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2014-10-21 12:32:26

Cancer Survivor Shares Personal Story During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month RENO, Nev., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the second-most diagnosed cancer in women in the U.S., breast cancer impacts the lives of many. Debbie Black, a Nevada resident, is among those whose life has been dramatically impacted by the disease. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141020/153187 Initially diagnosed with stage II breast cancer at the age of 30, Black underwent aggressive...

2014-10-20 23:05:22

Investors allege that Medtronic misled them about Infuse’s safety profile and potential commercial possibilities. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 A federal judge in Minneapolis, Minnesota just ruled that a shareholder lawsuit brought over Medtronic’s Infuse bone growth protein may proceed. The lawsuit alleges that Medtronic and its management, which includes its former CEO, William Hawkins, misled investors concerning the safety and potential commercial viability of...

2014-10-20 12:29:44

The Parkinson Alliance Reports Findings Pertaining to Autonomic Dysfunction in Parkinson's KINGSTON, N.J., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New findings from The Parkinson Alliance (PA) survey entitled "Autonomic Dysfunction in Parkinson's Disease With and Without Deep Brain Stimulation" show that autonomic dysfunction was highly prevalent in Parkinson's disease (PD), regardless of age and disease duration. The autonomic nervous system controls a number of functions in the...

2014-10-20 08:30:51

BOSTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Indianapolis interventional medical device maker NICO Corporation and Toronto-based 3D visualization leader Synaptive Medical announced today at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting that they have joined forces to integrate their innovative technologies for brain surgery. The collaboration is the first of its kind and will make a powerful combination to improve patient outcomes. NICO's BrainPath® interventional access technology...

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...


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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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