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Intrinsic Therapeutics' Barricaid and Magellan Spine Technologies' DART to Drive European Annulus Repair Market

...egments of the spinal fusion implant market as well as the market for spinal nonfusion treatments, such as interspinous process decompression devices, pedicle screw-based dynamic stabilization systems, artificial discs, nuclear disc prostheses, annulus repair devices, and facet arthroplasty devices. This rep...

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

...hout degenerative facet arthrosis, and spondylolisthesis. Following a laminectomy and medial facetectomy, the device is affixed to the spine via four pedicle screws using a standard posterior surgical approach. Impliant believes that the TOPS (TM) System could benefit over 500,000 patients worldwide under...

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

...3D dataset and display sagittal, coronal and axial views intra-operatively. These additional 3D views may assist surgeons in assessing the accuracy of pedicle screw placement and other spine and orthopedic fixation devices, among other applications. While the Vario 3D can be used as a conventional 2D mobile ...

NuVasive Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Financial Results

...anding; Non-GAAP earnings per share is calculated using diluted weighted shares outstanding. B-- Charges related to the acquisition of the pedicle screw technology in the first quarter of 2008 and the acquisition of the Osteocel Business Unit in the third quarter of 2008. C-- ...

DiFUSION Technologies Announces Company Launch Focused on Surgical Site Infections (SSIs)

...spine industry and has launched over a dozen products totaling more than $500 million in annual sales, such as the Array Spinal System and the Sequoia pedicle Screw System. Received his B.A. from Hamilton College after completing a four-year duty with the US Marine Corps. Steve Vandegrift - DiFUSION C...

Advanced imaging technology used at Mayo Clinic improves spinal surgery outcome

...o determine the best entry point and trajectory for each screw. An image-guided screwdriver is used to place a screw. In most other institutions, pedicle screws are placed using a freehand technique or by fluoroscopy, which uses X-rays to capture a one-dimensional image on a television screen of the pro...

The small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the ampulla of vater

...the operation. The preoperative diagnosis of these rare tumors in the ampulla is potentially problematic. CT finding of a polypous mass with a long pedicle was helpful to diagnose an adenoma. However, it may not be possible to differentiating ampullary small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma from ampullary ad...

Impliant Restarts European Clinical Activities for Patented TOPS(TM) Spine System

...ithout degenerative facet arthrosis and spondylolisthesis. Following a laminectomy and medial facetectomy, the device is affixed to the spine via four pedicle screws using a standard posterior surgical approach. Impliant believes that the TOPS(TM) System could benefit over 500,000 patients worldwide undergoi...

clickNsettle.com, Inc. and Cardo Medical, LLC Announce Merger Agreement

...t and unicompartmental knee replacement. Cardo Medical has received FDA clearance to market its Total Hip System, Cervical Plate/Screw System, Spine pedicle Screw/Rod System, Patello-femoral Arthroplasty, and Uni-Knee Arthroplasty (UKA). Additional innovative products are in Cardo Medical's product pipelin...

Atlas Spine Launches Stature(TM) Vertebral Body Replacement System

... offered by Atlas Spine are: The VERTEVIEW(TM) Cervical Plating System, and REBAR(TM) VBR. Atlas has also received 510(k) clearances for the APELO(TM) pedicle Screw System, and REBAR XL(TM) VBR scheduled for release in 2008. To learn more about Atlas products please visit our website at http://www.atlassp...
Pedicle in Medical Technology

Facet Solutions, Inc. Expands U.S. Pivotal Study With Next Generation Implant System

...ents suffering from lumbar stenosis." Dr. Randall Dryer, Central Texas Spine Institute, adds, "The ACADIA(TM) design takes advantage of standard pedicle screw-based fixation, and allows for predictable and precise joint restoration. My patients are seeing significant pain relief and rapid recovery as ...

Impliant Launches Less-Invasive Version of Patented TOPS(TM) Spine System

...ithout degenerative facet arthrosis and spondylolisthesis. Following a laminectomy and medial facetectomy, the device is affixed to the spine via four pedicle screws using a standard posterior surgical approach. Impliant believes that the TOPS(TM) System could benefit over 500,000 patients worldwide undergoi...

Impliant Restarts Pivotal Clinical Trial for Patented TOPS(TM) Spine System

...ithout degenerative facet arthrosis and spondylolisthesis. Following a laminectomy and medial facetectomy, the device is affixed to the spine via four pedicle screws using a standard posterior surgical approach. Impliant believes that the TOPS(TM) System could benefit over 500,000 patients worldwide undergoi...

First Human Implant of New Archus Orthopedics Facet Replacement System

...em, which entered the clinic in late 2007 and addresses the unique anatomy of the L5-S1, "lumbosacral" spinal level. Both systems utilize conventional 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 an...

