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FDA clears NuVasive MAGEC system used with pediatric deformity fixation system

September 6, 2017

NuVasive Inc. announced it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the use of its redesigned MAGEC scoliosis treatment system with its RELINE Small Stature system, which is a comprehensive pediatric deformity fixation system.

Redesigned components in the MAGEC system make it easier for the surgeon to use and help make surgical outcomes more reproducible, according to a company press release.

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Study cites factors of reoperation within 48 hours of pediatric neurosurgery procedures

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Within 48 hours of a pediatric neurosurgery procedure, investigators found about 25% of reoperation procedures were planned. However, for reoperations that were…
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Study explores spinal column shortening for tethered cord syndrome in pediatric patients

July 10, 2017
For children and young adults with tethered cord syndrome, investigators of this study found spinal column shortening was a safe and efficient alternative treatment to…
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Clinical tool developed to identify children with TBI at low-risk for ICU-level care

June 29, 2017
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