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Neck surgery for cervical spine disorders found to alleviate associated headaches

... Joint Surgery (JBJS) finds that two years after anterior cervical neck operations, patients who have ... cord dysfunction); and the effectiveness of anterior cervical surgery (neck surgery from the front) in ... of headaches has been studied related to anterior spine surgery. I think we answered a big ...

Neck Surgery for Cervical Spine Disorders Found to Alleviate Associated Headaches

... Improvement of headaches significant after anterior cervical reconstructive surgery ROSEMONT, ... Joint Surgery (JBJS) finds that two years after anterior cervical neck operations, patients who have ... dysfunction); and the effectiveness of anterior cervical surgery (neck surgery from the front) in ...

World's First Deep Brain Stimulation Device Approved for Treatment of Psychiatric Condition in Europe

... is indicated for bilateral stimulation of the anterior limb of the internal capsule, AIC, as an adjunct to medications and as an alternative to anterior capsulotomy for treatment of chronic, severe, ... trial; the anatomical target in the brain is the anterior limb of the internal capsule (AIC), and more ...

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Presents Prestigious Research Awards at Annual Meeting

... J. Ganley, MD quantified the risks of delaying anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction in ... of a collagen-platelet composite to an anterior cruciate ligament graft at the time of surgery ... Randomized Controlled Trial to Prevent Noncontact anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury in Female Collegiate ...

ACL Repair Creator William G. Clancy, Jr., MD Inducted into AOSSM Hall of Fame

... Jr., MD, creator of the most common technique for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery, ... Jr., MD, creator of the most common technique for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery, ... of Wisconsin, he invented and perfected the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction and ...

Boston Scientific's Urology/Gynecology Products Featured in Studies at International Urogynecological Association Annual Meeting

... Peri-Operative Events After a New Transvaginal anterior and Apical Mesh Repair - Dennis P. Miller, M.D. ... Transvaginal Mesh System Placement for Support of anterior and Apical Compartments in a Cadaver Model - ... pelvic floor repair (PFR) systems in the anterior compartment that use either the SSL (Pinnacle ...

Appeal Proceedings on European VisionBlue Patent Stayed; Patent Remains in Force

... product based on trypan blue for cataract / anterior capsule staining. VisionBlue profile ... VisionBlue facilitates the visualization of the anterior lens capsule and may prevent an incomplete removal of the anterior lens, radial capsule tears and ...

Life Spine(R) Announces Nationwide Market Introduction of KINETIC(R)-SL Dynamic Anterior Cervical Plating System

... -New internally dynamized anterior cervical plating system offers zero-step locking ... market introduction of the KINETIC-SL Dynamic anterior Cervical Plating System. KINETIC-SL, which ... (FDA) in early 2008, is an internally dynamizing anterior cervical plating system and utilizes a ...

Brain abnormality found in boys with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

... focused on two brain areas, the striatum and anterior cingulate cortex. The striatal region is a ... engage in pleasurable or rewarding behavior. The anterior cingulate is higher in the brain and normally ... to focus on the reward long afterward and the anterior cingulate does not appear to become activated." ...

'Worry' Spot in Brain Found

... of activity in a part of the brain known as the anterior insula -- did better in a financial game, said ... graduate student at Stanford. If the anterior insula was more active, the subjects had "a ... said. Instead, "it's a sort of expertise." The anterior insula is a region buried deep inside the brain ...

Risks of Delaying ACL Reconstruction in Young Athletes May Be Too High, Study Shows

... Colorado, (July 9-12) details the benefits and risks of repairing a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in young athletes under the age of 14. ... Colorado, (July 9-12) details the benefits and risks of repairing a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in young athletes under the age of 14. ...

Assessment of Bone Growth Stimulator Is Mixed

... occurred in procedures involving the front part of the neck -- anterior cervical fusions -- when BMP was used. "In the neck, there's not a lot ... If the study looked at data from 2007, he said, he believes the rates of anterior cervical complications would be reduced because many surgeons aren't using ...

Of body and mind, and deep meditation

... improved the connection between a central nervous system structure, the anterior cingulate, and the parasympathetic part of the autonomic nervous system to ... (fMRI) -- showed IBMT subjects had increased blood flow in the right anterior cingulate cortex, a region associated with self regulation of cognition ...

