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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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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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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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Money Matters – Will you be caught out by the ‘taper’?

Will you be caught out by the ‘taper’?   Dr Benjamin Holdsworth of Cavendish Medical, on the steps you need to take  More doctors are triggering substantial tax bills because

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Add value to your examination preparation

The Oswestry Spinal Examination Course is new this year from the Orthopaedic Institute and ideal for FRCS preparation The Orthopaedic Institute, based at the centre for orthopaedic excellence, the Robert

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From scandal to biotope of surgeons

Upon learning about the new tech start-up, Global Surgical Society, SSN spoke to founder Alinda Jansen about the story behind PONSIST After almost two decades of working closely with surgeons

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Robots to perform spinal surgery with pinpoint accuracy

Robots will perform spinal surgery with greater accuracy than humanly possible as part of a ground-breaking research project led by Nottingham Trent University A team led by Professor Philip Breedon,

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Getting it right first time in spinal surgery

The Getting It Right First Time programme recently published its national report on spinal services, authored by Mike Hutton, consultant spine surgeon at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital. We