A recent study conducted at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus found that spinal cord patients are often in danger of contracting infections and diseases during hospital rehabilitation, according to Digital Journal.
Riverhead, N.Y.-based Peconic Bay Medical Center, a part of New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based Northwell Health, named Robert M. Galler, DO, the new director of neurosurgery.
Rush University Medical Center researchers investigated patients' knowledge of radiation exposure from spinal imaging, in a study published in The Spine Journal.

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An article published in Clinical Spine Surgery examines the perioperative complications associated with spinal metastases surgery.
A pain management conference, PAINWeekEnd, will take place in Denver on March 4 and March 5, 2017. Global Education Group provides the conference.
A study in titled "Lumbar Spine Postures in Marines During Simulated Operational Positions" correlates marines' activities with increased lower back pain and intervertebral disc degeneration, according to The Lemoore Navy News.
Amino conducted an analysis of every injury diagnosis in its database between 2012 and 2016.
Here are four spine surgeons who were in the news this week:
John R. Barker, MD, of Rocky Mountain Spine Clinic in Lone Tree, Colo., will be included in the upcoming publication of The Leading Physicians of the World.
New York City-based Weill Cornell Medicine's Center for Comprehensive Spine Care offers spine patients a new kind of experience.
Three spine surgeons discuss healthcare regulatory burdens.
Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for Feb. 9, 2017.
The International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery submitted comments to Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield about coding edits, one of which is scheduled for implementation this year.
BioRestorative Therapies of Melville, N.Y., received FDA clearance to begin phase two of their BRTX-100 clinical trial.
Spine surgeon, Donald Hales, MD, retired as the longest practicing surgeon at Flagstaff, Ariz.-based Northern Arizona Orthopaedics, according to the Flagstaff Business News.
Poughkeepsie, N.Y.-based MidHudson Regional Hospital welcomed Mark C. Watts, MD, according to Hudson Valley News Network.
Researchers from the Netherlands, United Kingdom and China sought genes that played a part in the left-right differences of the nervous system, during the four-to-eight weeks post-fertilization.
A new study published in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine examines how preoperative opioid use can predict outcomes for patients undergoing transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion for symptomatic lumbar degenerative disc disease.
Here are seven key stories on outpatient spine trends and news.
Here are six spine surgeons and neurosurgeons who recently received awards or promotions.
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