Tag: lumbar

Inaugural NASS Ultrasound and Fluoroscopic Guided Lumbar Procedures Workshop a success in Singapore
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Inaugural NASS Ultrasound and Fluoroscopic Guided Lumbar Procedures Workshop a success in Singapore

16th December 2016 – by Allen Chen, MD, MPH   Continuing its global educational efforts, NASS successfully produced the inaugural Ultrasound and Fluoroscopic Guided Lumbar Procedures Workshop at the Singapore General Hospital on October 29-30 2016. This was the first freestanding NASS workshop, which was held as an independent course prior to […]

Xtant Medical Receives FDA Clearance for the Xsert™ Lumbar Expandable Interbody System
Regulatory

Xtant Medical Receives FDA Clearance for the Xsert™ Lumbar Expandable Interbody System

BELGRADE, Mont., Nov. 23, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Xtant Medical Holdings, Inc. (NYSE MKT:XTNT), a leader in the development of regenerative medicine products and medical devices, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Xsert Lumbar Expandable Interbody System. The Xsert System is an all […]

Minimally invasive lumbar decompression may be performed safely without prior experience
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Minimally invasive lumbar decompression may be performed safely without prior experience

23rd November 2016 Junyoung Ahn (Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, USA) and others report in The Spine Journal that continued surgical experience in the context of minimally invasive lumbar decompression, with or without discectomy, is associated with reduced operative times and reduced hospital stay, but not […]

Global Lumbar Spine Fusion Market 2016-2020: Key Vendors are DePuy Synthes, Medtronic, NuVasive, Stryker & Zimmer Biomet – Research and Markets
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Global Lumbar Spine Fusion Market 2016-2020: Key Vendors are DePuy Synthes, Medtronic, NuVasive, Stryker & Zimmer Biomet – Research and Markets

October 21, 2016 DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Global Lumbar Spine Fusion Market 2016-2020” report to their offering. The global lumbar spine fusion market to grow at a CAGR of 4.9% during the period 2016-2020. Spinal fusion surgery is performed in many forms, and all […]

Stryker Spine to demonstrate its 3D printed Tritanium® Posterior Lumbar Cage at NASS 2016
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Stryker Spine to demonstrate its 3D printed Tritanium® Posterior Lumbar Cage at NASS 2016

Allendale, N.J.—Oct. 20, 2016—Stryker’s Spine division will demonstrate its 3D-printed Tritanium Posterior Lumbar (PL) Cage, an interbody fusion device designed to aid in lumbar spinal fixation for patients with degenerative disc disease, including up to Grade 1 spondylolisthesis, and degenerative scoliosis, at the North American Spine Society (NASS) Annual Meeting, […]

AxioMed Cervical and Lumbar Viscoelastic Total Disc Replacement Technology Approved In Australia
Regulatory Spine

AxioMed Cervical and Lumbar Viscoelastic Total Disc Replacement Technology Approved In Australia

BOSTON, MA (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 29, 2016 AxioMed announced today it has received approval from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) of Australia to market and sell their cervical and lumbar Freedom Viscoelastic Disc Replacement. The approval, effective immediately, marks an important milestone for AxioMed as the company increases its presence both […]

Don’t Forget the Pulses! Aortoiliac Peripheral Artery Disease Masquerading as Lumbar Radiculopathy—A Report of 3 Cases
Neuro Spine

Don’t Forget the Pulses! Aortoiliac Peripheral Artery Disease Masquerading as Lumbar Radiculopathy—A Report of 3 Cases

Am J Orthop. 2016 July Lumbar radiculopathy is a common problem encountered by orthopedic surgeons, and typically presents with lower back or buttock pain radiating down the leg.1 While the most common causes of lumbar radiculopathy are lumbar disc herniation and spinal stenosis, the differential diagnosis for lower extremity pain […]

Amedica Receives FDA Clearance for Additional Valeo(R) II Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion Device Offerings
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Amedica Receives FDA Clearance for Additional Valeo(R) II Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion Device Offerings

SALT LAKE CITY, UT–(Marketwired – Aug 24, 2016) – Amedica Corporation ( NASDAQ : AMDA ), an innovative biomaterial company that develops and commercializes silicon nitride as a platform for biomedical applications, is pleased to announce the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of expanded Valeo® II Lateral Lumbar sizes. The […]

Pinnacle Spine Group Announces Launch of InFill® Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF) Device for Spinal Fusion Surgeries
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Pinnacle Spine Group Announces Launch of InFill® Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF) Device for Spinal Fusion Surgeries

DALLAS, June 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Pinnacle Spine Group, LLC, a developer of innovative spinal fusion solutions engineered to deliver optimal bone graft volume and graft-to-endplate contact, today announced the launch of its InFill® Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF) Interbody Device. This device is designed to maximize wall thickness and graft chamber volume, […]

Stryker’s Spine Division Debuts 3D-Printed Tritanium® Posterior Lumbar Cage at AANS Meeting
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Stryker’s Spine Division Debuts 3D-Printed Tritanium® Posterior Lumbar Cage at AANS Meeting

ALLENDALE, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stryker’s Spine division will introduce the Tritanium Posterior Lumbar (PL) Cage, a 3D-printed intervertebral body fusion device that aids in lumbar spinal fixation for patients with degenerative disc disease, at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting April 30–May 4, 2016, in Chicago (booth No. 3611). The […]