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Arizona Pain Specialists Contend Recent Vertebroplasty Studies are Misleading: Studies Actually Show it is Effective at Reducing Pain

... vertebroplasty, a procedure to treat some painful spine fractures, is not effective. According to ... vertebroplasty, a procedure to treat some painful spine fractures, is not effective. According to ... vertebral compression fractures. In 2006, spine Journal released a systematic review of all ...

Surgery, 'Sham' Equal in Treating Compression Fracture Pain

... Injecting cement into spine no better than placebo procedure, study finds ... of Medicine and a neurosurgeon at Texas Brain and spine Institute in Bryan. Vertebroplasty involves injecting a type of "cement" into the spine to stabilize it, thereby relieving pain and ...

Alzheimer's Disease is the Focus of TBSI Annual Neuroscience Symposium

... Alzheimer's Disease during the Texas Brain and spine Institute's Third Annual Neuroscience Symposium ... with Grace" in 2002. Texas Brain and spine Institute: In coalition with St. Joseph ... Center College of Medicine, the Texas Brain and spine Institute encompasses both a clinical ...

North American Spine Society Expresses Concern Over Proposed Federal Health Care Reform Legislation

... Act of 2009" (H.R. 3200), the North American spine Society (NASS) today, in a letter to House ... include medical liability reform," said Rao, a spine surgeon at the Medical College of Wisconsin. ... at www.spine.org . The North American spine Society (NASS) is a multidisciplinary medical ...

NuVasive to Present at the BMO Capital Markets 9th Annual Focus on Healthcare Conference

... of products for the surgical treatment of spine disorders. The Company's product portfolio is focused primarily on the $4.6 billion U.S. spine implant market. Additionally, the Company has ... minimize soft tissue disruption during spine surgery with maximum visualization and safe, easy ...

Paradigm Spine Closes $21.5 Million Financing and Announces Promotion of Matt Stuttle to Position of Vice President, US Sales

... the compelling value proposition of Paradigm spine increase over the past few years, from a small, ... in the next few years." Paradigm spine is also pleased to announce the promotion of Matt ... Vice President, US Sales. Matt joined Paradigm spine in June of 2008 as an Area Sales Director for the ...

Custom Spine Announces New Board of Directors and CFO

... company's leadership and future outlook, Custom spine announces new members to the Board of Directors. ... National Advisory Council. Custom spine also appointed two businessmen to the Board of ... and Director at Hydrocision, joined the Custom spine Board of Directors with over 26 years of medical ...

NuVasive Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... We are determined to become the #4 global spine company by developing innovative products and by ... of products for the surgical treatment of spine disorders. The Company's product portfolio is focused primarily on the $4.6 billion U.S. spine implant market. Additionally, the Company has ...

Zimmer Holdings, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... 57 3 7 spine 64 18 23 ... 114 3 6 spine 129 19 23 ... 54.9 3 113.6 110.6 3 spine 64.2 54.3 18 128.8 ...

National Insurance Carriers Now Cover Artificial Cervical Disc Surgery

... disc replacement surgery for the cervical spine with greater frequency. The alternative to the ... surgery and frequently are asked to teach other spine surgeons in the technique. "The ... patients with degenerative discs in the cervical spine is spinal fusion. In this procedure, a surgeon ...

Life Spine(R) Announces FDA Clearance of FS3(TM) Minimally Invasive Spinal System

... ESTATES, Ill., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Life spine announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug ... many new minimally invasive innovations that Life spine is bringing to market over the next six months. ... on bringing surgeon concepts to life." Life spine is dedicated to improving the quality of life for ...

Stephen D. Faro Joins North American Spine as Chief Operating Officer

... D. Faro joins Dallas-based North American spine as the company's new Chief Operating Officer. ... in North Texas and Ohio, and North American spine has plans for national expansion. "Stephen Faro's experience with developing specialized spine care and surgical facilities along with his ...

International Medical Device Maker; Four Executives Charged in Connection With Unlawful Clinical Trials

... its Director of Regulatory and Clinical Affairs, spine Division, and reported first to Bohner and later ... to treat vertebral compression fractures of the spine (VCFs), a painful condition commonly suffered by ... 2002, the company allegedly approached selected spine surgeons and asked them to use a predecessor ...

