Dr Chris Arts

eccElearning Spine Surgery Education Programme Faculty

Dr Chris Arts is a highly experienced Spine Surgeon and a key member of the eccElearning Spine Surgery Education Programme faculty. The Spine Surgery Education Programme contains 180 Spine Surgery Lectures, and contains Specialist Certificates and the full Postgraduate Diploma in Spine Surgery. The eccElearning Faculty is made up of over 140 expert spine surgeons and educators. They have collectively supported the development of the world’s first comprehensive, online postgraduate education programme in a medical sub-speciality, spine surgery.


Dr Chris Arts - Spine Surgery Faculty - eccElearning

Dr Chris Arts, MD

  • Maastricht University Medical Centre, The Netherlands

Contributions of Dr Chris Arts

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Lecture: Biologics in Spine

DOI 10.28962/01.3.010

This spine surgery lecture deals with biologics in spine – the materials available as bone substitutes in spinal fusion. It outlines the different indications and level of evidence relating to the large variations in bone substitutes available. The learning objectives of the lecture are to know the different bone substitutes available for bone grafting, to understand the different effects of bone substitutes on fusion healing and their evidence, to know the risks and benefits of different bone substitutes, and to distinguish the diferent indications for the different bone substitutes in fusion surgery.