Seattle-based Virginia Mason Medical Center researchers presented a study on the impact of multidisciplinary review on lumbar spine surgeries at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, held from April 22 to April 26 in Los Angeles, according to Medscape.
Seven spine surgeons discuss the latest trends in spine procedures performed in the outpatient setting.
How minimally invasive spine surgeons can stay independent: Key opportunities from Dr. Brian Gantwerker
Brian Gantwerker, MD, founder of The Craniospinal Center of Los Angeles, discusses key opportunities for private practice spine surgeons in the future.
A new study published in Spine examines the complication rates, readmissions and patient reported outcomes for spine surgery patients with blood transfusions.
MIS, outpatient spine, robotics & more — Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics’ surgeons talk technology
Continuously investigating innovative approaches to old techniques or developing novel technology for uncharted territory, device companies flood the spine industry with instrumentation and clinical support. Philip Schneider, MD, and Michael Goldsmith, MD, of The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics in Bethesda, Md., highlight the various impacts of technology in the spine industry.
Stephen Hochschuler, MD, co-founder of Texas Back Institute in Plano, discusses bundled payments for global episodes of care and how the spine field is adapting to value-based payments.