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Opioid consumption patterns after lumbar microdiscectomy or decompression

Francis Lovecchio (Hospital for Special Surgery , New York, USA) recently gave a presentation on opioid consumption patterns after lumbar microdiscectomy or decompression at...

Low back pain is significantly improved in the majority of patients...

A recent study found that low back pain is significantly improved in 74% of patients immediately after surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis and that...

New results “strongly support” the safety of the ProDisc-C device

At the annual meeting of the International Society for the Advancement of Spinal Surgery (3–5 April, Anaheim, USA), Jack E Zigler (Texas Health Center...

Spineology mesh interbody fusion technologies yield excellent/good patient satisfaction scores

Spineology has announced that two abstracts highlighting the company’s proprietary mesh technologies were presented during the 19th Annual Meeting of the International Society for...

Positive two-year data released for the M6-C cervical disc

Orthofix Medical today announced the full two-year outcomes from its US Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) study of the M6-C artificial cervical disc (Orthofix). Jack Zigler,...

Opioid medication use before and during transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion surgery...

New retrospective studies led by Charla Fischer, associate professor of orthopaedic surgery and director of quality and patient safety at NYU Langone’s Spine Center...

ACDF can be safely performed in outpatient setting in select patients

Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF), can be safely performed in an outpatient setting in select patients, according to a study at Hospital for...

EOS imaging intalls the first EOS system in the United Arab...

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EOS imaging has announced installation of the first EOS system in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), located at the newly inaugurated King's College Hospital...

Does day of surgery affect length of stay and hospital charges...

Eric Lamoutte and Kern Singh (Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, USA) discuss results of their recent study examining whether or...

First patient enrolled in clinical study of Fortilink interbody fusion device

It was recently announced that RTI Surgical has enrolled the first patient in its "Clinical evaluation of Fortilink interbody fusion device with TETRAfuse 3D technology...

New chondrocyte patents for SpinalCyte

SpinalCyte recently announced the issuance of new patents in the USA and Japan. The company’s patent portfolio now includes 39 US and international patents...

Presurgical CT scan finds significant number of patients had undiagnosed osteoporosis

A study at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS; New York, USA) found that a CT scan of the lumbar spine prior to surgery...

RTI Surgical completes acquisition of Paradigm Spine

RTI Surgical has announced it has completed the acquisition of Paradigm Spine.  Paradigm Spine's primary product is the Coflex interlaminar stabilisation device. According to a...

“The best of all worlds”: A surgeon’s clinical experience with the...

This advertorial has been sponsored by INVIBIO ™ Hyun W Bae, MD, is a medical director at The Spine Institute (Saint John’s Health Center, Santa...

Si-Bone announces publication of two-year iMIA randomised controlled trial results

Two-year results of a randomised controlled trial, published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, suggest that minimally invasive sacroiliac joint arthrodesis with triangular...

ISASS bone grafting policy statement features i-FACTOR peptide enhanced bone graft

The International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS) recently issued a new bone grafting policy that features i‑FACTOR peptide enhanced bone graft...

Vertos Medical granted CE mark for spinal stenosis treatment

Vertos Medical said it has received CE mark approval for its lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) treatment device kit. According to a press release, the company's Mild...

Expanding access to surgery on a global scale

Universal health is a top priority at the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Centre in New York, USA. Their global neurosurgery programme, a collaborative...

Single-level anterior cervical discectomy: A “solid alternative” to fusion or arthroplasty

Results of a double-blinded randomised controlled trial indicate that anterior cervical disc arthroplasty (ACDA) does not lead to a superior outcome in comparison to...

Atlas Spine launches expandable cervical interbody fusion device

Atlas Spine has announced the successful completion of its 50th surgical procedure and over 100 devices implanted with its new HiJak AC expandable cervical...

OrthoPediatrics announces global launch of new BandLoc DUO

OrthoPediatrics has announced the launch of BandLoc DUO, the latest addition to the BandLoc 5.5/6.0mm system. BandLoc is a temporary implant for use in orthopaedic surgery,...

Alphatec announces FDA clearance of automated SafeOp neuromonitoring system

It was announced recently that Alphatec has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for its automated SafeOp neuromonitoring system for use...

