Tag: arthroscopy

Arthroscopy market to surpass $5.7 billion by 2023 as sports injuries are on the rise, says GlobalData
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Arthroscopy market to surpass $5.7 billion by 2023 as sports injuries are on the rise, says GlobalData

25 January 2017 The arthroscopy market, which covers 39 countries and includes implant and capital equipment, is set to rise from $4.19 billion in 2016 to $5.73 billion by 2023, representing  a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.6%, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s latest report […]

Global Arthroscopy Devices Market 2016: Industry Demand, Segment, Statistics and Research to 2021
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Global Arthroscopy Devices Market 2016: Industry Demand, Segment, Statistics and Research to 2021

Deerfield Beach, FL — (SBWIRE) — 08/12/2016 — Arthroscopy is the minimally invasive surgical procedure to visualize, diagnose, and treat problems of the joints using an arthroscope. It is commonly performed on joints of the knees, shoulders, hips, elbows, ankles, and wrist among others. An arthroscope comprises probes, soft tissue […]

VirtaMed Hip Arthroscopy Simulator Takes Fluoroscopy Guided Access Training to Virtual Reality
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VirtaMed Hip Arthroscopy Simulator Takes Fluoroscopy Guided Access Training to Virtual Reality

SCHLIEREN, Switzerland, June 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Safe access training for portal placement, fluoroscopic imaging, diagnostic tours, and therapeutic cases, all wrapped in a combination of an extremely realistic anatomic model and a high-fidelity virtual reality environment. VirtaMed introduces the ArthroS™ Hip Module at the EFORT Congress in Geneva, Switzerland, […]

Arthroscopy may not accurately estimate glenoid bone loss in patients with shoulder instability
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Arthroscopy may not accurately estimate glenoid bone loss in patients with shoulder instability

By Monica Jaramillo Investigators of this study found glenoid bone loss in patients with recurrent anterior shoulder instability is severely overestimated with the use of arthroscopy compared with 3-D CT scans. Researchers retrospectively reviewed information for 22 patients (with a mean age of 25.4 years) who had recurrent anterior shoulder […]

TKA within 6 months of knee arthroscopy linked with more postoperative complications
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TKA within 6 months of knee arthroscopy linked with more postoperative complications

By Monica Jaramillo Investigators of this study found higher rates of postoperative infection, stiffness and venous thromboembolism among patients who underwent total knee arthroplasty within 6 months of ipsilateral knee arthroscopy compared with an age-matched arthroplasty control group who did not have arthroscopy. Researchers used the PearlDiver Patient Records Database […]

Mitek Sports Medicine Launches New VAPR® Radiofrequency Devices To Enhance Soft Tissue Ablation And Coagulation During Arthroscopy
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Mitek Sports Medicine Launches New VAPR® Radiofrequency Devices To Enhance Soft Tissue Ablation And Coagulation During Arthroscopy

RAYNHAM, Mass., July 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Mitek Sports Medicine,* part of DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson, is introducing two new arthroscopic surgery radiofrequency devices this week at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) 2015 Annual Meeting. The VAPR® TRIPOLAR 90 Suction Electrode and the VAPR ARCTIC® Suction Electrode are hand-held, […]

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Symptomatic FAI favorably treated with arthroscopy

LOS ANGELES — Symptomatic femoroacetabular impingement developed in adolescents through athletic activities can be treated favorably with arthroscopy, according to data presented here at the Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting. “Athletic activities were implicated in the development of symptomatic [femoroacetabular impingement] FAI at a young age. This study […]

Can Hip Arthroscopy Be Performed With Conventional Knee-Length Instrumentation?
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Can Hip Arthroscopy Be Performed With Conventional Knee-Length Instrumentation?

Purpose The purpose of this study was to determine whether hip arthroscopy can be performed using conventional knee-length arthroscopy instrumentation. Methods We included 116 consecutive hip arthroscopies (104 patients) in this study. Age, side of surgery, height (in inches), weight (in pounds), body mass index (BMI), and a subjective assessment […]

FAST Arthroscopy Training Workstation
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FAST Arthroscopy Training Workstation

Developed to train arthroscopy skills Sawbones is excited to announce the launch of a new FAST (Fundamentals of Arthroscopic Surgery Training) Arthroscopy Training Workstation. This workstation was developed with specifications and refinements from a team led by Robert Pedowitz, MD, PhD. Dr. Pedowitz is the Chair of the FAST Program Committee, which is […]

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KFX Medical Receives 510(k) Approval

San Diego, CA, May 25, 2010: KFx Medical Corporation announced today it has received FDA 510k clearance for product(s) used in a wide variety of arthroscopic tenodesis knee procedures such as: anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), posterior cruciate ligament (PCL), and Medial Patellofemoral Ligament (MPFL) reconstruction. KFx Medical received 510k clearance from the Food […]

Arthroscopically Assisted Two-stage Cementation Technique for a Periarticular Knee Lesion
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Arthroscopically Assisted Two-stage Cementation Technique for a Periarticular Knee Lesion

By Dimitrios Christoforou, MD; Alexander Golant, MD; Paul J. Ort, MD ORTHOPEDICS 2010; 33:202 Abstract Managing skeletal metastatic disease can be a challenging task for the orthopedic surgeon. In patients who have poor survival prognoses or are poor candidates for extensive reconstructive procedures, management with intralesional curettage and stabilization with […]

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First Evaluation in Human Patients Completed for the C-MOR(TM) Orthopedic Device

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ — Axis Surgical Technologies, Inc., has announced the first evaluation in human patients of their lead product: a self-contained portable direct-imaging tool. The C-MOR™ functions much like a standard arthroscopic tower, yet at a fraction of both the size and cost. The handheld lightweight device offers practitioners the […]

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CONMED Linvatec Announces Launch of Bullseye(TM) Anatomic Cruciate Reconstruction System

UTICA, NY, Nov 16, 2009 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — CONMED Corporation’s (NASDAQ: CNMD) CONMED Linvatec arthroscopy unit today announced the release of the Bullseye(TM) Anatomic Cruciate Reconstruction System, a novel guide system for anatomic cruciate ligament (ACL and PCL) reconstructions of the knee. The Company will debut the product at […]