Vertebroplasty

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News: Vertebroplasty

Common Spine Surgery Shows No Benefit   -  Aug 5, 2009
Called vertebroplasty, the procedure involves injecting surgical cement into ... Vertebroplasty and a related procedure called kyphoplasty have soared in ... Forbes

Vertebroplasty reduces back pain and increases activity levels   -  Dec 30, 2005
A << >> study has found patients report less back pain at rest and while active following vertebroplasty, a procedure in which medical cement is injected ... News-Medical.net

Studies challenge vertebroplasty, yet patients and doctors say it...   -  Aug 24, 2009
Marianne Brenton, 76, underwent vertebroplasty earlier this year. “The surgery has saved my sanity,'' said the Burlington resident. ... Boston Globe

Pain Relief for Osteoporosis Patients With Fractures   -  Mar 18, 2008
Vertebroplasty involves injection of medical-grade bone cement into a fractured ... The study also found that vertebroplasty didn't increase the risk of ... Washington Post

Society of Interventional Radiology Supports Treatment for Painful...   -  Jan 19, 2010
These are the people we help; with vertebroplasty they can go home in one to two days ... Vertebroplasty can give patients their lives back," said Stainken, ... Yahoo! News

Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty for compression fractures of the spine...   -  Nov 21, 2008
Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty are surgeries that relieve pain from compression fractures of the spine due to osteoporosis, tumors, or other conditions. 1 ... WebMD

… Data Cause 10% Drop in Vertebroplasty and Vertebral Augmentation …   -  Dec 9, 2009
WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, ... Bizjournals.com

Vertebroplasty Heals Fractures But May Cause Others, Mayo Clinic...   -  Jan 19, 2006
A new Mayo Clinic study finds that vertebroplasty, a procedure used to treat painful compression fractures in the spinal vertebrae due to osteoporosis, ... Medical News Today - Medical News Today (press release)

Vertebroplasty Improves Back Pain, Activity Level   -  Dec 29, 2005
Newswise — A Mayo Clinic study has found patients report less back pain at rest and while active following vertebroplasty, a procedure in which medical ... newswise.com

Vertebroplasty for Compression Fractures   -  May 22, 2006
By Deborah Pate, DC, DACBR. It is estimated that approximately 50 million people in the United States alone have osteoporosis. Associated with this disorder ... Dynamic Chiropractic

Studies question impact of vertebroplasty   -  Aug 6, 2009
SEATTLE, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Researchers say two recent US studies of a spinal repair procedure known as vertebroplasty found the method was no more effective ... UPI.com

… -Term Data for 884 Patients Show Vertebroplasty for Osteoporotic...   -  Mar 11, 2008
Newswise — The results of a five-year follow-up study of 884 osteoporosis patients bolster the use of vertebroplasty—an interventional radiology treatment ... newswise.com

… Receives FDA Clearance for Latest Vertebroplasty Innovation to...   -  Mar 30, 2006
Vertebroplasty has been used for more than 10 years in the United States to ... Typically, vertebroplasty is performed under fluoroscopic guidance using a ... RedOrbit

SIR: Percutaneous Vertebroplasty Gets High Grades for Safety and …   -  Mar 19, 2008
By Michael Smith, North American Correspondent, MedPage Today. WASHINGTON, March 19 -- Percutaneous vertebroplasty is a safe procedure that offers marked ... MedPage Today

Vertebroplasty does not work   -  May 7, 2009
I have the largest Australian experience with vertebroplasty. It provides internal fixation of non-united (subacute) fractures which are less than six weeks ... 6minutes

… Fracture IDE Pilot Studies in Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty...   -  Sep 28, 2005
Patients in the study were treated minimally invasively with CORTOSS using either the vertebroplasty technique, where CORTOSS is injected directly into the ... RedOrbit

Vertebroplasty may not lead to pressure changes in the neighboring...   -  Dec 31, 2007
Investigators find that etiology, not surgery, may be a factor for increased postop fracture risk. By Gina Brockenbrough ... Ortho SuperSite

Vertebroplasty heals fractures but may cause others, Mayo Clinic...   -  Aug 28, 2006
A new Mayo Clinic study finds that vertebroplasty, a procedure used to treat painful compression fractures in the spinal vertebrae due to osteoporosis, ... Natural News.com

