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2011-08-16 13:30:00

WEST BURLINGTON, Iowa, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orthopedic surgeon L. Nathan Gause, M.D., has joined Great River Orthopedic Specialists. Dr. Gause specializes in treating problems of the foot and ankle. He will begin seeing patients Wednesday, Aug. 17, at the clinic's offices on Great River Medical Center's campus. Dr. Gause joins orthopedic surgeons Theron Jameson, D.O., Jerry Jochims, M.D., Christopher Dupuis, M.D., Atiba Jackson, M.D., and physician assistant Brad Allar, P.A.-C.,...

2011-08-03 00:00:30

KFx Medical files patent infringement lawsuit against Arthrex. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 02, 2011 KFx Medical Corporation (http://www.kfxmedical.com), a San Diego based medical devices company that develops and manufactures soft tissue fixation implants and bone anchors used in orthopedic surgeries and sports medicine procedures (including those procedures performed on overhead athletes such as baseball players), announced today that it filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the United...

2011-07-23 00:00:41

Recently Dr. Kaixuan Liu spoke about some of the new advances in spinal surgery an how they can seem like a dream come true. Dr. Liu explains how many patients are confused by the various claims: "Minimally invasive" surgery sounds great, but what, exactly, does it involve? Edison, NJ (PRWEB) July 22, 2011 To anyone suffering from chronic back pain, new advances in spinal surgery can seem like a dream come true. But many patients are confused by the various claims: "Minimally invasive"...

2011-07-16 00:00:37

Dr. Longobardi to lead the Orthopedic Surgery Department at the new Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center in Secaucus, New Jersey. Secaucus, NJ (PRWEB) July 15, 2011 Raphael S. F. Longobardi, MD, FAAOS has been named Chairman of the Orthopedic Surgery Department at the new Meadowlands Hospital and Medical Center (MHMC). As the new Chairman of the Department, Dr. Longobardi will lead and implement a vision for the newly structured orthopedic department. "Developing a vision for the...

2011-07-12 00:00:55

New "Mini Knee" Replacement Less Invasive, Spares Bone, Results in Faster Recovery Using RIO Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 Marc W. Hungerford, M.D., Director of Joint Replacement and Reconstruction at Mercy Medical Center, has begun performing MAKOplasty Partial Knee Resurfacing using the RIO Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System. Dr. Hungerford, a board certified orthopedic surgeon, is the first in the State of Maryland to offer this...

2011-07-11 20:10:08

Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery have identified a group of patients who may have increased difficulty for surgical treatment of a snapping psoas, a condition that usually develops because a teenager or young adult has a pelvis that grows faster than their psoas tendon. The study will be presented at the annual meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), held July 7-11 in San Diego. "The conclusion from this study is that you should be cautious about...

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...


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