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Family of heart surgeon given 'near-fatal dose of opioids' for back surgery pain sues hospital

Prominent Florida heart surgeon Dr J Lancelot Lester was left in a coma by the potent painkiller given to him after a back surgery, his family's lawsuit claims. Dr Lester, 74, operated on patients for 30 years. Now, he is clinging to life, unable to walk ...

Source: dailymail.co.uk
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Comeback Player: Dartmouth’s Simmer back from brain surgery

During his freshman season at Dartmouth, Seth Simmer was having trouble hearing the linebackers call signals from his defensive tackle spot just a few yards away. What was first diagnosed as an ear infection brought on by a severe head cold turned out to ...

Source: The Washington Post
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Complex spinal surgery conducted on 11-year-old girl at AIIMS Rishikesh

The doctors of neurosurgery department of All India Institute Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Rishikesh have claimed to have performed a complex spinal surgery on a 11-year-old girl. The neurosurgeon AIIMS, Dr Nishant Goyal said that the Rudrapur resident ...

Source: The Pioneer
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Florida family sues hospital for 'causing father to overdose after a back surgery'

A Florida doctor may never be able to walk or breathe on his own after his family claims medical staffers -- at the very hospital he served for more than 30 years -- gave him a lethal dose of a painkiller called Dilaudid. Lance Lester, 74, was chief of ...

Source: WPBF
Published: 12 Dec 2018

SpineGuard and Adin Group Announce the First CE Mark for the Dental Surgery Application of the DSG® Technology

SpineGuard (FR0011464452 – ALSGD) (Paris:ALSGD), an innovative company that designs, develops, and markets disposable medical devices intended to make spine surgery safer by bringing real-time digital technology into the operating room, announced today ...

Source: ADVFN
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Lima Memorial Health Focus: Spine surgery: What you need to know

Spine surgery continues to evolve with the focus gradually shifting away from larger surgical interventions to those which offer individuals a more rapid rate in their surgical recovery and return to activities of daily living. Low back pain that can begin ...

Source: The Lima News
Published: 05 Dec 2018

Ocean Springs' beloved 'Little Levi' undergoes successful spinal surgery

WILMINGTON, Delaware -- Perhaps the best way to begin this story is with Dona Krystosek's own words: "When the most precious child asks you 'Momma, just hold my hand a little while', you sit ...

Source: Gulf Live
Published: 07 Dec 2018

The most challenging part of spine surgery isn't the procedure — Here's what is: 3 Qs with Montefiore's Dr. Jonathan Krystal

Johnathan Krystal, MD, is an attending physician and assistant professor in orthopedic surgery at Children's Hospital at Montefiore. He joined the hospital's orthopedic surgery department in August 2018 and specializes in spine treatment. Dr. Krystal ...

Source: Becker's Spine Review
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Spinal fusion surgery robot makes recovery time faster

COVINGTON -- Robots and computers have been helping surgeons in the operating room for years, making their techniques and cuts more precise. But now robotic technology has entered a new area, helping local patients who have back surgery recover faster.

Source: WWL-TV
Published: 04 Dec 2018

Ask the Expert: Even after surgery, I still have pain in my back and legs. Is there any way to get relief?

Richard N. Siegfried, M.D., specializes in pain management at Atlantic Health System's Newton Medical Center. Q: I had a spinal fusion surgery a year ago. My surgeon tells me that problem is "fixed" and my fusion is healed but I still have pain in my back ...

Source: New Jersey Herald
Published: 06 Dec 2018

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Market Status and Trend Report 2013-2023 Top 20 Countries Data

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery -Global Market Status & Trend Report 2013-2023 Top 20 Countries Data offers a comprehensive analysis on Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery industry, standing on the readers perspective, delivering detailed market data in ...

Source: Military Technologies
Published: 01 Dec 2018

Theatrical ‘Back to Play’ shows students what it’s like to work in medicine

“But I didn’t need surgery … As an patient, I didn’t have any questions because I just trusted they knew what they were doing.” The last two times they performed “Back to Play,” Tallo’s character had a knee injury, so this was their first ...

Source: Los Angeles Times
Published: 08 Dec 2018

The Logans, minus that 140-pound tumor, are back for another surgery

A dinner out, a trip to the movie theater: Those are pleasant but unremarkable diversions couples tend to take for granted. For Roger Logan and his wife, Kitty, they’re the answer to prayers. Two years after traveling to Bakersfield from their home in ...

Source: The Bakersfield Californian
Published: 09 Dec 2018

Here's What You Should Know About Having Weight Loss Surgery, From 12 People Who Actually Had It

Bariatric surgery was crucial in my life. I had gotten to the point where I lost mobility, and for 10 long years, I attempted to lose weight using every possible method you could think of. I felt like I had gotten control of my life back, in the sense that ...

