Tag: scoliosis

UNYQ Showcases 3D Printed Scoliosis Brace with Embedded Wearable Technology at White House Event Celebrating Inclusive Design, Assistive Technology & Prosthetics
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UNYQ Showcases 3D Printed Scoliosis Brace with Embedded Wearable Technology at White House Event Celebrating Inclusive Design, Assistive Technology & Prosthetics

September 15, 2016 WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– UNYQ, the San Francisco- and Seville-based pioneer in personalized prosthetics and orthotics, today showcased their new state-of-the-art scoliosis brace, UNYQ Align™, and their personalized prosthetic cover, UNYQ Performance™, at a White House event hosted by the White House Office of Public Engagement and Office of […]

ApiFix® Ltd. Reaches 100-Patient Milestone with the Expansion of European Clinical Sites to Treat Children and Adolescents who have Scoliosis with its Minimally Invasive, Non-Fusion Device
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ApiFix® Ltd. Reaches 100-Patient Milestone with the Expansion of European Clinical Sites to Treat Children and Adolescents who have Scoliosis with its Minimally Invasive, Non-Fusion Device

CHARLESTON, S.C. and MISGAV, Israel, Sept. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — ApiFix, Ltd. announced today that the company’s ApiFix® system has now been used to correct scoliosis in 100 patients with a first case at the PAUL GERHARDT DIAKONIE hospital in Berlin, Germany. The 100th case was Dr. Miguel Alquiza’s first time implanting the ApiFix system. It took about an […]

5 things to know about short-term morbidity for neuromuscular scoliosis surgery patients
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5 things to know about short-term morbidity for neuromuscular scoliosis surgery patients

By Laura Dyrda A new study published in Spine examined the risk factors for short-term morbidity after posterior spinal fusion for neuromuscular scoliosis. The researchers examined patients who underwent posterior spinal fusion for neuromuscular scoliosis from 2012 and 2013 based on information from the American College of Surgeons National Surgical […]

Chêneau bracing associated with halting curve progression for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
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Chêneau bracing associated with halting curve progression for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

By Robert Linnehan Researchers investigating the effect of Chêneau bracing on the coronal and sagittal alignment of patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis found the brace can be useful for the prevention of curvature progression, but varies in the treatment of pelvic and sagittal alignment. Researchers retrospectively reviewed information for patients […]

5 things to know on disc degeneration after scoliosis spinal fusion
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5 things to know on disc degeneration after scoliosis spinal fusion

By Laura Dyrda A new study published in Spinal Deformity examines lumbar degeneration after spinal fusion in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. The researchers examined 93 patients with AIS who underwent follow-up after 154 months on average. The patients had radiologic measurements at the time of surgery, immediately after surgery and then […]

Little boy being wheeled into the operating room
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Does rhBMP affect pediatric spinal fusion scoliosis patients? 4 key notes

By Laura Dyrda A new study published in Spine examines how recombinant bone morphogenetic protein affects children undergoing spinal fusion for scoliosis correction. The researchers examined 72,898 children who underwent spinal fusion procedures according to the Nationwide Inpatient Sample. The data was gathered for patients under the age of 18 who underwent spinal fusion […]

5 things to know on disc degeneration after scoliosis spinal fusion
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5 things to know on disc degeneration after scoliosis spinal fusion

By Laura Dyrda A new study published in Spinal Deformity examines lumbar degeneration after spinal fusion in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. The researchers examined 93 patients with AIS who underwent follow-up after 154 months on average. The patients had radiologic measurements at the time of surgery, immediately after surgery and then […]

EOS imaging Announces the Acquisition of Exclusive Rights to  Scoliosis Progression Prognosis Software Technology
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EOS imaging Announces the Acquisition of Exclusive Rights to Scoliosis Progression Prognosis Software Technology

Paris, September 28, 2015 – EOS imaging (Euronext, FR0011191766 – EOSI), the pioneer in 2D/3D orthopedic medical imaging, today announced that it has acquired the rights to an exclusive, worldwide license for a technology dedicated to the prognosis of adolescent scoliosis using 3D and 2D clinical parameters obtained from EOS® systems. […]