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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Two studies released August 6, 2009 in the New England Journal of Medicine claim to demonstrate that vertebroplasty, a procedure to treat some painful spine fractures, is not effective.
Researchers say two recent U.S.
A new study led by Mayo Clinic researchers has found that relief of pain from vertebral compression fractures, as well as improvement in pain-related dysfunction
Vesselplasty, a new minimally invasive procedure, increases mobility and reduces pain and the need for pain killers in patients with vertebral compression fractures (VCFs), according to a study performed at the Hospital Universitario Doctor Peset,
Three Minnesota hospitals will settle a whistleblower lawsuit that alleges the HealthEast sites defrauded Medicare by overcharging for surgical procedures. The hospitals in the St.
ST. PAUL, Minn., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Three HealthEast hospitals in the St.
Patients with balloon kyphoplasty showed more improvement in back function and back pain compared with those with non-surgical care, Scottish researchers say.
SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- DFine, Inc., a developer of minimally invasive solutions for treating vertebral compression fractures (VCFs), has secured a $30 million round of investment in its Series D funding led by BBT Fund LP and Highland Capital Management.
Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT), today announced the U.S. launch of the Discyphor Direct(TM) Catheter System, the second-generation catheter system used by physicians to obtain additional information to diagnose discogenic low back pain.
A U.S. health newsletter says the rounding of the back resulting in the appearance of a hump -- kyphosis -- can be prevented.
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