Spine Surgery Today has put together a compilation of the five news stories and videos most viewed from January to keep you abreast of the current hot topics in spine surgery.
Amedica announces private label supply agreement with BoTEC Medical
Amedica Corporation recently announced a private label supply agreement with BoTEC Medical. Read more.
Methylene blue shows promise in reducing low back pain after lumbar open discectomy
A single dose of methylene blue to coat the dura and surrounding areas can effectively reduce postoperative low back pain and improve function following lumbar open discectomy, according to the data of a recently published placebo-controlled clinical trial. Read more.
New youth concussion screening technology and data collection to roll out in District of Columbia
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Representatives from the Children’s National Health System and MedStar Sports Medicine recently announced new screening and data collection technology will be used in the District of Columbia to aid in the treatment and prevention of concussion in youth sports. Read more.
Spine surgery education may benefit from integrative specialty training
Orthopedic spine surgeons and spine-focused neurosurgeons have traditionally trained separately during their residencies and fellowship programs. Read more.
Orthopedic, pediatric, scoliosis societies call for early scoliosis detection
Recent high-quality evidence confirming the effectiveness of early screening and appropriate treatment for scoliosis has led to a revised position statement from several orthopedic and pediatric organizations. Read more.