Top Story

Spinal Elements announces clearance, upcoming launch of new implants

January 30, 2015

Spinal Elements recently announced it has received FDA clearance for a full line of interbody devices with Ti-Bond coating for use in the cervical spine.

The company’s coating consists of titanium with random, unconnected pores that are mechanically adhered to the superior and inferior surfaces of its PEEK-OPTIMA interbody implants through a plasma vacuum spray process, according to a company press release.

In the Journals

Artificial hybrid likely required for treating giant cell tumor of bone with zoledronic acid

January 29, 2015
In a recently published study, researchers determined that to effectively treat giant cell tumors of bone with zoledronic acid, a hybrid including artificial bone would…
In the Journals

Short-term outcomes for cervical disc replacement positive

January 29, 2015
Results of a recently published study demonstrated Mobi-C artificial disc replacement surgery had good clinical results; however, more data and longer follow-up times…

FDA releases safety communication on bone graft substitutes

January 29, 2015
The FDA has released a safety communication to inform health care providers that bone graft substitutes containing recombinant proteins or synthetic peptides should not…

K2M Group Holdings files registration statement for follow-on offering

January 29, 2015
K2M Group Holdings recently announced it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed follow-on…
More News Headlines »
Radiologic Case Study

Scheuermann’s Disease (Dysostosis) of the Spine

Orthopedics, January 2015, Volume 38 Issue 1
A 17-year-old adolescent boy presented with progressive lower back pain and fatigue.The authors are from the Stritch…
More »
CME
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
More »
Meeting News Coverage Video
thumbnail for video 4006885392001

Larson discusses autograft selection

January 23, 2015
KOLOA, Hawaii – At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2015, Christopher M. Larson, MD, shares his “pearls” for…
More »
morganatic-roan