Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Hospital for Special Surgery opens outpatient center in New York City

    New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery opened an outpatient facility in Hudson Yards June 1.
  2. Neurological surgery volumes will hit pre-pandemic levels in Q4, analysts predict

    About half of neurological procedures in the U.S. are considered essential, and a new GlobalData report estimates that most of the volume halted during the pandemic will return.
  3. Zimmer Biomet to end patent dispute, cross-license Conformis' joint surgery devices for $9.6M

    Conformis and Zimmer Biomet entered an agreement May 22 to resolve all existing patent disputes between the device companies, according to an SEC filing.
  1. Top 10 Spine Review articles: May 25-29

    Here are the top 10 most-read articles featured on Becker's Spine Review between May 25 and May 29:
  2. Drs. Bradford Currier, Alan Daniels & more: 5 spine surgeons making the news

    Here are five spine surgeons making headlines this week:
  3. Positive COVID-19 test halts construction of $250M spine, orthopedic tower at Alabama hospital

    Construction of the $250 million spine and orthopedic tower at Huntsville (Ala.) Hospital stopped May 27 after a worker tested positive for COVID-19, WHNT reports.
  4. SpineOvations' DiscSeal trial shows positive signs for reducing lumbar pain

    Minimally invasive spine therapy company SpineOvations reported favorable results at the midpoint of its DiscSeal clinical trial.

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  1. Life Spine records 1st cases with lumbar spacer system

    The first surgeries using Life Spine's Dyna-Link Ti anterior lumbar interbody fusion spacer have been successfully completed, the Huntley, Ill.-based company said May 28.
  2. California spine center installs low-dose X-ray system

    Restore Orthopedics & Spine Center in Orange, Calif., recently implemented EOS imaging, a low-dose X-ray system developed for spine and orthopedics.
  3. Dr. Alan Daniels appointed chief of spine surgery at University Orthopedics

    Providence, R.I.-based University Orthopedics welcomed Alan Daniels, MD, as chief of its spine surgery division May 28.
  4. Indiana orthopedic group to open 8th location, will offer robotic surgery

    Muncie-based Central Indiana Orthopedics will open a center in Fishers, Ind., June 1, You Are Current reports.
  1. Nexxt Spine gains clearance for 2 lumbar systems; plans Q3 launch

    The FDA on May 28 issued 510(k) clearance for Nexxt Spine's anterior lumbar interbody fusion and lateral implants.
  2. Getting ahead in the 'new normal': Rothman Orthopaedics strikes partnership to bolster virtual services

    Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopaedic Institute on May 28 partnered with Radix Health to provide self-scheduling technology for patients, EIN News reports.
  3. Wisconsin spine group performs its 1st robotic spine surgery with Medtronic system

    Neenah, Wis.-based Neuroscience Group recently performed its first robotic spine surgery with Medtronic's Mazor X system, Waushara Argus reports.
  4. $40K awarded to Clemson University scientist to fund spinal deformity research

    The National Institutes of Health recently awarded Clemson (S.C.) University's Hai Yao, PhD, $40,000 to fund his research on an alternative treatment for spinal deformities.
  5. Stryker proposes $2.3B offering to fund Wright Medical acquisition

    Stryker is pricing a $2.3 billion private offering of senior notes to finance the acquisition of Wright Medical Group, a device company focusing on orthopedic extremities and biologics.
  6. Precision Spine launches pedicle screw system

    Precision Spine on May 26 launched its Reform Ti HA coated pedicle screw system.
  7. Dr. Bradford Currier performs spine surgery on NHL's Nick Bjugstad

    Bradford Currier, MD, performed spine surgery on Pittsburgh Penguins' forward Nick Bjugstad May 26, the team reported.
  8. 2nd COVID-19 wave would be 'incredibly devastating,' says Dr. Asheesh Bedi

    Orthopedic surgeon Asheesh Bedi, MD, said that a second COVID-19 wave in the fall would be "incredibly devastating" for the economy, as well as the country's sports seasons, Detroit Free Press reports.
  9. Drs. Mark Froimson, Sergio Viroslav & more: 5 orthopedic surgeons making the news

    Here are five orthopedic surgeons making headlines this week:

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