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Utilisation of radiostereometric analysis (RSA) to assess quality of spinal fusion

Sara Parashin, Biomedical Engineer at the Orthopaedic Innovation Centre in Winnipeg, Canada, discusses a phantom study that assessed the feasibility of RSA as a technique to diagnose successful or failed

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EUROSPINE’s Best in Show

Get acquainted with three of the seven abstract submissions for EUROSPINE 2019 in Helsinki, which have been elected as Best of Show and will be presented in the Best of

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New NICE guidelines will help doctors recognise and refer people with suspected neurological conditions

Published in May, the NICE guidelines makes recommendations about which symptoms and signs should prompt a referral for further neurological assessment. It also covers some examinations, assessment tools and investigative

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Eminent faculty gather for specialist spinal cord rehabilitation event

The Midland Centre for Spinal Injuries (MCSI) and the Orthopaedic Institute welcomed delegates from 16 countries for the first European Spinal Cord Rehabilitation Training Course at the Robert Jones &

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The EUROSPINE Annual Meeting in Helsinki promises to be a scientific highlight for 2019

Tamás Fekete, chair of EUROSPINE programme committee and head of the meeting council, looks forward to welcoming delegates to Helsinki, from 16-18 October 2019 The EUROSPINE Annual Meeting provides a

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The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh at ‘epicentre’ of skills drive to make surgical care safer

While the technical skills of surgeons and surgical teams are of critical importance, until relatively recently the non-technical skills for surgeons (NOTSS) have generally tended to slip under the radar.

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icotec AG granted FDA clearance to market VADERone pedicle screw system

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE icotec AG, a Swiss company, recently announced that the VADER®one pedicle screw system was granted US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for both minimally-invasive and open

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Promising treatment for shoulder pain in wheelchair users with spinal cord injury

A New Jersey team of researchers has reported the successful, long-term relief of chronic refractory shoulder pain in a wheelchair user with spinal cord injury (SCI) following a single injection

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Back pain app outperforms physiotherapy in clinical trial

Kaia Health, a digital therapeutics company, announced results from the first randomised controlled trial of its app-based therapy programme for patients with non-specific low back pain. Detailed results of the study