Navigation Links
New Study Reveals that PEEK Polymer Spinal Cage Is Superior to Titanium in Surgical Treatment of Multilevel Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy
Date:6/24/2013

Shanghai, China (PRWEB) June 24, 2013

A seven year clinical study has concluded that a cage made of the high performance PEEK polymer is superior to a Titanium cage in maintenance of intervertebral height and cervical lordosis in surgical treatment of multilevel cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM). According to the study, published in the European Spine Journal this results in better clinical outcomes in long-term follow-up. The randomized study with a total of 80 patients includes an average follow-up period of around 7 years.

In the treatment of CSM anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) with titanium- or polyetheretherketone (PEEK)-cage reconstruction is typically used. Titanium implants offer structural properties that are likely to provide a good immediate stability and osseointegration, whilst PEEK cages have a modulus of elasticity closely resembling that of cortical bone, which might lead to advantages in load sharing and stress distribution. Until now a direct comparison of titanium and PEEK cages in the treatment of cervical disc degeneration disease is rarely found in literature.

Dr Chen Y and colleagues from the Department of Spine Surgery, Changzhen Hospital, Shanghai, designed the study to compare outcomes of titanium and PEEK cages. A total of 80 patients with 3-level CSM were randomized in a 1:1 ratio into two groups between November 2002 and December 2004. The overall follow-up period of the patients ranged from 86 to 116 months (average 99.7 months).

