Navigation Links
Useful device makes spinal surgery safer

Spinal surgery has always been a major one involving many tedious procedures. A useful monitoring device has been accepted that assures that spinal surgery does not affect movements in the arms and legs.// Operating on tumours and other problems in the spine is risky, because the surgeon might separate some of the nerves that are needed to allow movement in the limbs. Researchers at the State University of New York, have been testing a device developed in England that aims to monitor the nervous system during surgery.

The device is called a multipulse cortical stimulator, and it checks on nerve impulses that allow the limbs to move. If these change, the device tells the surgeon that the operation may be putting the patient at risk and it is time to hold back. If the device gives the all clear, then the surgeon can plunge on and even be a bit more aggressive if it's a case of cutting out the whole of a tumour.

The stimulator has been on trial for seven years now by SUNY researchers and others, and has been used on over 1,580 patients aged between five and 80 . It has just been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, which opens the door to its more widespread use among the population.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Useful Cancer drug stops tumour blood supply
2. Useful drug for stem cell transplant problem
3. The Drug Tetrathiomolybdate Found To Be Useful For Various Diseases
4. Calcium Supplements May Not Be Useful After A Certain Threshold Is Achieved
5. Viagra May Be Useful For Serious Lung Disease
6. Radiologists Find New CT Scans Useful
7. Antiviral Drugs May Be Useful For Easing Shingles Pain
8. Anti-Parasitic Drugs Useful in Reducing Damages of Congenital Toxoplasmosis
9. Internet Searches Fail To Give Useful Information To Cancer Patients
10. New Research May Be Useful for Developing Drugs for HIV and Cancer
11. Codeine As Useful As A Placebo
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/20/2017)... ... ... A new partnership between Goodwill® and Roadie, Inc. aims to make it ... to couches to dressers and bicycles. Roadie — the national on-the-way delivery network — ... center through February 28th. , “January is an exciting time when resolutions are ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... January 20, 2017 , ... Doctor C LLC, a company based out ... trade show to continue the marketing and distribution of its product, The Right C. ... 400 percent better absorption than traditional vitamin C supplements. At the trade show, Doctor ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) , ... January 20, ... ... creating nutritional and wellness products to enhance people’s everyday lives, recently attended the ... major retail buyers. , ATP Science is known for its large range of ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... 2017 , ... "TransFlare 4K Mystique comes with 44 colorful mysterious transitions that ... Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , TransFlare 4K Mystique contains ... lens flare and light leak transitions have a very high-dynamic range for super smooth ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... January 20, 2017 , ... “The Angel”: a heartwarming ... set out for each of his children. “The Angel” is the creation of published ... in New York City, and impassioned writer. , When asked of her new book, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/20/2017)... , Jan 20, 2017 Research ... Hearing Aids Market (by Devices, Implant Types, OTC Amplifiers, Diagnostic ... report to their offering. ... Global Hearing Aids Market Sales Volume, Company ... the fast-evolving, high-growth hearing aid industry. The growing ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... DUBLIN , Jan 20, 2017 ... Pharmaceutical Stability Testing Market Trends, Opportunities, and Future" report to ... ... market sizing, emerging trends, and technologies, and provides a snapshot of ... year is 2015 and forecasts are provided from 2016 to 2020. ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... -- Entscheidung fällt als Reaktion ... Die internationale humanitäre Stadt soll um knapp 2800 m² erweitert ... Seine Hoheit Scheich Muhammad bin Raschid Al ... Dubai , hat den Auftrag erteilt, ... City IHC) zu verdreifachen, um den Betrieb zur Unterstützung ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: