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  There are several key trends in cervical disc replacement for spine surgeons to know going forward, based on studies, analysis and outcomes.  
  A new report from Micro Market Monitor examines the North American arthroscopic device market, with several important trends to know.  
Spineart received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the SCARLET AC-T cervical secured cage system.  
Here are 62 spine surgeons who are focused on scoliosis development.  
Here are 10 spine surgeons and neurosurgeons in the news this week.  
  EvaluateMedTech released the "World Preview 2014, Outlook to 2020" report with details on the top companies in the worldwide orthopedics market in 2013, with projections for 2020 market share. The top companies are listed by highest worldwide orthopedics sales.  
Physician Quality Reporting Systems has been a voluntary federal program since 2007 offering financial incentives for physicians that measure and report quality data to CMS. However, reporting will be mandatory in 2015 for providers to treat CMS patients, and those who fail to report will receive penalties. 
Spine recently published an article examining the learning curve for minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion. 
Neuralstem announced that the first patient was treated last week in the Phase I trial testing of NSI-566 human neural stem cells in the treatment of chronic spinal cord injury at the UC San Diego School of Medicine.  
A great bedside manner can help significantly improve patient experience and satisfaction. Six spine surgeons discuss what constitutes a good bedside manner and how to improve it.  
  Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for Oct. 9, 2014.  
NuVasive COO Keith Valentine sold 2,500 shares of the company's stock last week, valued at $35 per share, according to a WKRBB report. 
An article published in Spine examined how smoking impacted posterolateral fusions. 
Los Angeles-based Cedars-Sinai Health System finalized an agreement to affiliate with Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles and Santa Monica (Calif.) Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Group.  
  The Food and Drug Administration cleared 37 orthopedic- and spine-related devices in September.  
  An article published in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine examines the seven-year follow-up for patients who received the Prestige artificial disc in a prospective randomized controlled clinical trial.  
Can you imagine a world without "Hurt So Good," "Jack & Diane," "Small Town," "R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A." and countless other John Mellencamp classics? 
Nevro Corp., announced an initial public offering last Friday as the company attempts to gain regulatory clearance for its pain-relief system in the United States, according to a NASDAQ report. 
Medical device manufacturer BD plans to acquire CareFusion for $12.2 billion. 
European Union regulators have begun an in-depth probe into Zimmer's planned acquisition of Biomet, according to a Wall Street Journal report.  
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