Written by Adam Schrag | Monday, 24 April 2017 17:56
Golden State Warriors Coach Steve Kerr announced he won't coach his team until the symptoms plaguing him since complications arose following back surgery in 2015 subside, according to The Washington Post.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Monday, 24 April 2017 09:21
The North American Spine Society released two new draft coverage recommendations for public comment.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Monday, 24 April 2017 09:20
A new study published in Spine examines whether transformational lateral interbody fusion makes an impact for patients undergoing surgery for one-level lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis with the posterior approach.
Written by Adam Schrag | Friday, 21 April 2017 20:25
A research team headed by Kern Singh, MD, of Chicago-based Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush won "Best Poster" at the ISASS Annual Meeting in Boca Raton, Fla.
Written by Adam Schrag | Friday, 21 April 2017 15:12
Here are 13 spine surgeons who made the news this week:
Written by Laura Dyrda | Friday, 21 April 2017 11:36
A new study published in Spine examines whether surgeons can insert spinal implants into patients with deep spine infections safely.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Friday, 21 April 2017 11:33
On April 20, Jocelyn Idema, DO, of Pittsburgh-based Advanced Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, became the first spine surgeon in Pennsylvania to perform lumbar disc replacement using Aesculap's activL Artificial Disc.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 20 April 2017 19:29
Six spine surgeons weigh in on the future of independent practice in America.
Written by Megan Wood | Thursday, 20 April 2017 13:06
Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for April 20, 2017.
10. 4 key notes on complications, readmission for spine surgery patients who have blood transfusionsWritten by Laura Dyrda | Thursday, 20 April 2017 09:37
A new study published in Spine examines the complication rates, readmissions and patient reported outcomes for spine surgery patients with blood transfusions.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 19 April 2017 15:35
NuVasive launched a new spinal trauma portfolio.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 19 April 2017 10:45
Researchers used a modified Delphi method to conduct a scoping review that identified measures to assess lumbar spinal stenosis symptoms and published their results in The Spine Journal.
Written by Adam Schrag | Tuesday, 18 April 2017 18:56
A study published in Spine reveals spinal instrumentation in an infected spine may be safe.
Written by Adam Schrag | Tuesday, 18 April 2017 18:53
A study recently published in Spine reveals the factors most likely to cause hospital acquired conditions in adult spinal deformity surgery patients.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Tuesday, 18 April 2017 09:50
A new study published in The Spine Journal compares image guidance with free-hand methods for placing pedicle screws during adolescent idiopathic scoliosis posterior spine surgery.
Written by Adam Schrag | Monday, 17 April 2017 21:23
A study published in The Spine Journal and reported on in Reuters Health reveals physicians' concerns with people's prolonged phone usage.
Written by Megan Wood | Monday, 17 April 2017 18:56
Neurosurgeon Matthew Philips, MD, of Dartmouth, Mass.-based Southcoast Neurosurgery, serves as president of a startup software company that strives to protect teenagers from the dangers on the internet, according to SouthCoast Today.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Monday, 17 April 2017 11:23
A new study published in Spine examines the reliability of the National Inpatient Sample and National Surgical Quality Improvement Program data for anterior cervical discectomy and fusion.
Written by Megan Wood | Friday, 14 April 2017 20:29
Alejandro J. Betancourt, MD, earned recognition as a 2017 Top Doctor in Harlingen, Texas.
Written by Megan Wood | Friday, 14 April 2017 16:50
George Ampat, FRCS, a consultant orthopedic surgeon at England-based Royal Liverpool University Hospitals, wrote a self-help book for people living with back and neck pain.