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Abaxis Reports Record Financial Performance for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2010

... quarter. Medical and veterinary reagent disc sales of $18.4 million, up 31% over last year's ... year's comparable quarter. Veterinary reagent disc sales for the first quarter of fiscal 2010 were ... and net income growth, strong diagnostic reagent disc sales increases and continued improvement in our ...

Los Angeles Surgeon Dr. Rezaian - Pioneers Cutting Edge Laser Back Surgery (laserbacksurgery.com)

... the pain involved with a herniated spinal disc knows that it can be excruciating. Since ... impact involved in daily movement, a herniated disc results in extreme pain that can cause ... and legs. Without spinal surgery , a herniated disc can rupture and cause irreversible paralysis. ...

National Insurance Carriers Now Cover Artificial Cervical Disc Surgery

... carriers across the country cover artificial disc replacement surgery for the cervical spine with ... now having potential access to artificial disc surgery through insurers. The Chicago Institute ... Neuroresearch (CINN) offers cervical artificial disc surgery from some of the most well-trained ...

HealthSource of Chicago: New Techniques for Back Pain Relief in Chicago

... good especially if people like Dennis, who had a disc problem. It only stands to reason when ... the worst of this damage is called degenerative disc disease. It's like termites working, unseen, on ... precise, gentle, pump like action to help relieve disc pressure. Then, a mild vacuum effect is created ...

New York City Chiropractor Announces New State-Of-The-Art Facility, Website

... the disc, which draws in bulging or herniated disc material, like suction. This stimulates the body ... cells attach themselves to the torn fibers of the disc that causes it contents to bulge. In essence, ... massage therapy, chiropractic care, and herniated disc treatment, utilizing non-surgical spinal ...

Spinal Decompression Therapy Offers Hope for Back Pain

... disc, spinal stenosis, whiplash, bulging disc and other spinal conditions. Dr. Martin brings ... says Dr. Martin. "For example, a herniated disc would be pulled back into its normal position, as ... spondylolisthesis, bulging disc, herniated disc and other serious back and neck conditions," says ...

APS issues new guideline for low-back pain interventions, surgery

... discography (injection of fluid into the disc in order to determine if it is the source of back ... evidence to guide recommendations for vertebral disc replacement. A discussion of the risks and ... disabling radiculopathy due to herniated lumbar disc or persistent and disabling leg pain. ...

CoreSpine Technologies(TM) Receives Clearance to Market Surgical Disc Preparation Device

... a safe and effective device for removing lumbar disc material and satisfies a large unmet need within ... or selective removal of material from the lumbar disc space. The first products will initially set the standard for preparing the spinal disc for minimally invasive fusion with applications ...

New Study Shows Morbidly Obese Workforce Has Higher Prevalence of 100+ Diseases and Conditions

... hyperlipidemia, osteoarthritis and intervertebral disc disorders dropped by about half, hypertension ... complications (29% vs. 7%) Intervertebral disc disorders (27% vs. 14%) Osteoarthritis ... complications (17% vs. 9%) Intervertebral disc disorders (12% vs. 6%) Osteoarthritis (8% ...

Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2009

... up 5% year-over-year. Medical reagent disc sales of 412,000 units for the fourth quarter, up ... Medical and veterinary reagent disc sales of 1.4 million units for the fourth ... Medical and veterinary reagent disc sales of $17.0 million for the fourth quarter, ...

NuVasive Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... on clinical approval of its PCM(R) cervical disc system, a motion preserving total disc replacement device. This strategic acquisition ... accelerate its entry into the growing cervical disc replacement market. Alex Lukianov, Chairman ...

NuVasive Announces Acquisition of Cervical Total Disc Replacement Device

... on clinical approval of the PCM(R) cervical disc system, a motion preserving total disc replacement device. This strategic acquisition ... its entry into the growing mechanical cervical disc replacement market. Alex Lukianov, Chairman ...

Intrinsic Therapeutics Announces CE Mark for Barricaid Anular Prosthesis

... ( www.in-thera.com ) is a revolutionary partial disc prosthesis that enables surgeons to directly reconstruct the anulus of the intervertebral disc in patients with lumbar disc herniations and sciatica as part of a standard, ...

Vinpower Digital Introduces Series of Standalone 8X Blu-ray Disc Duplicators with LightScribe Printing Capability

... With Blu-ray disc Writers from LG Electronics, Vinpower Digital ... announces the availability of its latest Blu-ray disc duplicator lines offering true 8X BD-R ... printing capability. The BH08LS 8X Blu-ray disc writer drives, from LG Electronics, combined with ...