Source: BuzzFeed
Published: 03 Dec 2018

Demetrius Knox Pushed Back Surgery, Told Doctors He Couldn't Miss Big Ten Championship

When Demetrius Knox stops smiling, something bad must have happened. Something really, really bad. So when he fell to the ground in pain in the final two minutes of Ohio State’s final regular season game of the season, a 62-39 win against Michigan, it ...

Source: Eleven Warriors
Published: 02 Dec 2018

Spine surgery's biggest misconception debunked by Dr. Issada Thongtrangan

Spine surgery is very delicate while also intense. Issada Thongtrangan, MD, knows this as a spine surgeon at Minimally Invasive Spine in Phoenix. Dr. Thongtrangan discussed the rise of endoscopic surgery, biologics and what he wants everyone to know about ...

Source: Becker's Spine Review
Published: 06 Dec 2018

58-year-old teacher gets voice back after critical surgery in UAE

A 58-year-old primary school teacher from Nigeria - who lost her voice, appetite and about 18kg weight due to a tumour in her throat ­­- has recently been gifted her voice and life back in the UAE, just 24 hours after a complex surgery in Ajman.

Source: Khaleej Times
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Portland OR Chiropractor Back Pain Surgery Alternative Services Launched

More information is available here https://www.MarcumChiropractic.com. According to Dr. Todd Hartwig, owner of Marcum Chiropractic, chronic back pain does not always disappear after back surgery ...

Source: Newswire
Published: 10 Dec 2018

Walmart to require travel for spinal surgeries

Participation in the program will still be voluntary for these other types of surgery. Walmart spokesman Justin Rushing said the retailer chose to mandate travel for spinal surgeries after finding that about half of those who chose that option learned they ...

Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Published: 01 Dec 2018

IMPLANET to Attend the 13th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Spine Surgery (DWG)

IMPLANET (Euronext Growth: ALIMP, FR0010458729, eligible for PEA-PME equity savings plans; OTCQX: IMPZY) (Paris:ALIMP) (OTCQX:IMPZY), a medical technology company specializing in vertebral and knee-surgery implants, is announcing that it will attend the ...

Source: ADVFN
Published: 04 Dec 2018

Spine Surgery Products Market to Reach US$16.7 Bn by the End 2025

Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/04/2018 -- The global Spine Surgery Products Market is expected in a report by Transparency Market Research (TMR) to find companies focusing on mergers and acquisitions, expansion of regional footprint, and diversification of ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 05 Dec 2018

Wizards' Howard out 2-3 months after spinal surgery

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wizards center Dwight Howard is expected to miss two to three months after undergoing spinal surgery to relieve pain in his glutes. The team announced Howard underwent a lumbar microdiscotemy Friday in California and would be re ...

Source: Oneida Dispatch
Published: 08 Dec 2018

A.J. Green's toe injury knocks him out for season; surgery required but Bengals WR to be back for OTAs

The Bengals' nightmare season keeps rolling along with new waves of bad news, as star wide receiver A.J. Green is going to miss the rest of the season. That's not shocking news -- Green was seen screaming and crying when he left the Bengals' loss to the ...

Source: CBSSports.com
Published: 04 Dec 2018

Rangers sign another pitcher coming back from Tommy John surgery and lose one, too

The Rangers continued the pitching theme of the offseason Tuesday: Add pitchers on the mend. The club agreed to a minor-league deal with 28-year-old right-hander Rafael Montero, according to a source.

Source: The Dallas Morning News
Published: 05 Dec 2018

Duane ‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’ Chapman’s Wife Beth Returns to Colorado After Surgery Against Doctor’s Advice

“But she’s much more comfortable now [that] she can breathe, but she just wanted to come back to Colorado, she loves it here.” Beth, who had emergency surgery in L.A. on Tuesday, November 27, left California against her doctors’ advice. “They ...

Source: Us Weekly
Published: 02 Dec 2018

'I think I've got my swagger back': Iowa's Cordell Pemsl makes surprise return to court

I think I've got my swagger back': Iowa's Cordell Pemsl makes surprise return to court Pemsl was scheduled for season-ending surgery. Then his knee started feeling better. Then he was playing against Iowa State. What's next? Who knows. Check out this story ...

Source: The Des Moines Register
Published: 09 Dec 2018

Pirates prospect, ex-Billings Scarlet Gage Hinsz working way back after open heart surgery

BILLINGS — Seven months after undergoing open heart surgery, Pittsburgh Pirates prospect and former Billings Scarlets pitcher Gage Hinsz is working his way back into form on the mound.

Source: Billings Gazette
Published: 06 Dec 2018

Ryan Shazier jogs for 1st time since spine surgery

Ryan Shazier was reportedly given a 20 percent chance to walk again after sustaining his serious spine injury that required stabilization surgery following Pittsburgh's 2017 game against the ...

Source: 247Sports.com
Published: 02 Dec 2018

A.J. Green's toe injury knocks him out for season; surgery required…

He bounced back in a big way last year and after a hot ... need to miss any offseason training activities as a result of the surgery and should be full speed ahead once the Bengals get going ...

Source: wdef.com
Published: 04 Dec 2018