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2014-03-17 08:28:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) announced that the final results from the Phase I safety trial using NSI-566 spinal cord stem cells in the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease) were published in the peer-reviewed journal, "Annals of Neurology" http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ana.24113/full. In "Intraspinal Neural Stem Cell Transplantation in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Phase I Trial...

2014-03-15 23:03:58

Stop Sciatica In 8 Minutes Review is the latest program developed by Steven Guo, who promises to teach people how to cure sciatica naturally and effectively. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Stop Sciatica In 8 Minutes was created by Steven Guo, who had many years of experience in studying sciatica treatments. In the program, people will learn how cure their sciatica naturally without using any...

2014-03-12 23:30:47

Houston-area Company Now Provides New Treatments to Address Sciatica Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 The sciatic nerve is the widest and longest single nerve in the human body—running from the lower back through the buttock to the lower limbs. Thus sciatica is named after the compression or irritation of this particular nerve. Gulf Coast Spine Care, which is based in Houston, has recently rolled out new treatment plans to treat this condition. Sciatica—which is also known as lumbar...

2014-03-12 00:22:34

Workplace Productivity a Significant Issue for Americans Suffering from Herniated Discs ROSEMONT, Ill., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Annually, more than 10 million people experience back pain in the United States. More than 200,000 of these patients undergo surgery to alleviate pain due to a herniated disc. Surgery to remove the disc has been found to be an effective way to improve these patients' quality of life in cases where conservative treatment is ineffective, but...

2014-03-04 23:22:15

How an orthopedic rep replacement model can help hospitals take back the O.R. and driving value and outcomes in the treatment of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Attend a complimentary webinar from Becker's Healthcare to learn more about clinical success in the O.R. and how to drive outcomes in the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis. Register for one of the following webinars today: 1) Clinical Success Without the Excess: How an Orthopedic Rep Replacement...

2014-02-28 12:28:11

DUBLIN, February 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qvmn73/minimally) has announced the addition of the "Minimally Invasive Vertebral Compression Fracture Repair Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qvmn73/minimally ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Collapse of the...

2014-02-27 20:22:34

PHOENIX, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Cleveland Indians first baseman has begun spring training after making a remarkable recovery following a debilitating spine injury that nearly shattered his career and left him faced with a risk of complete paralysis. Following an innovative spine surgery at Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, David Cooper has returned to baseball - a feat many doctors said may never happen....

2014-02-26 20:22:27

Sufferers of spinal stenosis find relief from the state-of-the-art laser treatments offered by Dr. Rezaian at the California Orthopaedic Medical Clinic, Inc. LOS ANGELES, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- There are few certainties in life, but one reliable truth remains: As we get older, our health afflictions can become increasingly challenging. Of all the health concerns a person might face, one of the most common - and most troubling - is spinal stenosis. Fortunately, with laser back...

2014-02-25 08:32:19

Spine Study Shows Kiva Reduced Pain without Extravasation SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benvenue Medical, Inc., today announced results of an independent, prospective, randomized study which found that the company's Kiva(® )VCF Treatment System was as effective as balloon kyphoplasty (BKP) in reducing pain associated with osteolytic vertebral body metastases. The Kiva System also resulted in no extravasation (cement leakage) while BKP, the current standard of care,...

2014-02-19 08:32:42

WASHINGTON and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The George Washington University Hospital and Benvenue Medical, Inc., announced that it is the first in the U.S. to treat vertebral compressions fracture (VCF) patients with the Kiva VCF Treatment System following its clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in January. The minimally invasive Kiva System, which demonstrated important patient benefits in a large, international, FDA-approved clinical trial, is...


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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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