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Janssen receives complete response letter from FDA for XARELTO sNDA

Janssen receives complete response letter from FDA for XARELTO sNDA

Researchers use neuroimaging abnormalities to detect timing of abusive head trauma in infants

Researchers use neuroimaging abnormalities to detect timing of abusive head trauma in infants

Report alerts clinicians, public about catastrophic dangers of contaminated epidural injections

Report alerts clinicians, public about catastrophic dangers of contaminated epidural injections

Epidural steroid injection is associated with increased spinal fracture

Epidural steroid injection is associated with increased spinal fracture

New equations could shorten hospitalization for patients with uncontrolled pain, say researchers

New equations could shorten hospitalization for patients with uncontrolled pain, say researchers

Regional anesthesia improves outcomes in sleep apnea patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty

Regional anesthesia improves outcomes in sleep apnea patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty

Neuraxial anesthesia improves outcomes in patients undergoing hip or knee replacement

Neuraxial anesthesia improves outcomes in patients undergoing hip or knee replacement

Study: Regional anesthesia associated with with fewer postoperative complications in orthopedic surgery patients

Study: Regional anesthesia associated with with fewer postoperative complications in orthopedic surgery patients

Study: Anesthesia increases success rates of version procedures, decreases cost of delivery

Study: Anesthesia increases success rates of version procedures, decreases cost of delivery

OMT offers moderate to substantial pain relief from chronic low back pain

OMT offers moderate to substantial pain relief from chronic low back pain

Epidural pain relief best after open colorectal surgery

Epidural pain relief best after open colorectal surgery

Combined spinal-epidural technique offers faster and better-quality analgesia during early labor

Combined spinal-epidural technique offers faster and better-quality analgesia during early labor

Epidural analgesia may provide best form of pain relief for colorectal surgery patients

Epidural analgesia may provide best form of pain relief for colorectal surgery patients

Outcomes no better with epidural steroids for patients with spinal stenosis

Outcomes no better with epidural steroids for patients with spinal stenosis

Laparoscopic proctectomy stands up to open surgery

Laparoscopic proctectomy stands up to open surgery

‘Imperfect’ test for misplaced epidural catheter studied

‘Imperfect’ test for misplaced epidural catheter studied

Tumor separation surgery followed by SRS is safe and effective in controlling spinal metastases

Tumor separation surgery followed by SRS is safe and effective in controlling spinal metastases

Epidural steroid injections for back pain increase risk of bone loss in postmenopausal women

Epidural steroid injections for back pain increase risk of bone loss in postmenopausal women

December issue of Neurosurgical Focus explores sports-related concussions

December issue of Neurosurgical Focus explores sports-related concussions

Thrombin sponge speeds cervical spine surgery discharge

Thrombin sponge speeds cervical spine surgery discharge