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2014-10-29 23:15:04

The Brain Aneurysm Foundation is proud to welcome to its Medical Advisory Board Dr. Robert M. Friedlander, Chairman of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine’s Neurological Surgery and Professor of Neurosurgery and Neurobiology. He joins other renowned neurologists, neurosurgeons, and interventional neuroradiologists from around the United States and Canada providing continued expertise and support to the Foundation. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The world renowned Brain...

2014-10-29 23:00:39

The treatment options of cervical spine can vary. ANS guides patients through the different treatment options available, both surgical and non surgical Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Choose a neurosurgeon to diagnose a cervical spine disorder: Getting answers about the cause of neck or back pain can be challenging. The sooner there is an accurate diagnosis, the sooner the treatment plan can begin. It may be a nonsurgical approach or a minimally invasive procedure. Either way, a...

2014-10-29 08:33:24

Marcus Neuroscience Institute becomes first in Florida with both VISIUS iMRI and iCT for intraoperative imaging without patient transport MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Oct. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS; TSX: IM) ("IMRIS" or the "Company") today announced that Boca Raton Regional Hospital neurosurgeons have completed initial procedures to launch their use of the VISIUS(®) Surgical Theatre with intraoperative MRI (iMRI) within the new Marcus Neuroscience Institute. The iMRI along with...

2014-10-29 00:22:05

LONDON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About Intracranial StentsIntracranial stents are stainless steel mesh-like tubes with anatomic features to achieve a perfect combination of radial strength and flexibility. Intracranial stents are used in the treatments of cerebral aneurysms, intracranial aneurysms, and intracranial atherosclerosis that cause about eight percent of all ischemic strokes. Aneurysm is a condition in which the artery widens and becomes weaker than a normal artery...

2014-10-28 16:27:25

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Misonix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSON), an international ultrasonic surgical device company that designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic instruments for spine surgery, neurosurgery and other surgical specialties, educated Neurosurgeons and Spine Surgeons at this year's Annual Meeting of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons ("CNS") from October 20 to 22, 2014. "The CNS meeting was an excellent opportunity for us to engage our...

2014-10-27 23:10:51

The world renowned Brain Aneurysm Foundation’s Medical Advisory Board has a new addition. Dr. Aman Patel, neurosurgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital with clinical interests in cerebrovascular and endovascular neurosurgery with a focus on the treatment of cerebral aneurysms, vascular malformations and stroke recently joined the many other medical experts on the Board. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 The Brain Aneurysm Foundation (BAF) is proud to announce the addition of...

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...


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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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