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FOUR-YEAR FOLLOW-UP STUDY SHOWS INTERMEDIATE TERM EFFICACY OF NEW MINIMALLY INVASIVE X STOP PROCEDURE FOR COMMON CAUSE OF LOW BACK PAIN

July 6, 2006
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A four-year follow-up study published in the July issue of Journal of Spinal Disorders & Techniques, a prestigious scientific journal, supports previous results that show patients suffering from lumbar spinal stenosis have significantly greater improvement with a new, minimally invasive procedure, the X STOP Interspinous Process Decompression (IPD) System ("X STOP") and remained stable over time.
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