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Cardium Announces New Orthobiologics Product Initiative Extending Gene Activated Matrix Technology to Deliver Bone Growth Factors

... and spinal fusion for patients with degenerative disc disease. Orthobiologics is a rapidly growing ... fusion procedures in patients with degenerative disc disease. Exemplary genes include a chimeric ... in the U.S. for patients with degenerative disc disease. These surgical fusion procedures ...

Axial Biotech Enters Partnership with the University of Utah to Utilize the Utah Population Database to Develop Personalized Diagnostic Tests for Spine Disorders

... personalized tests for scoliosis, degenerative disc disease and other spine disorders. ... and a product line for adult degenerative disc disease. "In a short amount of time we ... surgical outcomes for patients with degenerative disc disease. Axial is a privately held, ...

Nanotubes find niche in electric switches

... are conducting pads held against a spinning metal disc or rod by spring-loaded arms. Current is passed from the spinning disc through the brush contacts to other parts of the ... contact between the surface of the spinning disc and the brush accounts for the 90 percent ...

Abaxis Reports Record Revenues and Operating Income for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2009

... quarter. -- Record medical reagent disc sales of 434,000 units, up 28% over last year's ... quarter. -- Record veterinary reagent disc sales over 1.0 million units, finishing at ... an increase of 10 percent. Instrument, reagent disc and hematology reagent revenues increased by an ...

Stenum Hospital Does its 600th American Disc Replacement Surgery

... Jim Rider, the first American patient to receive disc replacement at Stenum Hospital, has now surpassed ... medical procedures. One of these breakthroughs is disc Replacement surgery. Stenum Hospital, Germany, provides the most advanced disc Replacement solutions and implants available ...

Positive Preclinical Data on Cell Therapy for Spinal Disc Repair Presented at 23rd Annual Meeting of the North American Spine Society

... disc. In these pre-clinical studies, the disc nucleus from adult pigs was removed and replaced ... Seyedin, Ph.D., President & CEO. "Because the disc environment is only conducive to highly ... shown the ability to generate cartilage in the disc nucleus in a predictable and consistent basis," ...

Facet Solutions Completes Facet Joint and Disc Replacement Study

... System (AFRS(TM)) with a semi-constrained disc replacement device and then, separately, with a polymeric disc replacement device in a finite element model. The ... in combination with different disc replacement technologies to mimic the ...

Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2009

... comparable quarter. -- Medical reagent disc sales of 404,000 units, up 47% over last year's ... an increase of 7 percent. Instrument, reagent disc and hematology reagent revenues increased by ... last year. Other Reported Information: Reagent disc and hematology reagent revenues for the first ...

Ranier Technology Secures GBP8m Funding for its Cadisc Replacement Spinal Discs

... develop and test CAdisc C - Ranier's total disc replacement for the cervical spine. Commenting, ... spinal disc markets". Ranier's CAdisc total disc replacement devices are designed to ... who suffer debilitating pain from degenerative disc disease, and who do not wish to tolerate a ...

Video: Trinity Mother Frances Neurosurgeon Using New Disc System for Patients With Degenerative Diseases of the Neck

... First FDA-Approved Artificial disc For The Cervical Spine Now Available In ... Cervical Disc, is the first artificial disc approved for the cervical spine by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The disc is inserted into the neck using a similar ...

Novel Technology Breaks Through Cancer Pain

... pain is a patient-friendly, small oral adhesive disc called BEMA Fentanyl, which has recently ... of the mouth) in a similar way a transdermal disc is applied to the skin. The small disc is composed of an adhesive layer and a ...

EyeIC Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for MatchedFlicker(TM) Retinal Aid Detection Technology

... Hospital. "MatchedFlicker automatically aligns and alternates serial optic disc photographs, allowing the clinician to quickly inspect each photographic ... escape detection on side by side review of photographs, such as faint disc hemorrhages or peripapillary atrophy progression, can be spotted easily ...

Beating the back-up blues

... of storing information on home computers. Your hard drive is a metal disc made up of millions of tiny spaces, called domains, in which all the atoms ... or the other to represent binary data. Much like a record player, the disc spins around until the 'head' finds and reads the information. ...

Nanotube production leaps from sooty mess in test tube to ready formed chemical microsensors

... of chemical vapour deposition and lithography to create the ready made disc shaped single walled carbon nanotube based ultramicroelectrodes. The ... sensitive sensors. The low surface area of the conducting part of the disc means that they can be used to screen out background noise and cope with ...

Pioneer(R) Surgical Technology Announces First Human Implants of its NuNec(TM) Cervical Arthroplasty Device

... Dewei Zou and Wenwen Wu in Beijing China, on patients with degenerative disc disease (DDD) otherwise indicated for standard fusion surgery. Dr. Yuan, ... consistent biological fixation." Yuan added, "Unlike many cervical disc devices, the radiolucency of the PEEK material in NuNec causes no artifact ...

