Written by Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 22 March 2017 09:36
A new study published in Spine examines how depression and bipolar disorder affect patients who undergo spinal surgery.
2. Study: Impact of intraoperative neuromonitoring on anterior cervical spine surgery — 7 observationsWritten by Megan Wood | Tuesday, 21 March 2017 20:12
A study published in Spine investigated the use of intraoperative neuromonitoring for anterior cervical spine surgery.
Written by Megan Wood | Tuesday, 21 March 2017 17:08
Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins University admitted its first female black neurosurgery resident, Nancy Abu-Bonsrah, on March 17, 2017, according to okayafrica.com.
5. Former NFL player Myron Rolle matches with Mass General for neurosurgery residency — 5 highlightsWritten by Megan Wood | Monday, 20 March 2017 18:01
Former NFL player Myron Rolle matched with Boston-based Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard University for his neurosurgery residency, according to Yahoo! Sports.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Monday, 20 March 2017 09:29
A new study published in Spine examines potential airway complications for anterior cervical discectomy and fusion.
Written by Megan Wood | Friday, 17 March 2017 18:57
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons appointed Jacob M. Buchowski, MD, of St. Louis-based Washington University School of Medicine, to its board of directors.
Written by Adam Schrag | Friday, 17 March 2017 16:52
A New York City-based NYU Langone Medical Center study presented at the AAOS 2017 Annual Meeting in San Diego shows patients with spinal deformities are more likely to suffer hip dislocation or follow-up revision surgery after total hip replacement.
Written by Adam Schrag | Friday, 17 March 2017 14:35
Here are 12 spine surgeons who made the news this week:
Written by Laura Dyrda | Friday, 17 March 2017 09:15
A new study published in Spine examines the health-related quality of life for adult spinal deformity patients who undergo surgical correction.
Written by Megan Wood | Thursday, 16 March 2017 17:18
The U.S. Attorney's Office has joined the investigation of Swedish-Cherry Hill's neurosciences institute in Seattle, The Seattle Times reports.
Written by Megan Wood | Thursday, 16 March 2017 13:47
Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for March 16, 2017.
Written by Megan Wood | Wednesday, 15 March 2017 20:00
New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery researchers studied the effect of using bone morphogenetic proteins in pediatric spinal fusion. The FDA has not approved BMP use in children, however, up to 17 percent of pediatric spinal fusions use BMP off-label.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 15 March 2017 11:26
A new study published in Spine examines the costs associated with anterior cervical fusions based on the volume of procedures the surgeon performs.
Written by Megan Wood | Tuesday, 14 March 2017 20:05
Boston-based Massachusetts General Hospital researchers investigated the impact of combined physician-patient orthopedic treatment decisions, according to Medical Xpress.
18. Invibio: FDA reclassified semi-rigid spinal stabilization systems providing new possibilities for treating patientsWritten by Super User | Tuesday, 14 March 2017 13:14
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently reclassified semi-rigid spinal stabilization systems from Class III to Class II offering a regulatory pathway to 510(k) clearance in the United States for innovative devices using PEEK-OPTIMA™ polymer based rods from Invibio Biomaterial Solutions.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Tuesday, 14 March 2017 11:13
Todd Albert, MD, surgeon-in-chief and medical director for New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery, recently discussed the future of orthopedics in an interview with Medscape.
Written by Adam Schrag | Monday, 13 March 2017 19:54
To Fuse or Not to Fuse: How Artificial Disc Replacement, Hybrid Fusion, and Fusion Alternatives are Changing the World of Spinal Fusion, by Karsten Ritter-Lang, MD, and Jan Spiller, MD, has become an Amazon #1 bestseller.