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2014-07-29 12:35:45

ALBANY, New York, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020", the global surgical navigation systems market was valued at USD 218.5 million in 2013 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.5% from 2014 to...

2014-07-28 16:26:17

Ori J. Braun and James Fulton to help advance company growth and development of innovative operating room technology CLEVELAND, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgical Theater, LLC announced today the addition of two new members to its Business Advisory Board. New members include Ori J. Braun, former Senior Vice President for Business Development and New Technologies for Given Imaging Ltd., and James (Jim) Fulton, former Senior Vice President and General Manager of Philips...

2014-07-25 08:25:51

Two papers from the hospital were selected among hundreds for presentation HOUSTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physicians and researchers from the Department of Surgery at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston will present studies during the annual American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) conference, held July 26 through 29 in New York. Dr. Howard Epps, academic medical director of pediatric orthopedic surgery at Texas...

2014-07-24 23:09:14

Key staff members from the highly acclaimed Brain Aneurysm Foundation will attend SNIS Annual Meeting taking place July 28-31, 2014. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Representatives from the internationally acclaimed Brain Aneurysm Foundation will be on hand to provide educational and support resources at the Society of NeuroIntervential Surgery’s (SNIS) 11th Annual Meeting next week in Colorado Springs. The Annual Meeting brings together leading experts and representatives from some...

2014-07-23 23:21:03

The RSSearch™ Patient Registry, a patient registry dedicated to stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) has enrolled over 14,000 patients with benign and malignant lesions treated with SRS/SBRT and has expanded to include Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital located in Perth, Australia and the European CyberKnife Center of Munich, Germany. Campbell, California (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Radiosurgery® Society (RSS) announced today that Sir Charles Gairdner...

2014-07-23 12:32:25

LOS ANGELES, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Good Samaritan Hospital and the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine Departments of Neurosurgery and Neurology have formed a new affiliation. The USC Neuroscience Center at Good Samaritan Hospital has been established to bring the talents of the USC neurosurgeons, neuro-interventionalists, neuro-oncologists, and neurologists to the Good Samaritan Hospital campus. The program will include both inpatient care...

2014-07-23 12:31:49

LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Neurostimulation: Technologies and Global Marketshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2070063/Neurostimulation-Technologies-and-Global-Markets.htmlREPORT HIGHLIGHTSThe global neurostimulation devices market is expected to reach $3.8 billion in 2013 and $4.1 billion in 2018, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.5%.This report provides:An overview of the global market for...

2014-07-23 08:31:14

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Silk Road Medical, Inc., a developer of advanced devices for the transcarotid treatment of intra- and extra-cranial cerebrovascular disease, announced today the appointment of Michael P. Wallace to the position of Chief Technology Officer. In this new role, Michael will lead the company's Research and Development efforts across its family of transcarotid access and treatment devices. Prior to joining Silk Road Medical, Michael was...

2014-07-18 23:04:07

GIA initiates research coverage on the global “Computer Assisted Surgical (CAS) Systems” market, as part of its ongoing multiple research projects on diverse industries and markets. The soon to be released report identifies improvements in reliability of CAS technologies, favorable demographic trends, and growing popularity of minimally invasive surgeries as primary growth drivers in the market. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – GIA is pleased to...

2014-07-17 12:27:39

Mortality rates decrease for hip and knee replacement and spinal surgeries ROSEMONT, Ill., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over the past decade, a greater number of patients, age 80 and older, are having elective orthopaedic surgery. A new study appearing in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) found that these surgeries are generally safe with mortality rates decreasing for total hip (THR) and total knee (TKR) replacement and spinal fusion surgeries, and complication rates...


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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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