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New spinal surgery device designed at Delhi hospital

A NEW device called Satnam device for endoscopic surgery, which will smoothen spinal surgery procedures, has been designed at Sir Ganga Ram hospital in Delhi. The device was developed by the hospital’s neuro and spine department director Satnam Singh Chhabra.

Patient sues hospital, doctors claiming misdiagnosis led to unnecessary spinal surgery

By Kyle Barnett GRETNA – A local hospital and a group of doctors are being sued for allegedly misdiagnosing the source of man’s leg weakness and performing a spinal surgery on him when other less invasive options should have been

Medtronic agrees to FDA deal over SynchroMed, neuromodulation system

By Brad Perriello Medtronic says it agreed to the terms of a consent decree with the FDA over its SynchroMed drug-infusion pump and its neuromodulation quality system. Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) said today that it agreed to terms on a consent decree with

Invuity registers for $69M IPO

By Brad Perriello Advanced surgical lighting maker Invuity registers for an initial public offering worth $69 million. Invuity this month filed registration papers for an initial public offering that could bring in as much as $69 million for the advanced

IlluminOss Medical Appoints Amy Orlick Berman as Vice President of Clinical Affairs

EAST PROVIDENCE, RI, Apr 21, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — IlluminOss Medical, a commercial stage medical device company focused on minimally invasive orthopedic fracture repair, today announced the appointment of Amy Orlick Berman as the company’s vice president of clinical

Analysts Anticipate K2M Group Holdings to Post ($0.27) Earnings Per Share (NASDAQ:KTWO)

By Justin Garson Shares of K2M Group Holdings (NASDAQ:KTWO) have received a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the five brokers that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Five analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy

Mazor Robotics’ Guidance System Successfully Completes its 10,000th Procedure

CAESAREA, Israel, Apr 28, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Mazor Robotics Ltd. (tase:MZOR) MZOR, -1.05% a developer of innovative guidance systems and complementary products, announced today that the 10,000th spinal surgery in which Mazor Robotics’ guidance system (Renaissance as well as the earlier Spine

How Clear Communication Defines Leadership

By Dan Beckham Strategic direction demands specific language, not vague and overused clichés. The first obligation of a leader is, of course, to lead. But leading always begs a question — toward where? The quality of leadership ultimately must be

Study: Healing outcomes after rotator cuff repair significantly improve with MSC therapy

LAS VEGAS — Use of bone marrow concentrate containing mesenchymal stem cells as an adjunct therapy showed significant improvement in healing outcomes after rotator cuff repair, according to data presented during the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. Researchers

Prenatal stem cell treatment improves mobility issues caused by spina bifida

The lower-limb paralysis associated with spina bifida may be effectively treated before birth by combining a unique stem cell therapy with surgery, new research from UC Davis Health System has found. The study, conducted in an animal model, was led

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