN Database.
>> 30th Annual Meeting North American Spine Society Conference, Chicago 2015.

Manson NA, Abraham EP Green AJ, McIntosh G. Pre-Surgical Physician Utilization in Elective Thoracolumbar Spine Surgery Candidates: A Nationwide Analysis from the CSORN Database.
>> 30th Annual Meeting North American Spine Society Conference, Chicago 2015.

Manson NA, Abraham EP Green AJ, McIntosh G. Pre-Surgical Imaging, Testing and Injection Utilization in Elective Thoracolumbar Spine Surgery Candidates: A Nationwide Analysis from the CSORN Database.
>> 30th Annual Meeting North American Spine Society Conference, Chicago 2015.

Abraham EP, Brunelle C, Green AJ, Lily S, Manson NA. Examining the impact of surgery in patients with spinal disorders: Quality of life and analgesic use.
>> 76th Annual Meeting Canadian Psychological Association Conference, Ottawa, 2015.

Manson NA, Green AJ, McIntosh G, Abraham EP. Pre-Operative "Amber Flag" Psychological Measure Scores and Patient Expectations: A Nation-Wide Analysis from the CSORN Database.
>> 42nd Annual Meeting International Society for the Lumbar Spine Conference, San Francisco, 2015.

Manson NA, Abraham EP Green AJ, McIntosh G. Pre-Surgical Physician Utilization in Elective Thoracolumbar Spine Surgery Candidates: A Nationwide Analysis from the CSORN Database.
>> 42nd Annual Meeting International Society for the Lumbar Spine Conference, San Francisco, 2015.

Manson NA, Abraham EP Green AJ, McIntosh G. Pre-Surgical Imaging, Testing and Injection Utilization in Elective Thoracolumbar Spine Surgery Candidates: A Nationwide Analysis from the CSORN Database.
>> 42nd Annual Meeting International Society for the Lumbar Spine Conference, San Francisco, 2015.

Manson NA, Green AJ, McIntosh G, Abraham EP. Pre-Operative "Amber Flag" Psychological Measure Scores and Patient Expectations: A Nation-Wide Analysis from the CSORN Database.
>> 15th Annual Meeting Canadian Spine Society Conference, Halifax, 2015.

Manson NA, Abraham EP Green AJ, McIntosh G. Pre-Surgical Physician Utilization in Elective Thoracolumbar Spine Surgery Candidates: A Nationwide Analysis from the CSORN Database.
>> 15th Annual Meeting Canadian Spine Society Conference, Halifax, 2015.

Manson NA, Abraham EP Green AJ, McIntosh G. Pre-Surgical Imaging, Testing and Injection Utilization in Elective Thoracolumbar Spine Surgery Candidates: A Nationwide Analysis from the CSORN Database.
>> 15th Annual Meeting Canadian Spine Society Conference, Halifax, 2015.

Manson NA, Green AJ, Abraham EP. Pain on the Brain: Is the SF36 Mental Component Summary enough?
>> 15th Annual Meeting Canadian Spine Society Conference, Halifax, 2015.

Cochran M, Abraham EP, Green AJ, Manson NA. Post-Operative Ambulation in Patients Undergoing Total Hip Arthoplasty, Total Knee Arthoplasty and Elective Lumbar Spine Surgery to Treat Arthritic Pathologies.
>> 15th Annual Meeting Canadian Spine Society Conference, Halifax, 2015.

Flood M, Abraham EP, Green AJ, Manson NA. Predictors of Inappropriate Emergency Department Utilization Following Elective Thoracolumbar Spine Surgery.
>> 15th Annual Meeting Canadian Spine Society Conference, Halifax, 2015.

McKeon MD, Manson NA, Abraham EP, Taylor E, Murray J, Albert W. Patient-Reported Disability vs. Objective Physical Performance Measures in Assessing Patient Recovery.
>> 15th Annual Meeting Canadian Spine Society Conference, Halifax, 2015.

Manson NA, Green AJ, Abraham EP. Latent trajectory growth analysis:modeling patient recovery to predict 2-year outcomes following elective thoracolumbar surgery for degenerative pathologies.
>> 29th Annual Meeting North American Spine Society, San Francisco, 2014.

Manson NA, Green AJ, McKeon MD, Abraham EP. Pain on the brain: is the SF-36 Mental Component Summary enough?
>> 29th Annual Meeting North American Spine Society, San Francisco, 2014.

