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Globus Medical Partners with the UK’s NHS to provide hospitals with surgical robotic navigation technology

The NHS and Globus Medical have partnered to provide state-of-the-art robotic navigation technology for spinal surgery to NHS hospitals across the United Kingdom. This partnership will allow NHS Trust hospitals

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Dr Brian Fiani provides a glimpse into minimally invasive spine surgery

Dr Brian Fiani is recognised as a world-renowned Ivy-League fellowship-trained Neurosurgeon at Weill Cornell Medicine/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital with sub-specialty focus on minimally invasive spinal surgery. Minimally invasive spinal surgery (MISS) is

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Spinal Stabilization Technologies start clinical trial studying patients with lumbar degenerative disc disease

Spinal Stabilization Technologies (SST) has announced the start of the LOPAIN2 clinical trial of the PerQdisc™ Nucleus Replacement Device (NRD). SST’s PerQdisc Nucleus Replacement Device will be studied in patients

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Surgeon in Focus with Serena Hu

Serena S. Hu is Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Stanford University Medical Center in Stanford, CA. Dr Hu’s research interests include prediction and prevention of metastatic fractures of the

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GIRFT webinars help tackle demand for outpatient appointments

Download new guidance and sign up for the GIRFT webinar series Registration is now open for a series of GIRFT webinars, showing trainee, surgical and medical colleagues how to make

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Experts encourage earlier intervention for some infants with Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the most common form of neurodegenerative disease in childhood, is caused by defects in the SMN1 gene. SMA patients potentially benefit from three recently approved disease-modifying therapies. These

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New leaflets from GIRFT for clinicians and patients advise on the use of MRI scans for spinal conditions

New leaflets which aim to reduce unwarranted variation in requests for MRI scans for spinal conditions have been issued in a collaboration between the BestMSKHealth Collaborative programme and Getting It

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Cavendish Medical column: Have you received your pension statement?

Dr Benjamin Holdsworth on why you should request it Annual pension statements for 2021/22 are now available from the NHS Pensions Agency and are essential to help you establish whether

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New research calls for all health and care staff to be trained in AI

All health and care staff should receive training in artificial intelligence (AI) with additional specialist training for those who use AI tools in clinical practice, according to new research published

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Treatment for back pain: 84% increase in success rate

If a therapy for chronic back pain is tailored specifically to a patient’s individual requirements, the chances of success are far greater than with standard forms of treatment. Accompanied by