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Smart implants used to monitor spinal fusion healing

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering are creating patient-specific 3D-printed smart metamaterial implants that double as sensors to monitor spinal fusion healing. Spinal fusion—fusing two vertebrae


Surgeons see ‘light at the end of the tunnel’ for patients, as two-year waits almost halved in three months

The Royal College of Surgeons of England has welcomed the progress made to slash long waiting times for NHS patients, as new data show two-year waits for treatment almost halved


Specialist spinal service receives Centre of Excellence award

The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust has received Centre of Excellence status after delivering outstanding fully endoscopic spinal surgery to patients in Cheshire, Merseyside and North Wales. The award, given


Preview: EUROSPINE 2022, 19–21 October 2022, Milan, Italy

The EUROSPINE 2022 Annual Meeting provides a venue where spine experts from all over the world gather to network and share knowledge while learning about the latest treatments and approaches