Cleveland-based Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine researchers found a method that can limit damage from spinal cord lesion, according to the Observer.
Eric Belin, MD, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, joined Chicago-based Illinois Bone & Joint Institute, according to The Chicago Tribune.
A new study published in Spine examines complications and subsequent surgeries after lumbar total disc replacement and lumbar fusion.
Here five spine surgeons discuss whether the spine industry will soon see a bundled payments initiative from CMS.
Maywood, Ill.-based Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and Loyola University Health System named Alexander J. Ghanayem, MD, FAAOS, chair of the department of orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation.
Primary and revision posterior lumbar fusions have similar short-term complication rates, according to a new study published in Spine.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Academy of Pediatrics, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America and Scoliosis Research Society released a revised joint statement titled, "Screening for the Early Detection of Idiopathic Scoliosis in Adolescent."
UC San Diego Health neurosurgeons began research on the effectiveness of the NeuroBlate system in treating brain tumors, according to UC San Diego Health.
John and Carolyn Sonnentag donated $10 million to Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic, which will establish an endowment fund for a new neurosurgery residency program in Florida, according to PostBulletin.com.
The Barrow NeuroSpine and Rehab Center in Arizona are helping injured golfers get back in the game, according to ABC 15 Arizona.
Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for Jan. 14, 2016.

12. Orthopedics and spine — 6 trends for 2016

Written by Scott Becker and Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 13 January 2016 00:00
As we move into 2016, we see the following six trends and concepts front and center for orthopedic and spine. We would welcome thoughts and comments from others as to what you see as the big trends.
Paralyzed Veterans of America named Sherman Gillums, Jr. the acting executive director.
Researchers at the University of California at Irvine and NIH's Imaging Biomarkers and Computer-Aided Detection Laboratory in Bethesda, Md., developed a software algorithm that can distinguish specific spinal fractures, according to HealthImaging.
Philippe Bochaton, CEO of Lakeway (Texas) Regional Medical Center, plans to bolster the hospital's spine and brain programs, according to Community Impact Newspaper.
A new study published in Spine compares minimally invasive and open laminectomy for lumbar stenosis.
Neurosurgeon Vikram Prabhu, MD, discussed hydrocephalus in Uganda in an editorial published in World Neurosurgery.
David Rothbart, MD, co-founder and medical director of Southlake-based Spine Team Texas, was named a 2016 HealthCare Hero by Fort Worth Business.
Capital Medical Center in Olympia, Wash., is the first in the state to offer spine surgery procedures with the Mazor Robotics Renaissance Guidance System, according to a Thurston Talk report.
Princeton (N.J.) University researchers developed a method to record three-dimensional footage of neural activity in a worm species, according to AANS Neurosurgeon. The worm species, called nematode Caenorhabditis elegans, is one-millimeter in length with 302 neurons.
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