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A new study published in Spine examines the correlation between health-related quality of life scores, radiographic parameters and complications among adult spinal deformity patients.

2. Military personnel undergoing MIS spine — 3 details

Written by Adam Schrag | Thursday, 11 May 2017 20:19
Tampa, Fla.-based Laser Spine Institute revealed study findings that showed military personnel return to duty faster after undergoing minimally invasive spine surgery.
Five spine surgeons share their experiences in the spine field and whether they would recommend the specialty to young physicians.
A study examined the preoperative use of opioid analgesics for patients undergoing lumbar fusion, according to Medscape.
Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for May 11 2017.
A new study published in Spine examines the cost of dural tears and whether they increase the risk of complications among spine surgery patients.
Chicago-based REACT physical therapists have corrected the scoliosis of a 12-year-old.
Former Seattle-based Swedish Health neurosurgeon Johnny Delashaw, MD, has been suspended from practicing medicine in Washington state, according to The Seattle Times.
Allegheny Health Network physicians became the first in Pennsylvania to perform minimally invasive spine surgery with Mazor X, a sophisticated robotic spine surgery system.

10. 15 things to know about lateral spine surgery

Written by Megan Wood | Tuesday, 09 May 2017 19:53
Lateral spine surgery continues to be a game-changing procedure for many surgeons, yielding enhanced patient outcomes.
Researchers studied the impact of herniated disc surgery on elderly patients, according to News-Medical Life Sciences.
Boston Magazine named Frank X. Pedlow, MD, is a 2017 Top Doctor.
A new study published in The Spine Journal examines the risk factors for pulmonary complication after surgery for spinal fractures.
The global neurosurgery market is set to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 9.42 percent through 2020, according to an Absolute Reports analysis.
A new study published in Spine examines workers compensation patients who undergo multilevel cervical fusion.
Here are nine spine surgeons and neurosurgeons who recently received awards.
Seattle-based Virginia Mason Medical Center researchers presented a study on the impact of multidisciplinary review on lumbar spine surgeries at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, held from April 22 to April 26 in Los Angeles, according to Medscape.
Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics appointed Jay Wellons, MD, to serve as co-chair of its editorial board from April 2017 to April 2018.
Here are four spine surgeons who made the news this week:
A new study published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery examined the outcomes for spinal fusion patients with isthmic spondylolisthesis with and without instrumentation.
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