Navigation Links
Disc Motion Technologies Announces First Human Implants of True TSMS(TM) Device
Date:6/13/2008

ANKARA, Turkey, June 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Disc Motion Technologies announced the completion of the first surgical procedure to implant the True Total Spinal Motion Segment System (TM) (TSMS(TM)), the first total joint replacement system for the lumbar spine, featuring an artificial lumbar disc and posterior dynamic stabilization device (PDS). The successful procedure was performed on May 22nd, 2008 at Ankara Numune Education and Training Hospital by Dr. Erkan Kaptanoglu, Department of Neurosurgery.

"The procedure involving the implantation of an artificial lumbar disc and PDS in a 46-year old female patient went very well," said Dr. Kaptanoglu. "The familiar posterior surgical approach used to implant the True TSMS(TM) avoids the potential dangers of vascular complications as seen with devices using an anterior approach thus leading to better patient outcomes."

Tai Friesem, MD, who with Manoj Krishna, FRCS of Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom, developed the devices, also attended the surgery and provided additional training. Friesem stated, "The True TSMS(TM) can be used in a wider number of patients than the anterior lumbar devices. The unique system deals with all three pain generators - the disc, nerve and facet joint - as well as increases range of motion in patients who suffer from the debilitating effects of DDD."

It is now three weeks after the surgery has taken place and the patient has returned to her normal daily routine. She is functioning better than ever and feels the implant has helped make this possible.

"This is truly a major milestone for the company," stated Andy Greenberg, incoming CEO of Disc Motion Technologies, Boca Raton, FL. "Our recent approval to affix the CE Mark to the components of the TSMS clears the way for Disc Motion Technologies to further develop and expand its franchise in the spine surgery marketplace in Europe, Middle East and Asia. It is a testament to the efforts of the entire Disc Motion team."

For press information contact: Tina Hatcher (561)722-2012.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Disc Motion Technologies
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. New CoMotion(R) Trials Software by General Dynamics Enables Rapid, Interactive Sharing of Real-time Data for Clinical Trials
2. Schering-Plough Announces Imperfect Contraceptive Use Impacts Womens Emotional Well-Being
3. Alegent Health Sees Positive Results From Recent Clinician Usability Study Collaboration With Siemens and Motion Computing
4. Daiichi Sankyo and Forest Laboratories Finalize Contract for Co-Promotion of AZOR(TM)
5. Spine Institute of Louisiana Offers Cervical Spine Motion Preservation as an Alternative to Fusion Surgery
6. OxyBand Technologies, Inc. Hires a Leader in Medical Technology as Chief Technology Officer
7. Wound Management Technologies, Inc. Announces Evidence Based Study
8. Sahajanand Medical Technologies PAINT Trial Results Support Safety and Efficacy of the Infinnium and Supralimus Stents
9. Palatin Technologies Initiates Phase 2 Hypertension Clinical Study With PL-3994
10. Neurobiological Technologies, Inc. Presents Dosing Rationale for Viprinex(TM) (ancrod) at the European Stroke Conference
11. CoreSpine Technologies Expands Spinal Disc Site Preparation Efforts
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/4/2016)... May 4, 2016 ... the  "Global Acute Ischemic Stroke Market and ... their offering.       (Logo: ... Acute Ischemic Stroke Market and Competitive Landscape ... Ischemic Stroke pipeline products, Acute Ischemic Stroke ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... 2016 Research and ... Acute lymphocytic Leukemia Market and Competitive Landscape ...      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160330/349511LOGO ... Market and Competitive Landscape Highlights 2016, provides ... products, Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia epidemiology, Acute Lymphocytic ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... -- Research and Markets has announced the ... Market Outlook 2020" report to their offering. ... technology has improved significantly in past years due to ... coming years. Many cancer drugs have been developed by ... also expected to be developed with its help. They ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:5/4/2016)... , ... May 04, 2016 , ... ... developers and operators of commercial real estate proudly announced that its service-based charitable ... initiative. Team members portfolio-wide will continue Olshan Properties’ annual philanthropic tradition in ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... LA (PRWEB) , ... May 04, 2016 , ... Hight-Doland ... LA area has teamed up with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Louisiana to ... being accepted here . , Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Louisiana has ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... , ... May 04, 2016 , ... Dr. Elyson and ... tooth removal surgery at their office. Wisdom tooth removal, a common dental procedure, is ... problematic, they often are improperly erupted, resulting in risks of complications. By providing wisdom ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... , ... May 04, 2016 , ... Natalie Jill ... with local company MitoXcell in preparation of the launch of her new book: Natalie ... plan is a nutritional guide designed to jump start a new healthy lifestyle featuring ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... May 04, 2016 , ... AudioEducator ... and compliance. In upcoming months, AudioEducator has lined up some informative training session ... designed to give complete compliance know-how and practical, easy-to-apply advice. , On Thursday, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):