Latest Vertebroplasty Stories

2010-04-13 09:36:00

KALAMAZOO, Mich., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker's Interventional Spine business unit today announced the release of its iVAS inflatable vertebral augmentation system, a minimally invasive device cleared for use in treating vertebral compression fractures (VCFs). Vertebral compression fractures are a serious and growing problem for older Americans.

2010-03-15 13:09:52

Reduced pain and improved mobility gained when part of treatment plan for vertebral compression fractures in those with multiple myeloma, says largest study to date

2010-03-15 13:07:22

For best results, patient selection, correct indications, optimal medical treatment needed, according to a study of nearly 1,500 patients over seven years

2010-03-15 06:45:00

SAN DIEGO, March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CareFusion (NYSE: CFN), a leading, global medical device company, today announced the launch of the AVAmax® Vertebral Balloon, a minimally invasive device for use during kyphoplasty, a procedure for treating spinal compression fractures.

2010-03-02 10:15:00

Latest Advances in Minimally Invasive Medicine Featured March 13-18 in Tampa, Fla. FAIRFAX, Va., March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) will present the latest research on treatments for individuals with liver, breast, soft tissue, colon, prostate, lung and pancreatic cancers; painful spinal fractures; peripheral arterial disease (PAD); uterine fibroids; and more at its 35th Annual Scientific Meeting March 13-18 at the Tampa Convention Center.

2010-03-01 08:00:00

KALAMAZOO, Mich., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Interventional Spine today announced the U.S. launch of VertaPlex(®) HV.

2010-02-16 14:32:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Osseon Therapeutics Inc. today announced it has completed its first Osseoplasty(TM) procedures in Europe.

2010-01-19 19:12:07

Society supports additional scientific studies, fights negative backlash from 2 controversial studies that compared vertebroplasty to placebo that possibly places patients with osteoporosis in jeopardy of losing beneficial treatment.

2010-01-19 11:40:00

Society Supports Additional Scientific Studies, Fights Negative Backlash From Two Controversial Studies That Compared Vertebroplasty to Placebo That Possibly Places Patients With Osteoporosis in Jeopardy of Losing Beneficial Treatment FAIRFAX, Va., Jan.

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