Wayne State University and Children's Hospital of Michigan Research Team Discover Chemical That Plays a Major Role in Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

... central station' in the brain), caudate nucleus (brain's secretary), anterior cingulate cortex (brain's arousal center) and orbital prefrontal cortex ... receptor gene and glutamate levels in the brain's arousal center, the anterior cingulate cortex. No association was found between genetic markers and ...

MR arthrography is more accurate than MR in diagnosing shoulder tears

... more accurate for making a diagnosis. Sensitivity on conventional MRI for anterior labral tears was 83%; for posterior labral tears was 84%; for SLAP tears ... arthrography on the other hand was significantly higher. Sensitivity for anterior labral tears was 98%; for posterior labral tears was 95%; for SLAP tears ...

Adding Eccentric Resistance Training Improves Muscle Strength Following ACL Surgery

... Full recovery from an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction can be difficult, but a review of ... Rosemont, IL (Vocus) December 30, 2008 -- Full recovery from an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction can be difficult, but a review of ...

A new light on the brains of people with borderline personality disorder

... two people. In this study, activity in an area of the brain called the anterior insula, known to respond when "norms" are violated, showed up on the scans. In the normal people, the anterior insula showed activity that responded in direct proportion to the amount ...

Warning for teens: Teeth and jewelry don't mix

... tooth fractures as well as periodontal problems, he says, can lead to anterior (front) tooth loss later in life. High rates of fractures due to ... act prolongs the trauma to the mouth and in many cases is a precursor to anterior tooth loss." During the Israel-based study, the researchers surveyed ...

A patient who was diagnosed as IPN-B without hepatolithiasis?

... cholangiography showed stenosis of the intrahepatic bile duct in the anterior inferior segment (B5) and narrowness of the intrahepatic bile duct in the anterior superior segment (B8), so they strongly suspected intrahepatic ...

Does stress damage the brain?

... of the siblings. They found that the gray matter density of the pregenual anterior cingulate cortex, an area of the brain involved in emotional functioning, ... adds that findings from this study suggest that volume reductions in [the anterior cingulate cortex] associated with PTSD arise as a consequence of stress ...

To bet or not to bet: How the brain learns to estimate risk

... changed, the researchers discovered that an early activation of the anterior insula of the brain was associated with mistakes in predicting risk. The ... notes lead author and EPFL professor Peter Bossaerts, because the anterior insula is the locus of where we integrate and process emotions. "This ...

Personal Convictions May Control Both Behavior and Emotions

... the study authors wrote. Disbelief triggered increased activity in the anterior insula, a brain region involved in taste, pain and disgust. "Our ... the study authors wrote. Uncertainty prompted increased activity in the anterior cingulate cortex and decreased activity in the caudate, a region in the ...

Cardica Announces Live Webcast Demonstrating Breakthrough Device to Facilitate Beating Heart and Robotic Coronary Revascularization Surgery

... was done on a 56-year-old male patient with a blockage of his left anterior descending and diagonal vessels. To date, Dr. Brunsting has performed ... of bypass grafts connecting the internal mammary artery (IMA) to the left anterior descending (LAD) artery using C-Port systems during beating heart CABG ...

Belief, disbelief and uncertainty activate distinct brain regions

... The contrasts between disbelief and belief showed increased signal in the anterior insula, a region involved in the sensation of taste, the perception of ... and rejection, they add. Uncertainty evoked a positive signal in the anterior cingulate cortext (ACC) and a decreased signal in the caudate, a region of ...

Brain patterns of former anorexics reveal clues to disorder's lasting impact

... with $2, while incorrect guessers forfeited $1. Brain activity in the anterior ventral striatum and caudate regions were monitored during game play with fMRI brain imaging. The anterior ventral striatum is associated with instant emotional responses, while the ...

Serum carcinoembryonic antigen level can reflect adrenal adenoma

... preoperative management, Dr. Hori's group performed a combined lateral and anterior transperitoneal laparoscopic adrenectomy. The patient's vital signs ... retroperitoneal fat, Hori et al. suggested that the combined lateral and anterior transperitoneal LA has the advantage of providing a sufficient surgical ...

Quark Pharmaceuticals Announces Data Indicating Potential Utility of QPI-1007 for Treatment of Glaucoma

... position within the RNAi field is set to continue with the upcoming IND filing for QPI-1007 to support initial clinical studies in non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy. Quark has the largest portfolio of clinical-stage siRNAs and all of our pipeline candidates have exhibited optimal ...

