Tag: lumbar

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...