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  1. mehul_25

    mehul_25 Dude!!!
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    Just curious as to if people are doing percutaneous disc decompression, which device they are using and why?
     
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    Stryker PDD.

    Easy to use.

    WC in office.
    All else in hospital. (rare)
     
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    why DeKompressor over SpineWand or Auctherm?
     
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    Ethics>Profits=Stryker PDD?????
     
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    Paindefender=Troll
     
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    So why DeKompressor?

    I have been doing Acutherm. Have not done enough this year to really report any results. The idea of removing nuclear material seems to be a little like robbing Peter to pay Paul...
     
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    Acutherm looks too much like IDET. I like the control that the rigid probe gives me in targeting a specific area within the disk. I also like getting some goo out to see that I am making the area behind the herniation smaller.
     
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    i agree with that. i too prefer stryker, but still rarely do them
     
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    You sound like the stryker reps.
     
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    Thanks,

    Maybe if I did more of these I could speak for the company.:cool:
     
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    Great!! My staff likes taco bell for lunch. Don't forget the chips:cool:
     
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    I hope the quality of work you do is not reflected by your staff's culinary sophistication ;)
     
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    We love Alain Ducasse but like taco bell for rep lunches.
     
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    At least make it "On the Border"
    But I'd prefer Papasitos if there is one by you.

    Call King or Acorda and ask for me to give a talk.
     

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