Written by Laura Miller | Tuesday, 15 April 2014 11:20
Healthcare economics is an important part of providing patient care and shaping healthcare policy going forward. Here are eight ways spine surgeons can positively impact healthcare economics.
Written by Laura Miller | Tuesday, 15 April 2014 09:36
Researchers recently compared 90 female patients undergoing posterior spinal fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis with two different methods of incision closure. Their results were published in Spine.
Written by Laura Miller | Tuesday, 15 April 2014 09:34
Aesculap Academy is offering a surgical skills course for neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons with a special interest in spine surgery.
Written by Laura Miller | Monday, 14 April 2014 09:55
Spine Institute Northwest's Solomon Kamson, MD, is speaking on minimally invasive spine surgery procedures at the World Congress of the World Federation of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery in Turkey.
Written by Laura Miller | Monday, 14 April 2014 09:53
A new study published in Spine examines whether the surgical first assistant's level of training matters in scoliosis outcomes.
Written by Laura Miller and Anuja Vaidya | Friday, 11 April 2014 15:48
Here are 33 spine surgeons who perform artificial disc replacement procedures.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Friday, 11 April 2014 11:39
Patrick A. Roth, MD, chairman of neurosurgery at Hackensack (N.J.) University Medical Center, has been named has been included in Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Edition, a publication that highlights the professional lives of individuals who have contributed significantly to their field.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Friday, 11 April 2014 11:37
Marina del Rey, Calif.-based DISC Sports & Spine Center has established a new division — the Newport Beach Spine Group — at its Newport Beach location.
Written by Laura Miller | Friday, 11 April 2014 09:22
A group of researchers recently examined 54 patients undergoing L4/5 posterior lumbar interbody fusion to identify the risk factor for adjacent segment disease and efficacy of simultaneous decompression for symptomatic ASD. The results were published in the Journal of Spinal Disorders & Techniques.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 10 April 2014 12:38
Lancaster, Pa.-based Brain Orthopedic Spine Specialists has named Robert T. Still CEO, according to a Lancaster Online report.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 10 April 2014 12:05
Here three spine surgeons discuss what they would like to see Congress do with Medicare's sustainable growth rate formula in an ideal world.
Written by Laura Miller | Thursday, 10 April 2014 11:58
Data collection on minimally invasive spine surgery techniques is more common today than in the past, and long term data on several procedures will be available over the next decade to show efficacy.
Written by Laura Miller | Thursday, 10 April 2014 09:02
Researchers examined 253 adult deformity correction patients to examine whether preoperative narcotics use had an impact on surgical outcomes and complications. The researchers published their findings in The Spine Journal.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 10 April 2014 07:58
Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for April 10, 2014.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Wednesday, 09 April 2014 11:16
Stefano Sinicropi, MD, has begun seeing patients at Apple Valley (Minn.) Medical Center, according to a Herald Online report.