Tag: paediatric

Deformity Gupta GSC 2018

Children with severe spinal deformity at high risk of revision surgery

Paediatric patients with severe spinal deformity are at a high risk of revision surgeries. Presenting his research at the Global Spine Congress (GSC; 2–5...

Behrooz Akbarnia: “A game-changer for early onset scoliosis”

Spinal News International caught up with with Behrooz Akbarnia (La Jolla, USA) at NSpine 2017 (12–15 July; London, UK) to talk about the challenges...

Study cautions against use of bone morphogenetic proteins in children’s spine...

Bone morphogenetic proteins (BMP), commonly used off-label to enhance paediatric spinal fusion (spinal arthrodesis), did not improve revision rates for paediatric spinal fusion, according...
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Orthopaedic Institute for Children installs EOS imaging system

The Orthopaedic Institute for Children (OIC), Los Angeles, USA, has installed the EOS imaging system (EOS). This makes it the first standalone ambulatory care...
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First EOS site opens in South Korea

EOS imaging has announced the official opening of the first EOS site in South Korea at the Konyang University Hospital, Nonsan. The University Hospital...

Team-based approach “significantly improves” surgical outcomes

Implementing a team-based approach to paediatric spinal surgery “significantly improves surgical and perioperative outcomes”, according to new research presented at the Scoliosis Research Society...
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US FDA clears Medicrea’s paediatric Pass XS and LigaPass XS components

The Medicrea Group has received two 510(k) clearances from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Pass XS posterior fixation and LigaPass...
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US FDA clears growing spine application components for K2M’s Mesa...

K2M has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for screw and connector components for its Mesa spinal system. This...