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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...

2014-02-28 12:28:11

DUBLIN, February 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qvmn73/minimally) has announced the addition of the "Minimally Invasive Vertebral Compression Fracture Repair Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qvmn73/minimally ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Collapse of the...

2014-02-25 08:32:19

Spine Study Shows Kiva Reduced Pain without Extravasation SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benvenue Medical, Inc., today announced results of an independent, prospective, randomized study which found that the company's Kiva(® )VCF Treatment System was as effective as balloon kyphoplasty (BKP) in reducing pain associated with osteolytic vertebral body metastases. The Kiva System also resulted in no extravasation (cement leakage) while BKP, the current standard of care,...

2014-02-19 08:32:42

WASHINGTON and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The George Washington University Hospital and Benvenue Medical, Inc., announced that it is the first in the U.S. to treat vertebral compressions fracture (VCF) patients with the Kiva VCF Treatment System following its clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in January. The minimally invasive Kiva System, which demonstrated important patient benefits in a large, international, FDA-approved clinical trial, is...

2014-02-07 08:23:59

ALBANY, New York, February 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Minimally Invasive Vertebral Compression Fracture Repair Market (Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty Devices) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019", the global minimally invasive vertebral compression fracture repair market was valued at USD 1.58 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.7%from 2013...

2014-01-28 08:29:38

First New Vertebral Augmentation Treatment Approach in Over a Decade SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kiva(®) VCF Treatment System by Benvenue Medical, Inc. received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the reduction and treatment of spinal fractures. The Kiva System is a novel implant-based solution for vertebral augmentation and a departure from balloon kyphoplasty (BKP), making it the first new approach to the treatment of...

2013-12-12 12:16:55

Serious impact on health-care costs, early deaths, disability and need for elderly care A new report issued today by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) shows that broken bones due to osteoporosis pose a major and growing health problem in the Asia-Pacific. With its rapidly ageing population, Hong Kong will be among the areas most affected in the near future. Hip fractures in particular will have a major and costly socio-economic impact. Currently, 52 million USD is spent...

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...


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