The ApiFix Spinal Implant Receives TGA Certification

MISGAV, Israel, Aug. 8, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales &Marketing Network) -- ApiFix, a portfolio company of The Trendlines Group, received TGA certification through its distributor Orthotech Pty. Ltd. to begin marketing the ApiFix system in Australia for the... Devices, Orthopaedic, Neurosurgery, Regulatory ApiFix , Trendlines Group, Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, spine surgery
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This case report describes a man in his late teens with scoliosis, muscular dystrophy, and severe osteoporosis who presented with a 3-month history of tracheal discomfort and light bleeding during tracheal aspiration.
Source: JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
Authors: Friedman S, Zac L, Cattan A, Ovadia D, Lebel DE, Matot I Abstract BACKGROUND: Hyperchloremia is frequent in adult surgical patients and is associated with renal dysfunction. Studies in surgical pediatric patients are lacking. OBJECTIVES: To identify both the incidence of postoperative hyperchloremia in children undergoing surgery for idiopathic and non-idiopathic scoliosis, and the association of postoperative hyperchloremia with intraoperative fluid management and postoperative diuresis. METHODS: The records of 74 children and adolescents who underwent elective scoliosis surgery were retrospective...
Source: The Israel Medical Association Journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: Isr Med Assoc J Source Type: research
AbstractPurposeTo determine whether posterior implant removal prevents stress-shielding-induced vertebral osteopenia within the posterior fusion area in surgically treated patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS).MethodsEighteen patients with major thoracic AIS (mean age, 43.3  years; range, 32–56 years; mean follow-up, 28.8 years, range, 20–39 years) who underwent posterior spinal fusion (PSF) alone between 1973 and 1994 were included. Participants were divided into implant removal (group R,n = 10, mean interval until implant removal, 50 months) and implant non...
Source: European Spine Journal - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
Vertebrae morphology appears to have genetic and ethnic variations. Knowledge of the vertebra and pedicle morphology is essential for proper selection and safe application of transpedicular screws. The aim of ...
Source: Scoliosis - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
Scoliosis is defined as a deformity of the spine with lateral curvature in the coronal plane. It requires regular X-ray imaging to monitor the progress of the disorder, therefore scoliotic patients are frequently exposed to radiation. It is important to lower the risk from these exposures for young patients. The aim of this work is to compare organ dose (OD) values resulting from Scan Projection Radiograph (SPR) mode in CT against projection radiography and EOS ® imaging system when assessing scoliosis.
Source: Radiography - Category: Radiology Authors: Source Type: research
Conditions:   Scoliosis; Adolescence;   Degenerative Disc Disease;   Spinal Fusion;   Kyphoscoliosis;   Pseudoarthrosis of Spine;   Spinal Stenosis;   Kyphoses, Scheuermann Intervention:   Device: Patient Specific Rod Sponsor:   Medicrea, USA Corp. Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Scoliosis; Adolescence;   Scoliosis Idiopathic Interventions:   Other: observation;   Other: Physiotherapic scoliosis specific exercise;   Device: brace Sponsor:   Istituto Scientifico Italiano Colonna Vertebrale Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Scoliosis; Adolescence;   Degenerative Disc Disease;   Spinal Fusion;   Kyphoscoliosis;   Pseudoarthrosis of Spine;   Spinal Stenosis;   Kyphoses, Scheuermann Intervention:   Device: Patient Specific Rod Sponsor:   Medicrea, USA Corp. Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Scoliosis; Adolescence;   Scoliosis Idiopathic Interventions:   Other: observation;   Other: Physiotherapic scoliosis specific exercise;   Device: brace Sponsor:   Istituto Scientifico Italiano Colonna Vertebrale Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Scoliosis; Adolescence;   Degenerative Disc Disease;   Spinal Fusion;   Kyphoscoliosis;   Pseudoarthrosis of Spine;   Spinal Stenosis;   Kyphoses, Scheuermann Intervention:   Device: Patient Specific Rod Sponsor:   Medicrea, USA Corp. Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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