A study launched in 2014 examines stem cells' potential to cure spinal cord injuries.
A new study published in The Spine Journal examines outcomes for elderly patients undergoing lumbar spinal surgery.
Spine surgeons are using less invasive procedures to take patient care to the next level — and lateral spine surgery is one such example of surgeons pushing the envelope through innovative techniques.  
Researchers from Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic and University of California, Los Angeles teamed up to mirror the outcomes from a study involving four paraplegic patients implanted with stimulators at the University of Louisville in Kentucky, according to StarTribune.
Here are nine spine surgeons and neurosurgeons that joined new organizations, received promotions or moved locations in March 2017.
Germany-based Heidelberg University Biochemistry Center researchers studied the activity between the nervous system and the vascular system in hopes of discovering more about diseases plaguing the central nervous system, according to Medical Xpress.
Durham, N.C.-based Duke University Hospital neurosurgeons invited Durham Nativity School students to travel with them on a medical trip to Uganda, according to abc 11.
Here are 11 spine surgeons who made the news this week:
The Expert Network welcomed Anthony L. D'Ambrosio, MD.
Neurosurgeon Stephen Ondra, MD, joined Louisville, Ky.-based RowdMap as head of clinical risk innovation strategy, according to Yahoo! Finance.
Three spine surgeons sound off on the books that have influenced their professional lives.
Italian neuroscientist Dr. Sergio Canavero will attempt to transplant the head of a volunteer patient to a donor body, according to Cavalier Daily.
Orthopedic spine surgeon Daniel McGuire, MD, was welcomed in the lobby of Spencer (Iowa) Hospital earlier this week, according to The Daily Reporter.
Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for March 30, 2017.
A new study published in Spine examines 1,400 consecutive patients who underwent elective spine surgery at Duke University Hospital and measures 30-day readmissions.
James Lynch, MD, of Reno-based SpineNevada was the first surgeon in the state to use Titan Spine's nano surface technology in anterior lumbar interbody fusion and lateral lumbar interbody fusion procedures.
Milwaukee-based Medical College of Wisconsin appointed Shekar N. Kurpad, MD, PhD, chair of its department of neurosurgery, according to Urban Milwaukee.
A new study published in Spine examines the complications and risks for cervical decompression and cervical fusion among elderly patients.
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.
Of the 30 largest cities in the U.S., San Jose, Calif., is the most expensive place to receive cervical spine surgery, according to Healthcare Blue Book. However, the physician services fees are highest in Charlotte, N.C., for cervical spinal fusions, hitting $9,903.
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