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Robot-guided, less-invasive spinal surgery is no myth

Robot-guided spinal surgery benefits patients by not only lowering tissue damage but also minimising recovery time. Bhawna Rath looks into how robotic technology is making inroads into spinal surgery. Robotic


VADER® and LightMore® – Pedicle Screw Systems made from BlackArmor® Carbon/PEEK material

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE The aging population and the increasing healthcare cost are one of the hot topics in spine surgery. In order to find a better answer to such trends/challenges, icotec


HRH The Princess Royal officially opens Livability’s Spinal Injury Centre

HRH The Princess Royal has officially opened a new Livability facility in Dorset – the Livability Spinal Injury Centre. It is based on the site of Livability Holton Lee –


icotec LightMore® Pedicle System made from BlackArmor®

icotec, a Swiss medical device company focusing on the development of BlackArmor® Carbon/PEEK implants, achieved a breakthrough with the world’s first implantation of BlackArmor® pedicle screws. When compared to conventional


DIPLOMAT® MIS – Minimal-invasive posterior instrumentation

The DIPLOMAT pedicle screws are available as a two-piece implant. The polyaxial screws can be individually combined with the separately available standard, reduction and MIS tulips depending on the indication


Money Matters – Will you face substantial tax charges?

Simon Bruce on why you must check your pension savings. The annual allowance – the amount you can pay into your pension and still qualify for tax relief – has