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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...

2014-08-19 23:05:03

Today, August 19, 2014, the world-renowned Brain Aneurysm Foundation Marks its 20th anniversary as the premier nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the incidence of brain aneurysm ruptures. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 The Brain Aneurysm Foundation (BAF) proudly marks its 20th anniversary today—August 19, 2014. Over the course of the last 20 years, BAF rose to become the premier nonprofit organization solely dedicated to providing much needed and most critical awareness,...

2014-08-19 08:29:04

ALBANY, New York, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report "Surgical Navigation Systems Market [http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/214159 ] (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%...

2014-08-18 23:10:59

Treatment Videos Now Available at E-Health Site Houston, Texas (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Premier e-health site Spine Guide recently announced the addition of a series of health videos. The new addition is meant to further educate the general public about the different kinds of spinal ailments and how to treat them. The video resources are split into three categories: Spine Conditions, Spine/Non-Surgical Procedures, and Spine/Surgical Procedures. The new archive, currently consisting of 23...

2014-08-18 08:28:45

The company's products benefit patients with degenerative conditions of the lumbar spine MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the minimally invasive spinal surgical solutions market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Baxano Surgical, Inc. with the 2014 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Line Strategy Leadership. Baxano Surgical's superior products facilitate minimally invasive surgery (MIS), offering both patients and hospitals...

2014-08-17 23:02:39

Dr. Christian Athanassious, a board eligible orthopaedic surgeon with fellowship training from Stanford University in spine surgery, has recently joined the Total Spine Health Program at Santa Rosa Orthopaedics in Northern California. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 Santa Rosa Orthopaedics (SRO), a 10 physician medical group offering comprehensive surgical and nonsurgical orthopaedic care, is thrilled to welcome Christian Athanassious, MD, to its practice. Dr. Athanassious joins...

2014-08-15 20:21:47

More than 70 surgeons attend first annual meeting to learn and discuss new technologies in neurosurgery PARK CITY, Utah, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 70 neurosurgeons from hospitals and academic centers across the country are attending the first annual meeting of the Subcortical Surgery Group, formed this year by 7 neurosurgeons using a new approach to address glioblastoma multiforme (GBMs), brain metastasis (METS), and intracerebral hematomas (ICHs). The new approach,...

2014-08-13 23:05:30

According to iData Research new Asia-Pacific Spinal Implant and Vertebral Compression Fracture market report, spinal implant patients in Taiwan may receive expedient surgical attention, driven by financial incentives offered by local manufacturers and distributors Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 August 13, 2014 – Vancouver, BC – According to spinal implant market data released by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), ), the leading global authority in medical device...


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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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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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