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Why commercial medical indemnity is the future

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE The foundations of Bespoke Medical Indemnity Andy Foley Passionate about sports and with early ambitions of a career in football. Andy moved into medical indemnity insurance after a

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BlackArmor® Carbon/PEEK implants – engineered for spinal tumour surgery

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE BlackArmor Carbon/PEEK spinal implants from icotec offer new opportunities in radiation therapy of spinal tumours The spine represents the most common location for secondary tumours (Fehlings 2016). In

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Surgeon Focus – Walter Bini

This issue SSN talks to Walter Bini, a neurosurgeon and spine surgeon based in Germany, and president of the organising committee for the 3rd International Conference on Spine and Spinal

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BritSpine 2018 promises to be a stimulating and thought-provoking meeting in Leeds

The next biennial BritSpine conference and exhibition will take place from 21-23 March 2018, at the University of Leeds, famous for its range of architectural building style and history, in

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Creating a “triangle offence” for spinal deformity surgery

Spinal Surgery News talks to John H Shin, a neurosurgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Boston, USA, about the groundbreaking research he is currently working on and what his game

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Neurokinex Kids – Redefining possibilities for children with paralysis

Since 2013, Neurokinex has been improving the health, well-being and independence of individuals living with paralysis by offering pioneering neurological Activity-based Rehabilitation (ABR) and rehabilitation and wellness programmes in a

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Surgeon Focus – Bob Chatterjee

This issue we speak to another of our consultant editors. Bob Chatterjee is a consultant spinal surgeon specialising in spinal trauma, spinal problems in the elderly and minimally invasive keyhole

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Money Matters: HMRC triples tax revenue from pension saving breaches

Simon Bruce on why you should seek help rather than pay extra tax Recent sobering figures reveal that the Treasury increased the tax it collected from savers, breaching the lifetime allowance

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Irish eyes were smiling on EUROSPINE 2017

Dublin welcomed EUROSPINE, the Spine Society of Europe, for its 19th annual meeting, taking place from 11-13 October, 2017   The local hosts Ciaran Bolger and Frank Dowling welcomed a

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Evaluation of cervical degenerative spondylolisthesis using Kinematic MRI

Two recent studies by Jeffrey C Wang, Permsak Paholpak and Zorica Buser looked at how cervical degenerative spondylolisthesis can alter the kinematic of the cervical spine. Here, the authors give