Articles of interest

30 OCT
Nucleoplasty for the treatment of herniated discs

The nucleoplasty or radiofrequency coblation, is a minimally invasive percutaneous technique of discal descompression that constitutes an alternative in the treatment for pain caused by discal hernia. It can be made in an ambulatory way or with hospital ingress and it requires anaesthetic sedation and/or local anaesthetic depending of each patient.

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02 NOV
Facet denervation through rhizolysis.

Lumbar percutaneous facet denervation is a minimally invasive technique which provides a fast improvement of lumbar pain and allows patients to restart their daily activity quickly. Its use does not restrict posterior surgery, but it can avoid surgery in a high percentage of patients with motivation to follow a muscle reeducation and strengthening program.

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05 NOV
1 milion stem-cell transplants

The Worldwide Network for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (WBMT) has announced recently this milestone which was reached by the end of 2012. The WBMT is a non-profit scientific organization with the mission to promote excellence in stem cell transplantation, stem cell donation and cellular therapy.

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