Written by Adam Schrag | Wednesday, 01 March 2017 18:57
Kalid Kurtom, MD, of Baltimore-based University of Maryland Community Medical Group will lead a medical mission trip to Jordan, where he will treat Syrian refugees free of charge, according to The Star Democrat.
Written by Megan Wood | Wednesday, 01 March 2017 16:00
Here are three spine surgeons and neurosurgeons that joined new organizations, received promotions or moved locations in February 2017.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 01 March 2017 10:17
A new study published in The Spine Journal examined whether patient reported outcomes are predictive of patient satisfaction five years after anterior cervical spine surgery.
Written by Adam Schrag | Tuesday, 28 February 2017 18:59
Alexander Ghanayem, MD, of Maywood, Ill.-based Loyola University Medical Center department of orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation has treated Maywood fire chief Tracy Kenny who had suffered from leg, hip and back pain for over a decade.
5. Study: cervical disc arthroplasty more effective than anterior cervical discectomy and fusion — 6 takeawaysWritten by Adam Schrag | Monday, 27 February 2017 19:19
A recent study published in Spine found cervical disc arthroplasty treats pain more effectively than ACDF.
Written by Megan Wood | Monday, 27 February 2017 12:06
With a potentially new era of healthcare upon us, spine surgeons are bracing for more change in 2017. One trend, however, is not losing steam this year, as spine surgeons continue to struggle with falling reimbursements.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Monday, 27 February 2017 09:49
Mountainview, Calif.-based El Camino Hospital's Jeffrey Coe, MD, performed two-level disc replacement surgery on a Silicon Valley executive and athlete who had two ruptured and compressed discs.
Written by Megan Wood | Friday, 24 February 2017 21:13
AOSpine North America sought insights from industry leaders on the next generation of spine care.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Friday, 24 February 2017 18:14
A new study published in Spine examines the activity threshold for patients after undergoing lumbar spine surgery.
Written by Adam Schrag | Friday, 24 February 2017 16:39
Here are 13 spine surgeons who were in the news this week:
Written by Megan Wood | Thursday, 23 February 2017 22:44
Lawrenceville-based New Jersey Neck & Back Institute unveiled a redesigned website.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 23 February 2017 22:44
Five spine surgeons discuss opportunities for clinicians under President Trump.
Written by Adam Schrag | Thursday, 23 February 2017 22:31
A European Journal of Pain study covered in The Telegraph found that elderly people with back pain are more susceptible to early deaths.
Written by Megan Wood | Thursday, 23 February 2017 20:21
Researchers investigated whether adolescents with type 2 and type 3 spinal muscular atrophy experienced sleep disorders.
Written by Megan Wood | Thursday, 23 February 2017 14:47
Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for Feb. 23, 2017.
Written by Megan Wood | Wednesday, 22 February 2017 20:09
Seattle-based Virginia Mason Spine Clinic researchers studied whether a multidisciplinary team provided better care for lumbar spinal fusion patients.
17. Virginia Supreme Court rules battery claim doesn't hold in wrong-level spinal fusion — 5 insightsWritten by Megan Wood | Wednesday, 22 February 2017 20:04
Virginia Supreme Court's Justice Stephen R. McCullough wrote an opinion that reversed a prior trial court decision on a botched spine surgery, as reported by Legal Newsline and published by Forbes.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 22 February 2017 10:36
A new study published in Spine examines the use of wearable action cameras — including the Panasonic HX-A100 action camera, Google Glass and GoPro Hero 4 — during spine surgery.
Written by Adam Schrag | Tuesday, 21 February 2017 17:45
Researchers at Chicago-based Rush University Medical Center's department of orthopedic surgery believe that physicians should educate their spine patients on the potential dangers of radiation exposure from spinal imaging.