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Photo: Kyphon and the X-STOP(R) IPD(R) Procedure to be Featured on American Health Radio on Monday, September 24, 2007
Date:9/18/2007

New Minimally Invasive Procedure for Treating Major Symptoms of Lumbar

Spinal Stenosis

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kyphon Inc. (Nasdaq: KYPH) today announced that Dr. Michael Marks, orthopaedic spine surgeon from Coastal Orthopedics in Norwalk, Connecticut, and Julie Tracy, Kyphon's chief communications officer, will be interviewed together on American Health Radio, the nationally-syndicated health radio program hosted by Scott Broder. The program will include questions from listeners on the role of the X-STOP(R) Interspinous Process Decompression (IPD(R)) procedure to treat the symptoms of lumbar spinal stenosis.

To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/kyphon/29766/

During the show, Dr. Marks will discuss the treatment options available to patients suffering from lumbar spinal stenosis, including the X-STOP(R) implant, the first interspinous process spacer approved in the U.S. for treating the symptoms of lumbar spinal stenosis. Symptoms from lumbar spinal stenosis often limit a patient's self-supporting daily activities, work, and social and recreational pursuits. Using a minimally invasive surgical procedure to place the X-STOP(R) implant, symptoms may be relieved, and patients may return to a more active lifestyle.

The program will air live at 6:00 p.m. Central Time on Monday, September 24, 2007 and can be accessed at http://www.wrmn1410.com. A replay of the program will be available on Wednesday, September 26 at 8:00 p.m. Central Time and on Friday, September 28 at 6:00 p.m. Ce
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