Miniature Dachshund's Legacy Inspires YourDogHealth.com to Help Other Canines

... beloved miniature Dachshund Frederick ruptured a disc at age 7, a veterinarian told his family, Bill ... comeback after his battle with invertebral disc disease, the Smiths founded YourDogHealth.com ( ... benefit from a natural supplement that treats disc and joint problems, canine arthritis and canine ...

US Spinal Nonfusion Procedures Set to Increase Nearly Five Times From 2008 to 2013, According to Millennium Research Group

... physician awareness and adoption. For example, disc Dynamics and Intrinsic Therapeutics have already begun promoting their devices in the nuclear disc prosthesis and annulus repair segments, ... at MRG. "For example, the cervical artificial disc market hasn't grown as fast as originally ...

Vinpower Digital Introduces the Industry's First Standalone Networkable Duplication Tower

... time consuming process of generating a master disc then loading it into the duplicator manually. ... Calvin Chang, C.E.O Vinpower Digital. "The disc duplicator is fast becoming a standard office ... on the model purchased. It must have Blu-ray disc and/or LightScribe capable drives installed using ...

Artificial disc replacement as good or better than spinal fusion surgery

... other U.S. centers are reporting that artificial disc replacement works as well and often better than ... found patients who received an artificial disc lost less motion in the neck and recovered faster than those who had a disc removed and the bones of the spine fused. ...

Physical therapy is effective for management of low-back pain

... in most cases of symptomatic lumbar degenerative disc disease, a common cause of low back pain (LBP), ... lifetimes.1 Symptomatic lumbar degenerative disc disease develops when a disc weakens (often due to repetitive strain), is ...

Vinpower Digital Increases Blu-ray Disc Duplication Speed to 8X for Both Their Manual Tower and Autoloader Series Duplicators

... today the availability of their latest Blu-ray disc duplicator lines offering true 8X BD-R duplication speed. Using the Pioneer's BDR-203 8X Blu-ray disc writer drive(s) combined with the exceptional ... with a faster turnaround time. "Blu-ray disc adoption has already surpassed the rate of the ...

Anti-Cholesterol Drug May Ease Back Pain

... that Lovastatin could help with degenerative disc disease MONDAY, Feb. 23 (HealthDay ... for people who have surgery for degenerative disc disease, a major cause of back pain. In an attempt to find ways to stop or reverse degenerative disc disease, orthopedic researchers have been ...

Therapy, Meds Best for Lumbar Low Back Pain

... pain caused by symptomatic lumbar degenerative disc disease, according to a review of published ... back pain should be noninvasive. "Recently, disc replacement surgery has been proposed as a cure or treatment for symptomatic lumbar disc disease," review lead author Dr. Luke Madigan, an ...

Avoiding Surgery for Low Back Pain

... medication. Symptomatic lumbar degenerative disc disease occurs when a disc weakens, often due to the effects of aging, repetitive strain or injury to the disc space. The result is that ...

Abaxis Reports Financial Performance for the Third Quarter of Fiscal 2009

... comparable quarter. * Medical reagent disc sales of 467,000 units, up 48% over last year's ... * Total medical and veterinary reagent disc sales of $15.6 million compared to $14.3 ... an increase of 5 percent. Instrument, reagent disc and hematology reagent revenues increased by an ...

TEAC America Launches its Next Generation P-55C Printer, World's Fastest Dye-Sublimation Disc Printer

... its next generation P-55C dye-sublimation thermal disc printer, currently the fastest thermal dye-sublimation disc printer available, during the CES Show at the Las ... The P-55C is also the most versatile thermal disc printer. With the exclusive VersaMax ribbon ...

TEAC Forms Strategic Alliance With SST Group, Inc. to Distribute Its Next Generation Medical Disc Publishing Systems Into Medical Market

... /PRNewswire/ -- TEAC, a premier manufacturer of disc Publishing Products, announces its alliance with ... Inc., to distribute its next generation medical disc publishing systems into the medical market. TEAC's Medical disc Publishing Systems are fourth generation products ...

Throw Out Your Pack: Help Your Back

... She is genetically predisposed to degenerative disc disease. Her father and son both have severe ... due to further degeneration she had her L4 and L5 disc replaced by Dr. Karahalios in 2002. Then in ... is gone, but she continues to struggle with disc degeneration. Her debilitating pain prevented ...

