Tag: lumbar spine

Behavioural intervention increases physical activity in lumbar surgery patients

A psychosocial behavioural intervention administered in the spine care setting was successful in increasing physical activity after recuperation from lumbar surgery, a trial has...

Use of artificial intelligence to improve surgical referrals in degenerative lumbar...

Winner of the Sanford J Larson Award, Nathan Xie, presented his research, "Use of artificial intelligence to improve surgical referrals in degenerative lumbar spine...

Low complication rate in percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy via an interlaminar...

Percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy via an interlaminar approach is effective for lumbar disc herniation, with few complications, reported Jiancheng Zeng (West China Hospital, Sichuan...

Intervertebral disc narrowing greater in women than men in an elderly...

In an elderly Chinese population, intervertebral disc narrowing over a four-year period is associated with the presence of osteoporosis, and is greater in women...

Robotic-guided spine surgery results in five-fold decrease in surgical complications

  Interim results from a world-first prospective study demonstrate that robotic-guided spine surgery results in a five-fold decrease in the rate of surgical complications, and in...

Romosozumab leads to significant bone mineral density gains at lumbar spine...

UCB and Amgen have announced results from the Phase 3 BRIDGE study showing that in men with osteoporosis, the investigational agent romosozumab resulted in...