Facet Solutions' AFRS(TM) Demonstrates Biomechanical Advantages Over Dynamic Stabilization in Independent Testing

...n devices. The objective of the testing was to compare the range of motion, pedicle screw stresses, and spinal stability of facet joint replacement versus dyna... the spine implanted with the AFRS(TM) demonstrated reduced stresses in the pedicle screws supporting the implant. In addition, the results showed improved mot...
Pedicle in Medical Products

Pilot® Thoracolumbar Pedicle Screw System

Description: The Pilot® thoracolumbar pedicle screw system has been engineered to deliver implants safely and quickly while maximizing versatility. Whether instrumenting through an open procedure or through an MIS approach, the unique screw insertion instrumentation allows for rapid, but accurate, screw de...
Company:Life Spine

S4 Spinal System

Description:... The S4 Spinal System has quickly gained a reputation for being the next generation in pedicle screw systems because of its exceptionally small size and high biomechanical strength....
Company:AESCULAP

SpineAssist

Description:...e performed with high accuracy and minimum intervention. SpineAssist currently answers a growing need for accurate and easy to use guidance devices in pedicle screw insertion for spine fusion procedures. SpineAssist focuses on two key steps: Pre-operative planning of surgical procedures and Intra-operative s...
Company:Mazor Surgical Technologies

Pathfinder

Description:... The pedicle screw insertion assembly incorporates slotted guid...IS System uses an ingenious technique in which the pedicle screw insertion assembly incorporates crescent-sha...asy rod insertion. The evolutionary Pathfinder MIS pedicle screw system uses small incisions for a less invas...
Company:Abbott Spine

Spine System Evolution

Description:...is, scoliosis, fractures and tumors. It is also intended for the treaent of severe spondylolisthesis (grades 3 and 4) of the L5-S1 vertebra. Levels of pedicle screw fixation for this indication are from L3-S1. When used as a non-pedicle screw system, use in patients with degenerative disc disease for posteri...
Company:AESCULAP

EpochXP Neurological Workstations

Features:...or function without the need for costly, external stimulators Automated pedicle screw integrity mode - speeds testing of pedicle screw postioning. Simultaneous multiple site remote monitoring and revie...
Company:Axon Systems

Fluoronav Virtual Fluoroscopy System

Features:...luoroscopy. The surgeon gets greater access to the surgical field because the C-arm can be removed from the operative field during navigation. Precise pedicle screw placement using 3-dimensional models of implants and instruments. "Shoot and go" technology means no waiting for data to merge, reduced operatin...
Company:Medtronic Surgical Navigation Technologies

OEC 9800 FluoroTrak Plus

Features:.... Ability to gain access to difficult-to-reach anatomy, locate and avoid critical structures, measure length of anatomy and surgical hardware (i.e. pedicle screws). Decrease surgical time. Provides virtual bi-planar fluoroscopy, helping to minimize intraoperative dose. Excellent resident/fellow ...
Company:GE Healthcare

Moss Miami 5.5 Ti

Features:...re user friendly to O.R. staff. Color-coding and sequential numbering minimize confusion. System can be specifically configured to fit surgeons needs. pedicle based system - Screws and rods lateralized for easy interoperative access to the canal during the procedure, making intra-discal procedures easier. Du...
Company:Depuy Spine

Socon Spinal System

Features:...r screws available, blunt tip, conical core, no threads in cross section of pedicle entrance and connecting thread for reduction instrument attachment. Connect...bilities, diameter 6 mm with threaded surface. The Socon Spinal System is a pedicle screw system indicated for the treatment of severe spondylolisthesis and it...
Company:AESCULAP
Pedicle in Medical Dictionary

Pedicle

Pedicle of vertebral arch, the segment between the transverse process and the ... Pedicle (zoology), a fleshy line used to attach and anchor brachiopods and some ... The pedicles (from Latin pediculus, "small foot") are two short, thick processes, ... at Waynesburg College ...

Lumbar

... well as in the ... When we use aBMD of the lumbar spine to diagnose osteoporosis in a population ... Learn more about lumbar fusion with pedicle screws and rods. ... The lumbar (lower) spine naturally has a slight inward curve called lordosis. ... Lumbar : Surveys of Physical Therapy pr...
Pedicle in Biological News

Israeli scientists successfully transplant frozen-thawed ovaries in sheep

...tachment that contains the main blood vessels), and replace the ovary up to a fortnight later, either at the original site or by grafting it on to the pedicle of the (removed) left ovary. Of the five sheep where normal blood flow resumed immediately, indicating that the transplant had succeeded, one had seve...
Pedicle in Biological Technology

Amedica Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Valeo(TM) Pedicle Screw System

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Amedica Corporation, an orthopedic implants company focused on silicon nitride ceramic technologies, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted 510(k) marketing clearance to Amedica's Valeo(TM) Pedicle Screw system. The Vale...

Nuvasive Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results

... stock-based compensation. C -- Charges related to the acquisition of the pedicle screw technology in the first quarter of 2008 and the acquisition of the Os...es (9,754) (1,572) Investing activities: Cash paid for pedicle screw technology (6,256) - Cash paid for acquisition ...

Facet Solutions Establishes Corporate Headquarters and Expands Executive Team

...lternative to lumbar spinal fusion. The Acadia(TM) procedure includes replacement of the diseased facet joint with an anatomic implant and traditional pedicle screws that restore the natural motion, stability, and balance to the lumbar spine. *Note: AFRS(TM) is an investigational device in the United State...

Zimmer Holdings, Inc. Announces Agreement to Acquire Abbott Spine, an Innovator in Spinal Technology

...ory, Abbott Spine has developed a series of innovative technologies and techniques to treat spine disease. Among the key products are the InCompass(R) pedicle Screw System; the Pathfinder(R) Minimally Invasive Pedicle Screw system; the Wallis(R) Interspinous Stabilizer System (available outside the U.S.); th...

Globus Medical Announces Record 2nd Quarter 2007 Results

...rtfolio," said Rick Kienzle, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Globus Medical. "In addition, strong market acceptance of our Revere(TM) pedicle screw system continues to fuel significant conversions in our established and new markets." During the second quarter, Globus Medical added several h...
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