Spine Procedures, Practices and News
At the 11th Annual Spine, Orthopedic & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference on June 14, Kenneth Pettine, MD, founder of The Spine Institute, presented on stem cell treatments in a session titled “The Latest Development in Stem Cell Treatments as Applied to Spine.”
The FDA has accepted BioMarin Pharmaceutical's biologics license application for Vimizim, an enzyme therapy that could be used to treat Mucopolysaccharidosis Type IVA or Morquio A Syndrome, according to Pipeline Review.
Jeffrey Wang, MD, is a professor of orthopedic surgery and neurosurgery at the UCLA David School of Medicine. He is also the chief of orthopedic spine surgery service and spine fellowship director.
May 20, 2013
Scott Trenhaile, MD, board-certified in sports medicine, currently practices with Rockford (Ill.) Orthopedic Associates. He also serves as a clinical assistant professor of surgery at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Rockford. He specializes in sports-related injuries, comprehensive arthroscopy and shoulder, knee and elbow surgery.
Published in Orthopedic Sports Medicine
April 30, 2013
Memphis, Tenn.-based Medtronic Spine announced the launch of its MAST ALIGNEDSM procedure for multilevel spinal fusion procedures at the 2013 American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans.
At the 11th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference, in Chicago, Timothy T. Davis, MD, will give a presentation titled "Intradiscal Biologics Injections for Mild to Moderate Degenerative Disc Disease."
Published in News and Analysis
March 27, 2013
Leesburg, Va.-based K2M has launched a bone graft system, an expansion of its biologics offering.
Published in Lists
March 07, 2013
Wright Medical Group completed its acquisition of BioMimetic Therapeutics, a deal which began back in November, for about $190 million, according to Zacks.
February 14, 2013
Here are 24 spine surgeons discussing what they are most excited about for the future of spine surgery.