Written by Laura Dyrda | Friday, 19 September 2014 15:47
Robert Masson, MD, president of NeuroSpine Institute of Orlando, performed the first lumbar reconstruction and iMAS Reconstruction Procedure last week using the Kestrel View.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Friday, 19 September 2014 12:14
PeaceHealth is opening a spine center at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend in Springfield, Ore., according to a report by The Register-Guard.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Friday, 19 September 2014 08:40
Here are 11 spine and neurosurgeons who were in the news over the past week.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Thursday, 18 September 2014 15:21
A study recently published in Spine examines the in-hospital outcomes for patients who undergo spinal fusion and have HIV.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 18 September 2014 13:48
The Sunshine Act passed last year, requiring medical device companies to disclose compensation or gifts given to surgeons. CMS collected data from device companies and the database is expected to "go live" on Sept. 30.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Thursday, 18 September 2014 12:17
Sustainability is important in healthcare and spine care, but the ideal situation can be far from reality today.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 18 September 2014 09:37
Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for Sept. 18, 2014.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 17 September 2014 16:49
A study published in The Spine Journal examines the motion characteristics of lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis at the diseased and adjacent levels using kinetic MRI.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Wednesday, 17 September 2014 13:31
Jonathan M. Simhaee, MD, joined Englewood, N.J.-based The Center for Spinal Disorders and The Center for Pain Management.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Wednesday, 17 September 2014 13:28
Raj Rao, MD, has been named chairperson of the Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Devices Panel of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, according to a Wauwatosa Now report.
13. Medicaid patient spine surgeries have higher infection rate — What happens with Medicaid expansion?Written by Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 17 September 2014 09:53
A study published in Spine found Medicaid patients undergoing spine surgery have a higher rate of surgical site infection.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Tuesday, 16 September 2014 14:55
An article published in Spine examines adverse events, length of stay and readmission rates for spinal fusion using iliac crest bone graft.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Tuesday, 16 September 2014 14:52
Neurosurgeon Joseph Hahn, MD, will retire from his post as chief of staff at Cleveland Clinic on Dec. 31.
16. Temple University Hospital names Dr. Charles Munyon functional & restorative neurosurgery directorWritten by Anuja Vaidya | Tuesday, 16 September 2014 13:01
Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia has named Charles Munyon, MD, director of functional and restorative neurosurgery.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Tuesday, 16 September 2014 12:58
East Jefferson General Hospital in Metairie, La., entered into an agreement with New Orleans-based Tulane University Medical Group to provide neurosurgical services.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Monday, 15 September 2014 12:06
Spine surgery is a dynamic and rapidly evolving field. Four spine surgeons weigh in on the clinical trends that they believe is changing the face of spine surgery.