Spinal Decompression Therapy Offers Hope for Back Pain

... his listeners find solutions for their painful spine conditions. "Decompression therapy is ... surgery. Decompression equipment pulls on the spine at precise angles in order to help repair spinal ... therapy equipment gently tractions the spine in a specific manner. This newer type of ...

First Spine Technology Awards to Recognize Excellence and Innovation

... Pa., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- This November the spine Technology Awards will recognize the best spine products, engineering teams and inventors for ... Any company that produces products for use in spine surgery may enter in one or more of the eight ...

Impliant Granted Two New U.S. Patents and Successfully Defends European Patent Opposition Case

... -- Impliant, Inc., a developer of novel spine arthroplasty alternatives to fusion surgery, ... techniques to develop a new class of spine arthroplasty devices that target over 40% of the ... medial facetectomy, the device is affixed to the spine via four pedicle screws using a standard ...

Life Spine Announces Appointment of Todd Fanning as Vice President of Sales

... known medical device companies within both the spine and the orthopaedic industries, including Spinal ... development and engineering capabilities of Life spine are what really attracted me. The pipeline of ... and launch new and exciting products, and Life spine is well positioned to do that," said Mr. Fanning. ...

NuVasive to Present at the 8th Annual Needham Life Sciences Conference

... of products for the surgical treatment of spine disorders. The Company's product portfolio is focused primarily on the $4.6 billion U.S. spine implant market. Additionally, the Company has ... minimize soft tissue disruption during spine surgery with maximum visualization and safe, easy ...

Custom Spine Welcomes Randal Clarke as Vice President of Sales

... PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Custom spine announced today that Randal Clarke is the new ... Spine's growth initiative." About Custom spine Custom Spine, Inc. is a pioneering leader in the spine market creating the next generation of ...

NuVasive to Present at the 2009 William Blair Growth Stock Conference

... of products for the surgical treatment of spine disorders. The Company's product portfolio is focused primarily on the $4.6 billion U.S. spine implant market. Additionally, the Company has ... minimize soft tissue disruption during spine surgery with maximum visualization and safe, easy ...

Globus Medical Announces Launch of COALITION(TM) ACDF Spacer System

... Dr. Robert J. Banco, an Orthopaedic spine Surgeon with The Boston spine Group in Boston, Mass. said, "Unequivocally, ... added Dr. Andrew Clavenna, an Orthopaedic spine Surgeon with The Carrell Clinic in Dallas, Texas. ...

Back to normal: Surgery improves outcomes for spine patients

... ROSEMONT, Ill. People with the spine disease called degenerative spondylolisthesis* -- ... completed each year to address degenerative spine conditions, yet, there has never been a ... with spondylolisthesis who were enrolled in the spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT), a ...

FDA Approves Reclast(R) to Prevent Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women With Convenient Less Frequent Dosing

... them at increased risk of fractures of hip, spine and wrist(2,3) - Reclast already approved as ... Reclast significantly increased lumbar spine BMD relative to placebo at the end of the ... at the beginning of the study increased lumbar spine BMD by 6.3% in the early menopause group and by ....

Kenneth L. Reed, M.D. Performs First State of the Art AccuraScope(TM) Procedure in Dallas

... - Minimally Invasive spine Surgery Provides Better Diagnosis and Treatment ... being performed in Ohio, and North American spine has plans for national expansion. Dr. ... patients already treated. "North American spine and our specially trained physicians are ...

Ziehm Imaging and BrainLAB Extend Partnership for Intra-Operative 3D Imaging and Computer Assisted Surgery (CAS) to North America

... a wide variety of medical procedures, including spine and trauma, cranio-maxillofacial and ... the accuracy of pedicle screw placement and other spine and orthopedic fixation devices, among other ... from neurosurgery, orthopedics, ENT, CMF to spine & trauma and oncology. With 3300 systems ...

NuVasive to Present at Bank of America and Merrill Lynch 2009 Healthcare Conference

... of products for the surgical treatment of spine disorders. The Company's product portfolio is focused primarily on the $4.6 billion U.S. spine implant market. Additionally, the Company has ... minimize soft tissue disruption during spine surgery with maximum visualization and safe, easy ...

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

... and satisfies a large unmet need within the spine industry. Of equal significance is that CoreSpine ... implants and new approaches are introduced to spine surgeons," said John Sherman, M.D., spine surgeon with Twin Cities Orthopedics in ...

