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2014-10-23 08:36:26

For Outstanding Contributions That Assist Georgians With Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries ATLANTA, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission presented at its recently held Annual Meeting the 2014 Pathfinder Award to Representative Kevin Tanner (R) 9th of Dawsonville, Georgia for his Outstanding Contributions to Georgians with traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries. Representative Tanner was cited by Commission Chairman JD...

2014-10-22 08:31:08

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. (OTCQB: NVIV) based in Cambridge, MA is revolutionizing spinal cord injury (SCI) treatment with their novel Neuro-Spinal Scaffold. This technique has been shown to outperform in tissue regrowth in the spinal cord area when cells are coupled with the scaffold. Made from an FDA approved polymer, the scaffold ultimately breaks down to water and carbon dioxide; making it harmless to the human body. NVIV...

2014-10-20 08:30:20

Provides for Immediate Release of Initial Grant Funds MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AST) announced today that the Company has signed a Notice of Grant Award (NGA) with the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), effective October 1, 2014. The NGA provides for the immediate release of Clinical Development payments and the release of additional grant funds pursuant to the previously announced $14.3 million...

2014-10-01 16:24:36

Hakeem Olajuwon, Warren Sapp, Pedro Martinez, Bill Cowher, Tom Brokaw, Grant Hill and more joined forces to "Stand up for those who can't" NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrities, sports legends, corporate leaders and more joined NFL Hall of Famer Nick Buoniconti, his son Marc, and Event Chair Mark Dalton as they hosted a sold out crowd in celebration of the 29(th) Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner presented by Carnival Corporation & PLC and the Carnival...

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...


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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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