Marina del Rey, Calif.-based SpineDriver revealed their battery-powered surgical driver at the NASS annual meeting last week.
Frederick A. Pennings, MD, joined the AccelSPINE Medical Advisory Board.
Hospital for Special Surgery opened a new location in Paramus, N.J.
Length of stay at the hospital after surgery is critically important; too-short of a stay yields poor clinical quality and high readmission rates while too-long of a stay can expose patients to increased infection risk and costs the healthcare system millions.
The first commercialized implantation of Glyder Facet Restoration Device from Zyga Technology took place recently in Germany.
The Philadelphia 76ers partnered with Rothman Institute, who will provide the official orthopedic and urgent care needs for the team.
The cervical disc replacement market is expected to grow through 2020, according to a Persistence Market Research report.
The freestanding spine destination center could be one of the next big trends sweeping healthcare providers today. These centers meet the goals of healthcare reform, payer scrutiny, patients and providers by guiding patients throughout their entire episode of care with top-quality outcomes.
A group of researchers examined the risk factors for adjacent segment disease following spinal fusion and non-fusion surgery and published their findings in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.
Medicaid patients are more likely to have in-hospital morbidity and use more resources than patients with other payers who undergo total joint arthroplasty, according to an article published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.