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2014-07-17 08:28:54

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Misonix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSON), an international surgical device company that designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic products for spine surgery, skull based surgery, neurosurgery, wound debridement, cosmetic surgery, laparoscopic surgery and other surgical applications, announced that it has hosted a hands-on workshop on ultrasonic bone surgery today, July 17, during the 21(st) International Meeting on...

2014-07-16 08:27:29

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Misonix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSON), an international surgical device company that designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic products for spine surgery, skull based surgery, neurosurgery, wound debridement, cosmetic surgery, laparoscopic surgery and other surgical applications, announced today that it is exhibiting at the 21(st) International Meeting on Advanced Spine Technologies (IMAST) in Valencia, Spain, from July...

2014-07-15 08:27:50

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Misonix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSON), an international surgical device company that designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic products for spine surgery, skull based surgery, neurosurgery, wound debridement, cosmetic surgery, laparoscopic surgery and other surgical applications, today announced that a team of spine surgeons from Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego, CA has published their findings from a recent study...

2014-06-11 23:11:59

Second bi-annual Curvy Girls Scoliosis Support Convention to be held June 29-July 1 at Hyatt Regency Long Island in Hauppauge, NY. Smithtown, NY (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Two-hundred girls and families from more than 30 states, Canada and England will be in attendance as Curvy Girls Scoliosis Support holds its second biannual Convention on June 29th- July 1st at the Hyatt Regency Long Island in Hauppauge, NY. Founded in 2006 by then-13-year-old Smithtown, NY resident Leah Stoltz, Curvy Girls...

2014-06-04 08:30:50

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Misonix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSON), an international surgical device company that designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic products for spine surgery, skull-based surgery, neurosurgery, wound debridement, cosmetic surgery, laparoscopic surgery and other surgical applications, announced that Dr. Ajay Krishnan of the prestigious Stavya Spine Hospital and Research Center in India concluded after a comparative study in...

New 3D Model Of King Richard III's Spine Shows Prominent Scoliosis
2014-05-30 09:12:05

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It’s been 21 months since an unmarked grave under a car park in Leicester, England revealed the remains of the Last Plantagenet King, Richard III, and since then a wealth of evidence has come to light about the short-lived king and his untimely demise. The most recent findings of Richard’s remains, which were hastily buried without shroud or coffin, reveals that his spine shows strong evidence of scoliosis. Richard III was...

2014-05-15 12:33:22

CHICAGO, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) spine physician, Frank Phillips, M.D., has completed a landmark study championing the use of XLIF (Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion), a less-invasive surgical procedure for patients with adult degenerative scoliosis (curvature of the spine). The study was published in Spine journal. Dr. Phillips is a pioneer in minimally invasive spine surgery. Working with his team of researchers, they found that the XLIF...

2014-04-01 14:25:06

Researchers from Syracuse, New York, report a new, highly accurate, neuromonitoring method that can be used during thoracic spine surgery to prevent malpositioning of pedicle screws such that they enter the spinal canal and possibly cause postoperative neurological impairment. Findings of this prospective, blinded, and randomized study are reported and discussed in two companion papers published today online, ahead of print, in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, specifically "Neuromonitoring...

2014-03-26 11:21:12

Live conference and monitoring improve results at Virginia Mason and Group Health A new team approach has improved safety—reducing rates of major complications by two thirds—for complex spinal reconstructive surgery for spinal deformity in adult Group Health patients at Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center. An article in the March issue of Spine Deformity gives a detailed description of the standardized protocol before, during, and after the surgery, stressing the new...

2014-02-11 08:34:03

ROSEMONT, Ill., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for PM&R announces the 2014 winter cycle recipients of research grant awards in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation Neil Segal, MD (University of Iowa) will receive the Ossur Prosthetic / Orthotic Research Grant for his study on the effect of arch orthoses on tibial rotation and tibiofemoral contact stress. Symptomatic knee osteoarthritis is one of the most common disabling conditions in the...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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