Life Spine announces initiation of SIMPACT sacroiliac joint fixation outcomes study

Life Spine has announced the initiation of the SIMPACT sacroiliac joint (SI) fixation outcomes study, with Keith Maxwell of Southeastern Sports Medicine and Orthopedics...

Non-specific low back pain: Returning to the Dark Ages

While non-specific low back pain (NSLBP) is a common diagnosis, Tim Germon (Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, UK) argues that most low back pain is in...

Cervical decompression surgery found to improve gait and function in adult...

A new study has found that after cervical decompression surgery, cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) patients exhibited improved gait pattern, spatiotemporal parameters, spine and lower...

New computer programme reduces spine surgery errors linked to “wrong level”...

Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine (Baltimore, USA) report that a computer programme they designed may help surgeons identify and label spinal segments during real...

FDA approval for M6-C artificial cervical disc

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the M6-C artificial cervical disc (Orthofix Medical) for patients suffering from cervical disc degeneration. The...

Southern New Hampshire Medical Center installs 7D Surgical platform for spinal...

Southern New Hampshire Medical Center has installed the 7D Surgical System for spinal procedures. This system virtually replaces standard fluoroscopy, providing the surgical team with...

Sirakoss granted CE mark for synthetic bone graft substitute

Sirakoss has been granted CE mark clearance in the European Union (EU) for Osteo3, a novel nanosynthetic bone graft substitute designed to improve patient...

New implants released for StabiLink Interlaminar System

Three new StabiLink Dual Lamina Implants (Southern Spine) have been released.  Alan H Daniels, associate professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at The Warren Alpert Medical...

Enhanced recovery protocol reduces opioid use in spinal surgery patients

A novel enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocol developed by Penn Medicine (Philadelphia, USA) for patients undergoing spinal and peripheral nerve surgery significantly reduced opioid use....

Secure-C cervical artificial disc receives expanded insurance coverage

The Secure-C cervical artificial disc (Globus Medical) is now covered by Anthem, one of the largest health benefits companies in the United States with...

Aurora Spine announces new patent for minimally invasive spinal implants

A new patent has been issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for United States Patent No. 10,143,501 entitled “Expandable Interspinous...

Medtronic announces US commercial launch of Mazor X Stealth Edition

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The first US patients have been treated with the Mazor X Stealth Edition (Medtronic) for spine surgery following its commercial launch. The technology offers...

VR and simulation: The secret to better medical education and safer...

Daniel Spencer is a business manager at Charlton Morris, an executive search firm specialising in orthopaedics, spine and simulation. He argues that while adoption...

Bioventus launches OSTEOMATRIX biphasic bone graft

  Bioventus has launched OSTEOMATRIX+, a biphasic bone graft for use in bone remodelling in a variety of orthopaedic and spine applications. OSTEOMATRIX+ is a mouldable bone graft substitute...

Digital therapeutics company Kaia Health raises US$10m in Series A funding

Back pain app creator, Kaia Health, today announces it has raised US$10 million in a Series A round led by Balderton Capital. The investment...

FIREFLY pedicle screw navigation system granted CE mark

Mighty Oak Medical has received CE mark clearance for its patient-specific, 3D-printed FIREFLY pedicle screw navigation system, extending its use into the European market....

Banned in the USA: Petition calls for FDA to prohibit reprocessed...

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Aakash Agarwal (Department of Bioengineering and Orthopaedic Surgery, Engineering Center for Orthopaedic Research Excellence, University of Toledo, Toledo, USA) has filed an official citizen...

Use of opioids before surgery hinders post-surgical improvements

New results suggest that patients treated with chronic opioids prior to spine surgery are “significantly less likely” to achieve meaningful improvements at one-year in...

SMaRT human neural stem cells found to degrade scar and optimise...

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Researchers at the University of Toronto (Toronto, Canada) have released “exciting” proof-of-concept data that genetically-engineered SMaRT cells can degrade CSPGs in vitro and that...

3D printed implant promotes nerve cell growth to treat spinal cord...

For the first time, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Institute of Engineering in Medicine (La Jolla, USA) have...

