Written by Anuja Vaidya | Wednesday, 23 July 2014 11:59
Here are 11 spine and orthopedic practices that have expanded recently.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Wednesday, 23 July 2014 11:57
Rockford (Ill.) Spine Center has expanded its physical therapy department with the addition of Kim Alexander, ATC, PT, MPT.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 23 July 2014 09:56
A study published in Spine examines nonoperative treatment for discogenic low back pain.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Monday, 21 July 2014 15:05
Marquette (Mich.) General Hospital Neurosurgeon Richard Rovin, MD, has been accepted into the Harvard Medical School Global Clinical Scholars Research Training Program.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Monday, 21 July 2014 12:15
A study published in Spine examines the incidence of venous thromboembolic complications and pulmonary embolism in children undergoing spinal fusion surgery.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Monday, 21 July 2014 08:16
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.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Friday, 18 July 2014 16:21
Paul M. Brisson, MD, has been named to The Leading Physicians of the World publication of the International Association of HealthCare Professionals, according to a MotoeMag report.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Friday, 18 July 2014 14:01
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine has been awarded $6 million by CMS' Innovation Center for its Better Back Care program.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Friday, 18 July 2014 13:51
A recent study published in The Spine Journal examines and describes national trends in revision rates, complications and readmission for patients undergoing single and multilevel anterior cervical discectomy and fusion procedures.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Thursday, 17 July 2014 18:00
Healthcare is changing at a rapid pace and healthcare reform pushes consolidation. However, hospital employment isn't the only option for independent spine surgeons struggling to get by.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 17 July 2014 11:54
Medicare currently doesn't reimburse for spine surgery in ambulatory surgery centers, despite evidence appropriately-selected patients can have good outcomes. Three spine surgeons discuss if Medicare will begin reimbursing spine surgeries at ASCs and why it should.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Thursday, 17 July 2014 11:33
A new study of pedicle screw placement with Mazor Robotics' robotic guidance system reported improved accuracy and reduced exposure to radiation for surgeons.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Thursday, 17 July 2014 10:25
A study published in the Journal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques examined the risk factors for radiographic L5-S1 disc height reduction after lumbar posterolateral floating fusion surgery.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 17 July 2014 09:49
Here are seven things for spinal surgeons to know for July 17, 2014.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Wednesday, 16 July 2014 12:48
The Abington (Pa.) Health Orthopaedic & Spine Institute has opened a new unit at Abington Memorial Hospital.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 16 July 2014 11:01
Duke University Hospital neurosurgeon Oren Gottfried was recently featured in the News Observer for his work as a medical advisor for television shows.