Tag Archives: Spinal

NuVasive Releases Pulse Spinal Surgical System

July 10th, 2019 Medgadget Editors Orthopedic Surgery, Radiology, Surgery NuVasive, a company based in San Diego, California, is releasing its Pulse system. The product combines a number of technologies, including neuromonitoring, global alignment, rod bending, imaging with radiation reduction, and navigation, to help surgeons perform spinal procedures. The system is intended to be the core… Read More »

FDA Approves Zolgensma (onasemnogene abeparvovec-xioi) Gene Therapy to Treat Pediatric Patients with Spinal Muscular Atrophy

FDA Approves Zolgensma (onasemnogene abeparvovec-xioi) Gene Therapy to Treat Pediatric Patients with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Print this page May 24, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Zolgensma (onasemnogene abeparvovec-xioi), the first gene therapy approved to treat children less than two years of age with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the most severe… Read More »

Spinal Fractures Can Be Terribly Painful. A Common Treatment Isn’t Helping.

Scientists warned osteoporosis patients on Thursday to avoid two common procedures used to shore up painful fractures in crumbling spines. The treatments, which involve injecting bone cement into broken vertebrae, relieve pain no better than a placebo does, according to an expert task force convened by the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research. The… Read More »