HoloSurgical announces first surgical procedure utilising ARAI system

A successful first-in-human surgical procedure utilising ARAI, an augmented reality and artificial intelligence based surgical navigation system (HoloSurgical) has been carried out. The ARAI is...

Ulrich medical USA announces entry and first global implantation of expandable...

Ulrich medical USA has announced the market entry of a vertebral body replacement device which is the company's flagship technology in the US spine implant...

Romosozumab receives approval in Japan for treatment of osteoporosis in patients...

The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has granted a marketing authorisation for EVENITY (romosozumab; Amgen and UCB) for the treatment of osteoporosis...

SpineSource acquires French medical device technology

SpineSource has acquired the intellectual property assets of two spinal implant systems from Kisco International (France). The acquisition includes the L-VARLOCK expandable lumbar cage which...

New international patent for SpinalCyte

It was announced at the JPMorgan Healthcare Conference (7–10 January, San Francisco, USA) that SpinalCyte has been issued a new Australian patent related to its...

Cell therapy IDCT passes initial safety review of first-in-human clinical trial...

It has been announced that IDCT (DiscGenics) has passed the initial planned safety review of its Phase I/II trial evaluating the allogeneic, injectable disc...

NuVasive announces new organisational structure and leadership team

NuVasive today announced a new organisational structure and associated executive team that chief executive officer J Christopher Barry has selected. Barry joined the company...

International symposium in Peru: Spineway presents Mont Blanc and Kili product...

Spineway, in collaboration with its Peruvian distributor, presented its operating techniques to some one hundred local surgeons during a recent symposium in Peru. Established in...

N20: Spine in the spotlight at global meeting

The Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT) and the Brain Mapping Foundation (BMF) recently hosted their 5th Annual Neuroscience-20 event in Buenos Aires,...

Digital healthcare partnership aims to reduce low back pain

Swedish digital healthcare provider, Min Doktor, and Kaia Health, a digital therapeutics company, have partnered to offer back pain treatment through a mobile application....

Medtronic completes acquisition of Mazor Robotics

Medtronic today announced it has completed the acquisition of Mazor Robotics. The total value of the transaction is reported at US$1.7 billion, or US$1.3 billion...

OrthoPediatrics announces full-scale US launch of small stature scoliosis system

The RESPONSE 4.5/5.0mm System (OrthoPediatrics) has been launched in the USA. The company’s newest system, which received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k)...

ExcelsiusGPS launched in Europe

The ExcelsiusGPS robotic guidance and navigation system (Globus Medical) has been installed in several hospitals across Europe. The system won CE Mark clearance in the EU...

Expanded FDA clearance for NuVasive’s Monolith corpectomy system

The Monolith corpectomy system (NuVasive) has been granted expanded FDA 510(k) clearance. The system is now cleared for procedures in the cervical spine, between the...

Clinical evaluation of non-surgical degenerative disc disease treatment to begin in...

The Japanese Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA) has approved a Clinical Trial Notification (CTN) application for IDCT (DiscGenics), an allogenic injectable disc cell...

Positive payor policy covering coflex for the surgical treatment of lumbar...

A Select Health of South Carolina clinical policy, dated 1 September, 2018, has been issued for the exclusive coverage of the coflex interlaminar stabilisation...

New product innovation award for PEEKplus

Based on its recent analysis of the North America spinal fusion device performance enhancers market, Frost & Sullivan recognises Vallum with the 2018 North America...

Successful first in human for zLOCK spinal facet joint fixation system

The successful start of a first in human clinical study for the zLOCK spinal facet joint fixation system (ZygoFix) has been announced. The clinical...

Joimax introduces Endoscopic Generation 4 Devices and showcases new 3D-printed titanium...

At the 2018 annual meeting of the German Spine Society (DWG; 6—8 December, Wiesbaden, Germany), joimax will be introducing its Endoscopic Generation 4 Devices and...

Spineology announces new board members

Bob Paulson and Phil Soran have been appointed to Spineology’s board of directors. Phil Soran is an entrepreneur who has founded several technology companies and...

