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2014-06-11 08:30:49

Dr. Sureja becomes first doctor in Virginia to use the Stryker TroFlex Curved Needle in Balloon Kyphoplasty. NEWPORT NEWS, Va., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raj N. Sureja, MD, of Orthopaedic & Spine Center in Newport News, Virginia, recently became the first doctor in Virginia, and one of the first doctors in the U.S., to use the new Stryker TroFlex Curved Needle to treat a vertebral compression fracture (VCF) patient during a Balloon Kyphoplasty procedure. The...

2014-06-09 12:29:12

LONDON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Japanese Market for Orthopedic Large Joint Reconstruction Deviceshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/japanese_market_orthopedic_large_joint_reconstruction_devices.html The Japanese orthopedic large joint reconstruction device market is expected to exceed $2.3 billion over the 2012-2019 forecast period. The orthopedic large joint reconstruction device market...

2014-03-24 08:29:46

KAST Pivotal Trial Results Plus other Published Comparative Studies Show Kiva Meets or Exceeds Balloon Kyphoplasty Performance SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benvenue Medical, Inc. announced the full commercial launch of the Kiva VCF Treatment System for the reduction and treatment of spine fractures at the Society for Interventional Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting, where results from KAST (Kiva System as a Vertebral Augmentation Treatment - A Safety and...

2013-10-17 17:02:35

A study of 69,000 Medicare patient records led by Johns Hopkins researchers shows that people with spine compression fractures who undergo operations to strengthen back bones with cement survive longer and have shorter overall hospital stays than those who stick with bed rest, pain control and physical therapy. Although so-called interventional augmentation procedures were initially more expensive than conservative medical management of the fractures, the researchers say the former were...

Blood Test Discovers Allergies Before Implant Surgery
2013-05-15 11:35:41

[ Watch The Video Allergies to Metal, Cement in Joint Implants Rising ] National Jewish Health A growing number of patients learn of allergies to new hips and knees only after surgery is done Imagine what Paula Spurlock must have been going through. Shortly after having a hip replaced in 2011, the trouble started. "I had horrible itching, really bad migraines and intense pain throughout my body," she said. "I couldn't take it. Every single thing in me itched." After many months...


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