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  1. Centinel Spine launches anterior cervical plating system

    Centinel Spine launched its Fortos-C anterior cervical plating system.
  2. Dr. Tomas Ellis debuts Orthofix orthopedic autograft substitute

    Orthofix's Virtuos Lyograft allograft was debuted by neurosurgeon Thomas Ellis, MD.
  3. Dr. Shahram Majidi implants first device from Neuralink competitor Synchron

    Synchron, a medtech company developing a brain implant, completed its first patient case in a U.S. trial.

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  1. 30 top hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery 2022-23: US News

    U.S. News & World Report released its "Best Hospitals for Neurology & Neurosurgery" 2022-23 list July 26, with NYU Langone Hospitals taking the top spot.
  2. Partnership aims to bring 3D-printed cast to more orthopedic practices

    ActivArmor and 3D printer Fusion3 are working together to bring 3D-printed, waterproof, plastic custom casts directly to healthcare providers nationwide. 
  3. Mergers, spin-off on the table for spine company in Walmart

    Orthopedic treatment provider IMAC Holdings' board of directors is exploring strategic alternatives for the company, including mergers, a spin-off or another strategic transaction. 
  4. Dr. Thomas Klootwyk steps down as Colts head team physician

    Thomas Klootwyk, MD, of Carmel, Ind.-based Forté Sports Medicine and Orthopedics, is stepping down as head team physician of the Indianapolis Colts.

The influence of Nanotechnology on postoperative opioid consumption in ALIF procedures

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  1. 25 top hospitals for orthopedics 2022-23: US News

    U.S. News & World Report released its "Best Hospitals for Orthopedics" 2022-23 list on July 26, with Hospital for Special Surgery ranking No. 1 for the 13th consecutive year.
  2. HSS surgeons react to 13th top orthopedic hospital ranking by US News

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery was named the No. 1 hospital for orthopedics for the 13th year in a row by U.S. News & World Report.
  3. 2 orthopedic facilities affected in Shields Health Care Group data breach

    Quincy, Mass.-based Shields Health Care Group experienced a data breach that affected several of its facilities, including two orthopedic centers, law firm Console and Associates wrote on JD Supra on July 25.
  4. Children's orthopedic center to open in Florida

    Miami-based Jackson Health System has announced a partnership with the University of Miami and Shriners Children's Florida to open the Shriners Children's Orthopedic Center in Miami, according to a July 22 report from the Miami Herald.
  1. 10 orthopedic firsts in 2022

    From smart knee debuts to a new hand surgery procedure, here are 10 notable orthopedic surgery milestones so far in 2022:
  2. Dr. David Rodriguez joins Academy Orthopedics

    David Rodriguez, MD, has joined Academy Orthopedics' office in Wayne, NJ., making him the practice's sixth specialist. 
  3. Cervical disc market to hit $4.4B by 2028

    The artificial cervical intervertebral disc market is expected to reach a $4.37 billion valuation by 2028, according to a July 25 report from Insight Partners. 
  4. Daniel Kosh joins spinal device startup board

    Spinal device start-up Sure Retractors named Daniel Kosh to its board of directors, effective immediately.  
  5. How Medtronic is strengthening its spine business

    Medtronic has strengthened its position in the spine surgical market with several key moves in recent months:
  6. 5 orthopedic practices to know

    Here are five orthopedic practices to know:
  7. How to respond to mass shootings: 8 tips from experienced surgeons, providers

    A group of surgeons, physicians and EMS clinicians who have responded to six mass shootings in the last five years have prepared response guidelines for providers. 
  8. Spine center founder joins Marcus Neuroscience Institute

    Neurosurgeon Matthew Moore, MD, has joined Marcus Neuroscience Institute in Boca Raton, Fla.,, which is part of Baptist Health, South Florida Hospital News reported July 22.
  9. Bridger Orthopedic gets Center of Excellence designation, plans hospital expansion

    Bozeman, Mont.-based Bridger Orthopedic received Center of Excellence designation, CBS affiliate KBZK reported July 23.

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