The role of vertebral augmentation in multiple myeloma: International...   -  May 29, 2008
A more recent modification of vertebroplasty is percutaneous balloon ... The overall data related to both vertebroplasty and balloon kyphoplasty are ... Nature.com

Vertebroplasty: What You Need to Know Now.   -  Dec 1, 2005
The son of an elderly patient calls you to say that his mother has severe back pain that began suddenly just a few days earlier. The pain prevents her from ... $4.95 - Consultant - ECNext

Vertebroplasty does not work   -  May 5, 2009
...by Michael Woodhead. The injection of bone cement into diseased vertebrae is not an effective treatment for patients with painful osteoporotic fractures, ... 6minutes

Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty: Is One of These Procedures the Best …   -  Sep 1, 2007
Vertebral compression fractures (VCFs) are a widespread problem in elderly populations, with approximately 700000 VCFs occurring in the United States each ... AJNR (subscription)

Vertebroplasty Heals Fractures but May Cause Others   -  Jan 11, 2006
Newswise — A new Mayo Clinic study finds that vertebroplasty, a procedure used to treat painful compression fractures in the spinal vertebrae due to ... newswise.com

… Venography during Percutaneous Vertebroplasty: Is It Needed?   -  Dec 1, 2005
In the last 15 years, neuroradiologists in Europe and America have pioneered the technique of percutaneous vertebroplasty for the treatment of pain and ... AJNR (subscription)

… as Useful as Multidetector CT Before, After Percutaneous Vertebropl...   -  Nov 4, 2008
The study included 22 patients who had osteoporotic compression fractures and underwent percutaneous vertebroplasty for treatment. ... DG News

Risk of fracture after vertebroplasty unclear.(Rheumatology)   -  Feb 15, 2007
WASHINGTON -- Percutaneous vertebroplasty, although effective for relieving pain, has not been shown to prevent new fractures, Dr. Gregg H. Zoarski said in ... Free with registration - Internal Medicine News - AccessMyLibrary.com

… Pressure of Oxygen in Arterial Blood in Percutaneous Vertebroplasty...   -  Feb 18, 2006
Percutaneous vertebroplasty was performed in a conventional manner under local ... CONCLUSION: PaO 2 decreases during percutaneous vertebroplasty, ... AJNR (subscription)

Noted Vertebroplasty Expert Cites Concerns About Recently Published …   -  Aug 11, 2009
DAYTON, Ohio, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study by Mayo Clinic researchers has given rise to more questions than answers about the effectiveness of ... earthtimes.org

Percutaneous Vertebroplasty for Metastatic Involvement of the Axis   -  Jan 31, 2005
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Percutaneous vertebroplasty in the upper cervical spine is a challenging procedure, and little is known about its therapeutic ... AJNR (subscription)

Vertebroplasty vs kyphoplasty vs arcuoplasty   -  Aug 20, 2007
Will the recent purchase of Kyphon by Medtronic signals the end of kyphoplasty? No because arcuoplasty does not restore vertebral height. Vertebroplasty ... Gerson Lehrman Group

Pain Relief following Vertebroplasty in Patients With and Without …   -  Jun 26, 2008
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Focal point tenderness over the fractured level is believed to be a necessary criterion for performing vertebroplasty. ... AJNR (subscription)

Who should receive vertebroplasty?(CLINICAL INQUIRIES)(cementing …   -  Jul 1, 2006
No randomized controlled trials have been published regarding percutaneous vertebroplasty. A 2005 Technology Assessment by the Centers for Medicare and ... Free with registration - Journal of Family Practice - AccessMyLibrary.com

Vertebroplasty does not work   -  May 6, 2009
I have no doubt that vertebroplasty is effective. I have referred 12 patients over the last 4 years for the procedure. Some of these would have succumbed to ... 6minutes

… Fracture after Percutaneous Vertebroplasty at the Thoracolumbar …   -  Aug 2, 2006
The first radiograph was taken about 1–3 days after the vertebroplasty. ... Only patients with new symptomatic fracture after vertebroplasty had follow-up ... AJNR (subscription)

… Worldwide License for Vertebroplasty Technology System Focused on S   -  Sep 12, 2007
..."V-Stent has the potential to overcome one of the primary complications of vertebroplasty, which is the extrusion of bone cement into the spinal canal or ... HealthpointCapital

