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Spina bifida surgery before birth restores brain structure

Surgery performed on a fetus in the womb to repair defects from spina bifida triggers the body’s ability to restore normal brain structure, Mayo Clinic research discovered. Research by Rodrigo

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DePuy Synthes extends partnership with AO

DePuy Synthes will continue to work with the AO Foundation to deliver professional education and develop innovations that help improve patient outcomes and increase efficiency of care, after renewing their

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Carlsmed raises $2.5 million for aprevo

US medtech startup Carlsmed, creator of the aprevo system for making custom spinal implants, has raised $2.5 million in seed funding. The round was led by Cove Fund II, a

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NuVasive launches Reline 3D

NuVasive has expanded its complex spine portfolio with the global commercial availability of Reline 3D, a posterior fixation system for patients suffering from paediatric spinal deformities

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Study finds similar short-term outcomes after two common minimally invasive spine procedures

A study comparing short-term outcomes of minimally invasive lumbar decompression surgery to minimally invasive lumbar spine fusion surgery found no statistically significant difference in the amount of time patients needed

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OrthoPediatrics Corp launches ApiFix in the US

OrthoPediatrics Corp, a company focused exclusively on the field of paediatric orthopaedics, has launched the ApiFix Minimally Invasive Deformity Correction system in the US. The company anticipates approximately 20 clinical

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University Orthopedics appoints Alan Daniels

University Orthopedics has appointed Dr Alan Daniels as chief of its spine surgery division. Daniels has been a member of the University Orthopedics family for years—completing both his residency training

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Novadip Biosciences to unveil its 3M3 platform at BIO Digital 2020

Novadip Biosciences, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company leveraging its tissue regeneration technology platform to generate multiple product candidates, will unveil details of its 3M3 miRNA delivery platform in a recorded presentation

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Virtual visits provide a convenient alternative

Telemedicine virtual visits provide a convenient alternative to traditional in-office visits for paediatric spinal deformity patients, according to a new study. The authors of Utilization of Telemedicine Virtual Visits in

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Covid-19: spine surgeons exhibiting elevated anxiety and uncertainty for the future

A global survey examining the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on healthcare professionals has revealed “elevated anxiety and uncertainty for the future” among 902 participating spine surgeons. Results from the