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2014-09-18 08:30:38

.@UnitedSpinal Partners w/ @Ivytalk to maximize Digital Communication Strategy http://ow.ly/BzWcP #GivingTuesday NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- July 15, United Spinal Association today announced a new partnership with Ivycorp, makers of a cloud-based multi-channel group communications platform called Ivytalk, to assist the organization with integration of short message service (SMS) technology in its future outreach efforts....

2014-09-12 23:10:03

Spinal Recovery Guidelines Post Surgery Available on Spine Guide Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 E-health center Spine Guide, best known for providing online guidance on spinal injuries and treatment, has recently announced that it has published a list of guidelines for people recovering from back pain management or surgery. The guidelines are meant to complement the wealth of information that the Spine Guide website has on all things spine-related. Although Spine Guide...

2014-09-05 08:24:18

Live Webcast on Wednesday, September 10, at 2:55 p.m. EST GERMANTOWN, Md., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) announced that President and CEO Richard Garr will present at the 16(th) Annual Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference on Wednesday, September 10, at 2:55 p.m. EST. Garr will provide an overview of the company's NSI-566 cell therapy clinical trials for ALS, which concluded final Phase II treatments in July, and chronic spinal cord...

2014-09-02 12:29:51

Designation Builds Support for The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis MIAMI, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Senate Resolution 533, introduced by Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, designates September 2014 as "National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month". This designation is especially timely given the progress being made toward a cure for spinal cord injury at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. "We are incredibly grateful to Senator Rubio and the entire U.S. Senate for...

2014-08-27 08:26:50

Dose Escalation Clinical Trial to Test Initial Safety and Activity of AST-OPC1 in Patient Population with the First Indication Targeted for Product Registration MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asterias Biotherapeutics Inc. (OTCBB: ASTY) has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to initiate a Phase 1/2a clinical trial of its product, AST-OPC1, in patients with complete cervical spinal cord injury. The approved trial follows the...

2014-08-25 16:25:34

LONDON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2312346/Traumatic-Spinal-Cord-Injury-Global-Clinical-Trials-Review-H2-2014.html Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014SummaryGlobalData's clinical trial report, "Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014" provides data on the...

2014-08-08 10:55:19

Vanderbilt University Medical Center Researchers in the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science (VUIIS) have achieved the first conclusive non-invasive measurement of neural signaling in the spinal cords of healthy human volunteers. Their technique, described today in the journal eLife, may aid efforts to help patients recover from spinal cord injuries and other disorders affecting spinal cord function, including multiple sclerosis. "We definitely hope that this work can...

2014-08-08 08:25:57

GERMANTOWN, Md., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) today reported its financial results for the three months and six months ended June 30, 2014 and provided a business and clinical update. "We are pleased to report that 2014 has already seen the company achieve several major milestones. In late July, we completed the last of the surgeries in the NSI-566/ALS Phase II trial. Each of the patients in the final cohort have received a total of 16 million NSI-566 neural...

2014-08-07 15:39:20

Salk Institute Scientists hope to borrow strategy from simpler animals to repair damaged spinal cord nerves in humans Frogs, dogs, whales, snails can all do it, but humans and primates can't. Regrow nerves after an injury, that is—while many animals have this ability, humans don't. But new research from the Salk Institute suggests that a small molecule may be able to convince damaged nerves to grow and effectively rewire circuits. Such a feat could eventually lead to therapies for the...

2014-07-15 08:29:32

.@UnitedSpinal appoints new board member, #veteran & marketing exec Tom Aiello, #WestPoint, #SCI, http://ow.ly/z8SAT NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Spinal Association today announced the appointment of Tom Aiello, president of March Marketing, LLC and an Army veteran living with spinal cord injury (SCI) from Wheaton, Illinois, to its board of directors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110413/MM82757LOGO Aiello, a West Point graduate, initially...


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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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