An increasing prevalence of degenerative diseases and lower back pain will drive the global lateral lumbar interbody fusion market, according to a Transparency Market Research analysis.
Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for April 6, 2017.
A new study published in Spine examines the 30-day morbidity and mortality among adult spinal deformity patients who smoke.
Carlsbad, Calif.-based Alphatec Spine named James (Jim) Duffy and Greg Rhinehart to its executive team.
Researchers from Cambridge-based Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Seattle-based University of Washington and United Kingdom-based Oxford University created a fiber with a rubber consistency to analyze spinal cord neurons, according to phys.org.
Singing River Health System will no longer provide neurosurgery services, according to The Clarion-Ledger. The health system encompasses Ocean Springs (Miss.) Hospital and Pascagoula, Miss.-based Singing River Hospital.
A new study published in Spine examines the CT radiation dose during robotic-assisted pediatric spine surgery.
Wolters Kluwer unveiled eight online courses to assist organizations navigate The Joint Commission's Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement.
The United States spent $789 billion on the most common neurological diseases in 2014, according to a study published in Annals of Neurology. Researchers found the amount the United States spends on neurological diseases will continue to grow through 2050, aligning with the projected doubling of the elderly population.
Here are seven key stories on outpatient spine trends and news.
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.
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