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2014-10-14 16:25:10

LONDON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report identifies and segments the main types of medical robotics and computer-assisted surgery (MRCAS) devices that have been commercialized to date. It analyzes the historical and current volume and value of shipments of each of these product segments in specified applications and geographical markets. It also evaluates the impact of demographic, economic and other factors that will drive future demand for MRCAS devices and includes...

2014-10-14 12:29:54

Held in Conjunction with World Molecular Imaging Congress 2014 in Seoul, Korea CULVER CITY, Calif., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world's leading basic-scientists and surgeon-scientists recently convened at the Optical Surgical Navigation Workshop, held in conjunction with the 7th annual meeting of the World Molecular Imaging Society in Seoul, Korea. Co-organized by Professors Hyun Koo Kim of Korea University Guro Hospital, a lung cancer surgeon-scientist, James Basilion of...

2014-10-14 08:33:55

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Deepak Raghavan has joined Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF) in response to the increasing volume of neuroradiology imaging studies handled by the practice, RAF CEO Ed Swager announced today. Neuroradiology studies such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) scans of the brain, spine, head and neck assist in diagnosing conditions including tumors, stroke, trauma injuries and spinal...

2014-10-14 04:22:26

KALAMAZOO, MI and KATOWICE, Poland, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ablative Solutions, Inc. (ASI), a privately held company headquartered in Kalamazoo, MI, with offices in Menlo Park, CA, announced today that it has treated the first patient in the Peregrine Study. Patients enrolled in the study receive targeted therapy using the investigational Peregrine System(TM) Infusion Catheter to treat sympathetic nerves located in the outer region of arteries. The interruption of these nerve...

2014-10-09 23:13:08

Dr. Kaixuan Liu educates patients and offers tips about the benefits of endoscopic discectomy surgery for relief from chronic lower back and neck pain. West Orange, NJ (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 October 2014 – With chronic lower back or neck pain so common that 8 of 10 people suffer from it at some point in their lives, many wonder what happens if they exhaust all treatment options but still haven’t found relief. That’s when Kaixuan Liu, MD, PhD, founder and president of Atlantic...

2014-10-09 12:29:52

DALLAS, October 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketOptimizer.org adds MediPoint: Spinal Fusion - Global Analysis and Market Forecasts research report to its store. China's spinal fusion market value will grow from $226 million in 2013 to $665 million by 2020, at an impressive Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 16.66%, making it the fastest growing spinal fusion market in the world over the forecast period. Spinal fusion surgery is a well-established procedure that has...

2014-10-09 08:27:48

Learn more about these state-of-the-art products at CNS annual meeting MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS; TSX: IM) ("IMRIS" or the "Company") today announced that use of intraoperative imaging for optimizing workflow with neurosurgical focal therapies will be featured in its exhibition space at the Congress of Neurosurgical Surgeons (CNS) meeting in Boston from Oct. 20-22. IMRIS invites meeting attendees to visit booth 442. Emerging focal...

2014-10-07 08:30:29

CyberKnife center offers nonsurgical option for lesser-known nerve disorder known as "suicide disease" LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Louisville CyberKnife recently completed the successful treatment of a patient suffering from trigeminal neuralgia (TN), a debilitating nerve disorder, using stereotactic radiosurgery. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141007/150683 Known for its characteristic excruciating facial pain, trigeminal neuralgia is often misdiagnosed as...

2014-10-03 12:25:26

Rotary Gama Ray System: Technological Breakthrough for Stereotactic Cerebral Radiosurgery SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Infini is a next generation intracranial stereotactic radiosurgery system manufactured by MASEP. It is characterized by its speed during treatment, high level of accuracy and its increased efficiency because of the use of only 30 cobalt sources (energy necessary for radiation emission) compared to 192 used by other machines. Infini is...

2014-10-02 23:09:43

TeamCindy and its popular 5K Run for Research needs your help to spread awareness about early detection of brain aneurysms. Join the TeamCindy 5K Run for Research on Saturday, October 18th in Riverside Park (NYC) for a great and rewarding event for all ages and fitness levels. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Runners and walkers from all walks of life are expected to converge on Riverside Park this month for one very important reason: Create greater awareness of the signs and symptoms...


Latest Neurosurgery Reference Libraries

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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