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NuVasive increased revenue in the first quarter of 2015 ahead of launching a new sagittal alignment-focused system. By Laura Dyrda -
The Chinese Firm Xi'an Particle Cloud Advanced Materials Technology Is working on a three-dimensional printed artificial bone structure using the Filament Free Printing process, according to a China Topix report. By Laura Dyrda -
Tornier reported first quarter financial results, with revenue relatively flat. By Laura Dyrda -

Incorporating opioid-reducing strategy

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Medtronic launched the DIVERGENCE Stand Alone Interbody Cage.  By Anuja Vaidya -
Neal ElAttrache, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles, will perform shoulder surgery on Manny Pacquiao, according to a Morning News USA report.  By Anuja Vaidya and Laura Dyrda -
The ultrasonic BoneScalpel from Misonix is designed to increase bone cutting effectiveness and safety in spinal procedures, which has a huge impact on patient safety and outcomes for spinal deformity procedures. By Laura Dyrda -
NuVasive launched the Integrated Global Alignment platform. By Laura Dyrda -

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A new study published in Spine examines whether preoperative cognitive-behavioral intervention impacts the patient's outcomes and return-to-work after lumbar spinal fusion surgery. By Laura Dyrda -
Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, MD, officially threw his hat into the ring of potential 2016 presidential candidates. By Laura Dyrda -
LinkSPINE's FacetLINK has received FDA (510)k clearance.  By Anuja Vaidya -
Paul T. Rubery, MD, chief of the division of spine surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center, was named chair of the department of orthopedics. By Laura Dyrda -
The American Association of Neurological Surgeons named Deborah L. Benzil, MD, vice president.  By Anuja Vaidya -
Anderson, S.C.-based Blue Ridge Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine has joined Greenville (S.C.) Health System, according to an Independent Mail report.  By Anuja Vaidya -
There are several trends making an impact on orthopedic and spine surgery practices today. By Laura Dyrda -
Cahaba Government Benefit Administrators, a Medicare Administrative Contractor, will now cover minimally invasive sacroiliac joint fusion procedures.  By Laura Dyrda -
Here are eight orthopedic surgeons making headlines over the past week.  By Brandon Howard -
San Antonio, Texas-based Baptist Health System's five hospitals have cut costs for hip and knee replacements while speeding up patient recovery times and saving tax payer money, reports WKNO.  By Brandon Howard -
Nexxt Spine's Struxxure Anterior Cervical Plate System is now on full market release. By Laura Dyrda -
Here are 10 spine and neurosurgeons in the news this week. By Laura Dyrda -
Here are the 10 states in which physicians earn the highest and lowest average annual incomes, according to Medscape's 2015 Physician Compensation Report.  By Anuja Vaidya -
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