Pioneer(R) Surgical Technology's NuBac(R) Nucleus Replacement Device Wins FDA Approval for IDE Pivotal Study

... outside the U.S. under the CE mark." Spinal disc Arthroplasty surgery includes Total disc Replacement (TDR) and Nucleus Replacement ... back pain caused by degenerative disc disease, restore stability and flexibility to the ...

Archus Orthopedics Performs First Facet Replacement Procedure With an Artificial Disc

... discs are implanted in patients whose natural disc has degenerated over time, resulting in chronic ... have been treated by spine fusion surgery. disc replacement surgery has demonstrated equivalent ... for sale in the United States, and a third disc is nearing approval. Industry analysts project ...

Texas Mutual Insurance to Appeal 14th Court's Decision to Texas Supreme Court

... who said Morris required surgery for a herniated disc in his lower back. The surgeon requested ... injury extended to and included the new disc herniation. During a benefit review conference ... lower-back condition, which led to the disc herniation, or whether ...

Disc Motion Technologies Appoints Industry Veteran as New CEO

... BOCA RATON, Fla., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- disc Motion Technologies announced that the company ... more than 20 years," said Manoj Krishna, FRCS, disc Motion Co-Founder. "His leadership skills and ... to have him on board." Mr. Greenberg brings to disc Motion Technologies an extensive background in ...

Virginia Judge Rules Medical Device Pioneer Committed Malpractice

... U.S. investigator for the Maverick(TM) artificial disc device has been found liable for malpractice in ... intended to maintain the natural mobility of the disc as an alternative to traditional spinal fusion. ... violated "the standard of care in preparing the disc space for insertion of the Maverick artificial ...

Artificial Cervical Disc Surgery Cheaper Than Fusion

... News) -- Treating cervical degenerative disc disease by surgically implanting an artificial ... spine may cost more initially than a traditional disc fusion operation, but it saves the patient almost ... Medtronic, the maker of the artificial cervical disc -- was expected to be presented April 29 at the ...

Award-winning study says back pain may be in your genes

... have led to a dramatic paradigm shift in the way disc degeneration is understood. Last month a paper ... investigation into the root causes of disc degeneration received a Kappa Delta Award from ... has turned the dominant injury model approach to disc degeneration on its head. Researchers from ...

Global Cervical Artificial Disc Market to Hit $1 Billion by 2012

... Global cervical artificial disc market will see a compound annual growth rate of ... Pacific regions, the global cervical artificial disc market will grow from a value of just under $60 ... physiological motion and minimize adjacent-level disc disease." The Global Markets for Spinal ...

RNs, Family Protest Denial of Critical Surgery for Orange County ICU Nurse

... of their colleague. Kutcher has degenerative disc disease -- related to her years of nursing -- and her neurosurgeon recommends an artificial disc to solve the problem and allow her to return to ... and did everything I could to avoid it." disc replacement, a proven treatment, was FDA approved ...

Disability by Denial - Blue Cross Rejects Critical Surgery for Orange County ICU Nurse - Woman Possibly Left Disabled by Denial

... like this one. Kutcher has degenerative disc disease -- related to her years of nursing -- and her neurosurgeon recommends an artificial disc to solve the problem, and allow her to return to ... and did everything I could to avoid it." disc replacement, a proven treatment, was FDA approved ...

Pioneer(R) Surgical Technology, Inc. Continues to Prove Science Behind PEEK-on-PEEK(TM) Technology for Motion Preservation Devices

... Accelerated Aging on the Wear of PEEK for Use in disc Arthroplasty," bolsters support for the long term ... of Pioneer's signature PEEK-on-PEEK design of disc arthroplasty devices. Gamma sterilization in ... commonly used in today's total joint and disc arthroplasty devices, is more susceptible to ...

Scientific poster abstracts from the 24th annual meeting of the American Academy of Pain Medicine

... Intrathecal Pump 113 Percutaneous Thermal disc Decompression in Patients with Symptomatic Contained Lumbar disc Protrusion Refractory to Conservative Treatment: ... in Opioid-Experienced Patients with Degenerative disc Disease: Subgroup Analysis of a 12-Week, ...

Abaxis Reports Record Sales for the Third Quarter of Fiscal 2008

... comparable quarter. -- Veterinary reagent disc sales of $11.4 million, up 30% over last ... -- Total medical and veterinary reagent disc sales of $14.3 million compared to $11.3 ... an increase of 17 percent. Instrument, reagent disc and hematology reagent revenues increased by an ...
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