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Biomarker may be used to predict neurological impairment in patients with CSM

July 27, 2016
Results from this study indicated diffusion spectrum basis imaging-quantified axonal loss could serve as an imaging biomarker for the prediction of…

From OT Europe

EOS imaging receives CE mark for online 3-D surgical planning software for spine procedures

June 30, 2016
EOS imaging recently announced it received a CE mark for spineEOS, the company’s online 3-D planning software for spine surgery. According to a…

Ultrasound headset may help diagnose concussions in athletes

April 18, 2016
Results from a study to be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s Annual Meeting found the use of transcranial Doppler ultrasound…

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VIDEO: A look at radiograph use for prediction of postoperative sagittal alignment in spinal deformity patients

April 14, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Themistocles S. Protopsaltis, MD, discussed a study which…

From OT Europe

Materialise NV launches platform for 3-D printing in hospitals

March 30, 2016
Materialise NV recently announced the launch of the Materialise Mimics Care Suite, a full suite of software and solutions for 3-D printing in…

In the Journals

Leaded glasses linked with significantly reduced ocular radiation exposure

March 29, 2016
Researchers of this study using anthropomorphic phantoms demonstrated use of three different types of leaded glasses yielded significant reductions…

Amedica reports fourth-quarter and 2015 full-year financial results

March 29, 2016
Amedica Corporation recently announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year, which ended Dec. 31, 2015. Total product revenue…

In the JournalsFrom OT Europe

Surgery may not be cost-effective strategy for management of thoracolumbar burst fractures

March 28, 2016
In this register-based cohort study, researchers found surgical management for patients with traumatic thoracolumbar burst fractures without…

In the Journals

Local pelvic radiography seen as effective for determining spino-pelvic parameters

March 22, 2016
Researchers of this retrospective study found in local pelvic radiography is more reliable than whole spine radiography for determining spino-pelvic…

Meeting News Coverage

Some patients exposed to rhBMP-2 may develop heterotopic bone after spinal fusion

March 22, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — During a 2.5-year period, nearly 3% of patients who underwent thoracic or lumbar spinal fusion developed formations of ectopic…

In the Journals

Adverse events commonly seen after surgery for vertebral osteomyelitis

March 21, 2016
In one of the first studies to longitudinally detail neurological complications, pain and reoperation after surgery for vertebral osteomyelitis…

Industry NewsFrom OT Europe

EOS Imaging and Stryker announce co-promotion agreement

March 17, 2016
EOS imaging and Stryker’s European Spine business recently announced a co-promotion agreement for the U.K. market as part of an ongoing…

In the Journals

Few patients showed increased risk of injury to vertebral, internal carotid arteries during surgery

March 15, 2016
Researchers of this observational study that used a retrospective single-institute database found about 1% of patients were at a higher risk for…

Meeting News CoverageFrom OT Europe

High rate of fracture healing seen with posterior atlantoaxial screw-rod fixation

March 1, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Type II odontoid fractures had a high rate of healing and a low risk of nonunion after treatment with posterior atlantoaxial…

In the JournalsPerspective

Asymptomatic spinal schwannomas may not need surgical treatment

February 29, 2016
Researchers of this retrospective study found patients with isointensive/high and high/rim spinal schwannomas as evidenced on T2-weighted…

In the Journals

Benefits of preoperative autologous blood donation for adult spinal deformity remain unknown

February 25, 2016
Researchers of this study found no protective effect of preoperative autologous blood donation against allogenic blood exposure for patients who…

In the Journals

Mini-open transpsoas approach may provide benefits similar to traditional approaches

February 16, 2016
Researchers of this retrospective study found patients who underwent a single-level lumbar corpectomy with cage placement through a mini-open…

EOS imaging announces new partnership in surgical simulation

February 12, 2016
EOS imaging recently announced a new partnership with the Montreal-based Spinologics to develop biomechanical simulation software dedicated to spine…

DeGen Medical launches anterior cervical plate system

February 11, 2016
DeGen Medical Inc. recently announced the launch of its cervical spine implant, Hyper-C Anterior Cervical Plate System, an anterior intervertebral…

In the Journals

Findings support inclusion of osteoporosis care for patients with osteoporotic vertebral collapse

February 9, 2016
Researchers of this retrospective study conducted at a single institution discovered low lumbar osteoporotic vertebral collapse can generate…