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2011-05-24 09:50:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DFINE, Inc., the developer of minimally invasive radio frequency (RF) targeted therapies for the treatment of vertebral pathologies, today announced two new product enhancements to its StabiliT® Vertebral Augmentation System - the most advanced treatment option for vertebral compression fractures (VCFs). Designed to improve the physician experience and provide greater flexibility and ease-of-use for the minimally invasive treatment of VCFs,...

2011-05-11 07:37:32

One in 10 heart failure patients had compression fractures in the spine that could have been detected by a chest X-ray, but few are receiving treatment to help prevent such fractures.

2011-05-11 00:54:59

One in 10 heart failure patients had compression fractures in the spine that could have been detected by a chest X-ray, but few are receiving treatment to help prevent such fractures.

2011-05-10 15:00:00

Study Highlights: - One in 10 heart failure patients had spinal fractures; of those, 85 percent were not being treated for osteoporosis. - Heart failure patients who also had atrial fibrillation (AF) were twice as likely to have spinal fractures as patients without AF. - Researchers said simple chest X-rays already used on heart failure patients could diagnose vertebral compression fractures.

2010-11-29 13:00:00

DAYTON, Ohio, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Results of a large-scale study, "Vertebroplasty vs.

2010-11-10 09:07:00

In the news release, AAOS Clinical Guideline for Treating Spinal Compression Fractures Presents More Questions Than Answers for Medical Community, issued 09-Nov-2010 by Wayne J. Olan over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that there were several updates made to the release.

2010-11-09 15:30:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The clinical practice guideline recently issued by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) for treating spinal compression fractures has left the medical community scratching its head about what to tell patients.

2010-10-20 18:48:06

A new report issued by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) for World Osteoporosis Day puts the spotlight on the severe impact of spinal fractures and calls on health professionals to recognize the signs of these fractures in their patients.


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