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  1. Drs. Daniel McNeely, Christopher Good & more: 12 spine & neurosurgeons making headlines

    Here are 12 spine and neurosurgeons making headlines. By Shayna Korol -
  2. Baxter receives FDA clearance for posterolateral spinal fusion bone graft substitute: 4 notes

    Baxter International received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Altapore Bioactive Bone Graft for spinal fusion. By Shayna Korol -
  3. SpineGuard reports 5% revenue growth in Q3, 200 smart screw surgeries: 5 things to know

    SpineGuard reported 2018 third quarter revenue growth, driven by the U.S. market. By Laura Dyrda -

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  1. Growing a sustainable, cost-effective spine practice: Q&A with Dr. Jared Ament

    Jared Ament, MD, recently joined Los Angeles-based Sierra Neuroscience Institute after completing his neurosurgery fellowship. His practice focuses on minimally invasive spine surgery, and he has a background in healthcare economics and cost-effectiveness. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. North American Spine & Pain opens new offices

    Harrisonburg, Va.-based North American Spine and Pain expanded its serves to Newark, Del., according to Delaware Business Now. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. Spinal implants & surgical devices market to reach $21B by 2025: 4 highlights

    The spinal implants and surgical devices market is predicted to reach $21 billion by 2025, according to a Credence Research report. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Orthopedic surgeon, Temple University Hospital found liable in $4.57M malpractice lawsuit: 5 things to know

    A jury ruled Philadelphia-based Temple University Hospital, orthopedic surgeon Easwaran Balasubramanian, MD, and postoperative care physician Frederick Nissley, DO, were liable in a $4.57 million malpractice case, according to The Temple News. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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  1. Where Zimmer Biomet Spine is headed with disc replacement, robotics & outpatient optimization: 7 key questions

    Zimmer Biomet's spine offerings have grown since the company acquired LDR, with the Mobi-C® Cervical Disc, and Medtech, with the ROSA® Robotic Surgical Assistant, in 2016. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Xenco Medical CEO named to California workforce development board: 4 key insights

    California Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr., appointed Xenco Medical's founder and CEO Jason Haider to the California Workforce Development Board. By Shayna Korol -
  3. New strategy may eliminate dysfunctional breathing after spinal cord injury

    Michael Fehlings, MD, PhD, led a research team at the Krembil Research Institute in Toronto, Canada, to develope a strategy to restore breathing after traumatic spinal cord injury. Study findings are detailed Nature. By Shayna Korol -
  4. 3 things to know about ChoiceSpine

    ChoiceSpine is a spinal implant company. By Shayna Korol -
  1. Outpatient ACDF reduces costs & complications rates: 5 study findings

    Researchers found performing anterior cervical discectomy and fusion procedures in the outpatient setting reduced costs while maintaining patient safety standards, according to an Iowa Orthopedic Journal study. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. The best advice for spine surgeons with an interest in device development

    Five spine surgeons discuss the intricacies of device and technique development and share advice for surgeons who want to enter the arena. By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. $1M false imprisonment lawsuit between neurosurgeon, Delta Airlines likely to be dismissed

    Neurosurgeon T. Forcht Dagi, MD, filed a $1 million lawsuit against Delta Airlines alleging false imprisonment in March 2015. However, the lawsuit is likely to be dismissed, according to Law 360. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Mississippi surgeons perform the state's 1st robotic spine surgery: 3 insights

    Together, Jackson Country, Miss.-based Singing River Health System and Bienville (Miss.) Orthopaedic Specialists performed the state's first robotic spine surgery, according to WLOX. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  5. DMC surgery team catches dirty surgical tray before entering OR

    On top of a federal investigation into its heart center over unsterile instruments, Detroit Medical Center confirmed a surgery team discovered a dirty instrument tray, according to The Detroit News. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  6. Medicrea releases study on UNiD patient-specific rods: 4 surgeons share conclusions

    Medicrea published the results of a five-year study of its UNiD patient-specific rods. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  7. Pedicle screw system market to reach $724M by 2023: 3 notes

    The pedicle screw system market is predicted to exceed $724.2 million by 2023, according to a Markets and Markets report. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  8. 10 orthopedic surgeon leaders to know

    Here are 10 orthopedic surgeon leaders to know: By Jackie Drees -
  9. K2M earns FDA clearance to boost complex spine surgery system: 5 notes

    K2M received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Dual Differential Correction Philosophy and Technique, which is designed to enhance the Mesa Platform Technology. By Jackie Drees -

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