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VIDEO: A look at convergence of orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons as spine specialists

April 26, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — At the Spine Summit 2016: CNS/AANS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves Annual Meeting, Robert A. Hart, MD
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VIDEO: A look at challenges in lateral access to the lumbar spine

April 11, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — At the Spine Summit 2016: CNS/AANS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves Annual Meeting, Juan Uribe, MD
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VIDEO: Artificial disc vs fusion more cost-effective for treatment of two-level degenerative disc disease

April 5, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — At the Spine Summit 2016: CNS/AANS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves Annual Meeting, Jared D. Ament, MD
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VIDEO: Mummaneni discusses the need for evolution in employment of spine surgeons

March 30, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — At the Spine Summit 2016: CNS/AANS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves Annual Meeting, Praveen V
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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…
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Prealbumin check may determine SSI risk for spine surgery patients with poor nutrition

March 19, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Spine surgery patients at one institution who had impaired preoperative nutrition based on levels of prealbumin less than 20…
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Results of ‘awake’ TLIF show no added complications vs MIS TLIF

March 18, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Patients who underwent minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion under conscious sedation, in which no regional…
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In vitro study shows effect of vancomycin powder on dural healing

March 18, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Fusiform cells from cultured dural tissue lost all their organizational patterns when vancomycin powder was added to them…
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Study finds outpatient ACDF feasible based on 30-day outcomes

March 18, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Outpatient anterior cervical discectomy and fusion may be a reasonable option for appropriate patients based on the results of…
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Drilling technique may keep spinal cord safe during corpectomy for OPLL

March 18, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — By following some key principles, a surgeon reported avoiding spinal cord injuries in 138 patients who underwent a cervical…