Becker's reported on four key spine and orthopedic studies during the third quarter of 2023:
1. Relievant Medsystems shared four-year results from two clinical trials demonstrating the safety, effectiveness and durability of its Intracept procedure for patients with vertebrogenic pain.
2. Researchers with New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery found the combination of oral ketamine and aspirin is a safe form of pain medication after total knee replacement.
4. Researchers at New York City-based Hospital for Special Surgery and Weill Cornell Medicine discovered a new stem cell that could affect spine care. The findings, published in Nature, uncovered vetebral stem cells that are uniquely present in the spine.