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2012-11-08 08:33:20

KARLSRUHE, Germany, November 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- joimax(R) as the recognized pioneer in endoscopic spine surgery has launched the transforaminal access to the spinal canal under the brand name TESSYS(R) in 2004. Since then the company has consistently extended its product range and covers the complete array of therapies for spinal disorders with its systems today. TESSYS(R) and iLESSYS(R) are applied especially for the treatment of disc herniations and stenosis...

2012-10-25 07:32:39

LADERA RANCH, Calif., Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Biologics announced today that is has validated the OsteoAMP process showing no clinically relevant 'donor to donor' variation. The OsteoAMP® validation used >100 consecutive allograft donors that were processed into products which resulted in 100% clinical success in >300 lumbar and cervical spine fusions. Clinical success was determined by fusion rates radiologically assessed via x-ray and CT by a blinded,...

2012-10-23 07:30:36

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AMEDICA Corporation, a spinal and reconstructive medical device manufacturer, is pleased to announce that Alpesh Patel, M.D., Associate Professor in the Division of Spine Surgery at the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, will present a poster at the North American Spine Society (NASS) Annual Meeting that illustrates the significant advantages of Silicon Nitride (Si(3)N(4)) for use in interbody fusion devices compared to (PEEK)...

2012-10-15 07:29:05

OR AKIVA, Israel, October 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Expanding Orthopedics Inc. [http://www.xortho.com ], an emerging spinal device company, announced today the appointment of Dr. Hansen Yuan, one of the leading industry experts, to the Company's Board of Directors. "We are extremely proud and honored to add Dr. Yuan to our Board of Directors" said Mike Sherman, Director at Expanding Orthopedics Inc. and Partner at MB Venture Partners. "Dr. Yuan is a global key opinion...

2012-09-27 02:28:02

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Amedica Corporation, a spinal and reconstructive medical device manufacturer, announced today it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to legally market a second generation family of cervical and lumbar interbody fusion devices (IBF) manufactured with the company's proprietary Silicon Nitride biomaterial. The product portfolio expansion offers design enhancements including a threaded insertion...

2012-09-13 02:28:16

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Amedica Corporation, a spinal and reconstructive implant manufacturer, announced today the expansion of biomaterial claims for its FDA 510(k)-cleared Valeo® Interbody Fusion Devices. The expansion of these claims focus on the innate properties of the Company's proprietary Silicon Nitride (Si(3)N(4)) biomaterial, which has been proven to provide superior osteointegration and anti-infective capabilities when compared to products...

2012-09-13 02:25:49

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Amedica Corporation, a spinal and reconstructive implant manufacturer, announced today the publication of two peer-reviewed studies conducted at Brown University that demonstrate the superior osteointegration and bacterial-resistant properties of its proprietary Silicon Nitride (Si(3)N(4)) biomaterial when compared to poly-ether-ether-ketone (PEEK) or titanium (Ti). In related news, the company also announced the expansion of biomaterial property...

2012-09-12 02:30:40

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Charles S. Theofilos, MD, founder of The Spine Center, in Palm Beach Gardens, a recent study of four-year data on patients who had the artificial disc replacement in the cervical spine have shown significant improvement in returning to a normal lifestyle as well as elimination of pain levels experienced prior to surgery. Outcomes of the patients in the study, who were followed for two years, show that more than 90% said...

2012-09-08 23:00:13

Texas Back Institute surgeons report that investing time in core strength is more important that walking, the preferred exercise according to a new CDC study. Plano, TX (PRWEB) September 07, 2012 A new CDC study indicates more Americans are walking as regular exercise. Unfortunately, the same research shows that fewer than half engage in the minimum recommended 2.5 hours of regular exercise per week. While any exercise is good, according to orthopedic surgeons at Texas Back Institute, core...

2012-08-27 02:24:35

DALLAS, August 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The new market research report "Spine Surgery Devices Market Forecasts to 2017 - Global Trends & Competitive Analysis" published by MarketsandMarkets ( http://www.marketsandmarkets.com), - analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World. Browse 173 tables and 26 figures/charts spread across 409 pages and in-depth TOC of "Spine Surgery...