RF-TVA with the StabiliT System is typically an outpatient procedure that usually requires only local anesthesia and a small incision to access the vertebra. The entire procedure takes about 30 to 40 minutes. [ Watch ]
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A New Treatment Option for Painful Metastatic Spinal Tumors
Brought to you by: DFINE
The STAR Tumor Ablation System combines minimally invasive, targeted access to the vertebral body with controlled Radiofrequency (RF) energy delivery to create a consistent and predictable ablation zone. With t-RFA using the STAR System, physicians can offer pain relief to patients with metastatic vertebral body tumors in a single, minimally invasive procedure without the use of ionizing radiation. Learn more about the STAR Tumor Ablation System and see if it is right for your spine program.
A Generational Advance in the Treatment of Vertebral Compression Fractures
Brought to you by: DFINE
RF-TVA with the StabiliT Vertebral Augmentation System is a generational advancement in the minimally invasive treatment of vertebral compression fractures that offers physicians and patients the potential for predictable procedural outcomes. Learn more about the StabiliT Vertebral Augmentation System and see if it is right for your spine program.
Improving Spine Surgery Outcomes With Robotics
Brought to you by: Mazor Robotics
Robotics in spine surgery can lead to safer and more accurate spine surgeries, especially for complex and minimally invasive techniques. This means better clinical outcomes with fewer complications. Learn more about a specially-designed robotic guidance system enabling surgeons worldwide.
Do You See Patients With Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Pain?
Brought to you by: SI-BONE
Sacroiliac (SI) joint pain can cause many problems, including pain from the low back down through the lower buttocks and upper legs, and debilitation which affect patients' ability to work and/or perform activities of daily living.
Provider Job Openings:
Hiring Company: CHI Franciscan Health
Company Website: http://www.chifranciscan.org/
Position Type Available: Full Time
ARNP, CHI Franciscan Health Spine, Orthopedics, Sports Center
CHI Franciscan is headquartered in Tacoma, WA. Franciscan is a large and growing health care organization. We have hospitals and clinics located throughout the South Puget Sound region. As an ARNP for the Spine Center you will collaborate with physicians to provide clinical oversight and medical management for the Spine Center patients. Deliver direct patient care by examining, diagnosing and analyzing the patient's current health condition relative to spine disease and develop short and long term goals. You will maintain familiarity with the patient throughout the outpatient treatment plan and tailor care and education to meet the needs of the patient based on current clinical guidelines.
Master's degree in Nursing. Previous Nurse Practitioner experience working with spine disease or injured patients is preferred.
Please contact Edisa Salmon at 253 426 4613 or EdisaSalmon@chifranciscan.org for more information.
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