UVA Among the First to Offer Personalized Implant for Spinal Fusion
The aprevo is a personalized fusion implant that is manufactured on demand to precisely match the specific needs of each individual patient. Using advanced technology unavailable just a decade ago, the manufacturer plans, designs and builds a unique device every time.
Sixth Time Is a Charm: A Case Study Highlighting a Complex Revision Spine Surgery
Revision surgeries like this one require more complex decision making, surgical planning and skill to repair damage, restore mobility and reduce pain.
Case Study for Spondylolisthesis Reveals the Benefits of Robotic Spine Surgery
Robotic surgery, now widely utilized across many surgical subspecialties, has emerged as a solution to place pedicle screws accurately and minimally invasively.
Case Study: Advances in the Surgical Treatment of Adult Spinal Deformity
Over the last few decades, significant advances have been made in the surgical treatment of spinal deformity. Improvements in imaging, instrumentation, surgical techniques and anesthesia have enabled surgeons to address increasingly more complex spinal deformities.
Get to Know: UVA Spinal Surgeon Nevan Baldwin, MD, FACS
UVA spinal surgeon Nevan Baldwin, MD, came to Virginia from Lubbock, Texas, to launch a neurosurgery practice at Haymarket Medical Center, part of Novant Health UVA Health System.
Providing Greater Options for Cervical Spine Patients
Spine fusion has its advantages, however, within the last decade, cervical disc replacement has gained traction as an alternative for some patients.
Timing Epidural Steroid Injections to Reduce Postoperative Infection Risk
UVA researchers found that ESIs increase the risk of infection for patients who must undergo surgery if administered within three months of surgery.
New Spine Center Surgeons Bring Expertise and Insight
UVA’s reputation for excellent spinal care is sustained by the recruitment of leading practitioners in the fields of neurosurgery and orthopaedics.