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Aakash Agarwal, PhD
Director of Research
Spinal Balance Inc.
Toledo, OH

About Aakash Agarwal, PhD

Aakash Agarwal, PhD, is the Director of Research at Spinal Balance Inc. and an Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering at University of Toledo. Dr. Agarwal is a prolific researcher in the field of preventive and predictive science of spinal pathology and postoperative complications, such as deformity, surgical site infection, hardware failure, and spino-pelvic imbalance.

Dr. Agarwal holds several national and international patents. His major interests include translational research with immediate bench-to-bedside applicability.

He is an Editorial Board member for the journals Clinical Spine Surgery and Spine. Dr. Agarwal also is an Advisory Board member for Center for the Disruptive Musculoskeletal Innovation (CDMI) under the aegis of the National Science Foundation (NSF).


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Articles Reviewed by Aakash Agarwal, PhD

Reprocessing of Pedicle Screws and Exposure in Sterile-Field Leads to Infection in Spinal Surgery

Coauthors discuss new research that avoiding reprocessing altogether and shielding pedicle screws intraoperatively with an impermeable guard can prevent or reduce the degree of contamination and resulting SSIs.

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Disclosed Relationships

Consultant/Independent Contractor
Spinal Balance Inc.
Scientific/Other Advisory Board
Editorial Board: Clinical Spine Surgery (LLW), Spine (LLW). Advisory Board: Center for Disruptive Musculoskeletal Innovation (CDMI)
Other Relationships/Disclosures
Royalties: joimax, Paradigm Spine