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AUGMENTATION, old English law. The name of a court erected by Henry VIII., which was invested with the power of determining suits and controversies relating to monasteries and abbey lands.

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Indications for percutaneous vertebral augmentation procedures are patient-dependent (Table 1).
As a result, the majority of growth in the Asia-Pacific spinal implant markets is due to the proliferation of newer technologies, including artificial discs, percutaneous vertebral augmentation (PVA) and dynamic stabilization systems.
NASDAQ: VITA), an orthobiologics and biosurgery company, notes that on May 5, 2011, Noridian([R])Administrative Services, LLC (Noridian) published a Part B Future Local Coverage Determination (LCD) covering percutaneous vertebroplasty and percutaneous vertebral augmentation when medical record documentation supports that the procedure is conducted in accordance with the clinical and procedural criteria established in the literature produced in recent years.

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