Multicenter trial confirms vertebroplasty's pain-relieving power   -  Mar 5, 2005
Of that total, 74% of the patients underwent vertebroplasty for pain caused by osteoporotic vertebral fractures, and 9% had fractures associated with ... Diagnostic Imaging

Vertebroplasty for Osteoporotic Fractures with Spinal Canal Compromise   -  May 16, 2006
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Percutaneous vertebroplasty can aggravate spinal canal narrowing, especially in patients with preoperative retropulsion. ... AJNR (subscription)

Growth in Vertebroplasty Market Still Strong as New Players Enter...   -  Jul 2, 2007
Waltham, MA (PRWEB) July 2, 2007 -- Millennium Research Group (MRG) has conducted a detailed analysis of the minimally invasive vertebral compression ... prweb.com

Long-Term Data Confirm Benefit of Vertebroplasty for Back Pain Relief   -  Mar 31, 2008
March 31, 2008 — A new analysis of the largest and longest case series to date suggests that percutaneous vertebroplasty is safe and effective for the ... Medscape

SIR: Long-Term Pain Relief Found with Vertebroplasty   -  Mar 8, 2007
By Crystal Phend, Staff Writer, MedPage Today. SEATTLE, March 8 -- Percutaneous vertebroplasty reduces pain of collapsed vertebrae without increasing risk ... MedPage Today

Questions raised about vertebroplasty for osteoporotic spinal …   -  Aug 17, 2009
A new study led by Mayo Clinic researchers has found that relief of pain from vertebral compression fractures, as well as improvement in pain-related ... Virtual Medical Centre - The Virtual Medical Centre

… Resin With TRACERS-Ta Receives FDA Clearance for Vertebroplasty …   -  Jul 14, 2005
..."The clearance of Tantalum opacified cement for use in vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty procedures further strengthens ArthroCare's position as a leading ... RedOrbit

… Benefit of Repeat Percutaneous Vertebroplasty at Previously...   -  Oct 1, 2006
John R. Gaughen, Jr a , Mary E. Jensen a , Patricia A. Schweickert a , William F. Marx a and David F. Kallmes a. Address reprint requests to David F. ... AJNR (subscription)

vertebroplasty studies no benefit   -  Sep 5, 2009
Evidence reveals bone cement injection has no benefit over placebo procedure for spinal compression fractures. By Brenda Goodman ... Arthritis Today

… Fractures within a Year Following Vertebroplasty in Osteoporotic...   -  Jan 1, 2008
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Percutaneous vertebroplasty has been performed in the United States in an increasing volume since the mid-1990s. ... AJNR (subscription)

Risk of fracture after vertebroplasty unclear.(Rheumatology) |...   -  Feb 15, 2007
Risk of fracture after vertebroplasty unclear.(Rheumatology) ... find Internal Medicine News articles. WASHINGTON -- Percutaneous vertebroplasty, although ... Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

… Acrylic Resin with TRACERS-Ta Gets FDA Clearance for Vertebroplasty...   -  Jul 17, 2005
..."The clearance of Tantalum opacified cement for use in vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty procedures further strengthens ArthroCare's position as a leading ... Free with registration - Wireless News - AccessMyLibrary.com

Efficacy of Percutaneous Vertebroplasty for Multiple Synchronous and ...   -  Oct 14, 2008
LA Gray a , A. Ehteshami Rad a , JR Gaughen, Jr. b , TJ Kaufmann a and DF Kallmes a. Please address correspondence to David F. Kallmes, MD, Department of ... AJNR (subscription)

Vertebroplasty in the Inpatient Population   -  Jul 3, 2009
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Vertebroplasty is frequently offered to patients hospitalized for refractory pain due to vertebral fractures, because it is assumed ... AJNR (subscription)

… vertebral compression fractures: Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty two   -  Mar 8, 2007
Vertebroplasty for the treatment of VCFs was introduced in the United States in ... Vertebroplasty takes from one to two hours to perform, depending on the ... HealthTech Wire

Vertebroplasty Helps Osteoporosis Patients   -  Jan 6, 2006
...(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A new study reveals osteoporosis patients are more active and have less back after undergoing vertebroplasty, a procedure where cement ... Ivanhoe Broadcast News

Medicare vertebroplasty coverage: no time soon: an advisory panel …   -  Jul 1, 2005
BALTIMORE -- Although some local carriers already cover vertebral augmentation through vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid ... Free with registration - Family Practice News - AccessMyLibrary.com

