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  1. Dr. Daniel Worrel operates on Mavericks guard Jalen Brunson

    Daniel Worrel, MD, surgically repaired a torn labrum in the right shoulder of Dallas Mavericks guard Jalen Brunson, the team announced. By Eric Oliver -
  2. 8 of the biggest whistleblower cases in spine, orthopedics this year

    Here are eight big whistleblower cases in spine and orthopedics in the past three months: By Alan Condon -
  3. Hospitals postpone elective spine, joint procedures to make extra space for coronavirus patients

    A growing number of hospitals in the U.S. are postponing elective surgeries to free up additional space for coronavirus patients, according to The Wall Street Journal. By Alan Condon -

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  1. Dr. James Andrews visit to Sports Hall of Fame postponed indefinitely

    The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum postponed a scheduled appearance by leading orthopedic surgeon James Andrews, MD, WTOK-TV reports. By Angie Stewart -
  2. DePuy hip system moves toward European market debut — 4 details

    Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Synthes received the European CE Mark for its Bi-Mentum Dual Mobility System used in hip surgeries, according to Med-Tech Innovation. By Angie Stewart -
  3. MIS improvements, cost savings & patient selection: 9 quick details on outpatient spine surgery

    Over the past two decades, innovation in spine surgery tools and instrumentation has led to a vast and ever-growing selection of artificial discs, expandable cages and pedicle screws, among other devices.  By Alan Condon -
  4. Drs. Frank Schwab Anthony Yeung & more: 10 spine, neurosurgeons making headlines

    Here are 10 spine and neurosurgeons making the news this week: By Alan Condon -
  1. 15K+ patients informed of data breach at Arkansas orthopedic group

    Ozark Orthopaedics in Fayetteville, Ark., recently informed patients of a data breach after it noticed unusual activity within its email system in October. By Alan Condon -
  2. Scottish researchers may have found method to regenerate nerves in spinal cord injuries

    Researchers from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland may have discovered a way to regenerate nerves in spinal cord injuries, according to ZME Science. By Alan Condon -
  3. Dr. Frank Schwab on Globus Medical, Nemaris acquisition and keys to commercialize innovations in spine

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery recently named spine surgeon Frank Schwab, MD, vice chair of the HSS Innovation Institute. By Alan Condon -
  4. Florida hospital 2nd in state to install 7D Surgical system for spine, neurosurgery

    Lakewood Ranch (Fla.) Medical Center recently installed 7D Surgical's Machine-vision Image Guided Surgery system for spine and neurosurgery, reports Your Observer. By Alan Condon -
  1. Dr. Todd Lanman to study spinal motion preservation techniques, provide care for veterans

    Todd Lanman, MD, is founder of Lanman Spinal Neurosurgery in Beverly Hills, Calif. By Alan Condon -
  2. Rothman Orthopaedics, OrthoAtlanta & more: 8 spine, orthopedic partnerships in the past month

    Here are eight spine and orthopedic partnerships that were forged in the past month: By Alan Condon -
  3. Dr. Dwight Tyndall describes his idea of a perfect spine practice

    Spine surgeon Dwight Tyndall, MD, has practiced with Orthopaedic Specialists of Northwest Indiana in Munster for the past 21 years. By Alan Condon -
  4. Stryker employee who visited Michigan facility may have coronavirus

    A Stryker employee "has reason to be tested for" COVID-19, the company confirmed March 11 to CBS affiliate WWMT. By Angie Stewart -
  5. Idaho hospital 1st in state to offer robotic spine surgery

    West Valley Medical Center in Caldwell, Idaho, is reportedly the first hospital in the state to provide robotic spine surgery, according to ABC affiliate KIVI TV. By Alan Condon -
  6. New York spine group appoints Dr. Virany Hillard as medical director

    Neurosurgeon Virany Hillard, MD, was recently named medical director of Brain and Spine Surgeons of New York in Harrison, the Danbury Daily Voice reports. By Alan Condon -
  7. Spine surgeon launches app to aid providers with certification requirements

    Ian Madom, MD, spine surgeon and cofounder of MyMOC, launched the MOCingbird app on March 12 to help medical professionals keep up to date with their education requirements, reports Street Insider. By Alan Condon -
  8. Orthopedic surgeons begin to see procedure volume drop amid coronavirus: 4 details

    Jefferies, a New York-based financial services firm, conducted a survey of around 60 orthopedic surgeons, interventional cardiologists and anesthesiologists to see whether COVID-19 was affecting procedure volume. By Laura Dyrda -
  9. Dr. Anthony Yeung: What surgeons need to know about reimbursement, training in endoscopic spine surgery

    Spine surgeon Anthony Yeung, MD, recently retired from Phoenix-based Desert Institute Spine Care, where his son Chris Yeung, MD, is spearheading the practice. By Alan Condon -

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