Abraham EP, Green AJ, McKeon MD, Murray J, Manson NA. Decompression and fusion versus decompression with an interspinous process device for treatment of stable degenerative spondylolisthesis: surgical morbidity and 2 year patient outcomes.
>> 29th Annual Meeting North American Spine Society, San Francisco, 2014.

Abraham EP, Green AJ, McKeon MD, Murray J, Manson NA. Decompression and instrumented fusion versus decompression alone versus decompression with an interspinous process device for treatment of stable degenerative spondylolisthesis: an analysis of surgical morbidity and patient outcomes.
>> 29th Annual Meeting North American Spine Society, San Francisco, 2014.

Manson NA, Green AJ, Abraham EP. Elevated patient body mass index does not negatively affect self-reported outcomes of thoracolumbar surgery: results of a comparative observational study with minimum 1 year follow-up.
>>Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Global Forum, Miami, 2014.

Hubbe U, Franke J, Senker W, Manson NA, Pereira P, Scheufler K. Are minimally invasive lumbar fusion outcomes affected by stenosis? MASTERS-D subgroup analysis.
>>Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Global Forum, Miami, 2014.

Manson NA, Green AJ, McKeon MD, Manson Na. Elevated patient BMI does not negatively affect self-reported outcomes of thoracolumbar surgery.
>>The Annual Meeting of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association, Montreal, 2014.

Manson NA, Lam KS. A prospective multi-center observational data monitored study of minimally invasive fusion to treat degenerative lumbar disorders: complications and outcomes at 1 year follow-up.
>>Canadian Spine Society 14th Annual Meeting, Lake Louise, 2014.

Manson NA, Green AJ, McKeon MD, Abraham EP. Elevated patient BMI does not negatively affect self-reported outcomes of thoracolumbar surgery.
>>Canadian Spine Society 14th Annual Meeting, Lake Louise, 2014.

Abraham EP, Green AJ, McKeon MD, Manson NA. The effect of smoking on subjective patient outcomes in thoracolumbar surgery.
>>Canadian Spine Society 14th Annual Meeting, Lake Louise, 2014.

Manson NA, Green AJ, McKeon MD, Murray J, Abraham EP. Modelling patient recovery to predict outcomes following elective thoracolumbar surgery for degenerative pathologies.
>>Canadian Spine Society 14th Annual Meeting, Lake Louise, 2014.

Abraham EP, Green AJ, McKeon MD, Manson NA. Surgical success in primary versus revision thoracolumbar spine surgery.
>>Canadian Spine Society 14th Annual Meeting, Lake Louise, 2014.

Senker W, Buzek D, Chasmal A, Hubbe U, Manson NA, et al. MASTERS-D: Final results of a prospective multi-centre observational data-monitored study of minimally invasive fusion to treat degenerative lumbar disorders.
>>Annual Meeting Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Las Vegas, 2013.

Green AJ, Manson NA, McKeon MD, Abraham EP. Elevated patient BMI does not negatively affect self-reported outcomes of thoracolumbar surgery.
>>28th Annual Meeting North American Spine Society, New Orleans, 2013.

Scheufler KM, Buzek D, Manson NA, Periera P, Senker W, Franke J, et al. Analysis of the MASTERS-D study: a prospective multi-center observational data monitored study of minimally invasive fusion to treat degenerative lumbar disorders.
>>Eurospine, Liverpool, 2013.

Abraham EP, Green AJ, McKeon MD, Murray J, Manson NA. Subjective patient outcomes and surgical morbidity in decompression with an interspinous process device (IPD) versus decompression and fusion for treatment of stable degenerative spondylolisthesis.
>>Canadian Spine Society 13th Annual Meeting, Mont Tremblant, 2013.

McKeon MD, Manson NA, Abraham EP, Albert W. A comparison of subjective versus objective outcome measures in postoperative spine patients.
>>Canadian Spine Society 13th Annual Meeting, Mont Tremblant, 2013.

Pencle F, Manson NA, Elliott RM, Wheeler-O'Neill C, Christie S. The role for percutaneous thoracolumbar stabilization for trauma.
>>Canadian Spine Society 13th Annual Meeting, Mont Tremblant, 2013.

Manson NA, Abraham EP, McKeon MD, Elliott RM. Direct lateral interbody fusion without posterior stabilization: Initial report of the first 10 consecutive cases.
>>The Annual meeting of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association, Ottawa, 2012.

Manson NA, Abraham EP, McKeon MD, Elliott RM. Traditional open versus minimally invasive decompression and fusion of the lumbar spine: a retrospective analysis.
>>The Annual meeting of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association, Ottawa, 2012.