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Latest Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring Stories

2014-04-01 14:25:06

Researchers from Syracuse, New York, report a new, highly accurate, neuromonitoring method that can be used during thoracic spine surgery to prevent malpositioning of pedicle screws such that they enter the spinal canal and possibly cause postoperative neurological impairment. Findings of this prospective, blinded, and randomized study are reported and discussed in two companion papers published today online, ahead of print, in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, specifically "Neuromonitoring...

2014-01-28 23:27:24

Great Point Partners I Portfolio Company Biotronic NeuroNetwork Expands to the Southeast with the Acquisition of Neurophysiology Associates GREENWICH, CT and ANN ARBOR, MI (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Biotronic NeuroNetwork ("Biotronic"), a Great Point Partners I, L.P. ("GPP") portfolio company and the nation’s leading intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring ("IONM") company, today announced that it has acquired Neurophysiology Associates, LLC (“NPA”),...

2014-01-06 10:19:45

Currently intraoperative monitoring using somatosensory evoked potentials has been widely recognized to prevent iatrogenic spinal cord injury. Previous studies only reported the monitoring effects of somatosensory evoked potentials after mechanical factors-caused spinal cord injury. However, spinal cord injury is not only triggered by mechanical factors, biochemical factors and vascular factors may cause spinal cord ischemia-reperfusion injury. It remains unclear whether spinal cord...

2013-10-30 08:30:49

LEESBERG, Va., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RAUMEDIC, developer and manufacture of innovative neuromonitoring devices is pleased to announce the 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market NEUROVENT(®)-PTO. NEUROVENT(®)-PTO is the only marketed device that combines three parameters in one catheter to measure intracranial pressure (ICP), intracranial temperature (ICT) and oxygen partial pressure (pti02). (Photo:...

2013-09-24 23:37:07

The marked increase in the number of spinal surgeries and the use of IOM has led to inconsistencies in the use of the procedures because the medical community has not reached a consensus about which procedures are most effective. Portland, OR (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 There are numerous potential complications associated with spinal surgery, ranging from postoperative pain to paralysis, and even death. The number of spinal surgeries performed each year continues to increase, along with...

2012-11-01 07:31:36

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today it has entered an agreement with Premier, a leading national healthcare group purchasing organization, for Masimo's SedLine(®) brain function monitoring system. Masimo was awarded the agreement through a competitive bid, marking the first time Premier will offer SedLine to its members. SedLine technology advances neuromonitoring capabilities to help improve the care of patients under anesthesia or...