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Multimaterial 3D Printers Used To Create Realistic Hands-on models For Neurosurgical Training
2013-12-10 12:47:20

Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group Researchers from the University of Malaya in Malaysia, with collaboration from researchers from the University of Portsmouth and the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom, announce the creation of a cost-effective two-part model of the skull for use in practicing neurosurgical techniques. The model, produced using the latest generation of multimaterial 3D printers, is composed of a variety of materials that simulate the various consistencies...

2013-12-04 23:01:32

Dr. Roy Patchell, an internationally known leader in neuro-oncology, has joined Capital Institute for Neurosciences as Director of Neuro-Oncology, further elevating the Institute as a national leader in the area of neurosciences. Dr. Patchell’s research has been instrumental in defining the treatments used for patients with brain and spinal tumors. Hopewell Township, NJ (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Dr. Roy Patchell, an internationally known leader in neuro-oncology, has joined Capital...

2013-11-28 23:01:54

Affordable second opinion services now available at multiple Healthpointe offices in Orange County. Long Beach, California (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 Not all doctors think alike – some doctors may tend toward more aggressive and complex treatment modalities for symptoms sooner and without attempting other, less invasive options. Others may do extensive conservative treatment while leaving the patient wondering if something more aggressive can be done. Even if the patient feels confident...

2013-11-26 23:31:35

NJ-based neurosurgical practice educates public on the misconceptions surrounding neurosurgery. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Neurosurgeons are highly trained medical professionals specializing in the brain, spine, and peripheral nervous system. The work they perform is regarded as some of the most complex within the medical field, in part because of how specialized and intricate these parts of the body are. Many symptoms involving the field of neurosurgery, such as the...

2013-10-30 16:26:05

Award-winning Singer-Pianist Michael Feinstein Set To Perform LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors hosts its 2013 Annual Gala on Nov 5(th) at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. This year's honorees are John C. Law, co-managing director of Warland Investments and Michael Rouse, vice-president of Diversity, Philanthropy and Community Affairs for Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. Michael Feinstein, the multi-platinum-selling, award-winning...

2013-10-30 12:26:10

VISIUS iCT is latest leading edge technology for intraoperative imaging solutions MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS; TSX: IM) ("IMRIS" or the "Company") announced that the company has received the 2013 Innovation in Medical Devices Award from Minnesota Business Magazine in recognition for significantly improving medical technology with the launch of its VISIUS(®) iCT. The awards were announced Oct. 29 during a dinner ceremony at the Hyatt...

2013-10-18 23:24:10

Dr. Marion Walker received the Vision Award for Service by the Hydrocephalus Association for his devoted career to caring for children with an incurable brain condition. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 Dr. Marion (Jack) Walker, pediatric neurosurgeon at Primary Children's Medical Center and professor of neurosurgery at the University of Utah, School of Medicine, received the Vision Award for Service at the first annual Hydrocephalus Association Vision Dinner which took...

2013-10-11 23:24:11

Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists (ANS) educates patients about the importance of choosing the most appropriate specialist for back surgery. Morristown,NJ (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Every day, over 15 million Americans experience back pain. Of those 15 million, more than 600,000 back surgeries are performed each year. With back pain on the rise, the number of physicians performing back surgeries has also increased, making Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS) a lot more common. On average...

2013-09-24 12:28:13

Multiple neurosurgical centers to evaluate long-term effectiveness, efficacy, and value of intraoperative MRI for brain tumor surgery MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS; TSX: IM) ("IMRIS" or the "Company") today announced that the first brain tumor patient was enrolled by the Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, for an expanding clinical neurosurgical database designed to study the use and benefits of ceiling-mounted...

2013-09-04 12:33:38

ALEXANDRIA, Minn., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tristate Brain and Spine Institute, formerly Central Minnesota Spine Center is proud to announce the grand opening of a newly built state of the art facility located at 6600 State Hwy 29 South in Alexandria on September 3, 2013. Tristate Brain and Spine Institute is now offering a wide array of spine-related services using CT, X-Ray, and the revolutionary G-Scan Brio upright MRI, one of only three in the US. All professional imaging...