Spinal Fracture Surgery & Vertebroplasty | StopAgingNow.com   -  Oct 5, 2007
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… can reduce osteoporotic refracture risk after percutaneous vertebro...   -  Feb 12, 2008
Patients treated with percutaneous vertebroplasty who participated in a targeted exercise program after surgery showed a significantly lower risk of ... Ortho SuperSite

Medicare vertebroplasty coverage not likely soon.   -  Sep 1, 2005
BALTIMORE -- Although some local carriers already cover vertebral augmentation through vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid ... Free with registration - Internal Medicine News - AccessMyLibrary.com

NASS Responds to NEJM Vertebroplasty Studies - HealthpointCapital   -  Oct 16, 2009
In August, the New England Journal of Medicine published two studies challenging the efficacy of vertebroplasty, results that came much to the surprise of ... HealthpointCapital

Percutaneous Vertebroplasty for Metastatic Involvement of the Axis   -  Sep 1, 2006
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Percutaneous vertebroplasty in the upper cervical spine is a challenging procedure, and little is known about its therapeutic ... AJNR (subscription)

Vertebroplasty for osteoporotic spinal fractures provides dramatic...   -  Mar 23, 2008
The results of a five-year follow-up study of 884 osteoporosis patients bolster the use of vertebroplasty - an interventional radiology treatment for ... Virtual Medical Centre - The Virtual Medical Centre

… Clears Kyphon's Acquisition of Non-Vertebroplasty Spine-Related...   -  Sep 17, 2007
...to its acquisition of the non-vertebroplasty spine-related assets and associated intellectual property rights of Disc-O-Tech Medical Technologies, Ltd., ... Genetic Engineering News - Genetic Engineering News (press release)

Pain Relief Following Vertebroplasty in Patients with and without …   -  Mar 1, 2009
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Focal point tenderness over the fractured level is believed to be a necessary criterion for performing vertebroplasty. ... AJNR (subscription)

… -Term Corticosteroid Therapy Who Undergo Percutaneous Vertebroplasty...   -  May 4, 2006
CONCLUSIONS: Percutaneous vertebroplasty performed for vertebral compression ... Percutaneous vertebroplasty (PVP) has been shown to effectively alleviate ... AJNR (subscription)

No more pain with spinal procedure, vertebroplasty   -  Jul 18, 2008
Marcel Maya, MD is an interventional neuroradiologist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's S. Mark Taper Foundation Imaging Center. He explains the benefits of ... News 8 Austin

… ; Occupational radiation exposure from percutaneous vertebroplasty ...   -  Oct 25, 2005
..."While performing percutaneous vertebroplasty, the surgeon is exposed to a significant amount of radiation," the researchers concluded. ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Vertebroplasty For Fractures   -  Jun 5, 2009
Published recently is a study investigating the use of percutaneous vertebroplasty as a treatment for osteoporotic compression fractures. ... Medical News Today - Medical News Today (press release)

Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty Relieve Pain in Multiple Myeloma   -  Sep 20, 2006
September 20, 2006 –- Assessing the safety and efficacy of the procedures, researchers have found that vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty represent treatments ... Medscape

… ; Occupational radiation exposure from percutaneous vertebroplasty ...   -  Oct 29, 2005
..."While performing percutaneous vertebroplasty, the surgeon is exposed to a significant amount of radiation," the researchers concluded. ... Pay-Per-View - Obesity, Fitness & Wellness Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Thoracic and Lumbar Vertebroplasties Performed in US Medicare …   -  Oct 17, 2007
To the Editor: Percutaneous vertebroplasty involves the vertebral injection ... We examined vertebroplasty-use patterns in Medicare patients for 2001-2005. ... Journal of American Medical Association - Journal of American Medical Association...

