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Standards of excellence for spine patients

The recently created accreditation programme, Surgical Spine Centres of Excellence (SSCoE), is an attestation to EUROSPINE’s interest in promoting excellence in spine care around the world. This certification offers patients

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Innovations in the pedicle screw market are set to pick up pace with the rise of minimally invasive surgeries

A recent report by Future Market Insights investigated the pedicle screw systems market and provided critical insights for the forecast period of 2019 to 2029 As per the findings of

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International faculty to meet in Glasgow to discuss sport-related spinal problems

A look ahead to the three-day BritSpine meeting in April 2020, comprising of lectures, topic updates and debates As the Biennial combined spine scientific conference BritSpine approaches, after a few

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Increasing awareness of soft tissue and bone sarcoma

Consultant orthopaedic surgeon Amit Kumar takes a look at the Sarcoma UK guidelines Soft tissue tumours (sarcomas) are very rare cancers that are usually found on the arms, legs and

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Surgeon in Focus – Professor Arun Ranganathan

Professor Arun Ranganathan is a trauma and orthopaedic spine surgeon at London Spine Care and is one of the UK’s leading spinal surgeons who has operated on international dignitaries, celebrities

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Signus product features

JASPIS® ST – Anterior Cervical Fusion Our latest member in the ST-Line by SIGNUS family, JASPIS® ST is implanted in the C3 – TH1 spinal region using the proven Smith-Robinson technique. As

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Money matters – The government has proposed flexible NHS pensions

Dr Benjamin Holdsworth on how to approach the complexity ahead One of Boris Johnson’s first moves as prime minister was to scrap the two-week-old consultation outlining a ’50:50’ flexible NHS

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Improving pedicle screw fixation in lumbar spinal fusion

Sara Parashin, of the Orthopaedic Innovation Centre in Canada, looks at ways to improve the outcome of spinal fusion using pedicle screw fixation Many people in North America suffer from

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A new opportunity for spinal surgery: BlackArmor® Carbon/PEEK implants

Promotional feature Spinal implants from icotec enable a more efficient, focused and better therapy for tumours with the metal-free BlackArmor® technology The spine represents the most common location for secondary

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‘Fusion’ with 3D printing technology is redefining the future of spinal surgeries

Ronak Shah and Sabyasachi Ghosh, of Future Market Insights, questions whether 3D printing technology holds the potential to transform the personalised manufacturing landscape of spinal organs for tumour replacement and