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2014-09-19 12:25:28

4WEB expands product portfolio with Osteotomy Truss System's 74 size options CHICAGO, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 4WEB Medical announces the formal launch of the largest offering of 3D-printed foot and ankle osteotomy implants on the market today at this weekend's American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society annual meeting in Chicago. The Osteotomy Truss System is a comprehensive solution for all of a surgeon's osteotomy needs with 74 size options included in one versatile set....

2014-09-18 23:12:10

Hands-On Seminars has Announced Pre-Registration for their Newly Developed Online Courses in Manual Therapy Techniques. Astoria, New York (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Cindy, facing the challenges of raising four children, found the rigors of everyday life causing headaches that never fully went away. “Pain had just become a way of life for me. I knew taking prescription or over-the-counter pain pills was not the answer, but I’d just about given up on getting any relief.” Just...

2014-09-18 23:11:45

According to Dr. Kaixuan Liu, minimally invasive endoscopic spine surgery is becoming an increasingly popular option to achieve lasting relief for chronic back or neck pain without the long recovery associated with traditional “open” surgery. West Orange, NJ (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 For the millions of Americans suffering from chronic back or neck pain, a technique known as minimally invasive endoscopic spine surgery is becoming an increasingly popular option to achieve lasting...

2014-09-18 23:11:37

HRT will be showcasing its surgical amniotic product line of AmnioPro-C Flowable, AmnioPro – A Flowable, AmnioPro45™ Membrane, AmnioPro200™ Membrane and its In-Office amniotic product line to surgeons and prospective partner companies at the 2014 Annual American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Meeting (AOFAS) September 21st-23rd in Chicago. HRT continues to expand its national and international distribution network and private label opportunities with synergistic medical...

2014-09-18 08:29:54

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Drug Watchdog is extremely concerned that most recipients of a DePuy Pinnacle, or DePuy ASR all metal hip implant, who have already had a revision surgery, or who have a revision surgery scheduled have not yet been identified by the courts handling the litigation involving these all metal hip implants. If a recipient of a DePuy Pinnacle or ASR has had a revision surgery within the last three years, or they have a revision surgery...

2014-09-17 23:09:22

Expert spine surgeon Dr. Gravori comments on degenerative disc disease and how it can lead to severe back pain in response to a recent article about a university student who had to drop out due to the disease. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 A recent news story from Mid-Day, an Indian news outlet, tells of a 24-year-old man named Advait Thakur who had to stop attending college because of severe back pain caused by degenerative disc disease. This disease led to a...

2014-09-17 23:02:55

The Firm is evaluating Wright hip lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered serious complications allegedly due to Wright Conserve hip replacements, as Well as Wright Profemur hip implants. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Wright hip lawsuit (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/wright-conserve-hip-replacement.html) filings involving the Conserve line of metal-on-metal hip replacements continue to grow in a multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S. District...

2014-09-17 23:01:26

Various key witnesses from DePuy Orthopaedics are being called to provide in-person and videotaped testimony. Despite defendant’s attempts to call a mistrial and other legal maneuvers, the Court has declined and the trial continues to move forward. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, notes that the first bellwether trial involving Johnson &...

2014-09-17 16:26:36

DALLAS, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite austerity measures, the global orthopedic power tools market will experience moderate growth from $1,406 million in 2013 to $1,674 million by 2020, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 2.5%. While marketing drivers will continue to enhance the existing growth trend in the global computer-assisted devices space, computer-assisted and robotic surgery is expected to remain the reserve of top-tier hospitals, mostly in...

2014-09-17 12:26:56

Only Hospital in Northeast Participating in this Multi-Center Clinical Trial NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of people suffer from neck and arm pain as a result of cervical disc disease. Recently the FDA approved the launch of a clinical trial for the M6-C artificial cervical disc, an innovative implant device developed by Spinal Kinetics, which may offer relief to people with cervical disc herniations resulting in neck and or arm pain. Hospital for Special...


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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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