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First Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant Placed in Northern California by Dr. Goldthwaite
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First Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant Placed in Northern California by Dr. Goldthwaite

PLANO, Texas, Sept. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Noel Goldthwaite, MD, senior surgeon and founding member at SpineCare Medical Group, Inc., is the first physician in northern California to implant Nuvectra’s Algovita® Spinal Cord Stimulation System, which successfully treated a local injured veteran’s chronic pain and led to his significant reduction […]

InVivo Therapeutics Announces Publication in Neurosurgery of Lifetime Hospitalization Costs for Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury Patients by Severity Grade
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InVivo Therapeutics Announces Publication in Neurosurgery of Lifetime Hospitalization Costs for Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury Patients by Severity Grade

September 05, 2017 CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. (NVIV) today announced the publication of an article titled “Relationship of American Spinal Injury Association Impairment Scale Grade to Post-injury Hospitalization and Costs in Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury” in the journal Neurosurgery. Neurosurgery is the official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. The article […]

Mainstay Medical Announces CEO Leadership Transition
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Mainstay Medical Announces CEO Leadership Transition

Dublin – Ireland, 5 September 2017 – Mainstay Medical International plc (“Mainstay” or the “Company”, Euronext Paris: MSTY.PA and ESM of the Irish Stock Exchange: MSTY.IE), a medical device company focused on bringing to market ReActiv8®, an implantable restorative neurostimulation system to treat disabling Chronic Low Back Pain (“CLBP”), announces […]

Former Quadriplegic Enrolled in Asterias’ SCiStar Study to Throw Ceremonial First Pitch at Major League Baseball Game
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Former Quadriplegic Enrolled in Asterias’ SCiStar Study to Throw Ceremonial First Pitch at Major League Baseball Game

FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NYSE MKT:AST) today announced that Lucas Lindner of Eden, Wisconsin, a quadriplegic patient who has regained functional use of his fingers, hands and lower arms after receiving the company’s investigational stem cell therapy for complete cervical spinal cord injury, […]

Mainstay Medical’s ReActiv8-B Clinical Trial Passes Mid-point
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Mainstay Medical’s ReActiv8-B Clinical Trial Passes Mid-point

August 03, 2017 Mainstay Medical International plc (“Mainstay” or the “Company”, Euronext Paris: MSTY.PA and ESM of the Irish Stock Exchange: MSTY.IE), a medical device company focused on bringing to market ReActiv8®, an implantable restorative neurostimulation system to treat disabling Chronic Low Back Pain (“CLBP”), announces that over half the required […]

North America Will Remain Dominant in the Global Spinal Cord Stimulators Market: Future Market Insights
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North America Will Remain Dominant in the Global Spinal Cord Stimulators Market: Future Market Insights

VALLEY COTTAGE, New York, July 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Introduction of affordable devices would pave huge opportunities for the global spinal cord stimulators market across developing economies. Customized spinal cord stimulators as per the requirements of an individual is expected to offer higher growth potential for leading market players. Specialists in healthcare settings are […]

InVivo Therapeutics Appoints Richard Toselli, M.D. as Chief Medical Officer
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InVivo Therapeutics Appoints Richard Toselli, M.D. as Chief Medical Officer

July 10, 2017 CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. (NVIV) today announced the appointment of Richard Toselli, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer, effective July 5, 2017. Dr. Toselli, a fellowship-trained spinal neurosurgeon, will assume all responsibilities related to the company’s clinical and regulatory strategy. Prior to joining InVivo, Dr. Toselli served […]

Stimwave Announces First Patient in Brazil to Receive Wireless Pain Relief® Technology
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Stimwave Announces First Patient in Brazil to Receive Wireless Pain Relief® Technology

July 05, 2017 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stimwave LLC, a medical device manufacturer and independent research institute headquartered in South Florida in the United States, today announced the first patients in Brazil will receive a Stimwave Wireless Pain Relief® device for the treatment of chronic pain. The minimally-invasive procedures will be completed […]

Medtronic, GlaxoSmithKline team up in $40M equity deal for back-pain startup
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Medtronic, GlaxoSmithKline team up in $40M equity deal for back-pain startup

By kgrayson@bizjournals.com – May 30, 2017 Medtronic has joined in a $40 million round of equity financing for Saluda Medical, a med-tech company with operations in the Twin Cities. Saluda is developing an implantable medical device to treat chronic back pain and other conditions using electrical pulses. The Australia-based company expanded into […]

Stimwave Receives CE Mark Approval for World’s First Fully Percutaneous Stimulator Anchoring System
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Stimwave Receives CE Mark Approval for World’s First Fully Percutaneous Stimulator Anchoring System

May 26, 2017 BREDA, Netherlands–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Freedom Neuro BV, a medical device distributor for Stimwave Technologies Incorporated, today announced CE Mark approval for the world’s first Percutaneous Injectable Anchor System. The injectable anchor is utilized in conjunction with the company’s wireless neurostimulator devices to provide true innovation in fixating Stimwave’s Wireless […]

Neuromonitoring Company Founded by Former NFL Quarterback Set to Go Public
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Neuromonitoring Company Founded by Former NFL Quarterback Set to Go Public

Source: The Life Sciences Report – May 29, 2017 Assure Neuromonitoring, a wholly owned subsidiary of Assure Holdings Inc. (IOM:TSX.V), provides intraoperative neuromonitoring (IONM) services. The standard of care in the United States is to provide IONM services to monitor the nervous systems of patients undergoing invasive surgeries such as spine, […]

Central Connecticut Neurosurgery and Spine is the First in Connecticut to Offer New Treatment Option for Chronic Pain
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Central Connecticut Neurosurgery and Spine is the First in Connecticut to Offer New Treatment Option for Chronic Pain

PLANO, TEXAS (PRWEB) MAY 17, 2017 Dr. Ahmed Khan is the first physician in Connecticut to implant Nuvectra’s Algovita® Spinal Cord Stimulation System, a powerfully versatile, patient-centric spinal cord stimulation system. The Algovita SCS System has been FDA approved as a treatment option for chronic intractable pain since late last […]

Stimwave Awarded U.S. Government DAPA Contract
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Stimwave Awarded U.S. Government DAPA Contract

April 21, 2017 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stimwave LLC, a medical device manufacturer and independent research institute headquartered in South Florida, today announced it has been awarded a Distribution and Pricing Agreement (DAPA) by the Defense Logistics Agency. Stimwave, which distributes the Stimwave Freedom Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) System and StimQ […]

InVivo Therapeutics Announces Oral Presentations at the 2017 American Spinal Injury Association Annual Scientific Meeting
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InVivo Therapeutics Announces Oral Presentations at the 2017 American Spinal Injury Association Annual Scientific Meeting

April 20, 2017 CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–InVivo Therapeutics Holdings Corp. (NVIV) today announced that the company will be giving two oral presentations at the 2017 American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) Annual Scientific Meeting to be held April 26-29, 2017 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Alex Aimetti, Ph.D., Vice President, Medical Education and Scientific […]