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  1. Readmissions remain low for patients undergoing outpatient transforaminal decompression, study shows

    Study investigators found readmission rates did not increase when transforaminal endoscopic decompression procedures for lumbar foraminal and lateral recess stenosis were performed in outpatient settings, according to International Journal of Spine Surgery. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  2. Florida Orthopaedic Institute CEO & CFO launch management organization

    Tampa-based Florida Orthopaedic Institute formed Orthopaedic Solutions Management. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. SeaSpine records $36.4M in Q2 revenue: 5 details

    SeaSpine released its 2018 second quarter financial results. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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  1. SpineVision launches new 3D-printed TLIF device: 4 things to know

    SpineVision received FDA clearance and CE mark approval for its titanium 3D laser-printed Hexanium Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion cage. By Shayna Korol -
  2. Diabetes a risk factor for increased hospital stay after MIS lumbar discectomy, study finds: 4 insights

    Diabetic status is a risk factor for increased hospital length of stay after minimally invasive lumbar discectomy, according to a study in Clinical Spine Surgery. By Shayna Korol -
  3. Top 10 Spine Review articles: Sept. 10-14

    Here are the top 10 most-read articles on Becker's Spine Review between Sept. 10-14. By Shayna Korol -
  4. Why private equity deals will become more common for orthopedic practices — Key thoughts from Provident's Robert Aprill

    Why private equity deals will become more common for orthopedic practices — Key thoughts from Provident's Robert Aprill By Laura Dyrda -

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  1. 35 orthopedic devices receive FDA 510(k) clearance in August

    35 orthopedic devices receive FDA 510(k) clearance in August By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Smith & Nephew to pay ConforMIS $10.5M in patent dispute settlement, licensing agreement: 4 key notes

    Smith & Nephew to pay ConforMIS $10.5M in patent dispute settlement, licensing agreement: 4 key notes By Laura Dyrda -
  3. Former orthopedic clinic employee allegedly wrote 100+ pain med prescriptions for herself: 5 things to know

    Former orthopedic clinic employee allegedly wrote 100+ pain med prescriptions for herself: 5 things to know By Laura Dyrda -
  4. Dell Children's implements new 3D imaging system for spine surgery: 4 notes

    Austin, Texas-based Dell Children's Medical Center installed Medtronic's O-arm imaging system to assist in spine surgery, according to KXAN.com. By Jackie Drees -
  1. 3 things to know about Shukla Medical

    Shukla Medical is an orthopedic and spine implant extraction technology company. By Shayna Korol -
  2. Drs. Howard Steel, Burak Ozgur & more: 6 spine & neurosurgeons making headlines

    Here are six spine and neurosurgeons making headlines: By Shayna Korol -
  3. 5 trends in elective lumbar fusion surgeries

    Between 2004 and 2015, more patients chose to undergo lumbar fusion surgery for spondylolisthesis and scoliosis, according to an article in Spine. By Shayna Korol -
  4. 8 National Spine & Pain Centers offices close as Hurricane Florence makes landfall

    Rockville, Md.-based National Spine and Pain Centers shut the doors on all of its North Carolina-based offices Sept. 14 due to Hurricane Florence. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  5. Dr. Burak Ozgur joins ORHub's medical advisory board: 5 notes

    ORHub introduced spine surgeon Burak Ozgur, MD, as its newest medical advisory board member. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  6. Medtronic among leaders in sustainability: 3 notes

    Medtronic was recognized as one of the world's leading companies for sustainability by the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index. By Jackie Drees -
  7. Globus Medical expands further into computer assistance, robotics with Surgimap acquisition: 5 things to know

    Globus Medical expands further into computer assistance, robotics with Surgimap acquisition: 5 things to know By Laura Dyrda -
  8. Spine technology adoption in a value-based practice — What's worth the investment? 3 Qs with Dr. Jesse Even

    Spine technology adoption in a value-based practice — What's worth the investment? 3 Qs with Dr. Jesse Even By Laura Dyrda -
  9. 1st cases performed with Life Spine's fixation system: 3 notes

    José Antonio Canales, MD, and Antonio Hurtado Padilla, MD, performed the first cases with Life Spine's Nautilis Thoracolumbar Spinal Fixation System at Shriners Hospital for Children in Mexico City, Mexico. By Shayna Korol -

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