Scient'x Re-Acquires Isobar License

... first with the plate-cage concept, and first with a ceramic cervical disc prosthesis. The Scient'x, S.A. CEO, Michael D. Huggins, said today "I am ... has now introduced a second generation ceramic cervical disc that has achieved significant revenue traction and surgeon acceptance in ...

DiFUSION Technologies Completes Successful Testing of Antimicrobial Spinal Implant

... silver ions that is compounded into the plastic spinal interbody cage. Once the CleanFUZE(TM) interbody cage is implanted into the spinal disc space during spinal surgery, silver ions exchange with naturally occurring sodium ions in the bloodstream and diffuse antimicrobial silver ions for a ...

ISTO Technologies to Present at OneMedPlace Emerging Company Finance Conference

... and restore joint function in the knee, NuQu(TM), a cell-based injectable formulation of juvenile chondrocytes for nucleus regeneration of the spinal disc and InQu(R), an osteobiologic bone graft Substitute and extender. About ISTO ISTO Technologies, Inc. is developing and marketing ...

Frost & Sullivan Acknowledges ISTO Technologies' Role in Developing Advanced Biologic Products for Bone Healing

... and restore joint function in the knee, NuQu(TM), a cell-based injectable formulation of juvenile chondrocytes for nucleus regeneration of the spinal disc and InQu(R), an osteobiologic bone graft substitute and extender. For more information about ISTO, visit http://www.istotech.com Contact: ...

Adoption of Spinal Nonfusion Technologies Doubled in One Year

... From Q4 2006 to Q4 2007, artificial disc and dynamic stabilization nonfusion segments skyrocketed, according to Millennium Research Group's US Spine Marketrack(TM) ...

ISTO Technologies to Present at OneMedPlace Finance Forum

... implant in Phase I/II trials for resurfacing knee joints, NuQu(TM), a cartilage cell-based product in late-stage development for degenerated disc nucleus, and InQu(R), a biomaterial for bone regeneration that has received 510(k) clearance. ISTO's innovative products are designed to address very ...

Amazing Treatment Relieves Serious Back Pain Without Dangerous Drugs, Injections or Surgery!

... groups educating people on severe low back pain and the treatments available. Dr. Flock offers a free report entitled "The Severe Back, Sciatica, and disc Pain Guide" and her website, http://www.flockspinal.com is a great educational resource to learn more about severe back pain. Flock states, "I am ...

HealthpointCapital to Acquire Ideal Medical Products

... day in modern spinal fusion and other surgeries. Today, Scient'x sells over 25 distinct products for spinal fusion, motion preservation and total disc replacement. Olivier Carli, President of Ideal Medical Products said, "I am very pleased with this transaction, which will allow all minority ...

Sony releases tool for Blu-ray disc production

... Blu-ray format discs. The Blu-ray disc (BD) format offers more than five times the ... DVDs - it can hold up to 25GB on a single-layer disc and 50GB on a dual-layer disc. The increased ... of companies first introduced it. The Blu-ray disc Association (BDA), a group of 160 companies ...

Making deals with evolving technologies in mind

... pre-recorded content (such as a compact disc of the Rolling Stones music). The London judge ... used to play musical content, such as compact disc players, but contained an exception that ... 4.3. The judge examined whether the compact disc exception should apply to digital audio files but ...

Why are you buying technology?

... happens when people change how they work, not when the technology changes. Think beta video or eight-track tape. Anybody remember how long compact disc technology wandered in the wilderness before finding real acceptance as a mode of storage? In other columns Ive mentioned Eric Brynjolfssons ...

When technology is not enough, have more picnics

... But high tech cannot replace the person-to-person mojo generated by being together. When youre selecting a Chamber leader, you can study their disc report, exchange email with them, and interview ad nausea via videoconferencing. But bringing them to your office and dropping them in the membership ...

UW prof makes laser for scanning lots of information at once

... application is in better data storage. CD drives now have to spin discs rapidly, with a single laser beam that reads data from different parts of the disc as it rotates by. "Currently, we wait for the CD to move around past the laser, so we're waiting for some mechanical motion," Sanders said. "To ...

When innovation gets off track

... is the flurry of news about Acela, the fast train service along the Eastern Corridor. If you haven't heard the story, cracks have developed in the disc brakes and all the trains have been taken out of service because of a lack of parts. Almost buried in the usual wringing of hands, shaking of heads ...

Does location matter anymore?

... the while, I was in Pittsburgh sitting on the WiFi network Id installed in my mothers home. That I was in a region better known for deer hunting than disc drives was of no consequence to these calls. We got the job done as effectively as if we were in a conference room in San Francisco. For people ...

Protocol for GenomePlex Whole Genome Amplification from Blood Card

... block IV. Protocol for Extraction of DNA from Blood Card Performed with GenElute Blood Genomic DNA (NA2000) Cut a disc from a dried blood card (200 l spotted) into several 2 mm by 2 mm pieces and place the pieces into a 1.5 ml microcentrifuge tube. Add 40 l ...
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