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  1. Drs. Hooman Melamed, Marek Szpalski & more: 6 spine, neurosurgeons making headlines

    Here are six spine and neurosurgeons making headlines. By Shayna Korol -
  2. Drs. Valentin Antoci, Knute Buehler & more: 4 orthopedic surgeons making headlines

    Here are four orthopedic surgeons making headlines. By Shayna Korol -
  3. American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery to launch new MOC program: 6 key insights

    The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery will launch a new Maintenance of Certification option in January 2019, according to AAOS Now. By Shayna Korol -

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  1. New NFL committee chairman Dr. Nicholas Theodore co-authored 2016 paper calling for more research on CTE, football link

    The newly appointed chairman of NFL's head, neck and spine committee, highlighted the need for additional research on the connection between Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and football players in 2016, The Chicago Tribune reports. By Megan Wood -
  2. Texas Back Institute heads stem cell trial for rejuvenating spinal tissue— 5 notes

    Plano-based Texas Back Institute researchers are assessing the effectiveness of stem cells for revitalizing spinal tissue in a clinical trial. By Megan Wood -
  3. Global thoracolumbar spine devices market to grow at 3.8% CAGR through 2022: 4 observations

    The global thoracolumbar spine devices market is expected to grow through 2022, according to a ResearchAndMarkets report. By Megan Wood -
  4. Orthofix likely to report $107.7M in sales for Q1 2018 — 5 highlights

    Orthofix will likely see $107.65 million in sales for the first quarter of 2018, based on a Zacks analysis, according to The Ledger Gazette. By Megan Wood -

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  1. 8 MIS spine device companies making the headlines

    Here are eight device companies with minimally invasive spine surgery devices and technologies making a splash in the industry. By Megan Wood -
  2. The future is PEEK - Solvay's Global Marketing Manager discusses the benefits of polymers

    Staying innovative is a constant struggle in the spine and orthopedic industries. Companies must also strategize on different future partnerships. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  3. AAOS raises major concerns over BPCI Advanced model: 5 things to know

    With the upcoming roll out of the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced model, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has concerns. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  4. Louisiana surgical hospital purchases spine robot: 5 things to know

    Louisiana surgical hospital purchases spine robot: 5 things to know By Laura Dyrda -
  1. Meet the spine surgeon whose son is a top NFL draft prospect

    Meet the spine surgeon whose son is a top NFL draft prospect By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Lumbar spine MRIs frequently ineffective — 6 insights

    A retrospective cohort study in The Spine Journal found the proportion of lumbar spine MRIs that inform low back pain management is small. By Shayna Korol -
  3. Dr. Gregory C. Mallo on Elite Special Forces experience and empathy in patient care

    Gregory C. Mallo, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in complex shoulder reconstruction, shoulder arthroscopy and revision surgery. He serves as co-chief of the shoulder service at St. Charles Hospital in Port Jefferson, N.Y. By Shayna Korol -
  4. Dr. Susan Williams joins CHI Mercy Health board of directors

    Susan Williams, MD, joined the CHI Mercy Health board of directors in Roseburg, Ore., News Radio 1240 KQEN reports. By Shayna Korol -
  5. Mayo Clinic opens new orthopedic, sports medicine clinic: 5 things to know

    Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, Minn., unveiled its new orthopedic and sports medicine clinic April 18, The Free Press reports. By Shayna Korol -
  6. Dr. Ali Rezai leads WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute: 3 things to know

    Neurosurgeon Ali Rezai, MD, who leads the West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute in Morgantown, was honored at an investiture ceremony April 16. The institute researches ways to tackle the opioid crisis and use technology to treat chronic pain and Alzheimer's disease, the Pittsburgh Business Times reports. By Shayna Korol -
  7. Xtant Medical forms new partnership to extend medical device access: 3 insights

    Xtant Medical and Healthcare International Partners signed a three-year agreement to expand Xtant's products in Latin American markets. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  8. Crystal Clinic, Emory University & more: 12 hospitals expanding spine, neurosurgery programs

    Here are 12 hospitals expanding spine and neurosurgery programs. By Mackenzie Garrity -
  9. Trial date set for neurosurgeon accused of murdering physician wife

    Toronto neurosurgeon Mohammed Shamji, MD, will stand trial April 1, 2019, according to CBC News. By Mackenzie Garrity -

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