The clinical outcomes including JOA (Japanese Orthopedic Association) score, NDI (Neck Disability Index) score demonstrate that patients benefit from cages made of implantable PEEK p
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Positive Clinical Study Results for BSPs HyperQ Technology
2. 15-Minute Data From Phase 3 Study of Avanafil Featured as a Late Breaking Abstract at SMSNA Annual Meeting
3. DermTechs Non-invasive Melanoma Detection Assay Poised to Enter Clinical Validation Study
4. Marshall study shows nanoparticles used as additives in diesel fuels can travel from lungs to liver
5. Clionsky Neuro Systems (CNS-Neuro) Announces Publication of Study Finding Elderly Patients Unable to Recognize Their Memory Loss
6. Convergence Pharmaceuticals Initiates Phase I Multiple Ascending Dose Study for CNV2197944
7. AtheroNova Inc. Preclinical Study Demonstrates 95% Reduction in Arterial Plaque Formation
8. Singapore scientists lead human embryonic stem cell study
9. GeneTex Antibody Company to Launch New Line of Primary Antibodies for the Study of Spindle Assembly
10. Nutra Pharma Announces Publication of a New Mechanism Study of Alpha-Cobratoxin in the Treatment of Pain
11. Metabolex Announces Positive Results From its Clinical Study of Arhalofenate in Combination With Febuxostat
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/22/2014)... 2014 The “Chiral Chromatography Columns ... Material (Metal, Glass, Plastic), by Application [GC, LC ... Forecast to 2018” analyses and studies the major ... America, Europe, Asia, and Rest of the World. ... figures spread through 135 pages and in-depth TOC ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... November 21, 2014 , ...   Mariano Rodríguez es elegid vicepresidente senior ... KLOX está en marcha para comenzar de forma rápida ... heridas de reciente aprobación en Europa   , ... complace al anunciar los siguientes nombramientos: Todd ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... (PRWEB) November 20, 2014 Author Matthew ... Walk to the Other Side” published as a ... Finalist in the “Fiction: Short Story” category of the ... Keen, President and CEO of USA Book News, said ... and independent publishers, including Simon & Schuster, Penguin, John ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... Fayetteville, Arkansas (PRWEB) November 20, 2014 ... partners, Pinnacle Ozone Solutions, LLC (Pinnacle), and PCI, ... equipment, announced that they have been selected to ... City of Fayetteville, Arkansas Paul R. Noland Wastewater ... feature BlueInGreen’s patented HyDOZ® gas dissolution ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Chiral Chromatography Columns Market worth $87.8 Million by 2018 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Chiral Chromatography Columns Market worth $87.8 Million by 2018 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Chiral Chromatography Columns Market worth $87.8 Million by 2018 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Chiral Chromatography Columns Market worth $87.8 Million by 2018 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 5KLOX Technologies anuncia sus nombramientos ejecutivos 2KLOX Technologies anuncia sus nombramientos ejecutivos 3KLOX Technologies anuncia sus nombramientos ejecutivos 4KLOX Technologies anuncia sus nombramientos ejecutivos 5Mystic Ink 's Short Story Collection “A Short Walk to the Other Side” Honoring Ray Bradbury Praised As Award-Winning Finalist In USA Best Book Awards 2Mystic Ink 's Short Story Collection “A Short Walk to the Other Side” Honoring Ray Bradbury Praised As Award-Winning Finalist In USA Best Book Awards 3Mystic Ink 's Short Story Collection “A Short Walk to the Other Side” Honoring Ray Bradbury Praised As Award-Winning Finalist In USA Best Book Awards 4City of Fayetteville Leads Nation with Innovative Ozone Technology 2City of Fayetteville Leads Nation with Innovative Ozone Technology 3City of Fayetteville Leads Nation with Innovative Ozone Technology 4
... Mass., June 2 Cynosure, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... of light-based aesthetic treatment systems, today announced that President and Chief Executive ... present at the following investor conferences in New York City this month: ... Gabelli & Company Healthcare Symposium , Tuesday, ...
... ... ClearTrial will lead panel of adaptive trial experts offering practical guidelines ... become more prevalent, their operational planning challenges often remain overlooked in ... on the initial trial design, ranging from understanding the potential for ...
... Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI ), a biopharmaceutical company developing ... diseases, today announced that it will host a webcast on June ... and 6th at the 14th Congress of the European Hematology Association. ... www.micromet-inc.com . , , Forum: ...
Cached Biology Technology:Cynosure Announces Presentations at Upcoming Investor Conferences 2ClearTrial to Chair Session at DIA 45th Annual Meeting on "Effective Operational Planning for Adaptive Clinical Trials" 2ClearTrial to Chair Session at DIA 45th Annual Meeting on "Effective Operational Planning for Adaptive Clinical Trials" 3Micromet to Host Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss Blinatumomab Data Presented at EHA on June 8, 2009 2Micromet to Host Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss Blinatumomab Data Presented at EHA on June 8, 2009 3Micromet to Host Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss Blinatumomab Data Presented at EHA on June 8, 2009 4
(Date:11/11/2014)...  Forensicon, Inc., a Chicago -based ... the promotion of Yaniv Schiff from Senior ... Schiff,s new role as Director, he will lead company ... examiners and provide leadership within the company,s digital forensics ... Schiff joined Forensicon in 2006 ...
(Date:11/6/2014)... team of Florida State University biologists could lead to ... and survive environmental swings such as droughts or floods. ... the journal The Plant Cell , sheds light ... is organized in a cell and how plants regulate ... and others are turned off. , "If you understand ...
(Date:11/5/2014)... career to understanding the Earth,s climate and communicating ... deputy director and regional climatologist for the Western ... Redmond has more than three decades of experience ... data to the general public. , At its ... December 15-19, 2014 the American Geophysical Union (AGU) ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Yaniv Schiff Promoted to Director of Digital Forensics at Forensicon, Inc. 2Maize analysis yields whole new world of genetic science 2Nevada climatologist to be honored at AGU Fall Meeting for lifetime of public outreach 2
... New Haven, Conn.Newly created neurons in adults rely on ... and survival before they can communicate with existing neighboring ... of adult neural stem cells to replace brain cells ... researchers report in The Journal of Neuroscience. In ...
... parents helps them better understand the diseases their children ... offering practical advice for preventing infections in their kids ... Complete Guide to Protecting (without Overprotecting) Your Family from ... inside source on germ defense from antibiotics and ...
... of proteins have finally explained why computer models of ... observations. This work could have vast implications in bioengineering ... relationship between structure and function in these basic building ... published as the cover article of the Oct. 16 ...
Cached Biology News:Handbook helps parents deal with childhood infections 2Speed plays crucial role in breaking protein's H-bonds 2Speed plays crucial role in breaking protein's H-bonds 3
... normal tissues this enzyme exists predominantly as ... uric acid, a critical plasma antioxidant. ... the oxygen radical producing XO by oxidation ... limited proteolytic cleavage of the amino-terminus. ...
... bridges the gap between the 500 l ... combines the speed of the classic Vivaspin ... area for superior recoveries from very dilute ... PES, Cellulose Triacetate membranes, Vivaspin 2 offers ...
Goat polyclonal to Lipocalin 2...
... two unrelated proteins both of which function ... cycle in a p53-dependent manner. p14^ARF^ binds ... of mdm2 proteinrequired for mdm2 modification and ... interaction is mediated by the exon 1Beta-encoded ...
Biology Products: