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Globus Medical to acquire Branch Medical Group

February 27, 2015

Globus Medical recently announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Branch Medical Group.

According to a company press release, Globus will pay $52.9 million in cash for Branch Medical Group (BMG) on a cash-free, debt-free basis. The transaction is expected to close in March 2015.

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Reconstruction for pelvic tumors achieves satisfactory survival, increases complication rates

February 27, 2015
Newer reconstruction techniques enabled surgeons to achieve local control and satisfactory long-term survival in patients with pelvic tumors, but the resulting…
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Study: Image-guidance technology virtually eliminates reoperation rates for malpositioned screws

February 27, 2015
Researchers investigated the intraoperative revision and reoperation rates of lumbar pedicle screw placement using either an image-guided open or percutaneous placement…

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CME Review Article

Bundled Payments in Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedics, February 2015, Volume 38 Issue 2
Educational ObjectivesAs a result of reading this article, physicians should be able to:
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The Hip-Spine Connection: Understanding Its Importance in the Treatment of Hip Pathology. January 2015

The Hip-Spine Connection: Understanding Its Importance in the Treatment of Hip Pathology. January 2015

The Hip-Spine Connection: Understanding Its Importance in the Treatment of Hip Pathology
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Sperling offers insights on RSA

February 13, 2015
KOLOA, Hawaii — John W. Sperling, MD, offers several "pearls" for orthopedic surgeons regarding reverse shoulder…
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