Globus Medical Announces International Expansion

... "Glenn's experience and keen understanding of the spine business will drive our expansion through quality ... was founded in 2003 by an experienced team of spine professionals with a shared vision to create products that enable spine surgeons to promote healing in patients with ...

Elekta Radiosurgery Solutions are Creating New Possibilities for the Most Challenging Cases of the Head And Body

... control. Stereotactic Radiosurgery of the spine While Gamma Knife(R) surgery was initially ... of Pittsburgh Medical Center and co-editor of spine Radiosurgery , will discuss the use of Elekta Axesse(TM) to perform stereotactic radiosurgery for spine and paraspinal lesions. According to Dr. ...

Scient'x Groupe, S.A. Appointing Spinal Orthopedic Industry Executive Oliver Burckhardt as President and Chief Executive Officer

... Spine, Inc. and was responsible for the global spine business units, where revenues exceeded US$100 ... where he served as the Vice President of spine Sales and Marketing and played a key role in building the USA and international Aesculap spine business from start-up. His experience includes ...

Zimmer Holdings, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... 57 2 5 spine 65 20 24 ... Trauma 56.9 55.7 2 spine 64.6 54.0 20 OSP ... 2 (3) 5 spine 20 (4) 24 ...

NuVasive Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... in place to drive toward our goal of being the #4 spine company in the world and we will get there by ... of products for the surgical treatment of spine disorders. The Company's product portfolio is focused primarily on the $4.6 billion U.S. spine implant market. Additionally, the Company has ...

NuVasive Announces Acquisition of Cervical Total Disc Replacement Device

... become one of the fastest growing segments in spine over the next several years as surgeons and ... of products for the surgical treatment of spine disorders. The Company's product portfolio is focused primarily on the $4.6 billion U.S. spine implant market. Additionally, the Company has ...

Singapore Adopts Advanced Genetic Engineering in Orthopedic Surgery

... called spinal fusion, which aims to stabilize the spine by fusing together two or more vertebrae using ... rods, screws or cages, act as supports for the spine while the bones heal. But herein lays the ... Professor Tan Seang Beng, Director of the spine Service and Chief of SGH's Department of ...

Louisiana Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Board Certified Interventional Pain Physicians

... danger," said Dr. J. Michael Burdine of the spine Diagnostics Center of Baton Rouge. "Being the ... to do so." Dr. Burdine, on behalf of the spine Diagnostics Center of Baton Rouge, first brought ... the December 23, 2008 favorable ruling for the spine Diagnostics Center of Baton Rouge by the ...

World's Leading Spine Technology Companies, Surgeons Set to Gather on April 27 at Fourth Annual Spine Technology Summit

... on New Materials, Market Intelligence at Upcoming spine Technology Summit SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The fourth Annual spine Technology Summit, focusing on innovation in spine care, will be held on April 27, 2009 at the East ...

NuVasive Announces Conference Call and Webcast of First Quarter 2009 Results

... of products for the surgical treatment of spine disorders. The Company's product portfolio is focused primarily on the $4.6 billion U.S. spine implant market. Additionally, the Company has ... minimize soft tissue disruption during spine surgery with maximum visualization and safe, easy ...

Laser Spine Institute Helps Professionals Take Back Their Lives from Debilitating Back Pain

... Professionals Day, observed April 22, the Laser spine Institute is helping administrative support ... information on outpatient, minimally invasive spine surgery and upcoming seminars in cities across ... of Labor Statistics Web site. About Laser spine Institute: ...

Black Hills Orthopedics & Spine Center Selects Sage Intergy EHR to Improve Clinical, Operational and Financial Efficiencies

... Sage announced that Black Hills Orthopedics & spine Center (BHOSC), a Rapid City, S.D., 15-doctor ... About Black Hills Orthopedics & spine Center Based in Rapid City, S.D., Black Hills Orthopedics & spine Center (BHOSC) provides a full spectrum of ...

Long Term Supply of Osteocel(R) Plus Solidified Without Ownership of Processing Facility

... of products for the surgical treatment of spine disorders. The Company's product portfolio is focused on applications in the over $4.6 billion U.S. spine fusion market. The Company's current principal ... minimize soft tissue disruption during spine surgery while allowing maximum visualization and ...
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