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  1. NuVasive's limb-lengthening system hits peer-reviewed publications milestone

    More than 100 peer-reviewed articles have been published about NuVasive's Precice system for limb lengthening.
  2. Spine practice founder named chief medical officer of medtech company

    Kenneth Renkens, MD, a retired neurosurgeon and co-founder of Carmel-based Indiana Spine Group is the new chief medical officer of devicemaker Medcura.
  3. Medtronic appoints chief scientific, medical and regulatory officer

    Medtronic promoted Laura Mauri, MD, to serve as chief scientific, medical, and regulatory officer April 25.

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  1. 3 orthopedic surgeons diving into politics

    Two Republican orthopedic surgeons from Oregon and Montana and one independent surgeon from Alaska are vying for congressional seats this year:
  2. The state of value-based care in Texas

    Bridging the gap between payers and healthcare providers has been a key strategy for Karl Hess, interim CEO of Arlington-based Texas Health Aetna.
  3. Dr. Kevin McGuire debuts Medacta screw system with AR technology

    The first case with Medacta's MUST pedicle screw system and NextAR system was completed by Kevin McGuire, MD.
  4. Minnesota hospital debuts Stryker joint replacement robot

    Cambridge (Minn.) Medical Center has added the Stryker Mako knee and hip replacement robotic arm, County News Review reported April 24.

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  1. 8 developments in artificial disc replacement

    From clinical trial milestones to the latest research, here are eight updates to know about artificial disc replacement in 2022.
  2. Hospital for Special Surgery opens New York expansion

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery expanded its Long Island location in Uniondale, N.Y.
  3. Dr. Neal ElAttrache performs season-ending surgery on MLB outfielder

    Neal ElAttrache, MD, operated on free-agent outfielder Michael Conforto, ESPN reported April 23.
  4. $58M Colorado orthopedic hospital's spring opening delayed

    Parkview Health System's planned orthopedic hospital in Pueblo, Colo., is set to open by the end of August or early September, The Pueblo Chieftain reported April 22.
  1. 6 spine surgery milestones

    From robotic surgeries to disc replacements, Becker's reported on six milestones in spine surgery since March 1.
  2. C-suite shifts: 8 medtech appointments to know in 2022

    Spine and orthopedic devicemakers have made changes in their top leadership roles in 2022.
  3. Retired orthopedic surgeon vies for Congress

    A retired orthopedic surgeon is running for the congressional seat in Oregon's 5th District, The Statesman Journal reported April 22.
  4. ASCs, technology, consolidation & more: The trends that are saving orthopedics

    The migration of outpatient procedures, consolidation under orthopedic supergroups and innovative technologies were among the top trends surgeons credited with saving the specialty. 
  5. 'Accretive, not dilutive': The key to Rothman Orthopaedics' new business model

    Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopaedic Institute is on a rapid growth trajectory with its eyes set on becoming a national brand in the next decade. 
  6. 2 orthopedic fraud cases to know

    The Justice Department announced two cases of fraud involving orthopedic surgeons in the last month.
  7. 8 updates in regenerative medicine

    From approvals to acquisitions, here are eight developments in regenerative medicine to know since March 1.
  8. SSM Health among 1st US hospitals to offer spinal implant from Minnesota startup

    SSM Health Medical Group in Jefferson City, Mo., is one of the few hospitals in the country offering the ReActiv8 procedure to treat chronic back pain, local CBS affiliate KRCG reported April 21.
  9. Globus Medical CEO steps down

    David Demski, CEO of Globus Medical, has resigned.

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