Surgery and Neurotechnology News

Surgery and Neurotechnology News including surgical technology, devices and neurotech news, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.

Key Startups and Industry Figures to Present at 2016 Neurotech Leaders Forum

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Several promising neurotechnology firms and key industry figures will present at the 2016 Neurotech Leaders Forum. The 16th annual event will take place October 24-25 in San Francisco, presented by Neurotech Reports. Keynote speaker at this year’s event on October 24 will be Doug Weber, who serves as program manager for DARPA’s Biological Technologies Office.

Southern Trial Lawyers Association Publish Article by Attorneys Bernard Walsh and Elisabeth DeWitt

BRADENTON, Fla., Jan. 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An article entitled ‘Modern Spinal Surgery Options’ by Injury Attorney Bernard F. Walsh, managing partner of Shapiro Goldman Babboni and Walsh, and Attorney Elisabeth Dewitt formerly of the Bradenton Florida office of Shapiro Goldman Babboni and Walsh, has been published by the Southern Trial Lawyers Association.

Saluda Medical secures $10 million in new financing

SYDNEY, Australia, Feb. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Saluda Medical has today announced that it has received $10 million in Series B financing bringing a breakthrough treatment for chronic pain one step closer to reality.

New Book Profiles Pioneering Users of Neurotech Therapies

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neurotech Press announces the publication of a new book that profiles some of the unsung heroes of medical technologies: the brave people who were among the first to use a new or experimental therapy or device. ‘Bionic Pioneers: Brave Neurotech Users Blaze the Trail to New Therapies’ (ISBN: 978-0-9882342-2-2), by Jennifer French and James Cavuoto, tells the stories of 10 courageous individuals with neurological disabilities who made the decision to participate in a clinical trial or become a recipient of a newly approved neurotech device to treat their conditions.

New TV Show Reveals the Impact and Importance of Neuromonitoring During High-Risk Surgical Procedures

WESTCHESTER, N.Y., Nov. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neuro Alert, a Westchester N.Y.-based healthcare organization providing neuromonitoring services for surgeons and hospitals, has proudly announced the completion of shooting their new educational TV Show for Public Access TV and other TV networks across the New York Metropolitan area. The show will start airing around November 15, 2013 on various stations.

Neuro Alert Announces Its Participation in the NASS 2013 Annual Meeting in New Orleans

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neuro Alert, a premier healthcare organization providing neuromonitoring services for surgeons and hospitals throughout the United States, is pleased to announce its participation in The North American Spine Society (NASS) 28th Annual Meeting. The upcoming event will be held October 9-12, 2013, at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La.

2013 Neurotech Leaders Forum to Feature Promising New Startups

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neurotech Reports, the publisher of Neurotech Business Report newsletter, today announced that several startup and early stage neurotechnology companies will be presenting at the 2013 Neurotech Leaders Forum, to be held in San Francisco October 14-15 at the Radisson Hotel SFO.

7 Things Every Patient Should Know Before Going Into Surgery

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Neuro Alert, very few people escape going under the knife at least once in their lifetime. Having complex surgery can be stressful and even nerve-wrecking. As you are getting ready for one of the most important days of your life, a wide variety of questions will inevitably arise: How long will it take to recover? When can I get back to work?

Intraoperative Monitoring as a Crucial Component of the Spinal Surgery

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spinal surgery involves a wide variety of complex procedures, according to Westchester N.Y.-based Neuro Alert. There is a potential for major neurological deficits if they are not recognized during surgery, so effective corrective action can be taken quickly. It goes without saying that early detection of potential complications is crucial for patient safety.

Neuro Alert Explains the Advantages of Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring (IONM)

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring (IONM), also known as surgical neurophysiology, involves continuous monitoring of muscle, nerve, brain and spinal cord functions during a wide range of complex surgical procedures, according to Neuro Alert.

How to Minimize Risks During Major Surgeries

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Neuro Alert, based in Westchester, N.Y., many major surgeries carry an inherent risk of damage to critical neural structures. Therefore, surgeons of various specialties are increasingly embracing Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring (IONM), a group of procedures to observe neural pathways during high-risk vascular, orthopedic, neurosurgical, and peripheral nerve surgeries.

Riverside Surgical and Weight Loss Center Now da Vinci Surgical System Certified

SEBASTIAN, Fla., Dec. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Riverside Surgical and Weight Loss Center is now offering robotically-assisted minimally invasive surgery as a weight loss surgery option. The addition of this technology to the practice makes Riverside Surgical and Weight Loss Center one of only a handful of bariatric surgical centers in Florida using the most advanced techniques to perform bariatric surgery.

2012 Paralympics Athlete Releases Book on Her Implanted Bionic System

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jennifer French, a quadriplegic and competitive sailing athlete who recently medaled at the 2012 Paralympics Games in London, will release her new book, ‘On My Feet Again: My Journey Out of the Wheelchair Using Neurotechnology’ (ISBN: 978-0988234208; Neurotech Press), October 23, 2012 at the Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco.

Neurotech Reports Announces New Conference Dedicated to Consumer Applications of Neurotechnology

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Executives from some of the leading firms in the consumer neurotechnology market are scheduled to make presentations at the 2012 Consumer Neurotech Conference, to be held in San Francisco on October 23. The new event takes place during the 2012 Neurotech Leaders Forum, now in its 12th year.

Fresh Start Surgical Gifts to Benefit from 2nd Annual PayLease Golf Tournament

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fresh Start Surgical Gifts, a San Diego non-profit organization, has been chosen as the beneficiary for the 2nd Annual PayLease Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 9 at Riverwalk Golf Club in Mission Valley. All proceeds will help Fresh Start achieve its mission of transforming the lives of children with deformities through reconstructive surgery.

