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2011-07-11 20:06:43

Arthroscopic treatment of a common hip problem that leads to arthritis is successful in terms of restoring range of motion, according to results from a recent Hospital for Special Surgery study. The study will be presented at the annual meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, held July 7-11 in San Diego. "This is the first study to show that in patients who are being treated for hip impingement with arthroscopy, not only do we restore their mechanical measurements,...

2011-07-11 19:46:32

Study identifies subset of patients best treated with open surgery Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery have found that in comparison to open surgery, arthroscopic treatment of a common hip problem that leads to arthritis produces similar outcomes in terms of repairing structural problems in most patients. The study will be published in the July 2011 TK issue of the American Journal of Sports Medicine. "For the majority of patients with more typical hip impingement, arthroscopic...

2011-07-07 18:48:37

A history of cancer was a significant risk factor for developing blood clotting issues following knee arthroscopy, according to a study being presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting in San Diego. Researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota analyzed the records of more than 12,000 patients who had undergone the common knee procedure. "A history of malignancy has not been widely recognized as a significant risk factor for developing a VTE...

2011-07-07 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A history of cancer was a significant risk factor for developing blood clotting issues following knee arthroscopy, according to a study being presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting in San Diego. Researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota analyzed the records of more than 12,000 patients who had undergone the common knee procedure. "A history of malignancy has not been widely...

2011-07-06 11:45:00

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, Orange County will gain access to unparalleled spinal care when DISC Sports and Spine Center (DISC) opens its newest facility in Newport Beach. Fueled by a growing demand for DISC's specialized, minimally invasive techniques, the launch will take place on August 15 and marks a first-of-its-kind offering for the region. DISC is the brainchild of CEO & Founding Director Dr. Robert S. Bray, a spine surgery pioneer and the...

2011-06-29 06:00:00

SEATTLE, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today reported the publication of results from a Phase 2 trial investigating OMS103HP in patients undergoing arthroscopic partial meniscectomy surgery. OMS103HP is Omeros' product candidate being developed for use during arthroscopic procedures and is designed to provide a multimodal approach to preemptively block the inflammatory cascade induced by arthroscopy. The article titled "Novel Drug, OMS103HP, Reduces Pain...

2011-06-29 07:02:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cayenne Medical, Inc., a private sports medicine device company, announces the launch of CrossFix® II Meniscal Repair System, its second generation device for treatment of traumatic meniscal tears. CrossFix® II will be on display at the 2011 American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, July 7-10 in San Diego, CA. Tal David, MD, orthopedic sports medicine specialist, San Diego, CA,...

2011-06-28 06:45:00

Arthrex, Depuy Lead Rapidly-Growing Biocomposite Rotator Cuff Suture Market VANCOUVER, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - According to a new report by iData Research (www.idataresearch.net), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the U.S. arthroscopy and soft-tissue market was valued at over $2.1 billion in 2010 and is expected to more than double to over $4.2 billion by 2017. Growth will be driven by product innovation and a rapid increase in arthroscopic...

2011-06-28 00:00:32

Playing golf well into old age is now possible with the use of artificial joints, all the while without raising your handicap. Professor Christoph A. Lill, MD, PhD, a member of the Medical Specialists Munich, illustrates by studies that minimally invasive replacement of the knee or hip helps to play golf at high level or even to achieve a higher one. (PRWEB) June 27, 2011 Orthopaedic surgeon Professor Christoph A. Lill, MD, PhD is a member of the Medical Specialists Munich and an...

2011-06-22 20:30:00

PHOENIX, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix is named home to the 2011 Volleyball Festival taking place at the Phoenix Convention Center from June 23 through June 27, 2011. Club volleyball teams from around the world come to play, including Arizona hometown favorites as well as near and far reaching places like California, Illinois, Texas, New Mexico, Washington, Virginia, Idaho, American Samoa, Alaska, Puerto Rico, Canada and Brazil. Phoenix will welcome 540 teams, 6,000 athletes, 1,500...