Persistence Market Research released a global forecast of the cervical total disc replacement surgery market, according to Medgadget.

2. 4 notes on Spine Surgery Associates welcoming Dr. Adam Caputo

Written by Megan Wood | Thursday, 10 September 2015 00:00
Spine Surgery Associates, a Parkridge Medical Group practice in Chattanooga, Tenn., added Adam Caputo, MD, to its team, according to The Chattanoogan.com.
Here are 13 things for spinal surgeons to know for September 10, 2015.
Global Spine Outreach, a nonprofit run by scoliosis surgeons and health specialists, is hosting their Annual Gala Fundraiser on October 10 in Homer Glen, Ill.
The FDA's approval of OxyContin for children as young as 11 has sparked controversy with some critics calling this decision "irresponsible," according to The Washington Post.

6. 5 points on the updated spine radiosurgery edition

Written by Megan Wood | Wednesday, 09 September 2015 00:00
Spine Radiosurgery, Second Edition has been released.

7. Does Cell Saver make sense for lumbar spinal fusion? 5 key notes

Written by Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 09 September 2015 00:00
A new study published in Spine examines the cost-effectiveness of cell saver in short-segment lumbar laminectomy and fusion.

8. 8 pain physicians on the move - Sept. 9, 2015

Written by Mary Rechtoris | Wednesday, 09 September 2015 00:00
Here are eight pain physicians on the move.

9. Dr. Jeff Lehmen received board certification: 5 notes

Written by Megan Wood | Tuesday, 08 September 2015 00:00
Jeff Lehmen, MD, of SSM Health in St. Louis, became board certified, according to Lake News Online.
A VA Spinal Cord Injury Center in Waltham, Mass., has experienced positive results with the EarlySense Monitoring System.
Spine in ASCs continues to grow with the January 2015 addition of nine spine codes to the ASC-payable list. Bolstering spine offerings in outpatient surgery centers could result in profitable businesses.
Cumberland Surgical Hospitals opened the Cumberland Surgical Hospital of San Antonio.
Mark Souweidane, MD, has been named chair of the editorial board for The Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics.
Spine surgery patients experience hospital readmissions for a variety of reasons: Surgical complications, nausea and vomiting, infections and pain management issues to name a few. Urinary retention and wound management also brings patients back to the emergency room a few days after surgery.

15. 5 key notes on spinal fusion material for scoliosis correction

Written by Laura Dyrda | Tuesday, 08 September 2015 00:00
A new study published in Spine examines the clinical outcomes after spine instrumentation and fusion using three different bone grafts for children with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.
A group of international researchers discovered the molecules that help create vertebrae in mice, according to HealthCanal.
The Abrazo Arrowhead Hospital in Glendale, Ariz., is the first Arizona hospital to use the Mazor Robotics Renaissance Guidance System, according to YourWestValley.com.
Here are seven spine surgeons who recently received awards or promotions.

19. 9 things to know about spine in ASCs

Written by Megan Wood | Monday, 07 September 2015 00:00
Here are nine things to know about spine in the ASC setting.
A new study in Spine examines robot-guided spine surgery and the deviation from the pre-planned procedures.
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