Hemangiomas are noncancerous tumors that are comprised of abnormal blood vessels.
Founder of the New Hampshire NeuroSpine Institute in Bedford, N.H., Thomas Kleeman, MD, recently moved his practice to Alaska but plans to continue seeing his patients in New Hampshire through telemedicine applications, according to the New Hampshire Union Leader.
A new study published in The Spine Journal examines risks of aspirin continuation during spinal procedures.
Merit Health Central in Jackson, Miss., welcomed neurosurgeon Menarvia Nixon Gaddis, MD, the Mississippi Business Journal reports.
Bryce Johnson, MD, of Laguna Woods, Calif.-based South County Orthopedic Specialists, is a 2017 Top Doctor in Laguna Woods.
Here are six spine and neurosurgeons making headlines.
Xiao Jianru, MD, and his team at the Second Military Medical University of Changzheng Hospital in China performed innovative spinal implant surgery using 3D printed titanium prosthetics, according to IFLScience.
Matt McGirt, MD, of Concord, N.C.-based Carolina NeuroSurgery & Spine Associates, told a patient he may never walk again. Now, they are both training for Northern California's Napa Half Marathon, according to WSLS 10.

9. 5 trends in orthopedic, spine adverse events

Written by Laura Dyrda | Friday, 18 August 2017 07:35
A new study published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery examines adverse events for orthopedic and spine procedures.

10. 4 spine surgeons offer tips for future leaders

Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 17 August 2017 20:25
Four spine surgeons share advice for young physicians looking to move into leadership roles.

11. Artificial disc replacement after cervical fusion?

Written by Todd H. Lanman, MD | Thursday, 17 August 2017 20:06
In my practice as a spinal neurosurgeon, I emphasize motion preservation surgery.
Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for Aug. 17, 2017.
A new study published in The Spine Journal compares rhBMP-2 with autograft for spinal fusion.
Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, both based in Boston, studied which medical diagnoses led to sustained opioid prescription use, according to Medical Xpress.
Neurosurgeon Drew Spencer, MD, joined the Edwards Neurosciences Institute in Naperville, Ill., according to the Chicago Tribune.
Innovative technologies and techniques are continually erupting in the spine field, with surgeons now able to perform surgery less invasively. Improvements within the field allow surgeons to push the envelope, devising techniques and treatment plans to yield excellent patient outcomes.
Shriners Hospitals for Children created an app for detecting scoliosis in children.
U.S. News & World Report released the 2017-18 Best Hospital rankings, including specialty rankings fo neurology and neurosurgery services.
A new study published in Clinical Spine Surgery examines the connection between blood transfusions and infection for patients undergoing major spinal deformity surgery.
Matthew Schreckinger, MD, joined the Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria, Calif., the Noozhawk reports.
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