1. BioSpine Institute adds Dr. Nicholas Perenich — 4 details

Written by Adam Schrag | Wednesday, 26 April 2017 19:48
M. Nicholas Perenich, DO, joined Tampa, Fla.-based BioSpine Institute.
A new study published in Spine examines the impact of preoperative depression on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems scores among lumbar fusion patients.
Spine surgeon Sukhbir "Sonny" Guram, MD, joined Hendersonville, N.C.-based Southeastern Sports Medicine and Orthopedics last week.
Andrew Moulton, MD, of Sarasota (Fla.) Orthopedic Associates, went on a mission trip in the Dominican Republic, according to Herald-Tribune.
Golden State Warriors Coach Steve Kerr announced he won't coach his team until the symptoms plaguing him since complications arose following back surgery in 2015 subside, according to The Washington Post.
The North American Spine Society released two new draft coverage recommendations for public comment.
A new study published in Spine examines whether transformational lateral interbody fusion makes an impact for patients undergoing surgery for one-level lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis with the posterior approach.
A research team headed by Kern Singh, MD, of Chicago-based Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush won "Best Poster" at the ISASS Annual Meeting in Boca Raton, Fla.
Here are 13 spine surgeons who made the news this week: 
A new study published in Spine examines whether surgeons can insert spinal implants into patients with deep spine infections safely.
On April 20, Jocelyn Idema, DO, of Pittsburgh-based Advanced Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, became the first spine surgeon in Pennsylvania to perform lumbar disc replacement using Aesculap's activL Artificial Disc.
Six spine surgeons weigh in on the future of independent practice in America.
Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for April 20, 2017.
A new study published in Spine examines the complication rates, readmissions and patient reported outcomes for spine surgery patients with blood transfusions.
NuVasive launched a new spinal trauma portfolio.

16. 5 notes on lumbar spinal stenosis symptom assessment

Written by Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 19 April 2017 10:45
Researchers used a modified Delphi method to conduct a scoping review that identified measures to assess lumbar spinal stenosis symptoms and published their results in The Spine Journal. 
A study published in Spine reveals spinal instrumentation in an infected spine may be safe.
A study recently published in Spine reveals the factors most likely to cause hospital acquired conditions in adult spinal deformity surgery patients.
A new study published in The Spine Journal compares image guidance with free-hand methods for placing pedicle screws during adolescent idiopathic scoliosis posterior spine surgery.
A study published in The Spine Journal and reported on in Reuters Health reveals physicians' concerns with people's prolonged phone usage.
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