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Spinal injury and ‘biorobotic control’ of the bladder

There are many challenges facing people with spinal cord injury – and walking again is often the least of their problems. Research from Cambridge University could help patients take control


Consultant spine surgeon Bengt Sturesson talks sacroiliac joint pain

Bengt Sturesson, of the Department of Orthopaedics, Ängelholm Hospital, Sweden, talks to Spinal Surgery News about the role of the sacroiliac joint and how pain can develop and be diagnosed


Half of UK doctors planning to practise abroad

Almost half of doctors are looking to move abroad as their current experience of being a doctor is worse than they expected when they graduated, a new BMA study has found.


INSPIRED: A quantifiable multi-centre spinal cord neuro-imaging project

MRI scanning has revolutionised diagnosis in many fields of medicine but has proved difficult to use in spinal cord injury. INSPIRED is a new study from Spinal Research that aims to


12–14 December 2016 – AOSpine Davos Courses 2016; Switzerland

Dear colleagues, On behalf of the AO Foundation and AOSpine, I would like to welcome you to the Davos Courses 2016—the AO Foundation’s annual educational flagship. The Davos Courses is


25 November 2016 – GECO Spine Course: Update on artificial disc replacement 2016; France

Dear friends and colleagues of GECO, It is with a great pleasure that we will welcome you on November 26th 2016 for a meeting devoted to the evolution of disc replacement surgery:


17–18 November 2016 – 10th International Congress on Early Onset Scoliosis and Growing Spine 2016; Utrecht

10th International Congress on Early Onset Scoliosis and Growing Spine 2016 Thursday, November 17 and Friday, November 18, 2016 Muntgebouw Utrecht Hotel NH Utrecht Utrecht Holland Program Co-chairs John B.


8–10 November 2016 – British Trauma Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting; Birmingham

Welcome to British Trauma Society 2016! This year BTS will be heading to the Birmingham City Council House on the 9th -10th November 2016 and will once again bring together


How to maximise flexibility, efficiency and ease of use in thoracolumbar posterior fixation

When developing pedicle screws for posterior fixation and correction of the spine, manufacturers are confronted with high demands they have to meet for a variety of indications in a fast-evolving


Spinal tumour implants – patients benefit from icotec’s BlackArmor® Carbon/PEEK implants

icotec’s BlackArmor® Carbon/PEEK material offers new opportunities in radiation therapy of spinal tumours Up to 40 per cent of all cancer patients will develop a secondary tumour in the spine