Spine Procedures, Practices and News
Armin Oskouei, MD, is the director of interventional spine at SpineCenterAtlanta. He performed the first endoscopic spine surgery in Atlanta this year. He has led research teams in both basic science research and clinical research. He is also an assistant professor of anesthesiology at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.
Published in Spine Leaders
April 10, 2013
Martin Schiavenato, PhD, RN, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholar, has invented a machine to assess pain in premature infants and potentially protect them from its negative developmental effects, according to a press release from the foundation.
February 20, 2013
The International Guidelines Center, a developer of best practice tools for major medical societies, announced that it sponsoring and organizing a Postsurgical Pain Congress that will address gaps in U.S. postsurgical pain management practices.
February 15, 2013
A new study, published in the current issue of PAIN, has found that along with well-documented racial disparities in prescribing opioid medications for chronic pain, there are also racial disparities in the use of recommended opioid monitoring and follow-up treatment practices, according to a News-Medical report.
January 31, 2013
January 18, 2013
SPR Therapeutics, a medical device company, has raised $5 million in the initial phase of financing for the commercialization of pain therapies using its proprietary peripheral nerve stimulation technology, according to a peHUB report.
Hydrocision hopes to spread the word about the effectiveness of its minimally invasive treatment for herniated disc pain, according to the Boston Business Journal.
Published in Spine and Orthopedic Devices and Implants
December 26, 2012
Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston announced that researchers at the hospital have found that specific brain patterns appear to track the severity of pain reported by patients.
December 14, 2012
A new survey from the American Osteopathic Association finds that almost all Americans can name one thing that triggers physical pain during the winter and half of them put off talking about it to their physicians until after the holidays.
December 06, 2012
The Society for Advanced Spinal Intervention has announced its launch via the internet and has made known its initiatives and goals.