Texas Back Institute: Spine's Technology Laboratory
From pedicle screws to spinal cages to artificial discs, the Texas Back Institute has been at the center of innovation of spine technology for nearly three decades. But it's not just technology that is changing: so are the nature and tenor of relationships between surgeons and product companies, and here too, TBI finds itself right in the middle.
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