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2014-10-20 16:24:54

ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Obesity affects individual patient care, the healthcare system and nearly every organ in the body. People with obesity often have other health problems, including diabetes, heart disease, certain tumors and cancers, and psychiatric disorders. However, the role of obesity in orthopaedic conditions and their treatment is less well-publicized. According to orthopaedic surgeon William M. Mihalko, MD, PhD, of Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics in...

2014-10-20 08:33:56

Results from the first prospective clinical study of i-FACTOR(TM) bone graft in anterior lumbar interbody fusion surgery published in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. WESTMINSTER, Colo., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cerapedics, a privately-held orthobiologics company, today announced that results from the first prospective clinical study evaluating the safety and efficacy of i-FACTOR bone graft in anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) have been published in the peer-reviewed...

2014-10-18 23:01:10

The Asian Arthroscopic Devices market is anticipated to grow due to increasing demand for minimally invasive procedures in the region http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-arthroscopic-devices-7332824137.html (PRWEB) October 18, 2014 The Asian arthroscopic devices report defines and segments the concerned market in Asia with analysis and forecast of revenue. The arthroscopic devices market in Asia is estimated to grow to $712.3 million by 2018, at a CAGR of 6.5% from 2013 to...

2014-10-17 12:27:01

HOUSTON, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Korsh Jafarnia, hand and upper extremity specialist with Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, shared the latest advances in hand and upper extremity care for "Active Families on the Go" in a free community seminar held in September at Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141017/152768 Dr. Jafarnia spoke to a crowded room about some of the common hand, wrist and elbow...

2014-10-17 08:23:56

ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sophie* is a 15 year old cross country runner who has a history of a foot stress fracture and shin splints. Often she does not eat prior to her workouts. Recently she has felt fatigued and weak during her races, saying her legs feel heavy and she sometimes feels dizzy. She has been running every day, averaging 40-50 miles a week, and has lost 18 pounds in the past year. At times she feels running has become a compulsion....

2014-10-16 23:11:18

Following a successful inaugural event last fall and on-going sports safety public awareness campaign, the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) is holding its 2nd annual “Athletic Training Recognition Week” from Friday, October 17 through Sunday, October 26, 2014. It is the hope of NYSATA that by promoting events like this throughout the year, the importance of establishing thorough emergency protocols and providing appropriate medical personnel, such as a...

2014-10-16 23:05:03

The North American Orthopedic Braces and Support Systems market is anticipated to spur due to rapidly aging population, and better reimbursement policies for orthopedic treatments. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-orthopedic-braces-support-systems-4244474673.html (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The North American Orthopedic braces and support systems report defines and segments the concerned market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The Orthopedic...

2014-10-16 04:21:33

Zimmer Knee Lawsuit Help Center Website reports that thousands of cases are being filed against leading knee implant manufacturer Zimmer Inc. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MT Services LLC, a Lawsuit Settlement News Reporting Company which operates lawsuitsettlementnews.com, announced today a primary focus on assisting plaintiffs who have suffered with complications from Zimmer NexGen Knee implants. A significant amount of lawsuits have been filed against the leading...

2014-10-15 23:12:14

DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuits Continue With The Filing By Wright & Schulte LLC Of A Complaint Alleging A Recipient Endured Risky and Painful Surgeries After Receiving DePuy’s Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC continues to file DePuy Pinnacle Hip lawsuits, this one on behalf of a man who underwent hip surgery to remove a DePuy metal-on-metal hip implant. The complaint against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, DePuy...

2014-10-15 23:08:53

Dr. Steven Shoshany, a chiropractor in New York City, recently started offering custom made orthotics, using 3D printing technology. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Dr. Steven Shoshany, a chiropractor in New York City, recently started offering custom made orthotics, using 3D printing technology. Dr. Steven Shoshany has been an advocate for the application of new techniques and technologies to the treatment of musculoskeletal pain and injuries. He has been helping bring many...


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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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