1. 'The utility of routine ION for ACDFs is questionable': 5 notes on intraoperative neuromonitoring studyWritten by Laura Dyrda | Tuesday, 27 December 2016 14:30
A new study published in Spine examined intraoperative neuromonitoring for anterior cervical discectomy and fusion patients.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Tuesday, 27 December 2016 07:34
A new study published in Spine examines dynamic stabilization against adjacent segment disease after patients undergo posterior lumbar interbody fusion.
Written by Megan Wood | Thursday, 22 December 2016 14:16
Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for Dec. 22, 2016.
5. How mental health impacts quality of life for degenerative disc disease patients: 5 things to knowWritten by Laura Dyrda | Thursday, 22 December 2016 10:54
A study published in The Spine Journal examines the Timed Up and Go test for objective functional impairment in lumbar degenerative disc disease patients.
Written by Megan Wood | Wednesday, 21 December 2016 19:19
The NeuroMedical Center's The Spine Hospital of Louisiana in Baton Rouge is the first hospital in Louisiana to offer minimally invasive laser spine surgery.
Written by Megan Wood | Tuesday, 20 December 2016 18:32
The Expert Network inducted board-certified orthopedic surgeon Randall F. Dryer, MD.
Written by Megan Wood | Tuesday, 20 December 2016 17:54
Donald R. Gore, MD, joined the ranks of The International Association of HealthCare Professionals, according to MENAFN.com.
Written by Megan Wood | Monday, 19 December 2016 19:30
With President Barack Obama signing the 21st Century Cures Act into law on Dec. 13, 2016, the field of regenerative medicine and stem cell therapies stands to benefit.
Written by Megan Wood | Monday, 19 December 2016 19:28
Daniel J. McGuire, MD, moved his practice to northwest Iowa, according to The Daily Reporter.
12. Titan Spine leads push for titanium interbody device resurgence through nanotechnology differentiationWritten by Laura Dyrda | Friday, 16 December 2016 18:57
In October 2016, Titan Spine initiated the full U.S. launch of its nanoLOCK surface technology on its line of Endoskeleton titanium interbody implants and doubled the size of its sales management team. The nanoLOCK technology is now used in30 hospitals across 19 states, and Titan is currently in the process of signing contracts with several other large health systems.
13. Dr. Richard Morales Ozuna joins International Association of HealthCare Professionals: 5 highlightsWritten by Megan Wood | Friday, 16 December 2016 17:59
The International Association of HealthCare Professionals added Richard Morales Ozuna, MD, to its ranks.
Written by Megan Wood | Friday, 16 December 2016 16:18
At the forefront of regenerative medicine, Kenneth Pettine, MD, has participated in three FDA biologic studies. He works with Jeffery Donner, MD, at the Colorado Spine Institute . Dr. Pettine is the founder of the Orthopedic Stem Cell Institute, and is a pioneer in the field, with the only Stem Cell methods patent procedure in the nation.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Friday, 16 December 2016 09:04
Physician satisfaction and incentives to produce high quality, cost-effective care will have a huge impact on the healthcare system going forward, according to an article titled "The Role of Incentives in Changing the Behavior of Spinal Care Providers: A Primer on Behavioral Economics in Health Care" published in The Business of Medicine.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 15 December 2016 17:54
Two spine surgeons share their holiday plans.
18. Drs. Frederick Boop, Michael Gleiber, F. Todd Wetzel & more: 90+ spine surgeons & neurosurgeons receiving honors in 2016Written by Megan Wood | Thursday, 15 December 2016 14:35
Here are more than 90 spine surgeons or neurosurgeons who received awards or promotions in 2016.
Written by Megan Wood | Thursday, 15 December 2016 14:32
Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for Dec. 15, 2016.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Thursday, 15 December 2016 11:34
A new study published in Spine examines total disc replacement for patients with collapsed cervical discs.