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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...

2014-02-14 20:21:08

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today, Integrity Life Sciences announced it has resolved the inventory backlog of critical components that impacted recent delivery schedules. Integrity's stringent quality demand requires critical components to be tested and validated prior to being accepted into inventory. With extended lead times being the initial culprit, the numerous winter storms in late 2013 and early 2014 created additional delays in receiving these components...

2014-02-14 12:24:13

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today, Integrity Life Sciences announced the addition of another US FDA clearance for a new medical device for the treatment of spine and disc related conditions. Integrity Life Sciences submitted the application for an additional 510 (k) clearance in response to market demand. The new device will be added to the other products that Integrity sells. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140214/MN65263) Integrity's initial FDA...

2014-02-11 23:26:31

Atlantic Spine Center announces upcoming February Spine Seminar with keynote speakers Dr. Kaixuan Liu and Dr. Daveed Frazier discussing the benefits of minimally invasive spine surgery and getting back to pain-free living sooner. West Orange, NJ (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Dr. Kaixuan Liu, considered a world leader in minimally invasive endoscopic spine surgery, announced today the times and locations of Atlantic Spine Center’s upcoming free February Spine Seminars, which will outline the...

2014-02-07 08:23:59

ALBANY, New York, February 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Minimally Invasive Vertebral Compression Fracture Repair Market (Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty Devices) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019", the global minimally invasive vertebral compression fracture repair market was valued at USD 1.58 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.7%from 2013...

2014-01-31 23:22:31

Patient Testimonials keep pouring in, proving that Dr. Kaixuan Liu and his staff at Atlantic Spine Center have the bedside manner and advanced spine surgery techniques to provide much needed relief of chronic neck and back pain. West Orange, NJ (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 The advancements in endoscopic spine surgery have proven that chronic back and neck pain requiring surgical intervention may be treated with greater precision with a quicker recovery time, but what of bedside manner? Dr....

2014-01-30 23:31:04

RB Spine Center has added Intervertebral Differential Dynamics (IDD) Therapy to its suite of non-surgical treatment options for chronic back and neck conditions. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 RB Spine Center, a pain management and rehabilitation center in San Diego, has announced the addition of Intervertebral Differential Dynamics (IDD) Therapy to its suite of non-surgical treatment options for chronic back and neck conditions. The facility has also added new members to its team...

2014-01-29 23:00:51

North American Spine is proud to announce the addition of Dr. Matthew Ranson to its back pain treatment team. Dr. Ranson will be performing the exclusive AccuraScope procedure at North American Spine’s Scottsdale, Arizona location. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 North American Spine is proud to announce the addition of Dr. Matthew Ranson to its back pain treatment team. Dr. Ranson will be performing the exclusive AccuraScope procedure at North American Spine’s Scottsdale,...

2014-01-28 08:29:38

First New Vertebral Augmentation Treatment Approach in Over a Decade SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kiva(®) VCF Treatment System by Benvenue Medical, Inc. received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the reduction and treatment of spinal fractures. The Kiva System is a novel implant-based solution for vertebral augmentation and a departure from balloon kyphoplasty (BKP), making it the first new approach to the treatment of...


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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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