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2014-07-18 23:07:00

Dr. Yusuf Mosuro will be in attendance at the American Academy of Pain Medicine Ultrasonography Level 3 workshop in Chicago this upcoming September. Bellaire, TX (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Dr. Yusuf Mosuro, a leading pain management doctor in Bellaire, Texas, is excited to announce that he will be traveling to Chicago, Illinois to attend the American Academy of Pain Medicine Ultrasonography’s (AAPMU) Level 3 Advanced Spine Techniques in Pain Medicine Including RFA Procedures workshop from...

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...

2014-06-30 08:31:17

The Virage System features the 360° Omnidirectional Extreme-Angle Screw allowing for 112° of conical range of motion, designed to simplify rod alignment and minimize operating time. MINNEAPOLIS, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Spine, Inc., a global leader in spine innovation, today announced the U.S. market launch of the Virage OCT Spinal Fixation System, an Occipital-Cervico-Thoracic (OCT) spinal fixation system that will change surgeons' perspective on posterior fixation....

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...

2014-05-31 23:03:56

Orthopaedic and Spine Institute is pleased to recognize Dr. Steven Cyr, founder and president, as the San Antonio Business Journal awarded Dr. Cyr the Healthcare Heroes Award for Excellence in Military Medicine, on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at the McNay Art Museum. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Orthopaedic and Spine Institute is pleased to recognize Dr. Steven Cyr, founder and president, as the San Antonio Business Journal awarded Dr. Cyr the Healthcare Heroes Award for Excellence 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...

2014-05-28 08:31:44

Expanding Orthopedics names prominent spine surgeons to its European Design Group fueling continuous innovation with its expandable cage platform. OR-AKIVA, Israel, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expanding Orthopedics Inc. [http://www.xortho.com ] (EOI), a privately held medical device company focused on developing and commercializing innovative expandable devices for spine surgery, is pleased to announce the formation of a European Design Group. EOI has named three prominent...

2014-04-29 12:32:20

FDA's Unique Device Identification (UDI) Compliance Takes Precedence Alongside Keynotes Featuring Michael Butler, CEO of Life Spine; Dirk Kuyper, CEO of IlluminOss; Robert S. Bray, Jr., M.D., CEO and Co-Founding Director, DISC Sports and Spine Center and Co-Founder and Inventor, RSB Spine CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ORTHOWORLD(®), Inc., leading producer of strategic intelligence for the orthopaedic industry, announced its education curriculum for OMTEC 2014,...

2014-03-27 23:00:59

Board Members Pen Manuscripts That Are Highlighted in Journal of Neurosurgery Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 The online monthly “Journal of Neurosurgery” is featuring six papers in Neurosurgical Focus that were written by three current board members of The Spine Institute Foundation. Drs. J. Patrick Johnson, Terrence Kim, Doniel Drazin and their co-authors have penned these diverse manuscripts to help educate the public and their peers about how the technology is evolving....

2014-02-12 23:31:14

Spine Team Texas announces the addition of Dr. Jennifer Donnelly-Straach and Dr. Leonard Kibuule as new physician partners in the group. Southlake, TX (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Spine Team Texas, a leader in comprehensive back and neck pain care, is pleased to announce the addition of Drs. Leonard Kibuule and Jennifer Donnelly-Straach as partners of Spine Team Texas. “Both Drs. Donnelly and Kibuule have significantly contributed to Spine Team Texas’ commitment to patient care over...


Latest Spine Reference Libraries

Double-Spined Urchin, (Echinothrix calamaris)
2012-04-19 08:43:44

The Double-spined Urchin (Echinothrix calamaris), also known as the Banded Sea Urchin, is a species of sea sloth found in the Indian and Pacific oceans. It is usually found on back reefs, hiding in crevices or under rocks. The test (shell) is about 2 inches in diameter. It has two sets of spines, shorter closed spines which are dark in color and can deliver a nasty sting, and longer open ended spines that are often banded. Juvenile members of cardinal fish have been observed hiding in the...

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2006-12-13 16:25:48

The Brazilian Porcupine (Coendou prehensilis) is a porcupine found in tropical forests in Mexico and throughout much of South America. The body is covered with short, thick spines that are whitish or yellowish in color. They are mixed with the darker hair, while the underside is grayish. The lips and nose are fleshy. The tail tip curls upward so as to get a better grip on tree branches. This porcupine can grow to forty inches long, but half of that is tail. It weighs about nine pounds. No...

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