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  1. South Florida hospital becomes first to use Rosa system for deep brain stimulation

    Hollywood, Fla.-based Memorial Neuroscience Institute became the first hospital in South Florida to use the Zimmer Biomet Rosa system to perform deep brain stimulation.
  2. 5 recent developments in orthobiologics

    Here are five updates in regenerative medicine since the end of December:
  3. 4 spine, orthopedic robotic milestones in 2023

    Becker's has reported on four milestones in spine and orthopedic robotic surgery so far in 2023:

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  1. Dr. Neal ElAttrache performs knee surgery on Cincinnati Bengals player

    Neal ElAttrache, MD, performed knee surgery on Jonah Williams, an offensive tackle for the Cincinnati Bengals in the National Football League. 
  2. Captiva Spine grows management team for navigational robot roll-out

    Captiva Spine has added Daniel McPhillips as its director of enabling technologies and market development to accelerate the rollout of its WatchTower Spine Navigation and Robotic System. 
  3. Shriners opens pediatric orthopedic clinic in Washington

    Spokane, Wash.-based Shriners Children's has opened a pediatric orthopedic outreach clinic in Yakima, Wash., according to a Feb. 17 report from YakTriNews.
  4. Dr. Safdar Khan's vision for AR in spine surgery, how new tech can stand out

    Safdar Khan, MD, is one of the first spine surgeons to use Augmedics' Xvision augmented reality system, and he completed the company's 3,000th case in January. 

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  1. UR Medicine prepares for orthopedic ASC grand opening

    University of Rochester (N.Y.) Medical Center is opening a $277 million orthopedic ASC in a former Henrietta, N.Y., Sears retail space on Feb. 21, according to a report from ABC affiliate WHAM Rochester. 
  2. Dr. Timothy Walker performs 1,000th robotic-assisted joint replacement

    Timothy Walker, MD, recently completed his 1,000th robotic-assisted joint replacement using Stryker Mako SmartRobotics technology.
  3. 5 spine devices recently receiving FDA clearance

    Here are five spine devices that have recently gained FDA clearance that Becker's has reported on since Jan. 17:
  4. Dr. Israel Yahuaca joins Franciscan Physician Network

    Israel Yahuaca, MD, joined Franciscan Physician Network.
  1. 4 surgeons operating on pro athletes in 2023

    Here are four surgeons who have operated or were set to operate on professional athletes that Becker's has reported since Jan. 9:
  2. 6 facilities closing, relocating orthopedic services

    From the closing of a Texas clinic to a Wisconsin relocation, here are six facilities closing or relocating orthopedic service lines this year. 
  3. New Jersey practice becomes 1st in county to debut BEAR implant

    Freehold, N.J.-based Advanced Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute has become the first practice in Monmouth County to debut the BEAR implant for treating ACL tears. 
  4. 'You either love it or you hate it': The role of private equity in the orthopedic industry

    Four orthopedic surgeons connected with Becker's to discuss the role of private equity in the orthopedic industry. 
  5. Stryker earns FDA clearance for cranial guidance system

    Medical technology company Stryker has earned 510(k) FDA clearance for its Q Guidance System with Cranial Guidance Software. 
  6. Oregon orthopedic center launches online total joint replacement course

    The Center Orthopedics and Neurosurgical Care in Bend, Ore., has launched an online total joint replacement course for patients undergoing total knee and hip replacement procedures. 
  7. Icon Health, Auxilium Health partner to reduce orthopedic costs for Medicare patients

    Orthopedic services management provider Icon Health has partnered with Auxilium Health Network to provide quality orthopedic care to Medicare beneficiaries. 
  8. 2 MLB players undergo offseason spine surgeries

    Two Major League Baseball players have undergone spine surgeries during this offseason.
  9. ZimVie, Centinel Spine and Orthofix are key leaders in disc replacement market, analysts say

    ZimVie is the current leader in the U.S. spine artificial disc replacement market with respect to its overall revenue and units sold, according to a report from consulting and market research firm iData Research.

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