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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...

2011-06-16 00:00:28

The Ephraim Gildor Foundation will provide generous funding to the Steadman Philippon Research Institute for new areas of sports medicine and shoulder research including osteoarthritis, rotator cuff repair, shoulder separation and more. Vail, CO (PRWEB) June 15, 2011 The Ephraim Gildor Foundation, an organization that contributes to the advancement of science and education, has bestowed a $1,000,000 grant to the Steadman Philippon Research Institute in Vail, CO. The grant opens new areas of...

2011-06-08 05:00:00

DALLAS, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- StreamVenue Healthcare has partnered its "plug and play" products and services with Texas Health Ben Hogan Sports Medicine to teach, and to better manage post-surgical patient recovery. StreamVenue's system, StreamingOR, allows athletic trainers, surgeons and physical therapists to view cases and discuss how best to manage post-operative recovery. The system fosters cohesive communication and creates a live classroom for teaching as well....

2011-05-27 11:17:00

NEW YORK, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "The number of patients in their 50s coming into my office asking for joint replacement is higher than ever," says Dr. Steven B. Haas, a knee surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. At Special Surgery, where more knee replacements and hip surgeries are performed than at any other hospital in the nation, doctors are looking at what happens when their patients go back to the sports they love. To meet the growing need, Hospital for...

2011-05-27 00:00:27

BASS Fluid Control Mat Keeps Floor Dry in the OR Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) May 26, 2011 If you ask any Operating Room professional who is the messiest surgeon on staff, they all will instantly name the doctor. Fluid waste on an OR floor during "wet" procedures like shoulder arthroscopies, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repairs where the irrigation fluid can spurt out of a knee joint like a water fountain, or even labor and delivery, where amniotic fluid and blood spill onto the floor, is an...

2011-05-04 00:00:27

Arthroscopic surgery is helping more Americans find relief from joint injuries such as rotator cuff tears Capitola, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 Advances in arthroscopic surgery are providing relief for more Americans facing debilitating joint injuries, brought on by athletic pursuits or simply years of wear and tear, according to recent information from Santa Cruz Orthopaedic Institute. Injuries to the susceptible areas such as the rotator cuff famously sustained by professional athletes like...

2011-04-23 00:00:30

Versatile DRE Anetic-P doubles as a stretcher, reducing equipment need. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) April 22, 2011 The DRE Anetic-P Mobile Surgery Table is a versatile all-in-one device that allows clinicians to move patients from pre-op to surgery to post-op without transferring the patient from a stretcher to a surgery table. Already widely used in Europe's most prestigious surgery centers, the unique Anetic-P is available for the first time in the United States. By serving as both a stretcher...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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