The Jon Block Group to Participate in 2015 ISASS Conference

We are pleased to announce that members of the Jon Block Group will be participating in the annual meeting of the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS), taking place in San Diego, California from April 15th through April 17th.

isass2015The ISASS Annual Conference provides an independent venue to discuss and address issues involved with all aspects of basic and clinical science of motion preservation, stabilization, innovative technologies, MIS procedures, biologics and other fundamental topics to restore and improve motion and function of the spine for surgeons, scientists, inventors and others.…
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The Jon Block Group Has Article Published in Spine Journal

The Jon Block Group is pleased to announce the recent publication of Superion Interspinous Process Spacer for Intermittent Neurogenic Claudication Secondary to Moderate Lumbar Spinal Stenosis, which was included in the recent edition of Spine.

Dr. Larry Miller and Dr. Jon Block both contributed and co-authored the article.

Interspinous spacers are a less-invasive treatment alternative compared with surgical decompression for patients with LSS unresponsive to conservative care. High-quality comparative data with these devices are lacking.…

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The Jon Block Group Has Article Published in Medical Devices: Evidence and Research Journal

The Jon Block Group is pleased to announce the recent publication of The Photodynamic Bone Stabilization System: a minimally invasive, percutaneous intramedullary polymeric osteosynthesis for simple and complex long bone fractures, which was included in the recent edition of Medical Devices: Evidence and Research.

The treatment of osteoporotic long bone fractures is difficult due to diminished bone density and compromised biomechanical integrity. The majority of osteoporotic long bone fractures occur in the metaphyseal region, which poses additional problems for surgical repair due to increased intramedullary volume.…

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