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2010-09-22 12:56:00

Spanish researchers have confirmed there is a genetic risk factor for osteoporosis and bone fractures.

2010-07-22 08:34:00

WALTHAM, Mass., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, Medtronic Spinal & Biologics, which has dominated the US vertebral compression fracture treatment market for over 10 years, now faces its stiffest competition as new entrants and new products enter the US market.

2010-07-14 15:34:12

A comprehensive Argentinean epidemiological study reveals the staggering costs of osteoporosis in the country.

2010-07-14 07:00:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Osseon Therapeutics, Inc., a biomedical device company based in Santa Rosa, California, today received a notice of allowance for its spinal vertebral compression fracture (VCF) technology.

2010-06-28 09:40:00

WALTHAM, Mass., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, has learned that Medtronic is launching KYPHON ActivOs 10 Bone Cement, a new type of bone cement in the U.S.

2010-05-06 07:07:00

WALTHAM, Mass., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the US vertebral compression fracture treatment market generated only $75 million in Q1 2010, showing continued fallout from two articles published in the New England Journal of Medicine last August that questioned the efficacy of vertebroplasty.

2010-04-29 13:06:00

LIVERPOOL, England, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- At this week's BritSpine 2010 conference, Osseon Therapeutics is demonstrating to European surgeons and interventional radiologists how they can "think outside the balloon" when it comes to treating vertebral compression fractures brought on by osteoporosis, benign or malignant lesions and trauma.

2010-04-13 09:36:00

KALAMAZOO, Mich., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker's Interventional Spine business unit today announced the release of its iVAS inflatable vertebral augmentation system, a minimally invasive device cleared for use in treating vertebral compression fractures (VCFs). Vertebral compression fractures are a serious and growing problem for older Americans.

2010-03-15 13:09:52

Reduced pain and improved mobility gained when part of treatment plan for vertebral compression fractures in those with multiple myeloma, says largest study to date


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