Navigation Links
Singapore Medicine - Singapore Doctors Use Hi-Tech Implant to Add Space to Narrowed Spinal Canals
Date:11/18/2008

Singapore's ParkwayHealth is the first healthcare group in Southeast Asia to offer the In-Space percutaneous interspinous distraction device, a revolutionary spinal procedure.

Singapore (PRWEB) November 18, 2008 -- Singapore's ParkwayHealth is the first healthcare group in Southeast Asia to offer the In-Space percutaneous interspinous distraction device, a revolutionary spinal procedure.

It is the bane of many elderly folk -- buttocks and lower back pain. Also known as lumbar spinal stenosis, this is when spinal discs undergo wear and tear from natural degeneration. In the process, the spinal canals are narrowed and nerves may be impinged, causing the typical symptoms.

To correct the problem, open surgery or a laminectomy may become necessary to distract the two vertebrae apart and decompress or release pressure on the nerve root. However, for suitable patients, a new procedure involving an implantable device is now available. Not only does it treat the symptoms with improved results but it spares the patient much discomfort and inconvenience.

Developed in Munich, Germany in 2005 and launched in Europe a year later, the In-Space percutaneous interspinous distraction device was designed as a tissue-sparing alternative to the laminectomy. The former only requires a small incision of around 2cm compared to 10cm or bigger for the latter.