FDA clearance for SAXXONY posterior cervical thoracic spine system

FDA 510(k) clearance has been granted for the SAXXONY posterior cervical thoracic system (Nexxt Spine). The system is designed to stabilise cervical (C1 to...

Mainstay Medical to showcase ReActiv8 and key clinical data at the...

It has been announced that Mainstay Medical will participate in the upcoming 13th German Spine Congress of the Deutsche Wirbelsäulengesellschaft (DWG; 6—8 December, Wiesbaden,...

Minimally invasive placement of pedicle screws may lower incidence of proximal...

A recent study found that using a minimally invasive technique (MIS) for the placement of pedicle screws at the upper instrumented vertebra lowered the...

FDA advisory committee to review Evenity (romosozumab) for the treatment of...

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Bone, Reproductive and Urologic Drugs Advisory Committee (BRUDAC) are to review data supporting the Biologics License Application...

FDA 510(k) clearance for Astura Medical’s spinal fixation system

FDA 510(k) clearance has been granted for the Olympic minimally invasive surgery (MIS) posterior spinal fixation system (Astura Medical). The Olympic MIS system delivers a...

University College Hospital advances surgical skills training with adoption of FundamentalVR...

A partnership has been announced between FundamentalVR and University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH). Two surgical simulators have been installed at UCLH’s...

FDA clears SpinalCyte IND application for universal donor cell therapy to...

The FDA has cleared SpinalCyte’s Investigational New Drug (IND) protocol for CybroCell. This is considered to be the first IND approval for a fibroblast...

First US clinical use of the Voyant system for minimally invasive...

The first US clinical human use of the Voyant system (Viseon) for minimally invasive spine surgery access, illumination and visualisation has been announced. The...

Positive payor policy covering coflex by AmeriHealth Caritas for the surgical...

An AmeriHealth Caritas Clinical Policy, dated 1 September, 2018, has been issued for the exclusive coverage of the coflex interlaminar stabilisation device (Paradigm Spine) for...

Zimmer Biomet recalls 1,360 spinal fusion and long bone stimulators

Zimmer Biomet recalled 1,360 spinal fusion and long bone stimulators due to a lack of adequate validation and controls to ensure product cleanliness. The...

RSNA 2018: Versatile portfolio for most diverse and individual imaging demands

At this year's annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA; 25-30 November, Chicago, USA), Ziehm Imaging presents a range of mobile...

Donna Ohnmeiss

A self-described “long-shot” and in the first generation of her family to attend university, Donna Ohnmeiss speaks to Spinal News International about why she chose...

Eurospine audience sceptical of digital learning’s potential in spinal surgery training

As emerging and existing technologies continue to shape the way we communicate and spread knowledge, the potentials of digital learning is given increasing consideration....

Combating the rise in predatory publishing

“Dear Distinguished Professor, we invite you to submit...” Christopher M Bono warns of the rise in predatory publishing, drawing on his own experiences of...

Statera Spine announces company formation

Statera Spine has announced the formation of the company as a subsidiary of Ortho Kinematics. Statera will leverage the operational backbone and technology platform developed...

Surgical intervention found to significantly improve frailty in adult cervical deformity

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A recent study has reported significant improvements in patients’ frailty status at one-year after surgery, as shown by the cervical deformity frailty index (CD-FI)....

Is all ignorance bliss? Expenses for implants in surgery decrease when...

Costs were found to decrease for implants in surgery when prices were known, concludes a study presented by Andrew Glennie from Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada,...

“The last 25 years has seen a technological revolution”: What will...

Paul Arnold, a spine surgeon based in Kansas for most of his career, now practising at the University of Illinois, USA, and current chair...

EOS imaging announces installations of first EOS systems in Spain and...

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  EOS imaging have announced the first two installations in Barcelona, Spain at Clavel's Instituto, a spine centre of Hospital Quiron, and the HM Delfos...

Mazor Robotics shareholders approve US$1.64B Medtronic transaction

Mazor Robotics has announced that at a Special General Meeting of Shareholders held on 19 November, 2018, Mazor shareholders approved the previously announced definitive...

Clinical launch of SurGenTec GraftGun system prefilled with ViBone a resounding...

SurGenTec has announced the successful completion of the initial clinical launch of its new GraftGun bone graft delivery system combined with ViBone Viable Bone Matrix...

Spinal News International Issue 49 – November 2018

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Highlights: Costs curbing the rise of robotics in spinal surgery Augmented reality surgical navigation technology enables high accuracy pedicle screw placement Eurospine audience sceptical...

A neurosurgeon’s experience with PEEK-OPTIMA™ HA Enhanced devices

This advertorial has been sponsored by INVIBIO™ Jill Wright Donaldson, MD, is a neurosurgeon at Community Hospital North (Indianapolis, IN, USA), specialising in the surgical...

Medicrea achieves 3,000 surgery milestone with UNiD ASI and patient-specific implants

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Medicrea has announced that the 3,000th surgery utilising Medicrea’s patient-specific UNiD ASI technology has been successfully completed. Five years after its initial launch, over 3,000...

Vertiflex announces 85% reduction in patients using opioids after treatment with...

  Vertiflex has announced additional results from a randomised, controlled trial of its Superion Indirect Decompression System in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS). The...

Zimmer Biomet Spine announces FDA approval of Mobi-C cervical disc labelling...

  Zimmer Biomet has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an extension to the Mobi-C Cervical Disc labelling to include...

Altus Capital Partners acquires ChoiceSpine

Altus Capital Partners today announced it has acquired ChoiceSpine. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. ChoiceSpine and Knox Spine (collectively, the Company) collaborates...

First ASC in southeast USA purchases Mazor Robotics’ Renaissance system

Baptist Medical Park Surgery Centre, an ASC facility in Pensacola, Florida, USA, announced that it has successfully completed their first SI Fusion procedure...

RTI Surgical announces HealthPartners’ positive coverage decision for minimally invasive sacroiliac...

RTI Surgical has announced that HealthPartners, the largest consumer governed non-profit healthcare organisation in the USA, issued a positive coverage decision for minimally invasive sacroiliac...

CE mark clearance for the Jazz Cap System, a screw securing...

  Implanet has announced the award of CE marking for the Jazz Cap System, developed to meet the constraints of vertebral fusion indications in adults. Jazz...

Global orthopaedic devices market worth US$47.7 billion by 2026

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  The "Orthopaedic devices market size, share and trends analysis report by application (hip, knee, spine, cranio-maxillofacial, dental, SET), by product (accessories, surgical devices), and segment...

Aurora Spine announces exclusive patent licence agreement for MIS SI joint...

Aurora Spine has announced that it has acquired an exclusive licence to US patent number 9,451,986 titled “Percutaneous sacroiliac joint implant and method for...

Biogen scoops sixth Prix Galien award with UK for life-changing rare...

Biogen was announced as the winner of the Orphan Product Award at last night’s UK Prix Galien 2018, for Spinraza, which in 2017 became...

The world’s first combined endoscopic and robotic-guided spine surgery is performed...

Colin Haines and Christopher Good, spine surgeons at Virginia Spine Institute, Virginia, USA, have performed the world’s first spinal surgery using combined endoscopic and...

NuVasive launches Brigade Lateral implant and instrumentation optimised for lateral ALIF...

NuVasive has announced the US commercial launch of Brigade Lateral, the industry's first interbody implant and instrumentation optimised for lateral anterior lumbar interbody fusion...

Stryker closes US$1.4B K2M buy

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Stryker has closed its US$1.4 billion acquisition of K2M. With the acquisition, K2M will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Stryker, the companies said. Stryker paid US$27.50 per...

Life Spine announces initiation of PROLIFT Expandable Interbody clinical study

Life Spine has announced the initiation of the PROLIFT Expandable clinical study with Ahmed Khan, Central Connecticut Neurosurgery and Spine, Connecticut, USA. Mariusz Knap, vice president...

SpinalCyte announces sustained 12-month MRI outcomes after CybroCell injection

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SpinalCyte has announced that a single injection of modified human dermal fibroblasts (HDFs) resulted in significant improvements of disc height and pain reduction 12...

Simplify Medical completes enrolment in US IDE pivotal trial of Simplify...

