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Spinal Elements receives US FDA approval for Sapphire X device

Spinal Elements has announced US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of the Sapphire X device for anterior cervical fixation. Sapphire X is the...


Strategies for peri-surgical opioid management in spinal surgery patients

Jean-Pierre Mobasser, Robert Hastings and Dillon Mobasser of the Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine Institute (Indianapolis, USA) and Indiana Spine Hospital (Carmel, USA) share...

Is there a bright future for endoscopic spinal surgery?

Yingda Li and Michael Wang consider the increasing interest in endoscopic techniques in spinal surgery. The authors describe how endoscopic techniques have been incorporated...


Bernhard Meyer (Munich, Germany) and Henry Halm (Neustadt, Germany) discuss spinal navigation—specifically any increased risk in radiation exposure and if that risk is offset by the potential benefit of an increase in precision of pedicle screw placement. The two physicians...


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