Case report: vertebral artery dissection after use of handheld massage gun - Sulkowski K, Grant G, Brodie T.
INTRODUCTION: Arterial dissection is well known as a potential cause of stroke in young patients. Vertebral artery dissection occurs most commonly in the setting of minor trauma but has been seen in cases of cervical manipulation. With advances in at-home ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Age as a Risk Factor for Complications Following ACDF Age as a Risk Factor for Complications Following ACDF
Are elderly patients at a higher risk for developing complications after undergoing anterior cervical discectomy and fusion?Spine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Comparison of Primary and Revision Posterior Cervical Fusion Comparison of Primary and Revision Posterior Cervical Fusion
How do primary and revision posterior cervical discectomy and fusion procedures compare in terms of costs and outcomes?Spine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Sentinel Lymph Node in Cervical Cancer: Time To Move Forward Sentinel Lymph Node in Cervical Cancer: Time To Move Forward
Sentinel lymph node biopsy is shown to be a safe and effective alternative to pelvic lymph node dissection in cervical cancer. Is it time to consider it the gold-standard?Chinese Clinical Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Return-to-play outcomes in elite athletes after cervical spine surgery: a systematic review - Leider J, Piche JD, Khan M, Aleem I.
CONTEXT: Return-to-play (RTP) outcomes in elite athletes after cervical spine surgery are currently unknown. OBJECTIVE: To systematically review RTP outcomes in elite athletes after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF), cervical disc repl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Cervical artery dissection caused by electrical cupping therapy with high-negative pressure - case report - Zuhorn F, Sch äbitz WR, Oelschläger C, Klingebiel R, Rogalewski A.
BACKGROUND: Cervical artery dissection is an important cause of stroke in the young. The etiology is still discussed controversial. The most obvious reason for a dissection of extracranial arteries is due to a trauma, eg. after car accidents or other high ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

What is Anterior Cervical Discectomy Used For?
Title: What is Anterior Cervical Discectomy Used For?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 4/24/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/24/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - April 24, 2020 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

20 Private Medtech Companies to Watch in 2020
MD+DI has taken a hard look at the private medtech sector and developed this list of 20 private companies we will be paying particularly close attention to in the new year. It was not an easy task. There are so many interesting private companies in the industry right now that we started with a much longer list and whittled it down to the 20 companies that stood out most to us. So without further ado, here are the 20 companies that made the cut: 4C Medical is developing the AltaValve, a transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVR) platform designed to address mitr...
Source: MDDI - December 24, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Source Type: news

20 Private Companies to Watch in 2020
MD+DI has taken a hard look at the private medtech sector and developed this list of 20 private companies we will be paying particularly close attention to in the new year. It was not an easy task. There are so many interesting private companies in the industry right now that we started with a much longer list and whittled it down to the 20 companies that stood out most to us. So without further ado, here are the 20 companies that made the cut: 4C Medical is developing the AltaValve, a transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVR) platform designed to address mitr...
Source: MDDI - December 24, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Source Type: news

New Porous Titanium Implant from NuVasive is Ideal for Cervical Applications
Include Porous PEEK and porous titanium offerings for anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) techniques Modulus implants designed for bone in-growth, while mimicking a stiffness and allowing for enhanced visualization on a variety of imaging modalities Designed to combine inherent benefits of porosity with the advantageous material properties of titaniumThis story is related to the following:Surgical Implants (Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies)
Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies - September 6, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

Postoperative Hematoma Requiring Reoperation Following ACDF Postoperative Hematoma Requiring Reoperation Following ACDF
How often do hematomas occur after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion -- and what are the risk factors for developing this complication?Spine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

An Orthopedic Surgeon Wasn ’t Satisfied with Available Implants—So He Decided to 3D Print His Own
As one might expect from Additive Implants Inc.’s name, 3D printing is critical to the company’s mission. The company’s founder, an orthopedic spine surgeon, was frustrated at the available cervical spacer options for anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) surgery, so he decided to develop his own, turning to additive manufacturing technologies for both prototyping and production. “The whole concept is to take advantage of designs and geometries that could not be cost effectively produced using CNC machining techniques,”Â...
Source: MDDI - April 8, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: 3-D Printing Source Type: news

Orthofix Medical touts data from artificial disc study
Orthofix Medical’s M6-C artificial cervical disc (Image from Orthofix) A study of patients implanted with Orthofix Medical’s (NSDQ:OFIX) M6-C artificial cervical disc showed a significant improvement in neck and arm pain, function and quality of life scores, the company said today. Patients in the investigational device exemption (IDE) study also used less pain and opioid medication when compared with anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) patients, and 92% reported they were satisfied with the surgery, the Lewisville, Texas-based business said in a prepared statement. At 24 months, patients in the ACDF...
Source: Mass Device - April 4, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Blog Clinical Trials Featured Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Implants News Well Orthopedics internationalsocietyfortheadvancementofspinesurgery (ISASS) Orthofix Source Type: news

Stroke Prevention Agents on Par After Cervical Artery Dissection (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Antiplatelet or anticoagulant treatment performed equally well in 1-year follow-up in CADISS trial (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - March 5, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Antiplatelets, Anticoagulants Similar After Cervical Dissection Antiplatelets, Anticoagulants Similar After Cervical Dissection
There was no difference in rates of stroke, residual stenosis, or occlusion at 1 year in patients treated with anticoagulants vs antiplatelet agents in the CADISS trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - February 28, 2019 Category: Pathology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news