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2014-10-04 23:02:16

Hands-On Seminars Announces: Comprehensive Manual Therapy Approach to Lumbar Spine Pathology Continuing Education Course with Fredric (Rick) Schwartz Astoria, New York (PRWEB) October 04, 2014 Low back pain can prevent an individual from enjoying and participating in life. The pain can be so intense that it stops the person from going to work, from sleeping or just coping with the demands of living. Prescription pain relievers can sometimes mask the problem for a while, but do not lead...

2014-08-18 08:28:45

The company's products benefit patients with degenerative conditions of the lumbar spine MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the minimally invasive spinal surgical solutions market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Baxano Surgical, Inc. with the 2014 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Line Strategy Leadership. Baxano Surgical's superior products facilitate minimally invasive surgery (MIS), offering both patients and hospitals...

2014-07-01 11:34:18

Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group Experts in the spine surgery community—neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons—banded together to evaluate the recent literature on lumbar spine fusion procedures and to publish up-to-date evidence-based recommendations on their use. The Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine is pleased to announce today's publication of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and...

2014-05-08 23:11:45

Dr. John Weaver Is First Surgeon in Massachusetts to Complete Deformity Correcting Lumbar Spine Fusion Using Midline Pedicle Screws Developed by SpineFrontier in Beverly, MA Beverly, MA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 On March 31st, 2014, Dr. John Weaver became the first spine surgeon to perform L3-S1 lumbar fusion to correct grade 2 spondylolisthesis using REmind Midline Pedicle Screws developed by SpineFrontier in Beverly, Massachusetts. Spondylolisthesis is characterized by forward displacement...

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...

2014-03-24 08:29:46

KAST Pivotal Trial Results Plus other Published Comparative Studies Show Kiva Meets or Exceeds Balloon Kyphoplasty Performance SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benvenue Medical, Inc. announced the full commercial launch of the Kiva VCF Treatment System for the reduction and treatment of spine fractures at the Society for Interventional Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting, where results from KAST (Kiva System as a Vertebral Augmentation Treatment - A Safety and...

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...

2013-04-15 10:56:40

An algorithm that takes the patient's size into consideration can cut radiation dose by 41% in lumbar spine CT without compromising the diagnostic quality of the images, a new study shows. Researchers at Yeouido St. Mary's Hospital in Seoul, Korea examined 107 patients using semi-automated attenuation-based tube potential selection which optimized tube potential at 100 kilovoltage, rather than the standard 120 kilovoltage. Decreasing the kilovoltage decreased the radiation dose from a mean...


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