Researchers examined subject-based three-dimensional CT lumbar models for asymptomatic subjects to measure trends in foraminal height for the healthy spine and published their results in Spine.
Here are 20 spine-focused studies to know published within the past month.
In early June, six-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen was involved in an ATV accident that broke her spine and severed her spinal cord. Neurosurgeon Luis Manuel Tumialan, MD, performed successful surgery on the former Olympian. Here are five things to know about the incident.
Scientists have identified two rare genetic mutations that greatly increase a child's chance of developing severe scoliosis, according to a report from HealthDay.
From 2000 to 2006, spine was the hot technology sector in medical technology, according to Frank Phillips, MD, professor and director of the minimally invasive spine surgery section of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
At the 12th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Paine Management-Driven ASC Conference in Chicago on June 12, Max Reiboldt, president and CEO of the Coker Group, a national healthcare advisory firm, discussed professional service agreements concerning orthopedics and spine.
SpineCenterAtlanta, a comprehensive spine care facility, has received an accreditation from the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities.
Detroit-based Henry Ford Health System has partnered with Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Care Network in
In a recent study published in Spine, researchers examined the outcomes of minimally invasive surgery as a treatment for adult scoliosis.