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2011-07-25 07:01:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lanx®, Inc., a privately held medical device company focused on developing and commercializing innovative devices for spinal surgery, announced its Aspen(TM) Spinous Process Fixation System (Aspen) was featured in two poster presentations at The 18th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques (IMAST) in Copenhagen, Denmark, July 13th to 16th. Dan Gladney, Chief Executive Officer, Lanx, commented, "These scientific sessions at IMAST...

2011-06-28 20:50:54

Physical exercise has a positive effect on the formation of cells in the intervertebral discs.

2011-05-23 13:04:55

When two adjacent discs in the low back wear out, become compressed and cause unmanageable pain, numbness or other symptoms, replacement with artificial discs can be a viable alternative to standard fusion surgery, based on two-year post-surgery data from a randomized.

2011-05-06 13:52:43

As a rule all mammals have the same number of vertebrae in their necks regardless of whether they are a giraffe, a mouse, or a human.

2011-01-31 00:35:02

Singapore, Jan 31, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - At KK Women's and Children's Hospital (KKH), a five-year old girl with severe curvature of the spine was among the first in Southeast Asia to have a "titanium rib" implant.

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2010-12-09 10:14:37

Researchers at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa have developed innovative techniques that could have profound effects on congenital cervical vertebrae malformation research.

2010-11-11 01:00:00

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2010-10-19 06:15:00

New research by scientists at the University of Cambridge in England gives insight into how sloths, one of the few mammals with more than seven neck vertebrae, evolved their uniquely long necks.

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2010-04-27 12:15:00

Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia researchers reveal process of making ribs.

2009-10-28 05:30:00

EATONTOWN, N.J., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Osteotech, Inc.


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