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  1. 9 orthopedic surgeons making the news

    Here are nine orthopedic surgeons making the news this week. By Alan Condon -
  2. Dr. Amer Samdani: Key trends in pediatric spinal deformity correction

    Amer Samdani, MD, is the chief of surgery for Shriners Hospital for Children – Philadelphia. By Laura Dyrda -
  3. Barrow researchers examine 3D printed spines for surgical practice — 3 things to know

    Researchers at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix are 3D printing replicas of patients' spines to allow surgeons to practice complex procedures, reports Fox 10 Phoenix. By Alan Condon -

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  1. Study shows promise for stem cell injections treating spina bifida — 5 things to knows

    A study published in Stem Cells Translational Medicine found that an injection of human amniotic fluid stem cells can be used to protect the spinal cord of a fetus from myelomeningocele. By Alan Condon -
  2. Dr. Stephen Hochschuler and the formation of Texas Back Institute

    In Wichita Falls, Texas in 1971, two general medical officers — Stephen Hochschuler, MD, and Ralph Rashbaum, MD — met each other for the first time while stationed in the U.S. Air Force.  By Alan Condon -
  3. Muve Health aims to improve TJR patient outcomes, engagement with new platform: 3 notes

    Leawood, Kan.-based Muve Health, a value-based outpatient total joint replacement provider, partnered with the digital health joint venture Quil, according to MedTech Outlook. By Angie Stewart -
  4. Misonix ultrasonic device earns CE Mark approval — 4 insights

    Misonix landed CE Mark approval for Nexus, its integrated ultrasonic surgical device. By Alan Condon -

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  1. Louisiana university launches neuroscience research facility — 4 things to know

    Tulane University in New Orleans opened the Clinical Neuroscience Research Center for patients suffering from neurological conditions, reports New Orleans City Business. By Alan Condon -
  2. Solco Biomedical's receives FDA approval for new spinal fixation device — 4 things to know

    The FDA approved Solco Biomedical's 4CIS Chiron spinal fixation system. By Alan Condon -
  3. Dr. Mick Perez-Cruet: Exciting innovations in spine, and the trend that could derail it

    Mick Perez-Cruet, MD, is vice chairman, professor and director of the minimally invasive spine surgery and spine program in the department of neurological surgery at the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine. By Laura Dyrda -
  4. Dr. Raymond Hah: The game-changing spine technology to watch

    Raymond Hah, MD, is an assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Los Angeles-based Keck School of Medicine of USC. He focuses his practice on minimally invasive spine surgical techniques. By Laura Dyrda -
  1. 5 plead guilty in $80M healthcare fraud scheme: 8 things to know

    Five individuals who practiced at and operated a New York pain facility pleaded guilty in a six-year, $80 million healthcare fraud scheme, according to the Times Herald-Record. By Angie Stewart -
  2. Stryker reorganizes leadership team after key departure — 4 insights

    Stryker expanded the roles of two of its employees after Stuart Simpson, president of joint replacement, left the company. By Eric Oliver -
  3. New Hampshire health system installs robot for spinal surgeries — 3 things to know

    Lebanon, N.H.-based Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center installed Medtronic's Mazor X System for complex spinal procedures, reports HIT Infrastructure. By Alan Condon -
  4. Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group welcomes Drs. Gregory Mallo and Marco Palmieri

    Gregory Mallo, MD, and Marco Palmieri, DO, joined Merrick, N.Y.-based Orlin & Cohen orthopedic Group. By Alan Condon -
  5. Georgia football player turned orthopedic surgeon makes college's 40 under 40 list

    OrthoGeorgia orthopedic spine surgeon Ryan Schnetzer, MD, made the University of Georgia's 40 Under 40 Alumni list, The Telegraph reports. By Eric Oliver -
  6. Dr. Roger Hartl: The development of robotics and future trends in spine

    Roger Hartl, MD, is a professor of neurological surgery and director of spine surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City. He is also director of the Weill Cornell Medicine Center for Comprehensive Spine Care. By Alan Condon -
  7. Dr. Todd Lanman completes 3-level cervical disc replacement with M6-C

    Todd Lanman, MD, founder of Beverly Hills, Calif.-based Lanman Spinal Neurosurgery, performed a three-level artificial cervical disc replacement procedure with Orthofix's M6-C device, according to Virtual Strategy Magazine. By Alan Condon -
  8. Dr. Abdul Baker performs robotic-assisted spinal surgery at Sanford hospital

    Neurosurgeon Abdul Baker, MD, completed a robot-assisted spinal surgery at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, N.D., reports Valley News Live. By Alan Condon -
  9. Laser Spine Institute co-founders now owe ex-business partner $300M+, judge rules

    A circuit judge raised the award Laserscopic Spinal Centers of America co-founder Joe Samuel Bailey will receive from the remaining assets of the now-closed Laser Spine Institute, Florida Record reports. By Eric Oliver -

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