Written by Megan Wood | Thursday, 06 April 2017 16:43
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.
Written by Megan Wood | Thursday, 06 April 2017 14:08
Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for April 6, 2017.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Thursday, 06 April 2017 12:35
A new study published in Spine examines the 30-day morbidity and mortality among adult spinal deformity patients who smoke.
Written by Adam Schrag | Wednesday, 05 April 2017 21:06
Carlsbad, Calif.-based Alphatec Spine named James (Jim) Duffy and Greg Rhinehart to its executive team.
Written by Megan Wood | Wednesday, 05 April 2017 19:50
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.
Written by Megan Wood | Wednesday, 05 April 2017 19:41
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.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 05 April 2017 09:24
A new study published in Spine examines the CT radiation dose during robotic-assisted pediatric spine surgery.
8. Wolters Kluwer & The Joint Commission reveal 8 online courses for joint replacement advanced certification — 5 things to knowWritten by Megan Wood | Tuesday, 04 April 2017 20:51
Wolters Kluwer unveiled eight online courses to assist organizations navigate The Joint Commission's Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement.
Written by Megan Wood | Tuesday, 04 April 2017 20:49
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.
10. Spine in ASCs; Inspired Spine's MI direct lateral interbody fusion study & more — 7 outpatient spine storiesWritten by Megan Wood | Tuesday, 04 April 2017 17:59
Here are seven key stories on outpatient spine trends and news.
Written by Adam Schrag | Tuesday, 04 April 2017 17:01
A study launched in 2014 examines stem cells' potential to cure spinal cord injuries.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Tuesday, 04 April 2017 14:10
A new study published in The Spine Journal examines outcomes for elderly patients undergoing lumbar spinal surgery.
Written by Mary Rechtoris | Monday, 03 April 2017 18:57
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.
Written by Megan Wood | Monday, 03 April 2017 17:55
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.
Written by Megan Wood | Monday, 03 April 2017 12:22
Here are nine spine surgeons and neurosurgeons that joined new organizations, received promotions or moved locations in March 2017.
Written by Megan Wood | Friday, 31 March 2017 17:08
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.
17. Duke's Dr. Michael Haglund inspires interest in medicine at early age with Uganda mission trips— 5 highlightsWritten by Megan Wood | Friday, 31 March 2017 16:57
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.
Written by Adam Schrag | Friday, 31 March 2017 15:12
Here are 11 spine surgeons who made the news this week:
Written by Megan Wood | Thursday, 30 March 2017 21:10
The Expert Network welcomed Anthony L. D'Ambrosio, MD.
Written by Megan Wood | Thursday, 30 March 2017 21:09
Neurosurgeon Stephen Ondra, MD, joined Louisville, Ky.-based RowdMap as head of clinical risk innovation strategy, according to Yahoo! Finance.