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2013-03-25 11:36:50

Research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Specialty Day in Chicago, IL shows that biceps tenodesis surgery is safe and effective for individuals who suffer a SLAP (superior labral anterior posterior) tear of the shoulder. Patients examined had previously undergone unsuccessful arthroscopic repair for their injuries. "Our research focused on a sample of 42 active-duty men and women who were unable to return to duty after primary arthroscopic SLAP...

2013-03-25 11:35:05

Outcomes after surgery have always been difficult to determine. Now a new case study on more than 500 hip procedures highlights that complication rates may be even higher than previous reports, say researchers presenting at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Specialty Day in Chicago, IL. "The overall complication rate after hip arthroscopy was 7.2 percent, which is higher than what has been previously reported in the literature at 1.5 percent," said lead author...

2013-03-25 08:26:23

- Statistically Significant Improvements in Range of Motion Compared to Exercise-Only Arm and Dose Response Supports Progression into Placebo-controlled Studies - CHESTERBROOK, Pa., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AUXL), a specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced positive data for collagenase clostridium histolyticum or CCH which is being developed for the potential treatment, if approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

2013-03-19 14:11:48

New research finds that for a number of patients physical therapy provides similar improvements in physical function and pain Many middle age and older adults have disabling knee pain due to a tear in the meniscus, an important supporting structure in the knee that is often damaged in patients with underlying knee osteoarthritis. In the United States, more than 450,000 arthroscopic meniscal surgeries are performed each year to treat meniscal tears. However, there is little data available...

2013-03-18 12:28:04

CLEVELAND, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Since adding the Arthroscopic simulator to the Simbionix product line in early 2012, the R&D department has been working on various hardware and software modifications to increase the ARTHRO Mentor(TM)'s performance and enhance user experience. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120502/529202-a ) The ARTHRO Mentor [http://simbionix.com/simulators/arthro-mentor ] VR arthroscopic simulator provides...

2013-01-24 08:30:37

PHOENIX, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Internationally recognized as a pioneer, educator and leader in orthopedic spine surgery, quality-metric driven orthopedic group, The CORE Institute®, welcomes world-renowned Spine Surgeon, Dr. Mark Dekutoski to Arizona. He is a board certified and fellowship-trained, academic orthopedic spine surgeon with more than 20 years of orthopedic experience at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Dekutoski specializes in adult and...

2013-01-23 23:02:37

Santa Rosa Orthopaedics (SRO, http://www.srortho.com) knee surgeon, Dr. Thomas Degenhardt, has participated in the advancement of the latest Patient Specific Instrumentation (PSI) and MRI technology available for knee joint replacement. An expert surgeon with decades of experience, Dr. Degenhardt explains the benefits of using advanced equipment for making precise measurements prior to performing total knee joint replacement surgery. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 Dr. Thomas C....

2013-01-11 05:03:09

Dr. Robert Donnelly, a surgeon at The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers is an outstanding orthopedic surgeon and competition winning bodybuilder that has been practicing in the Tampa Bay area for over ten years. He was the light-heavyweight and overall winner of the 2011 St. Pete Muscle Classic bodybuilding competition. Dr. Donnelly would like to offer some exercise tips as he promotes an active lifestyle and encourages good health through athleticism. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) January 10,...

2013-01-07 20:22:48

PHOENIX, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective January 7, 2013, we are pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Joseph Scoggin to our clinical team, practicing at The CORE Institute - Mesa. The CORE Institute - Mesa is located at 1450 S. Dobson Rd., Suite B-122, Mesa, AZ 85202. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130107/LA38619LOGO) Joseph Scoggin, MD is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with...

2012-12-27 16:22:28

SEATTLE, Dec. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today reported results from its first pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial evaluating OMS103HP in patients undergoing arthroscopic partial meniscectomy surgery. In this multicenter, double-blind, Phase 3 clinical trial comparing OMS103HP to vehicle control in 344 subjects, the pre-specified primary endpoint was the Symptoms Subscale of the Knee Injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS) - a patient-reported measure that is...