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2012-08-22 02:23:18

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Interventional Spine, Inc. today announced that after having obtained clearance from the FDA , it has successfully completed 75 implants worldwide using the PerX360 Percutaneous Lumbar Fusion System for the treatment of Degenerative Disc Disease. PerX360 System - A 30-minute Spinal Fusion Procedure The PerX360 System(TM) is a combination of Interventional Spine's state-of-the-art products, including the Opticage(TM) expandable...

2012-08-02 23:01:28

Parker Waichman LLP Investigating Potential Lawsuit Claims Involving Medtronic Infuse Bone Growth Side Effects, Including Overgrown Bone, Male Sterility, Retrograde Ejaculation, The Need For Revision Surgery and Cancer. New York, NewYork (PRWEB) August 02, 2012 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the legal rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, is advising patients who have undergone spinal fusion surgeries to contact their surgeons to determine...

2012-07-26 23:00:59

Studies suggest that at least 80% of people will suffer from a spine problem at some point in their lives and of those who have lumbar spine surgery, failed back syndrome can affect as many as 10 to 40 percent of patients. Dr. Kaixuan Liu, founder of Atlantic Spine Center in New Jersey, offers tips and suggestions for patients who´ve had a failed back or failed neck surgery. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) July 26, 2012 How to reduce the chances of failed back surgery syndrome or failed neck...

2012-07-18 02:26:20

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Misonix, Inc. (NasdaqGM: 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, has announced its participation in the 19th Annual IMAST Meeting, being held in Istanbul, Turkey, July 18-21, 2012, sponsored by the Scoliosis...

2012-06-28 02:28:05

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Benvenue Medical, Inc., a developer of minimally invasive solutions for spine repair, announced it completed a $25 million Series D round of financing. The spine company intends to use the proceeds to sustain global commercialization of its three breakthrough minimally invasive products to treat degenerative disc disease (DDD) with spinal fusion and vertebral compression fractures (VCFs), as well as for additional initiatives to...

2012-06-14 06:24:17

NEW YORK, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Paradigm Spine, LLC, a leading provider of non-fusion "surgeon-centric" spinal implant technologies, announces the release of key findings based on its landmark coflex® IDE study. In a podium presentation titled "Coflex® Interlaminar Stabilization Compared to Posterior Spinal Fusion", the Company highlights its study of the safety and efficacy of the coflex® interlaminar device compared to posterior spinal fusion. The study was a...

2012-06-12 14:34:10

Technology licensed by BYU to Utah-based Crocker Spinal Technologies In between the vertebrae of the human spine are 23 Oreo-sized, cartilage-filled discs that hold the vertebrae together and allow for spine movement. While the discs are critical for movement, they can become the source of back pain when they degenerate or herniate — a major health problem that affects 85% of Americans and drains the U.S. economy to the tune of $100 billion every year. A new biomedical device...

2012-06-07 18:21:46

FREDERICK, Md., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Spine will host another Advanced Transforaminal Endoscopic Spine Training Workshop at their multi-specialty spine center in Frederick, Maryland on June 8th, 2012. This workshop will take place at American Spine Surgery Center located at 1050 Key Parkway Suite 104, Frederick, MD. Led by American Spine medical directors, Drs. Atif Malik and Sandeep Sherlekar, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Said Osman (Frederick, MD), and orthopedic spine surgeon Dr....

2012-04-25 06:24:47

CHICAGO, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Midwest's first center dedicated to treating spine patients with the most advanced and innovative minimally invasive procedures opens today, April 25, in Chicago. The Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) Minimally Invasive Spine Institute is located in MOR's new, state-of-the-art building, 1611 W. Harrison St., Chicago. The Institute is led by Drs. Frank Phillips and Kern Singh, board-certified orthopedic spine surgeons respected worldwide for their...

2012-04-17 02:27:51

MELBOURNE, Australia, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Global regenerative medicine company Mesoblast Limited (ASX:MSB) today announced that its Phase 2 clinical trial investigating the use of allogeneic, or off-the-shelf, Mesenchymal Precursor Cells (MPCs) for non-surgical restoration of degenerated intervertebral discs and treatment of low back pain has enrolled 50% of the total study patients. This rapid rate of enrolment attests to the major unmet medical need and to the relative...