Tag: spine

K2M

Stryker closes US$1.4B K2M buy

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...

Refining and defining outcome measures in spine surgery

 Philip Sell (Leicester and Nottingham, UK) tells Spinal News International that as the field of spine surgery evolves from using generic to more specific...

Durability and sustainability of decompression procedures extended with coflex

The results of a two-year study demonstrate decompression with coflex interlaminar stabilisation extends the durability and sustainability of a decompression procedure. coflex is the...

Simplify Medical closes additional US$23.25 million in second tranche of series...

Simplify Medical, a company focused on cervical spinal disc arthroplasty and maker of the Simplify cervical artificial disc, has announced a second tranche of...
Back pain

Mount Sinai Researchers Discover Possible Link between Diet and Back Injuries

Mount Sinai researchers have found a possible link between a poor diet and back injuries, especially in women. The study suggests that following a...
Stem cells

New study offers hope for recovered motor function in patients with...

  Researchers report the successful use of a novel therapeutic strategy to enhance forelimb recovery in mice with chronically injured spinal cords. The findings were...

State-of-the-art orthopaedic technique may help to identify which cervical radiculopathy patients...

  New research using unbiased serum proteomics, a state-of-the-art technique in orthopaedics, aims to predict which cervical radiculopathy patients will fail conservative treatment and consequently...
Back pain

JAAOS article outlines guidance for hip-spine syndrome diagnosis

Many patients live with low back pain that radiates to the buttock, groin, thigh, and/or knees. The challenge for patients, and often their doctors,...