4 recent innovations developed by surgeons

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Becker's Spine Review has reported on four innovations developed or being developed by spine and orthopedic surgeons in the past month:

Brian Kwon, MD, is working on a near-infrared spectroscopic sensor that would evaluate blood oxygenation and blood flow at the site of spinal cord injury.

A case management platform that uses artificial intelligence and automation to streamline surgical scheduling was launched by Ashvin Dewan, MD.

Caleb Behrend, MD, is leading a team of engineers who are developing screws fitted with sensors to calculate the status of fracture healing.

Scott Trenhaile, MD, received a U.S. patent for a surgical suture anchor that will be produced by Smith+Nephew.

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