Latest Compression fracture Stories

2013-09-25 23:22:54

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: U.S. Minimally Invasive Spinal Devices Market. London (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 The U.S. MIS spinal implant market is expected to exceed $3 billion by 2019. The U.S. market for minimally invasive surgery (MIS) spinal implants includes spinous process fixation, facet fixation, MIS interbody fusion, MIS pedicle screws, MIS sacroiliac joint fusion (SI fusion) and spine endoscopes. Growth is expected in all segments as a result of...

2013-08-27 12:37:25

Implementation of effective coordinator-based FLS services worldwide can reduce treatment gap by ensuring that fracture patients are identified and treated to reduce future fracture risk An influential report published in the journal 'Osteoporosis International', recommends 13 best practice standards in the implementation of coordinator-based fracture liaison services (FLS). The report, 'Capture the Fracture: A Best Practice Framework and Global Campaign to Break the Fragility Fracture...

2013-06-06 19:48:54

Possible treatment option for the right patient; but further research needed Most aging adults will experience back pain or a spinal disorder at some time in their life.  In fact, about 25.8 million visits were made to physicians´ offices due to primary back problems.  Treatment focuses on pain relief and is available in both non-surgical (medication or physical therapy) and surgical forms. A retrospective study in the June 5th  issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint...

2013-04-17 15:48:08

Despite marked differences in fracture risk and services, all countries show a worrying treatment gap -- approximately 57 percent of high risk individuals are left untreated Today a panel of international experts working in cooperation with the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) have published SCOPE — or Scorecard for Osteoporosis in Europe. Focusing on key aspects of service provision and uptake, the Scorecard compares how the 27 different countries within the European...

2013-04-17 15:46:29

New report from the International Osteoporosis Foundation reveals the immense and growing burden of osteoporosis across Europe and forecasts a 25 percent increase in health economic costs by 2025 A new report prepared in collaboration with the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) and the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industry Associations, is the first to describe in detail the epidemiology, burden, and treatment of osteoporosis in all 27 member states of the European Union...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'