1. Stanford neurosurgeon Dr. Jim Doty encourages kindness, compassion for healthier life: 5 insightsWritten by Megan Wood | Thursday, 01 December 2016 21:37
Jim Doty, MD, a Stanford (Calif.) Medicine neurosurgeon, urges people to demonstrate kindness and compassion in their lives, according to Stanford Medicine.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Thursday, 01 December 2016 17:36
A new study published in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine examines whether the surgical effectiveness measures for lumbar spine surgery patients can predict two-year outcomes.
Written by Megan Wood | Thursday, 01 December 2016 14:42
Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for Dec. 1, 2016.
Written by Megan Wood | Thursday, 01 December 2016 14:41
Here are nine spine surgeons and neurosurgeons that joined new organizations or received promotions in November, 2016.
Written by Megan Wood | Wednesday, 30 November 2016 19:06
Astronauts may suffer from visual impairment intracranial pressure following long-duration space missions, according to Jagran Josh. University of Miami Miller School of Medicine researchers presented their findings at the Radiological Society of North America annual meeting on Nov. 28, 2016, in Chicago.
Written by Megan Wood | Wednesday, 30 November 2016 19:04
Surgeons performed the first robotic spine surgery in western New York at Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph campus in Cheektowaga, according to WIVB.com.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 30 November 2016 14:58
A study recently published in Spine examined cervical spine surgeries for NFL players to see whether the level of surgery had an impact on performance-based outcomes.
Written by Megan Wood | Tuesday, 29 November 2016 17:46
The global minimally invasive spine surgery market will likely grow between 2016 and 2020, based on a Technavio report, according to medGadget.
Written by Megan Wood | Tuesday, 29 November 2016 17:45
The global neurosurgery market is expected to grow between 2016 and 2019, according to a Technavio report.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Tuesday, 29 November 2016 15:42
A new study published in Spine examines 30-day readmissions for anterior cervical discectomy and fusion.
11. Spine surgery firsts: How Dr. Juan Torres-Reveron prepared for the first ROSA Spine robot-guided lumbar fusionWritten by Anuja Vaidya | Monday, 28 November 2016 21:59
In April 2016, Juan Torres-Reveron, MD, PhD, performed the first spine surgery using Montpellier, France-based Medtech's ROSA Spine robot. Dr. Torres-Reveron, a neurosurgeon with Premier Health's Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, performed a two-level lumbar spine fusion.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Monday, 28 November 2016 20:28
Here are 10 statistics on orthopedic spine surgeon compensation from the 2016 MGMA Provider Compensation and Production Report based on 2015 survey data.
Written by Mary Rechtoris | Monday, 28 November 2016 19:52
Orthopedic spine surgeon Kam Raiszadeh, MD, wrote a book titled, "Take Back Control: A Surgeon's Guide to Healing Your Spine Without Medications or Surgery," as chronic back pain continues to gain prevalence globally, according to Rancho Santa Fe Review.
Written by Jessica Kim Cohen | Wednesday, 23 November 2016 17:41
Michael Roh, MD, and Fred Sweet, MD, of Illinois-based Rockford Spine Center, attended the Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting & Course in Prague, Czech Republic.
Written by Megan Wood | Wednesday, 23 November 2016 17:34
The Congress of Neurological Surgeons has entered into a partnership with Oxford University Press.
Written by Megan Wood | Wednesday, 23 November 2016 17:32
Researchers investigated the prevalence of undiagnosed osteoporosis in patients receiving transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion, according to Medscape. Spine published the study.
Written by Dr. Todd H. Lanman | Wednesday, 23 November 2016 17:00
In the last half of the 20th century, patients who needed surgery for two-level cervical disease almost certainly were treated with anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF).
Written by Megan Wood | Wednesday, 23 November 2016 14:33
Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for Nov. 23, 2016.