Search Tag: Spine

IMAGING Management

EOS imaging Receives CE Mark for spineEOS Online 3D Surgical Planning Solution for the EOS System

2016 29 Feb

EOSapps Suite for Spine, Hip and Knee Surgery Planning to be Featured along with the EOS System at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting  Company to Present at Canaccord Genuity Musculoskeletal Conference at AAOS  EOS imaging (Euronext, FR0011191766 – EOSI), the pioneer in 2D/3D orthopedic medical imaging has announced that... Read more

IMAGING Management

EOS Imaging Announces New Installation at a Leading Hospital in Japan

2015 05 Nov

Installation at Kudanzaka Hospital provides the EOS imaging platform to the highest volume hospital for spine surgery  EOS imaging (Euronext, FR0011191766 – EOSI), the pioneer in 2D/3D orthopedic medical imaging has announced a new installation of the EOS system at Kudanzaka Hospital, providing an exciting opportunity for the platform to benefit... Read more

IT Management

Software Improves Accuracy of Spinal Surgery

2015 14 Apr

A software program that can be easily integrated with current procedures allows surgeons to better distinguish between vertebrae during spinal surgery. The first clinical evaluation of the LevelCheck software, which won an award from the North American Spine Society for Spine Technology of the Year, indicate that it achieves 100 percent accuracy in... Read more

IMAGING Management

Is Early Imaging for Back Pain in Older Adults Necessary?

2015 17 Mar

According to researchers, older adults who had spine imaging within six weeks of a new primary care visit for back pain had pain and disability over the following year that was not different from similar patients who did not undergo early imaging. “Among older adults with a new primary care visit for back pain, early imaging was not associated with... Read more

Executive Health Management

CareFusion Receives US FDA Approval for Vertebral Augmentation System

2014 03 Feb

AVAflex Vertebral Balloon System Enables Targeted Balloon Placement CareFusion, a leading global medical technology company, has announced it recently received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its new AVAflex Vertebral Balloon System. The new system is the latest innovation in CareFusion’s AVAmax Advanced... Read more

IMAGING Management

Appropriateness of Spinal Imaging Use in Canada

2013 17 May

A recently published study funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research looks at the appropriateness of spinal imaging in Canada, against a background of increasing costs of diagnostic imaging, and the need to find efficiencies.  An estimated 50–80 percent of the adult population will experience spine related complaints such as low back... Read more