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High rate of fracture reported with third-generation CoC hip articulations
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High rate of fracture reported with third-generation CoC hip articulations

Compared with other findings regarding ceramic materials in joint articulations, results published in The Journal of Arthroplasty showed a higher rate of ceramic fracture with third-generation ceramic-on-ceramic (CoC) articulations for total hip arthroplasty. Researchers retrospectively reviewed 527 patients who underwent primary total hip arthroplasty using a third-generation CoC articulation. READ […]

No increased adverse events seen for surgically treated unreduced vs reduced distal radius fractures
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No increased adverse events seen for surgically treated unreduced vs reduced distal radius fractures

By Casey Tingle Patients with distal radius fractures that were splinted without reduction prior to open reduction and internal fixation did not have increased adverse events or subsequent surgeries compared with patients who underwent manipulative reduction prior to fixation, according to results. “For patients who make an informed decision to […]

Emergency Physician Partners model keeps doctors in driver’s seat
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Emergency Physician Partners model keeps doctors in driver’s seat

By Richard Cowart Twenty years ago, the rage in Nashville was Physician Practice Management Companies (PPMCs).  Nashville-based Phycor was the gold standard, and Tennessee was home to a PPMC in virtually every specialty.  Examples included Women’s Health Partners (OB), Ortho Link (orthopedics), Physician Resource Group (ophthalmology) and Medisphere (OB).  The […]

Ortho RTi Announces the Filing of a Preliminary Prospectus
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Ortho RTi Announces the Filing of a Preliminary Prospectus

KIRKLAND, QC, Nov. 24, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – Ortho Regenerative Technologies Inc. (“Ortho RTi”), a Canadian orthopaedic biotechnology company, announced today that it has filed a preliminary prospectus with the securities regulatory authorities of all provinces and territories in Canada. The non-financing prospectus was filed in connection with a proposed distribution by Manitex Capital […]

Amplitude Surgical announces additional regulatory approvals in Australia
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Amplitude Surgical announces additional regulatory approvals in Australia

November 23, 2015 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time VALENCE, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News: Amplitude Surgical (Paris:AMPLI) (ISIN: FR0012789667, Ticker: AMPLI, PEA-PME eligible), a leading French player on the global surgical technology market for lower-limb orthopedics, today announces that it has been granted further regulatory approvals for its products by the Australian […]

Nanovis Launches Expanded FortiCore Line of Interbody Fusion Devices at NASS
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Nanovis Launches Expanded FortiCore Line of Interbody Fusion Devices at NASS

CARMEL, Ind., Oct. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Nanovis, a life sciences company committed to developing scientifically advanced regenerative platforms for implantable medical devices, today announced the availability of the FortiCore wedge shaped lordotic cervical cage and a transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) device with increased scaffolding. Nanovis’ FortiCore implants combine the benefits of […]

Regenexx® Announces Positive Results From Largest Knee Osteoarthritis Stem Cell Treatment Study to Date
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Regenexx® Announces Positive Results From Largest Knee Osteoarthritis Stem Cell Treatment Study to Date

DENVER, Sept. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Regenexx®, a nationwide network of doctors specializing in regenerative medicine and advanced interventional orthopedic techniques, today announced the results of a peer-reviewed research study of 840 patients treated for knee osteoarthritis. All patients were treated using precise imaging guidance and the patented Regenexx protocol, which obtains […]