Tag: lumbar

Patients experience improvement in pain during sexual activity at one year...

A large proportion of patients undergoing surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) experienced an improvement in pain during sexual activity at one year, according to the results of a...

Joimax receives FDA clearance to market 3D-printed titanium cages in the...

Joimax has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance to market the EndoLIF Delta-Cage and EndoLIF DoubleWedge-Cage—both of which are intended for intervertebral...

Patient education and new technologies can help reduce unnecessary and costly...

In an effort to reduce unnecessary patient interactions and associated costs following lumbar surgery, providers should utilise virtual visits or new technologies to monitor patient's postoperative...

MiRus receives FDA clearance for IO Expandable Lumbar Interbody

MiRus has announced that it has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its IO Expandable Lumbar Interbody, a device which...

New study demonstrates long-term efficacy of prodisc L total disc replacement

Centinel Spine has announced findings of a new study that it says strongly support the long-term safety and effectiveness of its prodisc L total disc replacement...

New study demonstrates mild® procedure durability at five years

Vertos Medical has released the results of an independent, retrospective cohort study which found that 88% of lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) patients avoided surgical...
Life Spine receives approval from FDA

Life Spine completes first surgical cases with TRULIFT Expandable Spacer System

Life Spine has announced the completion of the first surgeries with the TRULIFT Expandable Spacer System–a micro-invasive technology for use in transforaminal lumbar interbody...

4WEB Medical unveils new Lumbar Spine Plating Solution

4WEB Medical has announced the initial launch of its Lumbar Spine Plating Solution (LSTS-PS), with the first procedures performed by James Lynch, neurosurgeon and...

Look carefully at the types of patients being operated on for...

 Factors characterising an indication for surgery in lumbar spinal stenosis Outcomes following surgery for spinal stenosis present great variability, suggesting that patient selection could be...

UK’s NICE issues updated guidance on lateral interbody fusion procedures

Updated guidance has been published by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in the UK for lateral interbody fusion in the...

Two-year USA IDE clinical study follow-up completed for AxioMed Viscoelastic lumbar...

All two-year follow up data for Axiomed’s USA lumbar Investigative Device Exemption clinical study has been collected and analysed, according to a company release. Results...

US FDA clears Xtant Xsert expandable lumbar spacer

The US Food and Drug Administration has cleared Xtant Medical’s Xsert lumbar expandable interbody system. The Xsert system is an all-titanium interbody device that can...

A positive attitude does not always lead to positive results in...

According to a new study presented at the 31st Annual Meeting of the North American Spine Society (NASS), high expectations of pain improvement before...