Written by Megan Wood | Tuesday, 03 January 2017 14:47
Here are six spine surgeons and neurosurgeons that joined new organizations or received promotions in December 2016.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Tuesday, 03 January 2017 10:03
Durham, N.C.-based Duke University Head Men's Basketball Coach Mike Kzyzewski is planning to undergo spine surgery on Friday, according to Duke Sports Information, and Allan Friedman, MD, is scheduled to perform the procedure.
Written by Eric Oliver | Friday, 30 December 2016 13:15
Here are five spine surgeons making headlines last week.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Friday, 30 December 2016 10:43
A new study published in Spine examines the complications for patients who underwent oblique lateral interbody fusion between April 2013 and May 2015.
Written by Mary Rechtoris | Thursday, 29 December 2016 21:44
April A. Erwin, MD, a board-certified neurologist at The NeuroMedical Center in Baton Rouge, La., provides six key strategies for enhancing overall neurological health.
Written by Mary Rechtoris | Thursday, 29 December 2016 21:41
Through 2020, a Market Report Worlds analysis found the lumbar spine fusion market will likely grow substantially, according to medGadget.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Thursday, 29 December 2016 10:15
Volunteers from five continents came together to establish World Spine Care, an organization dedicated to providing evidence-based spine care to low- and middle-income countries. The organization aims to use resources and care integrated with the local culture, according to an article published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.
Written by Mary Rechtoris | Wednesday, 28 December 2016 18:55
The FDA approved Spinraza, the first approved drug to treat patients with spinal muscular atrophy, according to Circleville Herald.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 28 December 2016 14:18
A new study published in Spinal Deformity examines the national trends for surgical treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 28 December 2016 04:38
Here are 40 statistics on spine surgeon and neurosurgeon salary, compensation and work RVUs.
12. To have or not have spine surgery? Dr. Jeffrey Carlson aims to help patients decide if surgery is necessaryWritten by Mary Rechtoris | Tuesday, 27 December 2016 17:44
Jeffrey Carlson, MD, a spine surgeon practicing in Newport News, Va., penned an article titled "Do I Really Need to Have Surgery? " in the Daily Press, which addresses the many confusions patients have about pursuing surgery and whether spine surgery is the best course of action.
13. '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.
17. 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.