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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.


ASCOT – Anterior Cervical Stabilisation

Promotional feature In 2005, the first SIGNUS plate for anterior cervical stabilisation was launched: TOSCA. In 2015 SIGNUS expanded its product range for the cervical spine: ASCOT is a system


Cavendish Medical – Pension consultations now concluded

Dr Benjamin Holdsworth on the benefits compensation choice The government has now concluded on the ‘McCloud’ consultation which refers to the age discrimination court case regarding the 2015 NHS Pension


NSpine: Managing children with complex craniocervical deformities

Dominic Thompson from GOSH in London shares his incredible wealth of experience in assessing and managing children with complex craniocervical deformities


More than 200,000 patients waiting over a year for hospital treatment

New NHS England statistics published recently show the huge strain COVID-19 is putting on waiting lists, with more than 200,000 patients waiting more than a year for hospital treatment. A


Fear of complaints pushing doctors to breaking point, warns MDU

Doctors fear a wave of complaints due to the difficulties of caring for patients during the pandemic, according to a new survey published recently. The survey of 1,203 doctors by