Tag: lumbar spinal stenosis

Paradigm Spine, LLC Announces Availability Of Milliman, Inc. Report On Cost And Potential Cost Offsets Associated With Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Patients In A Commercially Insured Population
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Paradigm Spine, LLC Announces Availability Of Milliman, Inc. Report On Cost And Potential Cost Offsets Associated With Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Patients In A Commercially Insured Population

NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Paradigm Spine, LLC, a leading provider of innovative spinal implants, announces the publication of an analysis prepared by Milliman, Inc. titled “Utilization and Cost of Surgery for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis (“LSS”) in a Commercially Insured Population” commissioned by Paradigm Spine, LLC .  The report is […]

Are patients with high BMI more likely to develop spinal stenosis? 5 key notes
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Are patients with high BMI more likely to develop spinal stenosis? 5 key notes

By Laura Dyrda A new study published in Spine examines the connection between BMI and the risk for developing lumbar spinal stenosis. The researchers examined the Swedish nationwide occupational surveillance program for construction workers. There were 364,467 patients included in the study from 1971 to 1992. There were 65 percent of the people who […]

Chances of accurate lumbar spinal stenosis diagnosis increase when key questions are asked
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Chances of accurate lumbar spinal stenosis diagnosis increase when key questions are asked

By Susan Rapp SAN FRANCISCO — An International Delphi Study conducted by The International Taskforce on Diagnosis and Management of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis recently identified key questions to ask when getting a patient’s history that may help clinicians more accurately diagnose lumbar spinal stenosis. “This study showed that with just […]

Vertos Medical raising $12M for lumbar spinal stenosis treatment. So when’s that IPO?
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Vertos Medical raising $12M for lumbar spinal stenosis treatment. So when’s that IPO?

By Meghana Keshavan Southern California devicemaker Vertos Medical has been around a decade, and has a clinically validated treatment for lumbar spinal stenosis. It’s raised many dollars in venture financing, and is in the midst of a new equity round. This begs the question – when will Vertos IPO? Vertos is aiming to raise $12 million, […]

JOINT REPLACEMENT FOR THE SPINE
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JOINT REPLACEMENT FOR THE SPINE

By Margot Kim FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — About 1.2 million Americans suffer from lumbar spinal stenosis. It’s a condition that can cause debilitating pain. Spinal fusion surgery can help, but it sometimes leaves patients with limited mobility. Now, there’s a new treatment on the horizon; it’s a joint replacement for […]