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Study: Potential need for nutritional consultation with spine surgery patients

June 3, 2013
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Researchers with the University of Massachusetts found that more than 70% of patients undergoing elective spine surgery had…
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Significantly lower infection rates, hospital stays found with BMP use for fusion

May 21, 2013
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Use of bone morphogenic proteins in anterior and posterior lumbar fusion procedures was significantly associated with…
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Significantly lower infection rates, hospital stays found with BMP use for fusion

Orthopedics Today, June 2013
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Use of bone morphogenic proteins in anterior and posterior lumbar fusion procedures was significantly associated with…
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Factors for failure of conservative treatment of spinal epidural abscesses found

May 20, 2013
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — In a retrospective study of patients with spinal epidural abscesses treated in a single hospital health care system during…
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Factors for failure of conservative treatment of spinal epidural abscesses found

Orthopedics Today, June 2013
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — In a retrospective study of patients with spinal epidural abscesses treated in a single hospital health care system during…
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Findings support disc prolapse and disc degeneration as distinct diseases

May 17, 2013
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Investigators from India discovered several significant differences between patients with acute disc prolapse and patients…
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Study identifies serum biomarkers linked with severity of lumbar disc degeneration

May 17, 2013
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — In a cross-sectional study of Chinese participants, researchers from Finland and China found that elevated serum biomarker…
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Study identifies serum biomarkers linked with severity of lumbar disc degeneration

Orthopedics Today, June 2013
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — In a cross-sectional study of Chinese participants, researchers from Finland and China found that elevated serum biomarker…
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Underlying spine pathology seen on imaging influences nonoperative LBP care

May 16, 2013
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Combined data from a randomized controlled trial and a prospective cohort study presented here highlighted the role of…
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Swespine data show no benefit to addition of fusion to decompression for lumbar spinal stenosis

May 15, 2013
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — A large study of Swedish patients with lumbar spinal stenosis indicates that the addition of fusion to decompression does…