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2014-08-29 23:08:27

Orthopedic and Laser Spine Surgery offers minimally invasive spine surgery techniques that are an endoscopic solution to several problematic back conditions. Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 In short, minimally invasive spine surgeries are procedures in which surgeons, like Dr. Scott Katzman of Orthopedic and Laser Spine Surgery, use very small endoscopic instruments to view and perform repairs. Problems with the discs, nerves and boney abnormalities on or around the vertebrae...

2014-08-28 23:18:30

Advanced Surgical Procedures Introduced for Spinal Treatment Houston, Texas (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Spine Guide has built a reputation for itself as a prominent online source of information on spinal health. Now, the e-health site will offer new surgical procedures for back pain, or people suffering from back pain symptoms. Spine Guide specializes in three types of back surgery: sciatica surgery, cervical/neck surgery, and lumbar spine surgery. Some of the most common back pain symptoms...

2014-08-28 23:14:04

The fourth annual Step for Hope Run/Walk is scheduled to take place at Bierman Park in Carol Stream, IL on Saturday, September 6, 2014. All proceeds benefit the world renowned Brain Aneurysm Foundation. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Now in its 4th year, Step for Hope is a run/walk that was started in 2011 by two brain aneurysm survivors. The ongoing mission of Step for Hope is to raise much needed awareness, provide education to help increase early detection and to help support...

2014-08-28 08:27:54

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequent Medical, Inc. announced today that it has initiated patient enrollment in an Investigational Device Exemption ("IDE") pivotal trial to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the WEB(TM) Aneurysm Embolization System ("WEB"). Adam Arthur, MD, Associate Professor, University of Tennessee Department of Neurosurgery/Semmes-Murphey Clinic and Principal Investigator of the WEB-IT study enrolled the first four patients in the study,...

2014-08-27 23:14:37

The second annual Brain Aneurysm Awareness Run (BAAR) will take place in Wayne, PA on Saturday, September 6, 2014. All proceeds benefit the world renowned Brain Aneurysm Foundation. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 As part of the ongoing effort to increase awareness of brain aneurysms, organizers of last year’s very successful Brain Aneurysm Awareness Run (BAAR) have scheduled their 2nd annual event to take place on Saturday, September 6, 2014 in Wayne, Pennsylvania. Founded in 2013...

2014-08-27 23:07:52

Buzz Digital O.R. to form the core of 13 new Aspirus Wausau Hospital Operating Rooms Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Aspirus Wausau Hospital today announced the first extensive multi-O.R. integration project in the US with Buzz™ Digital O.R. at Aspirus Wausau Hospital, in Wausau, WI. The foundation of all 13 new operating rooms will be Buzz, a centralized surgical hub for operating room control and management. This integrative system supports planning, navigation, imaging and...

2014-08-27 23:00:20

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Surgical Navigation Systems Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Surgical Navigation Systems Market (Neurosurgical Navigation Systems, ENT Navigation Systems and Orthopedic Navigation Systems) - Global Industry Analysis,...

2014-08-26 23:16:37

The world-renowned Brain Aneurysm Foundation is seeking help declaring September “Brain Aneurysm Month.” Hanover, MA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 There is a nationwide effort underway—led by the Brain Aneurysm Foundation—to establish September as Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month. With support and leadership from Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) and Congressmen Pat Tiberi (R-OH) and Richard Neal (D-MA), the United States Congress is currently considering a federal resolution that would officially...

2014-08-26 08:31:13

Interim analysis of triple-blind, parallel-controlled trial proves intraoperative MRI more effective than conventional neurosurgery for certain brain tumors MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS; TSX: IM) ("IMRIS" or the "Company") today announced that a recently published article in the journal Neurosurgery is the highest level clinical evidence to show that the use of VISIUS(®) intraoperative MRI (iMRI) in brain tumor surgery results in complete...

2014-08-21 08:28:25

First Commercial Positive Coverage Decision Adds to Prior Policies by Medicare (Novitas and Palmetto) SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SI-BONE, Inc. (San Jose, California), a medical device company that pioneered the use of the iFuse Implant System,(®) a minimally invasive surgical (MIS) device indicated for fusion of the sacroiliac (SI) joint, announced that Priority Health (Michigan) published an update to its Lumbar Fusion Medical Policy No. 91590-R4 providing...


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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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