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ATHLET® – Cervical vertebral body replacement

Promotional feature ATHLET® is a vertebral body replacement implant used for stabilisation and reconstruction of the cervical spine (C3 – C7). It is used following cervical corpectomy with anterior access


Surgeon in Focus – Dr Ali H Mesiwala

Dr Ali H Mesiwala is a board-certified neurosurgeon specialising in the development of novel technologies and minimally invasive techniques for both spinal and cranial surgery. He is a fellowship-trained expert


Mainstay Medical announces commercial launch of ReActiv8 in Australia

Mainstay Medical Holdings recently announced the commercial launch in Australia of ReActiv8®, its implantable neurostimulation system to treat chronic low back pain. “Launching ReActiv8, our Restorative Neurostimulation therapy, commercially in Australia


Covid positive patients should delay surgery to reduce death risk

Surgery should be delayed for seven weeks after a patient tests positive for COVID-19 – as operations taking place up to six weeks after diagnosis are associated with increased risk


NSpine: Treatment of Pancoast

Christian Mazel from Paris is a pioneer in the en-bloc resection techniques for Pancoast tumours. In this video, he shares details of his surgical technique


6-8 October 2021, EUROSPINE; Vienna

From the EUROSPINE website: EUROSPINE this year will be one week earlier in Vienna, 6-8 October 2021. The worldwide pandemic has forced us all to adapt to a new way


MedTech start-up, Axis Spine Technologies, completes £2.2m funding round led by ACF Investors

Axis Spine Technologies Ltd (AST) has raised £2.2m in a funding round led by ACF Investors, with follow-on investment from Mercia’s EIS funds. Mercia was the first investor when Axis


New potential for functional recovery after spinal cord injury

Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine have successfully reprogrammed a glial cell type in the central nervous system into new neurons to promote recovery after spinal cord injury, revealing


NSpine: Advanced sacropelvic fixation techniques

Hugues Pascal-Moussellard from Paris shares his extensive experience in advanced lumbopelvic fixation techniques


Scientists repair injured spinal cord using patients’ own stem cells

Intravenous injection of bone marrow derived stem cells (MSCs) in patients with spinal cord injuries led to significant improvement in motor functions, researchers from Yale University and Japan report Feb.