Wednesday, 06 July 2011 12:01
Selective segmental transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion can be used to correct lumbar lordosis, segmental deformity and translation, which means it can have good outcomes for patients with degenerative lumbar scoliosis, according to an article published in Spine.
Friday, 01 July 2011 12:13
The success rates of total disc arthroplasty for military patients is now approaching 80 percent, according to a new study published in The Journal of Spinal Disorders & Techniques.
Tuesday, 12 July 2011 11:01
Biomet reported net sales of $715.2 million during the fourth quarter of the 2011 fiscal year, which is an increase of 2 percent over the same period last year, according to a company news release.
Published in Spine and Orthopedic Devices and Implants
Monday, 11 July 2011 10:23
Hospital for Special Surgery researchers, led by Bryan T. Kelly, MD, co-director of the Center for Hip Pain and Preservation, identified a group of patients who have increased difficulty for surgical treatment of snapping psoas, according to a hospital news release.
Published in News and Analysis
Tuesday, 21 June 2011 10:43
Conservative treatment is not ideal for patients with mild to moderate scoliosis because it could strain the patients' mental health, according to a study published in Spine.