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Showcase of exoskeleton technology

A state-of-the-art rehabilitation facility in Sheffield hosted an exclusive industry event in June that showcased the very latest in exoskeleton technology, by the very people that the technology is designed

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3D printed implants: The future of spine?

Daniel Spencer, spinal specialist at Charlton Morris, looks at the progress of 3D printed technology within the spinal industry There are 33 separate vertebrae in the spine. That’s 33 opportunities

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Money Matters – Will your pay slip trigger a tax breach?

Dr Benjamin Holdsworth on the importance of sense-checking If you have not reviewed your pay slip in a while, now is the time to ensure you are being paid the

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Tackling the learning curve of MIS surgery

Dr Parajón and Prof Thomé, two key opinion leaders in the field of MIS surgery, provide an overview of the challenges and inefficiencies associated with current MIS procedures and the

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Medical malpractice trends in spinal surgery

Dr Ajay Aggarwal, healthcare underwriter and risk analyst at Allied World, looks at current trends in medical malpractice and the risk management strategies that could help move towards safer practice

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EUROSPINE’s best in show

Get acquainted with three of the six abstract submissions for EUROPSINE 2018, which have been elected as Best of Show and will be presented in the Best of Show and

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Money Matters: Excellence Awards have been granted a stay of execution, but at what cost?

Simon Bruce on the possible impact this will have on your pension    The controversial Clinical Excellence Awards (CEA) scheme has received a three-year ‘pardon’ following the BMA’s out of court

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Focus on expert witness work: Is it for you?

Chris Pamplin, of the UK Register of Expert Witnesses, looks at the role of an expert witness, for it is not a simple adjunct to a surgeon’s routine workload In

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Nano-texturing creates bacteria-killing spikes on stainless steel surfaces

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have created a nano-textured stainless steel surface that that kills bacteria while not harming mammalian cells, the process could improve the future of

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Application of enhanced recovery after surgery to spinal surgery

Tom Wainwright and Louise Burgess, of the Orthopaedic Research Institute, Bournemouth University, discuss the aims of ERAS pathways, to help modulate and reduce the surgical stress response, thereby improving patient