Written by Megan Wood | Monday, 13 March 2017 17:55
Switzerland-based Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne researchers are studying intelligent neuroprosthetics with the potential to help those with neurological dysfunction.
2. Would back pain patients let non-physicians decide whether they are surgical candidates? 5 key notesWritten by Laura Dyrda | Monday, 13 March 2017 12:38
A study recently published in Spine examined patient attitudes toward non-physicians assessing whether they need spine surgery.
Written by Adam Schrag | Friday, 10 March 2017 22:57
San Jose, Calif.-based O'Connor Hospital has reported positive results after using the Mobi-C Cervical Disc device.
Written by Adam Schrag | Friday, 10 March 2017 22:55
The Mobi-C Cervical Disc surgery effectively treats various types of disc pains and is designed to reduce the need for future surgeries, according to Redwood City Patch.
Written by Adam Schrag | Friday, 10 March 2017 15:56
Here are eight spine surgeons who made the news this week:
Written by Laura Dyrda | Friday, 10 March 2017 09:45
A new study published in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine examines lumbar spinal decompression among patients who are 65 years or older.
Written by Megan Wood | Thursday, 09 March 2017 18:33
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates wrote a review on the book by late Stanford neurosurgeon Paul Kalanithi, MD, which he labeled "amazing," on gatesnotes.
Written by Megan Wood | Thursday, 09 March 2017 18:22
Warsaw, Ind.-based OrthoPediatrics Corp. sponsored the 3rd International Children's Spine Symposium in Orlando, Fla., from March 3 to 4, 2017.
Written by Megan Wood | Thursday, 09 March 2017 15:59
A spine fracture leads to a downward spiral of complications for elderly people, often resulting in death.
Written by Megan Wood | Thursday, 09 March 2017 14:53
Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for March 9, 2017.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Thursday, 09 March 2017 09:52
A new study published in Spinal Deformity examines the timing of complications for adult spinal deformity correction.
13. Drs. Karsten Ritter-Lang and Jan Spiller publish book on spinal fusion alternatives: 4 highlightsWritten by Megan Wood | Wednesday, 08 March 2017 18:01
Karsten Ritter-Lang, MD, and Jan Spiller, MD, published their book, To Fuse or Not to Fuse: How Artificial Disc Replacement, Hybrid Fusion, and Fusion Alternatives are Changing the World of Spinal Fusion.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 08 March 2017 09:32
A new study published in Spine examines the frailty index as a predictor for cervical spinal fusion patients' outcomes.
Written by Adam Schrag | Tuesday, 07 March 2017 19:59
A study published in Spine compared patient, parent and surgeon preoperative concerns prior to posterior spinal fusion to treat adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Tuesday, 07 March 2017 14:23
A new study published in Spine examines how the loads active duty Marines carry impact their lumbar spine.
17. Drs. Michael Gleiber, Robert Galler & more: 5 spine surgeons & neurosurgeons recently receiving honors — March 7, 2017Written by Megan Wood | Tuesday, 07 March 2017 14:13
Here are five spine surgeons and neurosurgeons who recently received awards or promotions.
18. Outpatient anterior cervical discectomy & fusion complication rates; spine care in 2017 & more — 8 outpatient spine storiesWritten by Megan Wood | Monday, 06 March 2017 23:00
Here are eight key stories on outpatient spine trends and news.
19. Dr. Michael Gleiber to serve as honorary chair for The Spine Health Foundation's upcoming fundraiserWritten by Adam Schrag | Monday, 06 March 2017 21:09
Michael Gleiber, MD, of West Palm Beach, Fla.-based Concierge Spine Surgery will serve as honorary chair for Johnson City, Tenn.-based The Spine Health Foundation's 2017 Derby Day fundraiser in Bristol, Va.
Written by Megan Wood | Monday, 06 March 2017 20:54
Andrew W. Moulton, MD, is now Lakewood Ranch (Fla.) Medical Center's chief of surgery, according to Herald-Tribune.