Latest Compression fracture Stories

2010-11-09 15:30:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The clinical practice guideline recently issued by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) for treating spinal compression fractures has left the medical community scratching its head about what to tell patients.

2010-11-05 07:00:00


2010-10-12 16:27:34

Comprehensive new guidelines from the Osteoporosis Canada aimed at preventing fragility fractures in women and men over the age of 50 are published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/embargo/cmaj100771.pdf.

2010-10-11 13:40:30

A surgical technique appears to offer quick and effective relief for debilitating spinal fractures often suffered by patients with metastatic cancer.

2010-10-06 07:00:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Osseon® Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that the company has entered into an agreement with DePuy Spine, Inc. for the distribution of its Osseoflex® steerable spine augmentation needle throughout the U.S.

2010-10-05 07:00:00

SANTA ROSA, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Osseon Therapeutics, Inc. announced its new Osseoflex DR Steerable Bone Drill at the North American Spine Society's (NASS) annual meeting in Orlando, Florida.

2010-10-04 14:52:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Osseon Therapeutics, Inc., a biomedical device company based in Santa Rosa, California, received its second patent Notice of Allowance (NOA) for its spinal vertebral compression fracture (VCF) technology.

2010-09-27 12:43:00

Common procedure known as vertebroplasty is rejected by scientific data and evidence ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept.

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