Spine surgeons face a constant back-and-forth with insurance companies to gain approval for surgical procedures, which has become more difficult over the past decade with the rising cost of surgical procedures and new coverage guidelines from payers.
A new study published in Spine examines the cost and effectiveness of three corpectomy techniques for destructive thoracolumbar spine disease.
The European Commission conditionally cleared Zimmer to acquire Biomet.
Chicago-based orthopedic surgeon Bonnie Simpson Mason, MD, received the AAOS Diversity Award.
Benvenue Medical and Novation signed a group purchasing agreement for the Kiva VCF Treatment System.
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Here are 10 spine surgeons and neurosurgeons in the news over this past week.
President Barack Obama released his budget plan for 2016 earlier this year, and House Republicans introduced a separate budget proposal last week, according to a Zacks report published on Nasdaq.
Spine surgeon and inventor Gary Michelson, MD, received the Albert B. Sabin Humanitarian Award from the Sabine Vaccine Institute, according to a Vaccine News Daily report.
A new study published in Spinal Deformity examines EOS posteroanterior and anteroposterior views, comparing radiation exposure during spine surgery with standard imaging techniques.