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  1. Spine devicmaker launches SI joint fusion system

    CornerLoc launched the TransLoc 3D sacroiliac joint fusion system.
  2. Accelus' interbody fusion system cleared in 4 countries

    Accelus' FlareHawk interbody fusion system was cleared for use in Italy, Taiwan, Portugal and Colombia, the devicemaker said Oct. 18.
  3. 5 ways for orthopedic surgeons to improve efficiency

    With 44 percent of physicians reporting burnout, helping physicians be more efficient can help reduce these effects, according to the American Medical Association. 

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  1. HCA Florida reopens spine, orthopedic unit for the first time since Hurricane Ian

    HCA (Port Charlotte) Florida Fawcett Hospital reopened its orthopedic and spine unit for the first time since being hit by Hurricane Ian at the end of September, according to an Oct. 17 report from the Herald-Tribune. 
  2. Dr. Michael Gallizzi logs 100th endoscopic spine surgery; merging with robotics is next

    Michael Gallizzi, MD, of Vail, Colo.-based The Steadman Clinic, has completed his 100th endoscopic spine surgery, five months after he performed his 100th robotic spine surgery, Vail Daily reported Oct. 17.
  3. Johnson & Johnson's orthopedic sales stay flat in Q3

    Johnson & Johnson saw mild sales growth in the third quarter, while orthopedic sales stayed stagnant, according to financial results posted Oct. 18.
  4. Dr. Steven Shin operates on Washington Commanders quarterback

    Steven Shin, MD, operated on Washington Commanders quarterback Carson Wentz, the team said Oct. 17.

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  1. Joimax launches endoscopic spine system

    Joimax launched the Tessys TransSAP endoscopic system, the devicemaker said Oct. 18.
  2. 4 female spine physicians under 40 to know

    The North American Spine Society has named four female physicians to its 2022 list of spine care honorees under 40 years old. 
  3. Orthopaedic Associates of Manhasset opens New York location with 10 physicians

    Orthopaedic Associates of Manhasset has opened a new, 6,000-square-foot, full-service orthopedic location in Huntington, N.Y., according to an Oct. 17 press release sent to Becker's. 
  4. World Spine Day 2022: 5 facts

    Oct. 16 was World Spine Day 2022, a day established in 2008 by the World Federation of Chiropractic that highlights the global burden of spine pain and disability. 
  1. Virginia hospital adds Curve spine navigation system

    Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center in Woodbridge added the Curve image-guided surgery system, according to an Oct. 17 announcement in Prince William Living.
  2. 6 updates in orthobiologics

    Here are six key updates in regenerative medicine since Oct. 1:
  3. 2 orthopedic devices receiving AMA codes

    Since August 22, the American Medical Association issued billing codes for spine and orthopedic technology.
  4. North American Spine Society honors 2 physicians, 2 researchers

    The North American Spine Society recognized two physicians and two researchers for their work as part of its 2022 Recognition Awards.
  5. 7 steps to starting a private practice for orthopedic surgeons

    There are seven key steps for orthopedic surgeons starting their own practice, according to a roadmap from the American Medical Association. 
  6. 3 leaders from Rothman Orthopaedics to know

    Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopaedic Institute is a leader in orthopedic care. Here are three leaders to know from the group:
  7. Pharmacy founder gives largest ever donation to UConn for sports medicine center improvements

    Trisha Bailey, MD, University of Connecticut (Storrs) graduate and founder of Bailey's Pharmacy and Bailey's Medical Equipment and Supplies, has donated the largest gift ever received by the UConn athletics department to improve its training and sports medicine facilities. 
  8. AMA adds billing code for posterior sacroiliac joint fusion

    The American Medical Association established a Category 1 billing code for posterior sacroiliac joint fusion.
  9. 8 physicians who have treated sports stars in the last 60 days

    From surgery on a Jets quarterback to the treatment of a WWE star, here are eight physicians who have treated sports stars in the last 60 days: 

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