Metastatic Bone Disease Patients Can Walk in Lazarus' Footsteps
...e to treat the painful effects of metastatic bone disease by injecting bone cement
to support weakened bones -- provides immediate and substantial pain relief...perform osteoplasty. Osteoplasty involves the injection of semi-liquid bone cement
(in this case, polymethyl-methacrylate or PMMA) into a bone lesion under co...
Breast Cancer Patients May Have a New Treatment Option When Cancer Spreads
...ooked at alternative -- injecting radioactive bone cement
into the vertebral body -- with promising results....n the paper "Feasibility of Using Radioactive Bone cement
to Treat Vertebral Metastases" during the 55th Ann...dure (vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty) in which bone cement
is injected into the body to stabilize the bone
Building a New and Better Ankle
...the field and bring relief to patients.
"When we started off, the ankles we used in this country included just
two components and we had to use bone cement
to fix them and basically they
all failed," said Andrea Cracchiolo, MD, lead author of the article and
Director of the Adult Foot and Ankle section at...
BioElectronics Announces Major Clinical Trials
...ed, Andy Whelan, CEO and
President of BioElectronics Corporation. "The completion of a formal study
by a surgeon of Dr. Genecov's caliber will further cement
our position in
this important and growing area. We are also very excited to be starting
the trial for post- operative care for cesarean section. Acco...
First Human Implant of New Archus Orthopedics Facet Replacement System
...l pedicle screw fixation and
join the company's first product, the Total Facet Arthroplasty System(R) or
"TFAS(R)", which is anchored by means of bone cement
and has been
successfully implanted in nearly two hundred patients worldwide, with the
vast majority treated in the United States in an ongoing IDE st...
MonoSol Rx Completes Thin Film Ondansetron Pilot Bioequivalence Study
... products to market that enhance the
effectiveness and market-appeal of already-approved compounds. We believe
this strategy will enable MonoSol Rx to cement
its leadership position in
the thin film drug delivery market."
MonoSol Rx has signed a term sheet and is in final negotiations with a
partner to ma...
Malvern initiates European user group meetings for chemical imaging
...terial properties (rheology) and chemical composition (chemical
imaging). Malvern laboratory, on-line and in-line solutions are
proven in sectors from cement
to pharmaceuticals and support the
understanding, improvement and optimization of many industrial
Headquartered in Malvern, UK, the compa...