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  1. Dr. Daryl Osbahr to lead Rothman Orthopaedics' Florida operations

    Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopaedic Institute has appointed Daryl Osbahr, MD, as managing director and chief of orthopedic surgery of Rothman Florida.
  2. PrinterPrezz gets nod for new line of 3D-printed spine devices

    Orthopedic device manufacturer PrinterPrezz on Oct. 13 received FDA clearance for its GAIA lumbar interbody fusion device portfolio.
  3. Gramercy Extremity Orthopedics successfully implants FirstFUSE MTPJ

    Richardson, Texas-based medical device company Gramercy Extremity Orthopedics announced the first implant of its FirstFUSE MTPJ Fusion Plate, according to an Oct. 13 press release.

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  1. 2 MedStar Health Hospitals first to use Cirq Robotic Arm

    Two hospitals with Columbia, Md.-based MedStar Health are among the first to use the Cirq robotic arm for spine surgeries in the U.S., according to an Oct. 13 press release.
  2. 3 orthopedic surgeons receiving honors

    Here are three orthopedic surgeons who received honors in the past month:
  3. How Medtronic, Stryker, Johnson & Johnson's shares performed this week

    Here's how Medtronic, Stryker and Johnson & Johnson's shares have fluctuated over the last five days.
  4. Tennessee orthopedic practice seeking approval for ASC

    Johnson City, Tenn.-based Watauga Orthopaedics is seeking a certificate of need to build an ASC, local news affiliate reports.

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  1. FDA warns stem cell clinic about marketing claims, unapproved uses

    A Wisconsin stem cell clinic has been cautioned by the FDA for marketing intrathecal and intravenous injections of human stem cell and tissue-based products for a variety of neurologic conditions, according to the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society.
  2. Fluoroscopic glasses demonstrate promise for spine surgery, study finds

    A new device that attaches to eyeglasses has been designed to provide fluoroscopic guidance during spine surgery, Medical Xpress reports.
  3. Dr. Baron Lonner touts benefits of vertebral body tethering

    Vertebral body tethering, a novel minimally invasive surgery for scoliosis, is helping some patients get back to activity in half the time of those who get traditional spinal fusion, CBS Miami reports.
  4. 'An unprecedented runway for growth' — Why Mississippi Sports Medicine formed U.S. Orthopedic Partners

    Jackson-based Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center partnered with private equity firm Thurston Group Oct. 2, establishing U.S. Orthopedic Partners.
  1. 8 orthopedic partnerships in the past month — AAOS, Rothman Orthopaedics & more

    From a new bundled payment initiative to an orthopedic practice expanding into Florida, here are eight orthopedic partnerships Becker's Spine Review has reported on in the past month:
  2. French device company reports 1st US clinical cases of vertebral fracture implant

    French orthopedic device company Hyprevention on Oct. 12 announced the completion of the first U.S. clinical cases of its V-Strut Vertebral Implant to treat vertebral fractures.
  3. Work progressing on UVA orthopedic clinic that was 'years in the making'

    Charlottesville, Va.-based UVA Health is developing an orthopedic center near the University of Virginia that is the culmination of over a decade of work, local CBS affiliate CBS19 reports.
  4. Dr. Eugene Curry operates on Cowboys' Dak Prescott

    Eugene Curry, MD, operated on Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott Oct. 11, repairing a compound fracture and dislocation of his right ankle, ESPN reported.
  5. Johns Hopkins surgeons awarded $13M+ to develop ultrasound devices for spinal cord injury

    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded $13.5 million to neurosurgeons and engineers at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md., to develop devices for patients with spinal cord injuries.
  6. Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital welcomes new orthopedic surgeon

    Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital in Gifford, Fla., welcomed orthopedic surgeon Anas Saleh, MD, according to an Oct. 8 article from South Florida Hospital News and Healthcare Report.
  7. Dr. Alok Sharan on awake spine fusions & more: 4 spine surgeons making the news

    From a Nevada surgeon performing a surgery with new technology to another professional's take on awake spine fusions, here are the latest spine surgeons making headlines.
  8. NY spine practice to pay $100K patient records settlement

    NY Spine Medicine has agreed to pay $100,000 to settle a claim of not providing a patient timely access to her medical records.
  9. Physician-owned hospital installs latest Globus Medical system for spine surgery

    Northwest Specialty Hospital in Post Falls, Idaho, is reportedly one of the first facilities in the country to implement the ExcelsiusGPS Interbody Solutions platform, according to an Oct. 12 news release.

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