20th Annual Fresh Start for Kids Celebrity Golf Classic

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fresh Start Surgical Gifts’ (freshstart.org) annual Fresh Start for Kids Celebrity Golf Classic joins together Hollywood actors, professional athletes, and Fresh Start supporters to tee off in support of transforming the lives of children with physical deformities.

New Minimally Invasive Hip Retractor Revolutionizes Anterior Hip Replacement Procedures

HOUSTON, Texas, Feb. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeDan Surgical Innovations, industry leader in surgical access instrumentation, announces the launch of the Phantom Series MIS Anterior Hip Retractor System. TeDan Surgical’s revolutionary hip retractor utilizes a system of adjustable surgical arms with attachable retractors, enabling surgeons to perform the entire procedure without a fracture table or a surgical assistant.

Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor Announces Single-Dose Radiation Treatment Alternative for Women with Early Breast Cancer

COSTA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor announced today that it is the first outpatient surgery center in the Western U.S. to offer intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) using the INTRABEAM System – the only device used in the TARGIT-A multicenter human clinical trial that demonstrated IORT to be as effective as traditional radiation for certain women with early breast cancer.

Noble Vision Group, LLC Launches LIVE Surgery Webcast Featuring Only FDA Approved DCR Laser

EUGENE, Ore. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Noble Vision Group, LLC, a research and development organization, today announced the success of its first LIVE Webcast broadcast by SoundQue Multimedia Services, a unique multimedia production facility that specializes in video and audio streaming.

Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor Celebrates Grand Opening with 400 Physicians, Community Leaders and Supporters

COSTA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor, a new cutting edge multispecialty ambulatory surgery center in Orange County, celebrated its official Grand Opening on Sat., Oct. 23. Costa Mesa Mayor Allan Mansoor and Ronnie Guyer, district representative for Assemblyman Van Tran, were among the local officials, physicians and 400 guests that celebrated the addition of Renaissance, and its new model for exceptional patient care, to the community.

Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor Awarded Accreditation from The Joint Commission

COSTA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor today announced that it has met or exceeded compliance with the Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety, earning the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval. This is the second accreditation for Renaissance, the multispecialty ambulatory surgery center opened in August 2010 with its accreditation from IMQ (Institute of Medical Quality).

Surgeons Perform Groundbreaking Minimally Invasive Surgery for Chest Deformity

NORFOLK, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Surgeons at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD) have successfully performed a groundbreaking, minimally invasive surgery on three patients with pectus carinatum, a chest-wall deformity that causes the chest to jut out like the breast of a bird.

Cyberonics CEO to Keynote 2006 Neurotech Leaders Forum

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Sept. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Robert P. ‘Skip’ Cummins, chairman and CEO of Cyberonics Inc., will keynote the 2006 Neurotech Leaders Forum, to be held September 28-29, 2006 at the Crowne Plaza San Francisco International Airport. The free-speaking neurotechnology industry pioneer will share some of his experiences dealing with regulatory, technical, and marketing issues during his tenure at Cyberonics. Several other neurotechnology leaders will contribute during the conference.

New Technology in Treating Chronic Sinus Infections Performed in Texas by San Antonio Physician

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Apr. 18, 2006 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Anthony P. Sertich II of San Antonio, Texas is one of the first physicians in Texas to offer a new, minimally invasive technology for treating chronic sinus inflammation. The Balloon Sinuplasty(TM) system uses a small catheter and balloon to quickly open and expand blocked sinuses. To date Dr. Sertich has treated over 40 individuals successfully, and many more are in line to receive the balloon sinuplasty procedure.

Neurotechnology Entrepreneur to Keynote 2005 Neurotech Leaders Forum

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – September 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alan Levy, President and CEO of Northstar Neuroscience, Inc., will keynote the 2005 Neurotech Leaders Forum, to be held in San Francisco, CA October 20-21. Levy, founder of one of the most promising venture capital-backed neurotechnology firms, will address many of the issues involved with launching a neurotechnology startup. The fifth annual event, produced by Neurotech Reports, will be held at the Crowne Plaza San Francisco International Airport. The conference will cover a range of technologies and market segments in the neuro space, including neuromodulation, neural prostheses, neurodiagnostics, and neurostimulation.

New York Eye Surgeon Chosen to Implant ReSTOR(R) Pseudoaccommodative Lens for Cataract Correction

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY /Send2Press Newswire/ — Satish. S. Modi, M.D., F.R.C.S. ( C ) a leading ophthalmic surgeon in Poughkeepsie, New York has been selected by Alcon Laboratories as one of a limited number of surgeons to begin implanting its AcrySoft(R) ReSTOR(R) Intraocular Lens (IOL) for cataract patients with and without presbyopia.

Dr. Barry J. Kaplan Published for Breast Augmentation Using Only Local Anesthesia

WINTER PARK, FL /Send2Press Newswire/ — Kaplan Cosmetic Surgery, Inc. is pleased to announce that its founder and director, Barry J. Kaplan, D.O., was published in the June 2004 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery for an original article.

Global Medical Research Announces Breakthrough Technology to Prevent Post-Surgical Adhesions

ORLANDO, FL /Send2Press Newswire/ — Global Medical Research, LLC (www.gmrllc.com), a Central Florida-based company dedicated to developing and commercializing intellectual properties that address problems in the biomedical field, today announced the launch of breakthrough technology designed to prevent post surgical adhesions. GMR’s Internal-Tissue Engineered Membrane Product (i-TEMP(tm)), is now poised for advanced phase animal testing to support the expectations of a broad spectrum of uses.