Simplify Disc
Simplify Medical, maker of the Simplify cervical artificial disc, has announced that it has completed the enrolment and treatment of all patients in its US...

Children’s Scoliosis Foundation offers members health management app via Backpack Health

Backpack Health’s cloud-based mobile app offers paediatric scoliosis patients and their caregivers a centralised platform to manage health data and connect with the global...

NMPA accepts new drug application for IBI303, a biosimilar candidate to...

Innovent Biologics, a biopharmaceutical company, has announced that the National Medical Products Administration (NMPA, successor to the CFDA) has accepted its new drug application...

Bio2 Technologies receives FDA IDE approval to begin clinical study of...

Bio2 Technologies, a privately held orthopaedics company, has announced that it received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to begin enrolment in an...

EOS imaging leadership transition to strengthen US strategy

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EOS imaging has announced the change of its leadership effective 1 January 2019. The Board of Directors, in agreement with Marie Meynadier, chief executive...

RTI Surgical to acquire Paradigm Spine

RTI Surgical and Paradigm Spine have entered into a definitive agreement whereby RTI will acquire all outstanding equity interest of Paradigm Spine in a cash and...

Increased radiation but “no benefits” in pedicle screw accuracy with navigation

A recent study found no improvements in pedicle screw accuracy but increased radiation using intraoperative computed tomography (CT)-based navigation compared to a freehand technique...

NuVasive’s Porous PEEK impant to be used in flagship XLIF procedure

NuVasive has announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use of its COHERE Porous PEEK implant...

SpinalCyte announces new patents in Hong Kong and Europe

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SpinalCyte, a regenerative medicine company focused on regrowth of the spinal disc using Human Dermal Fibroblasts (HDFs), has announced the issuance of new patents...

Spinal Elements announces FDA clearance of Ti-Bond titanium coating as a...

Spinal Elements has recently announced FDA clearance for claims related to the macro-, micro-, and nano-surface structure of its Ti-Bond surface coating technology. Utilising this...

Southlake Equity leads Series B round of financing to prime Titan...

Titan Spine, a medical device surface technology company focused on developing surface-enhanced spinal interbody fusion implants, has announced it has closed a substantial round...

Dedicated surgical teams improve quality, safety and value in surgery for...

Dedicated surgical teams have been found to reduce surgical times and room times in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS). Surgical times decreased by...

Osteosynthesis of atlas fractures

At the NSpine meeting (12—15 June, 2017, London, UK), Bronek Boszczyk (Nottingham, UK) discusses osteosynthesis of atlas fractures.

Difficult odontoid fractures: technical options

At the NSpine meeting (12—15 June, 2017, London, UK), Bronek Boszczyk (Nottingham, UK) discusses difficult odontoid fractures.

Technical steps in reconstructing lumbopelvic and sacral fractures

At the NSpine meeting (12—15 June, 2017, London, UK), Bronek Boszczyk (Nottingham, UK) discusses the technical steps involved in reconstructing lumbopelvic and sacral fractures.

Multilevel tumour resection including dura

At the NSpine meeting (12—15 June, 2017, London, UK), Bronek Boszczyk (Nottingham, UK) discusses multilevel tumour resection including dura.

Sacral osteotomy and lumbopelvic rotation to improve pelvic incidence

At the NSpine meeting (12—15 June, 2017, London, UK), Bronek Boszczyk (Nottingham, UK) discusses how sacral osteotomy and lumbopelvic rotation can improve pelvic incidence.

Staged correction of adult kyphosis and spinal lengthening

At the NSpine meeting (12—15 June, 2017, London, UK), Bronek Boszczyk (Nottingham, UK) discusses how he performs staged correction of adult kyphosis and spinal lengthening.

Anterior spinal access: the case for and against access surgeons

At the NSpine meeting (12—15 June, 2017, London, UK), Bronek Boszczyk (Nottingham, UK) discusses anterior spinal access in an extra lunch time session.

Multi level and thoracolumbar ALIF via visceral rotation in adult deformity

At the NSpine meeting (12—15 June, 2017, London, UK), Bronek Boszczyk (Nottingham, UK) discussed multi level and thoracolumbar ALIF via visceral rotation in adult...