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2013-08-02 23:02:55

Sam Markzar DDS, expert in gum allograft in Los Angeles, now offers gum allograft procedures. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 Dr. Sam Markzar, gum allograft specialist, now offers gum tissue grafting services for patients who have lost gum tissue due to periodontal disease or other oral health problems. A gum graft can replace the lost tissue and restore the look and feel of a patient’s smile. Gum allografts have been used in gum surgeries for many years. Allografts are human...

2013-07-29 23:00:44

Navy Corpsman injured while serving in Afghanistan Selected to Represent Tissue Recipients on the American Association of Tissue Bank’s “Donate Life” Float Alachua, FL (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 AxoGen, Inc. (OTCQB: AXGN), a leading regenerative medicine company focused on the development and commercialization of products and technologies for peripheral nerve reconstruction and regeneration, today announced that Navy Corpsman Edward Bonfiglio, a patient who received limb sparing surgery...

2013-06-24 23:01:31

High incidences of orthopedic ACL injuries contribute to spurring the ACL/PCL reconstruction and fixation market Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 According to statistics released by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons along with the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, there are approximately 150,000 ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injuries each year in the United States. One of the main causes of ACL injury is direct impact to the knee, which often happens in...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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