Shelbourne Releases New Information on Knee Replacement

... Seat is also useful for treating any knee condition associated with extension loss including osteoarthritis, postoperative knee stiffness, acute anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears, and arthrofibrosis. Summary These findings highlight the efficacy of improving range of motion in patients with ...

New HemCon/Seal-On Nasal Plugs Control Nosebleeds Quickly, Effectively and Comfortably

... , Inc. today announced that its new HemCon Nasal Plugs and Seal-On devices are now available for use in both professional and home settings for anterior nasal bleeding. The nasal care products will be available from HemCon directly to consumers under the Seal-On brand, and for professionals under ...

Repair ACL Injuries in Young Athletes Quickly

... co-author Dr. Theodore J. Ganley. "If we have a message, it's to treat these injuries when they occur." Athletes of all ages commonly tear the anterior cruciate ligament, better known as the ACL, that helps to anchor the knee. The piece of tissue "prevents the lower leg from gliding forward, ...

Neuroimaging suggests that truthfulness requires no act of will for honest people

... in control-related brain regions when they chose not to lie. These control-related brain regions include the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex and the anterior cingulate cortex, and previous research has shown that these regions are active when an individual is asked to lie. While previous research has ...

Type of Knee Surgery Makes Difference in Football Career

... Meniscus repair may cut playing time more than ACL reconstruction, findings show SATURDAY, July 11 (HealthDay News) -- Complex anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction of a knee doesn't appear to shorten the career of a professional football player, but a simpler meniscus ...

CNI College Massage Therapy Students Experience Plastination & Cadaver Lab

... obviously not smoked, as the lungs were quite healthy looking. The last of the three cadavers was lying face up and demonstrated the muscles of the anterior of the body through dissection. The face was extraordinarily dissected and showed that this particular cadaver had very little orbicularis oculi, the ...

LifeNet Health Launches Sports Medicine Bio-Implants

... Tendon and Triple Bundle Tendon are pre-constructed, size specific, sterile allografts that can be used in the reconstruction of either the anterior or posterior cruciate ligament, as well as augmenting tendon instability. The new Rotator Cuff Allograft Patch provides a new alternative for ...

Shared Race, Social Group Seem to Help People Relate

... July 1 (HealthDay News) -- Brain imaging technology reveals that familiarity breeds empathy, according to a new study. Neuroimaging of the anterior cingulate cortex -- the area of the brain that is linked to emotional response -- shows more activity when a person observes someone get hurt who is ...

The 'Other' Cruciate Ligament: Newer Treatments for PCL Tears

... must be continued advances in basic science research in order to determine the best course of treatment for those with PCL injuries. "An ACL ( anterior cruciate ligament ) tear is an injury of instability; a PCL tear is an injury of disability," said study author Matthew Matava, M.D., Associate ...

First Human Receives Cardiac Stem Cells in Clinical Trial to Heal Damage Caused By Heart Attacks

... controller for a small construction company in the San Fernando Valley, experienced a heart attack on May 10 due to a 99 percent blockage in the left anterior descending artery, a major artery of the heart. Milles' heart attack left 21 percent of his heart muscle infarcted, or scarred. He underwent his ...

Frost & Sullivan Selects Bone Solutions for Technology Leadership of the Year Award

... clearances for its 510 (k) filings, and rapidly deploy its magnesium-oriented platform technology across a spectrum of surgical procedures such as anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)/rotator cuff/extremities, shoulder repair, cementless knee and hip, maxillofacial/cranial applications and dental implants," ...

A case of cecal volvulus

... Cecal volvulus is axial twisting that occurs involving the cecum, terminal ileum, and ascending colon. Rarely, it may take the form of upward and anterior folding of the ascending colon ("cecal bascule"). The research team led by Prof. Hiroshi Suzuki from Toyama Hospital reported a case of caecal ...

New ... Provisional Restorations In Dentistry DVD by Paul R. Chalifoux, DDS

... Restorations in Dentistry DVD reviews standard techniques used to construct beautiful provisional restorations for crowns, bridges, the single anterior tooth and veneers. In addition, it teaches advanced techniques to interlock provisionals for extreme retention and techniques for maximum esthetics. ...
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