Written by Laura Dyrda | Thursday, 23 October 2014 10:30
An article published in Spine examines the optimum fusion technique for patients with adult spondylolisthesis.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 23 October 2014 09:43
John Prunskis, MD, has been invited to speak at the II Congress of the Brazilian Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, SOBRAMID, in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 23 October 2014 08:27
Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for Oct. 23, 2014.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 22 October 2014 15:05
What do President and CEO of Surgical Care Affiliates Andrew Hayek, DISC Sports & Spine Center Founder Robert S. Bray Jr., MD, and Olympic athlete Lolo Jones have in common?
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Wednesday, 22 October 2014 12:37
Laser Spine Institute's President and COO Dotty Bollinger earned the Certified Medical Practice Executive designation from the American College of Medical Practice Executives.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Wednesday, 22 October 2014 12:34
A man paralyzed from the chest down has regained sensation and muscle control in his legs after regenerative cells were implanted in his back to repair the spinal cord, according to a report by The Independent.
Healthcare employers and insurers are adopting or considering several tactics to limit payments for medical services, and since spine surgery can be a high-priced elective procedure, it could be a target going forward.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 22 October 2014 10:15
There isn't much data available today on cost-effectiveness for treating cervical degenerative disc disease, despite the many patients who undergo treatment every year.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Tuesday, 21 October 2014 13:44
Neurosurgeon Wade Ceola, MD, will be joining High Mountain Brain and Spinal Surgery Center at Valley View in Glenwood Springs, Colo., in January 2015, according to a Post Independent report.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Tuesday, 21 October 2014 13:41
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System in Winchester added John T. Friedland, MD, to the medical team of Southern Tennessee Orthopedics and Spine Center.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Tuesday, 21 October 2014 11:53
Is there enough strong evidence to prove minimal access spine surgery is more cost-effective than traditional open procedures?
Written by Laura Dyrda | Monday, 20 October 2014 16:27
An article recently published in Spine examining how microscope use impacts operating room time and outcomes for spine surgery.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Monday, 20 October 2014 16:17
Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis is the fourth clinical trial site for InVivo Therapeutics' IDE pilot study of the neuro-spinal scaffold in patients with acute spinal cord injury.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Monday, 20 October 2014 15:04
A completely revised edition of a guide to the management of pediatric neurosurgical disorders has been published by Thieme.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Friday, 17 October 2014 17:45
An article published in The Journal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques examines the incidence of pedicle breach after percutaneous screw fixation in the lumbar spine.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Friday, 17 October 2014 07:40
Here are 10 spine and neurosurgeons in the news this past week.