A new study published in Spinal Deformity examines the impact of cell saver use during adult spinal deformity correction.
Ashish Patel, MD, and Elian Shepherd, MD, of Methodist Hospital in Merrillville, Ind., perform scoliosis and spine operations together, according to the Northwest Indiana Times.

3. Orthopedic spine surgeon Dr. Max Burrs dies at 76

Written by Megan Wood | Tuesday, 13 June 2017 18:26
Max Burr, MD, died on June 11 at the age of 76 in Michigan, according to Ledger-Enquirer.
On June 12, attorney Amy Magnano presented a case defending Johnny B. Delashaw, MD, against nurse allegations of improper conduct, The Seattle Times reports.
John Peloza, MD, of Dallas-based Center for Spine Care, performed the nation's first cervical decompression procedures with Carevature Medical's Dreal system.
The average cost for lumbar spinal fusions in the 10 largest metropolitan cities are oftentimes less than in the 10 smallest metropolitan cities, as ranked by the U.S. Census Bureau based on population.
A new study published in Clinical Spine Surgery examines the best treatment options for chronic low back pain.
Adam Lipson, MD, of Union, N.J.-based IGEA Brain and Spine, implanted the Nuvectra Algovita Spinal Cord Stimulation System.
A new study published in The Spine Journal examines the risks associated with cement-augmented screws for spinal fusion in patients with low bone quality.
Here are nine spine, neurosurgeons in the news this week.
Florida Hospital Tampa boosted its Neuroscience Institute services to rebrand as the Brain & Spine Institute.
A new article published in Clinical Spine Surgery examines payer reform opportunities for spine surgery.
Five spine surgeons share their thoughts on the ways in which private practices can thrive in the current healthcare landscape.
Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for June 8, 2017.
Finland-based Helsinki University Hospital conducted the first mixed reality neurosurgical live streaming from June 6 to June 7.
Here are eight spine surgeons and neurosurgeons who recently received awards or promotions.
A new study published in Spine examines how fitness can affect nurses with nonspecific low back pain.
Poughkeepsie, N.Y.-based MidHudson Regional Hospital welcomed orthopedic surgeon Yigal Samocha, MD, to the medical staff, according to a Hudson Valley News Network report.
A new study published in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine examines the association between the preoperative diagnosis and postoperative patient satisfaction among lumbar spinal surgery patients.
A new study published in The Spine Journal compares outcomes between total disc replacement and nonoperative rehabilitation for patients with chronic low back pain and localized disc degeneration in the lumbar spine.
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