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VIDEO: Earlier ambulation after lumbar spine surgery linked with fewer complications, shorter length of stay

October 28, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. — At the North American Society Annual Meeting, Owoicho Adogwa, MD, MPH, discussed a study performed at a single institution that looked at co-management of geriatric patients who underwent lumbar spine surgery. He said patients who are ambulated earlier after lumbar spine surgery have fewer complications, a shorter length of hospital stay and increased patient satisfaction.

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Zimmer Biomet launched two spinal fixation systems at NASS

October 27, 2017
Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. announced the U.S. launch of its Vitality+ and Vital Spinal Fixation Systems at the North American Spine Society Annual Meeting. According to…
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SpineGuard announces commercial release of sensor-guided pedicle screw system at NASS

October 27, 2017
SpineGuard announced the U. S. commercial release of the DSG-enabled Z-Direct Pedicle Screw system from Zavation at the North American Spine Society Annual Meeting. For…
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VIDEO: Physicians should recommend rehabilitation to improve patients’ physical capacity after lumbar stenosis decompression

October 27, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — At the North American Spine Society Annual Meeting, Matthew Smuck, MD, discussed a study that looked at the objective measurement of function…
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