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  • Age no barrier for back surgery benefits

    Seniors can benefit from herniated disc surgery, according to the results of a study conducted by Mattis A. Madsbu, a medical student at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and colleagues at the Department of Neurosurgery at St. Olavs Hospital in Trondheim, Norway. Madsbu's supervisor was NTNU consultant neurosurgeon Sasha Gulati.

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  • Study supports utility of 3-D printing for planning of complex spinal surgery

    Investigators of this case report highlighted the use of 3-D printing for the development of customized prostheses and surgical planning, and noted the technology can make complex spinal surgery less difficult.

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  • Presenter discusses factors that impact sagittal balance after TLIF

    Inherent lordosis of the cage, an expandable nature, anterior position of the cage and compression of pedicle screws impacted the postoperative sagittal balance of patients who underwent transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion, according to a presenter at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting.

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  • Two biomarkers that contribute to spine osteoarthritis

    A research team has discovered a pair of tissue biomarkers that directly contribute to the harmful joint degeneration associated with spine osteoarthritis.

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  • What is Cervical Spondylosis

    Cervical spondylosis is a condition in which there is deterioration of the vertebrae, discs, and ligaments in the neck or cervical spine. It is also known as arthritis of the neck, cervical osteoarthritis, or degenerative osteoarthritis. The condition usually appears in men and women older than 40 years, and it progresses with age.

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