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Instabilities in Medical News

VGI Announces Expansion to Meet Surgeon Demand for the VerteLoc™ Spine Stabilization System

...ties on June 1, 2009. We expect to add additional internal personnel shortly thereafter." VerteLoc™ is designed to address minor spinal instabilities by effectively stabilizing the spinal facets, which are multi-directional joints of the spinal column. The procedure should prolong or prevent more in...

Despite Credit Crunch, Medisave Sees Strong Sales Increase in 2008

...that because of economic changes, managing customer's expectations is a key factor to e-commerce success. Consumers are all too aware of the financial instabilities globally, but to maintain freedom of choice with their purchasing habits will ensure they have some element of control when it comes to personal shopp...

First look at an enzyme target for antibacterial and cancer drugs

... give rise to knots and jumbles that must be unlinked. Failure to properly do so can give rise to chromosome breaks, which in turn can lead to genome instabilities and cell death. You can think of DNA in the cell as the ultimate extension cord or set of holiday lights which, no matter how carefully you organiz...

New technique detects specific chromosomal damage, may indicate lung cancer risk

...rsible. Recent research suggests that the genetic changes that accompany lung cancer are not random, but are associated with specific chromosomal instabilities that may be indicative of future carcinomas. Researcher Marileila Varella-Garcia, M.D., also of UCHSC, targeted these non-random chromosomal changes i...

Little Known DNA Repair Enzyme May Be A Tumor Suppressor Gene

...ultiple tumor suppressor genes and a slew of human cancers, including a number of leukemias and lymphomas. This segment is associated with chromosomal instabilities in this particular region of chromosome 6. "Although it requires further investigation, we believe that mutations in this part of chromosome 6 coul...

The Dangers Involved In Smoking During Pregnancy

...here than in the uterus. In order to determine whether maternal smoking had a genotoxic effect on amniotic cells, researchers analyzed chromosomal instabilities and looked at whether any chromosomal regions are especially affected by exposure to tobacco. Cells in the amniotic fluid were obtained by routine amn...
Instabilities in Medical Products

Exotec® Dual Instabilities Lite

Description: Exotec® Dual Instabilities Lite Lightweight mechanical brace for functional knee stabilization in patients with ACL, MCL or LCL instabilities. Unique hinge design to guide tibia movement and reduce load on ACL. Does not require expensive sleeves or add-ons. Supports the injured or repaired knee...
Company:AliMed, Inc.

OAsys Carticare

Description:...ng recovery Functional support for patients with varus or valgus alignment Multi-dimensional support for ACL, MCL, LCL, PCL, rotary and combined instabilities Non and low contact/impact activities ...
Company:Innovation Sports

Bledsoe Ultimate Ci

Description:... The Bledsoe Ultimate CI is a sport functional knee brace designed for instabilities of combined ACL and PCL injured knees. Additional knee injuries to the medial collateral ligament along with the crutiate ligaments can be supported....
Company:Bledsoe Brace Systems

Bledsoe Sport & Sport Max

Description:...four brace designs to provide the right kind of support for these very mild instabilities. In addition, Sport Max may also be appropriate for combined instabilities involving stretched cruciate ligaments. The Sport and Sport Max feature a durable neoprene sleeve and pull tabs for easy "pull on" application and co...
Company:Bledsoe Brace Systems

Bledsoe Cage Knee Brace

Description:... The Bledsoe Cage is a sport functional knee brace designed for instabilities of combined ACL and PCL injured knees. Additional knee injuries to the medial collateral ligament along with the crutiate ligaments can be supported. ...
Company:Bledsoe Brace Systems

True/Lok External Fixator

Description:...Linear Distractors can accomplish the same task with one simple turn. The True/Lok External Fixation System is designed to eliminate any inherent instabilities in frame design either during the adjustment process or due to wearing over time. State-of-the-art Linear and Angular Distractors do not require any ...
Company:Encore Medical Corporation

Flex

Features:...ation System™ wrap [AMS™ wrap is free if requested at time of order] Total Support SystemTM for ACL, MCL, LCL, PCL, rotary and combined instabilities Rigid frame helps control flexion/extension, insures accurate application and is durable for both sports and everyday activities Anterior tibial...
Company:Innovation Sports

Flex Sport

Features:...ation System™ wrap [AMS™ wrap is free if requested at time of order] Total Support SystemTM for ACL, MCL, LCL, PCL, rotary and combined instabilities Rigid frame helps control flexion/extension, insures accurate application and is durable for both sports and everyday activities Anterior tibial...
Company:Innovation Sports

Socon Spinal System

Features:...ization and stabilization of spinal segments in skeletally mature patients as an adjunct to fusion in the treatment of the following acute and chronic instabilities or deformities of the thoracic, lumbar and sacral spine: degenerative spondylolisthesis with objective evidence of neurological impairment, fracture, ...
Company:AESCULAP
Instabilities in Medical Dictionary

Spinal fusion

... spine. ... After spinal fusion , the area that was used together can no longer move. ... Spinal fusion is a surgical procedure that treats instabilities in the spine ... Spinal fusion treats low back pain cause by disc degeneration, such as ... Spinal fusion is usually done along with oth...
Instabilities in Biological News

February 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

... and, thus, viscosity variations in the thermal boundary layer from which mantle plumes rise. A locally thick layer leads to small viscosity variation instabilities and hence to diapir plumes. A locally thin chemical layer allows for large viscosity variations across the active portion of the lower mantle thermal ...

Scripps research team blocks bacterial communication system to prevent deadly staph infections

... that essentially plug the keyholes on cell surfaces that allow bacteria to sense autoinducers, but such strategies have been hampered by the inherent instabilities of the molecules involved. Next, the team isolated and studied the antibodies produced in mice injected with the hapten, called AP4. Subsequent exp...

AGU journal highlights -- Sept. 6, 2007

...had sea surface heights of 525 centimeters (2-9.8 inches) and diameters of 100200 kilometers (60-120 miles). The eddies are thought to be generated by instabilities in background currents or by the instability of Rossby waves themselves. Title: Global observations of large oceanic eddies Authors: Dudley B. ...

Princeton engineers develop low-cost recipe for patterning microchips

...scoveries, the fracture-induced structuring process was happened upon accidentally. Graduate students in the Chou and Russel groups were trying to use instabilities in various molten polymers (in essence, melted plastic) to create patterns when they discovered instead that fracturing a solid polymer film can gener...
Instabilities in Biological Technology

Penn researchers demonstrate a flexible, 1-step assembly of nanoscale structures

...ive the formation of delicate, detailed and beautiful patterns. Mechanical instabilities in soft polymers, precipitated by dewetting, swelling and buckling during t...hanisms that can interfere with the performance of devices. However, these instabilities are now being exploited to assemble complex patterns, to fabricate novel de...

Leading Edge Research Underway in Fall Prevention for Seniors

...itor individuals to prevent falls and the medical complications that follow. "This system will give health care providers early detection of the gait instabilities that precede falls, in order to enable intervention before serious injuries occur. The proposed research plan includes delivery of a working prototype...
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