With the aid of X-ray imaging, a wire is then guided to the space that needs to be widened or distracted. An implant (drum) is then railroaded between the affected spinous processes to widen the spa
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2008 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. Singapore Medicine - Breakthrough Development of Cell Therapy Treatment for Cancer
2. Singapore to hold international pow-wow
3. Edwards Lifesciences Opens New Singapore Heart Valve Facility
4. Alexza Completes $10 Million Equity Financing with Bio*One Capital to Initiate Commercial Manufacturing in Singapore
5. Codexis Opens Singapore Laboratory
6. BioElectronics Corporation Announces Singapore and Malaysia Sales
7. Codexis Appoints Singapore Laboratories Managing Director
8. Dr. Gail Naughton Speaks on Histogen's Business Plan and the Rise of Bioaesthetic Medicine during Commercial Translation of Regenerative Medicine
9. Chemical Engineering Conference Highlights Energy, Biomedicine, Pharmaceuticals, Sustainability and Centennial
10. AstraZeneca Nobel Medicine Initiative to Increase Interest in the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
11. China Medicine Announces Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter 2008 Results
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Singapore Medicine - Singapore Doctors Use Hi-Tech Implant to Add Space to Narrowed Spinal Canals
(Date:8/4/2015)... ... August 04, 2015 , ... Graphite Metallizing ... process equipment, announces the appointment of Dennis Rawle as European Director of Sales. ... Most recently, he was General Manager and Technical Sales Manager for pump products ...
(Date:8/4/2015)... ... August 04, 2015 , ... ... (POC) diagnostic tests – today announced that Robert A. Gregg, PhD, has joined ... more than 30 years of relevant experience and remarkable achievements in the medical ...
(Date:8/4/2015)...  Natera, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTRA ), a leader ... cell-free DNA, today announced that it will release results ... the market close on August 12, 2015. Natera will ... PT (4:30 p.m. ET) to discuss its financial results, ... Conference Call  Date: , Wednesday, August 12, 2015  Time:  ...
(Date:8/4/2015)... , Aug. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Nasdaq: ... in China , today announced that ... second quarter, ended June 30, 2015, after market close ... conference call on Thursday, August 13, 2015, at 8:00 ... China Standard Time) to review the Company,s financial results ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Dennis Rawle Joins Graphite Metallizing Corporation 2RPS Diagnostics Welcomes Robert Gregg as Senior Vice President of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs 2RPS Diagnostics Welcomes Robert Gregg as Senior Vice President of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs 3Natera to Release Second Quarter 2015 Results on August 12, 2015 2Sinovac to Host Conference Call to Report Second Quarter 2015 Unaudited Financial Results 2
... ... PX1500-4 high-speed digitizer, the most advanced PCIe-based wideband A/D board on the market. The ... channels up to an amazing 3 GHz when interleaving the ADC data. , ... Newport Beach, California (PRWEB) December 18, 2009 ...
... NEW YORK, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- American ... or "AOBO"), a pharmaceutical,company dedicated to improving health through ... prescription and over the counter ("OTC"),products, today announced that ... National (Medical) Insurance Catalog (the "2009 NIC"). Of these, ...
... , Toronto Stock Exchange Symbol: MS ... MS) today provided the following update on corporate developments: , ... , The Company has completed its substantive review of the ... candidate for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS). BioMS has ...
Cached Biology Technology:Signatec Releases PX1500-4, Its 4-Channel, 1.5 GHz Per Channel / 2-Channel, 3 GHz Per Channel PCI-Express Digitizer with Two Virtex-5 FPGAs 2Signatec Releases PX1500-4, Its 4-Channel, 1.5 GHz Per Channel / 2-Channel, 3 GHz Per Channel PCI-Express Digitizer with Two Virtex-5 FPGAs 3Signatec Releases PX1500-4, Its 4-Channel, 1.5 GHz Per Channel / 2-Channel, 3 GHz Per Channel PCI-Express Digitizer with Two Virtex-5 FPGAs 4American Oriental Bioengineering Announces the Inclusion of 158 Drugs in China's National Insurance Catalog 2American Oriental Bioengineering Announces the Inclusion of 158 Drugs in China's National Insurance Catalog 3BioMS Medical provides corporate update 2BioMS Medical provides corporate update 3
(Date:7/23/2015)... Mass., July 23, 2015 Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... today reported financial results for its second quarter ended June ... of 2015 was $4.5 million, a decrease of 33% compared ... income in the second quarter of 2015 was $0.3 million, ... or $0.04 per diluted share, in the same period a ...
(Date:7/20/2015)... -- Acuity Market Intelligence,s latest research "The Global Biometrics ... Privacy" forecasts that between 2014 and 2020 nearly ... to smart mobile devices by 2.2 billion mobile ... to generate more than $67.9 billion in total ...    "Biometrics is at the center ...
(Date:7/9/2015)...  Unchained Labs just can,t get enough biologics ... Nano. Avid Nano designs, develops and manufactures highly ... Also today, Unchained Labs UNcaged the pUNk, ... protein sizing system. The pUNk is a high-performance ... size distribution, aggregation population and molecular weight. Its ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Aware, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 2Aware, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 3Aware, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 4Aware, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 5Aware, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 6Biometrics on Smart Mobile Devices to Redefine Digital Identity with 12.9 Billion Biometric App Downloads between 2014 and 2020 2Unchained Labs just can't get enough, acquires Avid Nano, rocks out the new pUNk! 2
... speakers and panelists from the U.S. Centers for Disease ... AIDS Institute, and the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and ... which genetics, race and health care disparities prevent or ... the UCLA AIDS Institute, will include a press conference ...
... legs in a camera trap photo snapped in an African ... Wildlife Conservation Society. The legs belong to an okapia rare ... Congo,s Virunga National Park, despite over a decade of civil ... time this species has been captured on film in this ...
... -- Earlier today, some 300 feet below the Earth,s ... travels from Switzerland into France and back again, scientists ... Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva fired the ... produce history-making science. A contingent of more than ...
Cached Biology News:Photo reveals rare okapi survived poaching onslaught 2UC Santa Barbara has key role in Large Hadron Collider project 2UC Santa Barbara has key role in Large Hadron Collider project 3UC Santa Barbara has key role in Large Hadron Collider project 4
... Although the mixed TAMRA isomers are predominantly ... are increasingly preferred for labeling peptides and ... HPLC purification that is often required in ... used than 6-TAMRA for labeling peptides and ...
anti-Lactate Dehydrogenase...
Mouse monoclonal [6E10] to LAP2 ( Abpromise for all tested applications). entrezGeneID: 7112 SwissProtID: P42166...
Alkali soluble casein is the recommended blot blocking reagent for use with the HisTag Monoclonal Antibody (Novagen) on Western blots....
Biology Products: