Tag: The Spine Journal

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...

Pivotal clinical trial demonstrates superiority of anular closure compared to standard...

The use of a bone-anchored anular closure device following discectomy is superior to treating high-risk patients with discectomy alone, a two-year study recently published...

“Alarmingly high” number of interpretive errors and inconsistencies in MRI examinations

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) results play a crucial role in patient diagnosis and treatment, as well as the decisions of insurance companies and other...
minimally invasive surgery

Minimally invasive lumbar decompression may be performed safely without prior experience

Junyoung Ahn (Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, USA) and others report in The Spine Journal that continued surgical experience in...

The Spine Journal and NASS announce 2016 “Outstanding Paper” awards

The Spine Journal and the North American Spine Society (NASS) have announced three winners of the 2016 Outstanding Paper Awards at NASS’ 31st Annual...

Complication risk of minimally invasive sacroiliac joint fusion surgery may be...

A study using US insurance data has shown the risk of complication and the incidence of novel lumbar pathology following minimally invasive sacroiliac joint...