… Pain Relief from Percutaneous Vertebroplasty in Osteoporotic...   -  Feb 1, 2009
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Patient selection for percutaneous vertebroplasty is often complicated by the presence of multiple fractures or non-localizing pain. ... AJNR (subscription)

… ; Occupational radiation exposure from percutaneous vertebroplasty ...   -  Oct 24, 2005
..."While performing percutaneous vertebroplasty, the surgeon is exposed to a significant amount of radiation," the researchers concluded. ... Pay-Per-View - Health & Medicine Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Spine tuning   -  Sep 3, 2007
..."Vertebroplasty appears to be an extremely promising procedure, ... A few have compared vertebroplasty to medical treatment and found that the procedure ... Boston Globe

… of Cement Volume on Clinical Outcomes of Percutaneous Vertebroplast...   -  Mar 1, 2009
CONCLUSION: Vertebroplasty operators need not feel compelled to achieve particular cement volumes injected in the pursuit of better clinical outcomes but ... AJNR (subscription)

… to Methylmethacrylate Vapor during Percutaneous Vertebroplasty   -  Sep 1, 2006
Summary: The occupational exposure to methylmethacrylate (MMA) vapor during percutaneous vertebroplasty was determined. During five vertebroplasty ... AJNR (subscription)

Back pain begone - Vertebroplasty relieves spinal compression...   -  May 4, 2005
Ten years ago, if Sandra Lewis of rural Allen County had suffered a spinal compression fracture like the one she had in May 2003, she would have been told ... $2.95 - Fort Wayne News Sentinel - NewsBank

… Study Results Raise Questions About Vertebroplasty for Patients...   -  Aug 5, 2009
New England Journal of Medicine Study Results Raise Questions About Vertebroplasty for Patients With Osteoporotic Spinal Compression Fractures. Pay-Per-View - Ascribe Higher Education News Service - HighBeam Research

… Pain Specialists Contend Recent Vertebroplasty Studies are...   -  Aug 7, 2009
Arizona Pain Specialists Contend Recent Vertebroplasty Studies are Misleading. from PR Newswire. Highbeam Research – FREE Trial. Pay-Per-View - PR Newswire - HighBeam Research

Vertebroplasty in Patients with Severe Vertebral Compression Fractures...   -  Jul 3, 2009
...a From the Department of Radiology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL. Summary: Vertebroplasty is a procedure in which ... AJNR (subscription)

Spine Surgery; Vertebroplasty analgesic effects are not due to...   -  Sep 5, 2006
2006 SEP 5 - (NewsRx.com) -- The intervertebral discs and the spinal cord do not undergo thermal damage during vertebroplasty. ... Pay-Per-View - Science Letter - Factiva, from Dow Jones

… Devices; ArthroCare receives US FDA clearance for vertebroplasty …   -  Apr 26, 2006
Vertebroplasty has been used for more than 10 years in the United States to ... Typically, vertebroplasty is performed under fluoroscopic guidance using a ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Balloon Kyphoplasty Is Safe And Effective In Treating Painful Spinal ...   -  Jan 21, 2010
..."There is a similar procedure called vertebroplasty that was criticized in two ... Vertebroplasty simply involves inserting a needle into the vertebra and ... Yahoo! News

Vertebroplasty can ease pain despite fracture's location.( …   -  Jul 1, 2009
Vertebroplasty can ease pain despite fracture's location.(MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS) ... find Family Practice News articles. COLORADO SPRINGS -- Focal point ... Pay-Per-View - Family Practice News - HighBeam Research

Vertebroplasty procedure under fire   -  Oct 6, 2006
By Cathy Saunders. MJA Medicare funding of vertebroplasty, a procedure used to treat osteoporotic fractures, has come under scrutiny by researchers, ... Pay-Per-View - Australian Doctor - Factiva, from Dow Jones

… Compression; Researchers report on vertebroplasty for tumor...   -  Jan 25, 2005
Vertebroplasty was performed in both patients, combined with surgery for the first ... The authors noted, "Indications for percutaneous vertebroplasty are ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

… Compression; Researchers report on vertebroplasty for tumor...   -  Jan 24, 2005
Vertebroplasty was performed in both patients, combined with surgery for the first ... The authors noted, "Indications for percutaneous vertebroplasty are ... Pay-Per-View - Clinical Oncology Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

… Compression; Researchers report on vertebroplasty for tumor...   -  Jan 25, 2005
Vertebroplasty was performed in both patients, combined with surgery for the first ... The authors noted, "Indications for percutaneous vertebroplasty are ... Pay-Per-View - Science Letter - Factiva, from Dow Jones

… Devices; ArthroCare receives US FDA clearance for vertebroplasty …   -  Apr 28, 2006
Vertebroplasty has been used for more than 10 years in the United States to ... Typically, vertebroplasty is performed under fluoroscopic guidance using a ... Pay-Per-View - Science Letter - Factiva, from Dow Jones

