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BOOK REVIEW: AOSpine Masters Series: Back Pain

Volume 8 Hardcover (2016) Authors: Jeffrey Wang , Luiz Roberto Gomes Vialle Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers Current statistics indicate that 75-80 per cent of people worldwide will experience some form of back pain during their


WOMBAT® ST by SIGNUS – Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion

Easy implantation – maximum support With good to excellent ingrowth results, porous implants have become established as the gold standard in endoprosthetics. Our WOMBAT ST fusion implant makes use of


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


DePuy Synthes EMEA showcases minimally invasive spine system designed to improve intraoperative efficiencies

At this year’s EUROSPINE congress, DePuy Synthes, part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, unveiled the VIPER PRIME™ System [1], an innovative Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) pedicle screw


Qspine launches single-use, illuminated retractor system

QSpine, an independent British manufacturer, launched the SURE™ Single Use Retractor at NASS 2017. The SURE System (patent pending) offers the surgeon a radiolucent, modular, single use retractor, which efficiently


Stryker to acquire French medical device company VEXIM

Stryker Corporation has announced that it has acquired control of VEXIM, a French medical device company listed on the Euronext Growth stock exchange in France. VEXIM, headquartered in Balma, France,


Locate Therapeutics receives Biomedical Catalyst Primer Award to develop personalised cell therapies for compromised patient populations

Locate Therapeutics, a UK regenerative medicine company, recently announced that it has received a Biomedical Catalyst Primer Award for a potentially breakthrough personalised cell therapy development project.   Called CellFuse,


NHS could save £200m a year and improve patient satisfaction, new research reveals

New research by academics at the University of East Anglia (UEA) suggests that NHS Trusts in England could save more than £200 million a year by managing staff well. The


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