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2014-06-30 08:31:17

The Virage System features the 360° Omnidirectional Extreme-Angle Screw allowing for 112° of conical range of motion, designed to simplify rod alignment and minimize operating time. MINNEAPOLIS, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Spine, Inc., a global leader in spine innovation, today announced the U.S. market launch of the Virage OCT Spinal Fixation System, an Occipital-Cervico-Thoracic (OCT) spinal fixation system that will change surgeons' perspective on posterior fixation....

New 3D Model Of King Richard III's Spine Shows Prominent Scoliosis
2014-05-30 09:12:05

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It’s been 21 months since an unmarked grave under a car park in Leicester, England revealed the remains of the Last Plantagenet King, Richard III, and since then a wealth of evidence has come to light about the short-lived king and his untimely demise. The most recent findings of Richard’s remains, which were hastily buried without shroud or coffin, reveals that his spine shows strong evidence of scoliosis. Richard III was...

2014-04-29 08:36:05

Expanding Orthopedics Inc., announced today that Prof. Le Huec of France will be presenting the FLXfit, its unique expandable and articulated TLIF cage with lordotic correction, at ISASS. OR AKIVA, Israel, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expanding Orthopedics Inc. (EOI) is pleased to announce that the FLXfit, TLIF 3D expandable Cage will be presented for the first time at the prestigious annual meeting of the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS) in...

2014-04-28 16:30:39

LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: U.S. Spinal Implant and Vertebral Compression Fracture (VCF) Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/u_s_spinal_implant_vertebral_compression_fracture_vcf_market.html The U.S. spinal implant market is expected to exceed $6 billion by 2019.The U.S. market for spinal implants includes traditional cervical and thoracolumbar fixation devices, traditional...

2014-04-07 08:32:04

The Optio-C System offers a no profile solution and delivers the strength, stability and fusion potential of a traditional ACDF MINNEAPOLIS, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Spine, Inc., a global leader in spine innovation, today announced the U.S. market launch of the Optio?C Anterior Cervical System, a next generation, modular stand-alone cervical device that offers the strength, stability and fusion potential of a traditional ACDF. The Optio-C System is being launched at the...

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,...

2014-01-28 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...

2014-01-16 23:01:37

North American Spine is proud to announce they’re performing the AccuraScope back pain procedure in their new Tampa, Florida office. Dr. Rudolfo Panganiban, who is a pain management physician, will be performing cervical, thoracic, and lumbar versions of the AccuraScope procedure. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 North American Spine is proud to announce they’re performing the AccuraScope back pain procedure in their new Tampa, Florida office. Dr. Rudolfo Panganiban, who is a...

2014-01-07 23:00:47

North American Spine is proud to announce the addition of Dr. Alfredo Marti to its back pain treatment team. Dr. Marti is a pain management physician based in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Marti performs thoracic and lumbar surgeries using the exclusive AccuraScope procedure. (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 North American Spine is proud to announce the addition of Dr. Alfredo Marti to its back pain treatment team. Dr. Marti is a pain management physician based in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Marti performs...


Latest Human vertebral column Reference Libraries

Laminotomy
2013-04-30 09:59:37

Laminotomy is a procedure that works to decompress the spinal nerve root and/ or spinal cord by removing part of a lamina of the vertebral arch. This started as a hemilaminectomy which is the removal of half of the lamina, left or right, but now is the removal of portions of both sides of the lamina to allow for vertebral stability. Laminotomy is most often accompanied by a facetectomy which is the decompression of a spinal nerve root. How it is Performed When a laminotomy is...

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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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