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  1. Dr. William Sullivan succeeds Dr. Jeffrey Wang as NASS president — 4 things to know

    Physiatrist William Sullivan, MD, was appointed president of the North American Spine Society at the organization's annual meeting in Chicago from Sept. 25 to 28. By Alan Condon -
  2. PrinterPrezz welcomes Dr. Steven Garfin to board of advisors — 4 things to know

    Spine surgeon Steven Garfin, MD, joined the board of directors at 3D printing company PrinterPrezz. By Alan Condon -
  3. Canadian 3D printing company to open $88M facility in New York — 3 insights

    Thinking Robot Studios, a Nova Scotia, Canada-based 3D printing company, is planning to open a $84 million manufacturing plant in Buffalo, N.Y., reports Buffalo News. By Alan Condon -

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  1. Maryland Historical Society appoints Dr. Neal Naff to board of trustees — 3 things to know

    Neurosurgeon Neal Naff, MD, recently joined the board of trustees at Maryland Historical Society, reports The Daily Record. By Alan Condon -
  2. NuVasive aims to grow in robotics with new application

    NuVasive featured its X360 Pulse platform at the North American Spine Society Annual Meeting in Chicago and plans to unveil its Pulse Robotics application at an exclusive event. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. Dr. Noah Porter joins OrthoNebraska — 3 insights

    Omaha-based OrthoNebraska brought aboard orthopedic spine surgeon Noah Porter, MD, the Omaha World-Herald reports. By Eric Oliver -
  4. Brainlab unveils mobile intraoperative robot for spine surgery — 3 insights

    Brainlab launched Loop-X, its mobile intraoperative imaging robot, at the North American Spine Society Annual Meeting in Chicago on Sept. 25. By Alan Condon -

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  1. Ohio health system to expand with 2 orthopedic, sports medicine clinics

    Cincinnati-based Mercy Health is expanding with two new orthopedic and sports medicine centers in Lorain and Oberlin, Ohio, reports Morning Journal. By Alan Condon -
  2. FDA approves Abbott's spinal cord stimulation system for chronic pain — 4 insights

    Abbott received FDA approval for Proclaim XR, a neurostimulation device for people suffering from chronic pain. By Alan Condon -
  3. Comprehensive Spine Institute welcomes Drs. James Osborn, Garrick Cason

    Spine surgeons James Osborn, MD, and Garrick Cason, MD, joined Chattanooga, Tenn.-based Comprehensive Spine Institute, reports The Chattanoogan. By Alan Condon -
  4. Clarifying patient, provider goals before surgery and robotics in spine: Q&A with Dr. Kris Radcliff

    Kris Radcliff, MD, is a fellowship-trained spine surgeon with Philadelphia-based Rothman Institute, focusing on minimally invasive spine surgery and artificial disc replacement. By Alan Condon -
  1. Stryker publishes SpineJack System trial results — 5 takeaways

    The Spine Journal published the results of Stryker's SAKOS pivotal trial for the SpineJack implantable fracture reduction system. By Angie Stewart -
  2. Orthopedic device industry disrupters are upending tradition — 5 examples

    Disruptive medical device companies are shaking up the status quo in orthopedics, according to OrthoStreams. By Angie Stewart -
  3. HSS appoints new co-chiefs of spine service

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery appointed Harvinder Sandhu, MD, and Andrew Sama, MD, the new co-chiefs of HSS Spine, effective in October. By Eric Oliver -
  4. Medtronic aims to expand Infuse use to TLIF with FDA-backed clinical trial

    Medtronic has received FDA approval to move forward with a prospective, randomized pivotal clinical trial that will examine the use of Infuse in transforaminal lumbar interbody fusions.  By Laura Dyrda -
  5. iFuse offers long-term treatment option for SI joint pain patients

    Lower back pain (LBP) is one of the most prevalent musculoskeletal conditions and a significant public health burden.1 Clinical publications have identified the SI joint as a pain generator in 15-30% of chronic LBP patients.2–6 The prevalence of SI joint pain in symptomatic post-lumbar fusion patients is even higher, ranging from 32-43%.7–10  By In Collaboration With SI-Bone -
  6. Drs. Issada Thongtrangan, Mark Mikhael & more: 6 spine, neurosurgeons on what drives them to constantly improve their practice

    Six spine and neurosurgeons provide insight into what drives them to make their practice the best it can be. By Alan Condon -
  7. OrthoMed launches nitinol trial rods for spine surgery — 3 insights

    OrthoMed recently launched its reusable nitinol trial rod for lumbar fixation. By Alan Condon -
  8. Drs. William McGarvey, Al Gross & more: 7 orthopedic surgeons making the news

    Here are seven orthopedic surgeons making headlines this week. By Alan Condon -
  9. Medtronic to lay off 100 employees & more: 8 device company notes

    Here are eight key notes on spine and orthopedic device companies: By Eric Oliver -

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