… Corp. ArthroCare receives US FDA clearance for vertebroplasty devic...   -  Apr 24, 2006
Vertebroplasty has been used for more than 10 years in the United States to ... Typically, vertebroplasty is performed under fluoroscopic guidance using a ... Pay-Per-View - Biotech Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

… Clears Kyphon's Acquisition of Non-Vertebroplasty Spine-Related...   -  Sep 17, 2007
Federal Trade Commission Clears Kyphon's Acquisition of Non-Vertebroplasty Spine-Related Assets of Disc-O-Tech. from PR Newswire. Pay-Per-View - PR Newswire - HighBeam Research

… Subcutaneous Cement Tracts during Percutaneous Vertebroplasty   -  Feb 1, 2009
Summary: The deposition of a subcutaneous cement tract is a potential complication of percutaneous vertebroplasty. These tracts can be a source of pain and ... AJNR (subscription)

MRI Findings after Successful Vertebroplasty   -  Mar 1, 2009
David M. Dansie a , Patrick H. Luetmer a , John I. Lane a , Kent R. Thielen a , John T. Wald a and David F. Kallmes a. Address correspondence to Patrick H. ... AJNR (subscription)

Percutaneous Vertebroplasty: A Special Syringe for Cement Injection   -  May 1, 2006
...a From the Department of Neuroradiology (IA-A., AP-H., JF, EC), Fundación Jiménez Díaz, and the Department of Radiology (AM), Section of Neuroradiology, ... AJNR (subscription)

Spinal Fracture Cementing Could Spin Off More Fractures   -  Jan 17, 2006
Discuss with patients considering vertebroplasty for unhealed painful vertebral ... Following vertebroplasty, in which bone cement is injected into ... MedPage Today

… Fracture IDE Pilot Studies in Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty...   -  Mar 31, 2006
The preliminary results of an ongoing study, "Clinical Experience Using a Novel Bio-Ceramic for Treating Compression Fractures in Vertebroplasty and ... $4.95 - Business Wire - ECNext

Carilion absorbs 2 outpatient clinics   -  Aug 29, 2008
The Center for Surgical Excellence provides outpatient services such as colonoscopies, biopsies and Vertebroplasty (a procedure for treating back pain), ... WSLS.com

… Fracture IDE Pilot Studies in Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty...   -  Jul 7, 2005
Patients in the study were treated minimally invasively with CORTOSS using either the vertebroplasty technique, where CORTOSS is injected directly into the ... $4.95 - Business Wire - ECNext

Vertebroplasty keeps goats kicking   -  May 1, 2006
Vertebroplasty appears to be safe for people in their golden years, but as the range of applications expands and the age of eligibility grows younger, ... Pay-Per-View - Diagnostic Imaging - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Article: Vertebroplasty Heals Fractures but May Cause Others, Mayo …   -  Jan 16, 2006
Vertebroplasty Heals Fractures but May Cause Others, Mayo Clinic Study Finds; Investigators Still Recommend Procedure, Although They Want Patients Aware of ... Pay-Per-View - Ascribe Higher Education News Service - HighBeam Research

Article: Medicare vertebroplasty coverage not likely soon. - Internal...   -  Sep 1, 2005
Medicare vertebroplasty coverage not likely soon. ... find Internal Medicine News articles. BALTIMORE -- Although some local carriers already cover ... Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

Article: Is vertebroplasty better than pain control?(MINDFUL PRACTICE)...   -  Oct 15, 2007
Is vertebroplasty better than pain control?(MINDFUL PRACTICE)(Case study) ... find Internal Medicine News articles. The Problem An 89-year-old woman is ... Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

Orthovita Reports Cortoss Vertebroplasty Data to be Presented at the ...   -  Feb 22, 2005
MALVERN, Pa. -- A Prospective Multi-Center Pilot IDE Study on the Use of Cortoss in Vertebroplasty - Report on the First 20 Cases at Twelve Months - ... $4.95 - Business Wire - ECNext

Press Release: Vertebroplasty Continues to Lead VCF Surgery Market. -...   -  Jan 28, 2009
Vertebroplasty Continues to Lead VCF Surgery Market. from M2 Presswire. Highbeam Research – FREE Trial. Pay-Per-View - M2 Presswire - HighBeam Research



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