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Stimulators could help treat spinal cord injuries

Rice University engineers who developed implants for electrical stimulation in patients with spinal cord injuries have advanced their technique to power and programme multisite biostimulators from a single transmitter. A

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Using 4D printing to enable vascularization, bone tissue regeneration, spinal fusion

Spinal fusion is frequently performed to restore spinal stability in patients with spinal diseases, such as spinal stenosis, vertebral fractures, progressive deformities, and instability. In the past two decades, there

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CERCCESS – Cervical retractor system

Both simple and complex treatments of the cervical spine require not only the highest degree of safety but also a comfortable and absolutely reliable instrument set. CERCCESSTM combines all these

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Researchers trace spinal neuron family tree

Spinal cord nerve cells branching through the body resemble trees with limbs fanning out in every direction. But this image can also be used to tell the story of how

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NICE approves life-changing gene therapy for treating spinal muscular atrophy

A new and potentially curative one-off gene therapy for babies with the rare genetic disorder spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is set to become the most expensive treatment ever approved by

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NuVasive and the International Spine Study Group Foundation announce expanded long-term partnership with initiation of additional clinical studies

NuVasive, a spine technology innovation company, focused on transforming spine surgery with minimally disruptive, procedurally integrated solutions, and the International Spine Study Group Foundation (ISSGF) recently announced the continuation of

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Patients should receive COVID-19 vaccine before surgery to reduce risk of postoperative death

Patients waiting for elective surgery should get COVID-19 vaccines ahead of the general population – potentially helping to avoid thousands of post-operative deaths linked to the virus, according to a

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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

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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

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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