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2014-07-07 15:58:52

European League Against Rheumatism Early detection could help prevent severe disease in the most common form of arthritis The results of a study presented today at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress (EULAR 2014) identify a correlation between the presence of biomarkers in the blood, known as micro RNAs (miRNAs), and the development of severe osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee or hip joint. The findings suggest that miRNAs may be used as biomarkers to predict severe OA...

2014-06-17 23:11:35

OrthAlign, Inc. Announces US FDA Clearance for ORTHALIGN PLUS®, the most complete handheld navigation device for use in Total Hip Arthroplasty Surgery: Cup Placement, Leg Length, and Offset Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held medical device company, received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its ORTHALIGN PLUS® system, a palm-sized, single-use navigation device for Total Hip Arthroplasty (cup...

2014-05-19 23:09:21

OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held U.S. based medical device company, today announced that it has launched OrthAlign Academy™ (http://www.orthalignacademy.com), a portal dedicated to educating surgeons and hospital staff on the use of KneeAlign® technology for Total Knee Arthroplasty surgeries. Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held U.S. based medical device company, today announced that it has launched OrthAlign Academy™...

2014-04-02 16:26:15

Procedures that restore mobility and enhance quality of life continue growth; new study supports existing projections ROSEMONT, Ill., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study appearing in the April issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) showed that the economic downturns in the 2000s did not substantially influence the national growth trends for hip and knee arthroplasty in the United States. The new data support the authors' existing projections--made in 2007--that...

2014-03-13 12:29:08

Findings from large study of hip and knee surgical site infections published in The Journal of Arthroplasty GREENSBORO, N.C., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A large study of infections following knee and hip replacement surgery found that the use of AQUACEL(®) Ag SURGICAL cover dressing reduced post-operative joint infections by 76 percent, which study investigators estimate could save the U.S. healthcare system $375 million annually. Study results were published in The Journal of...

2014-03-12 23:24:45

Steven W. Meier, MD, explains the recent findings that shoulder arthroplasty, or replacement, can help treat patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 A study published recently in the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery shows that shoulder replacement surgery is an effective option for reducing pain and improving range of motion in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. The researchers conducting the study found that pain decreased from moderate or...

2014-03-03 23:24:41

OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held U.S.-based medical device company, today announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Lima France for its Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) technology, KneeAlign®. Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held U.S.-based medical device company, today announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Lima France for its Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) technology, KneeAlign®. Approximately...

2014-02-18 23:26:37

OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held U.S.-based medical device company, today announced that it has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Biomet Japan for its Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) technology, KneeAlign®. Additionally, on December 24, 2013, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare (JMHLW) approved KneeAlign® for use with Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) surgeries in Japan. Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held...

2014-01-16 23:03:36

International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR) and the European Knee Associates (EKA) bring together the global orthopaedic community for the first-ever worldwide congress dedicated to joint arthroplasty, The World Arthroplasty Congress, 16-18 April 2015 in Paris, France. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Fulfilling the need for enhanced global education in orthopaedics, the International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR) and the European Knee Associates (EKA) will...

2014-01-16 08:27:04

Market Will See Strong Growth Driven Primarily by New Product Launches, According to Millennium Research Group TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the global market for spinal nonfusion devices will almost triple in size through 2022, surpassing $1.6 billion. This market will be driven largely by emerging products and approvals, as well as high growth in emerging regions,...


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