Written by Adam Schrag | Monday, 27 March 2017 16:59
A recent study covered in Claims Journal revealed over 62 percent of workers who underwent spinal fusion surgery had initially reported their conditions as strains or sprains.
2. How Pennsylvania Hospital's 1st female neurosurgeon balances motherhood with a career demanding 80+ hour work weeks: 5 key pointsWritten by Laura Dyrda | Monday, 27 March 2017 10:16
Zarina Ali, MD, was the first female neurosurgeon at Pennsylvania Hospital in Center City, and now she's encouraging other women to take the plunge, according to a report in The Philly Voice.
Written by Adam Schrag | Friday, 24 March 2017 14:45
Here are 10 spine surgeons who made this week's news:
Written by Laura Dyrda | Friday, 24 March 2017 10:26
A new study published in The Spine Journal examines whether conflicts of interest influence the outcomes of cervical disc arthroplasty clinical studies.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Friday, 24 March 2017 10:01
A new study published in The Spine Journal examines the postoperative urinary retention rate for patients who undergo surgery for degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 23 March 2017 17:40
Five spine surgeons discuss the business of medicine and the knowledge that would have been useful earlier in their careers.
7. Mischer Neuroscience Institute's Dr. Dong Kim: How neurosurgeons can achieve success in a changing industryWritten by Megan Wood | Thursday, 23 March 2017 17:06
Dong H. Kim, MD, shared his take on how neurosurgeons should approach the changing healthcare industry, in Neurosurgery's April supplement.
Written by Megan Wood | Thursday, 23 March 2017 16:59
Researchers presented favorable data on San Francisco-based Cytokinetics' fast skeletal troponin activator, CK-2127107, at the MDA Scientific Conference in Arlington, Va., held from March 19 to 22, 2017.
Written by Megan Wood | Thursday, 23 March 2017 13:42
Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for March 23, 2017.
Written by Megan Wood | Wednesday, 22 March 2017 22:04
Long Beach (Calif.) Memorial unveiled the Spine Center.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 22 March 2017 09:37
A new study published in Spinal Deformity examines health-related quality of life after spinal deformity.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 22 March 2017 09:36
A new study published in Spine examines how depression and bipolar disorder affect patients who undergo spinal surgery.
13. Study: Impact of intraoperative neuromonitoring on anterior cervical spine surgery — 7 observationsWritten by Megan Wood | Tuesday, 21 March 2017 20:12
A study published in Spine investigated the use of intraoperative neuromonitoring for anterior cervical spine surgery.
Written by Megan Wood | Tuesday, 21 March 2017 17:08
Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins University admitted its first female black neurosurgery resident, Nancy Abu-Bonsrah, on March 17, 2017, according to okayafrica.com.
16. Former NFL player Myron Rolle matches with Mass General for neurosurgery residency — 5 highlightsWritten by Megan Wood | Monday, 20 March 2017 18:01
Former NFL player Myron Rolle matched with Boston-based Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard University for his neurosurgery residency, according to Yahoo! Sports.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Monday, 20 March 2017 09:29
A new study published in Spine examines potential airway complications for anterior cervical discectomy and fusion.
Written by Megan Wood | Friday, 17 March 2017 18:57
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons appointed Jacob M. Buchowski, MD, of St. Louis-based Washington University School of Medicine, to its board of directors.
Written by Adam Schrag | Friday, 17 March 2017 16:52
A New York City-based NYU Langone Medical Center study presented at the AAOS 2017 Annual Meeting in San Diego shows patients with spinal deformities are more likely to suffer hip dislocation or follow-up revision surgery after total hip replacement.
Written by Adam Schrag | Friday, 17 March 2017 14:35
Here are 12 spine surgeons who made the news this week: