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2014-04-04 11:02:18

Vitamin D insufficiency sustained over 5 years contributes to increased 10-year fracture risk in elderly women A study presented today at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases shows that long-term low levels of vitamin D intake are associated with higher 10-year fracture risk in elderly women. Vitamin D insufficiency in seniors has been shown to contribute to increased risk of osteoporotic fractures. Previous studies have used single vitamin D...

2014-03-24 12:30:18

Pelvic Plating System marks Acumed's entry into the market of orthopaedic implants for the pelvis HILLSBORO, Ore., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Long known for its orthopaedic implants for trauma to the extremities, Acumed is venturing into a new and expanding market it feels has not seen adequate innovation in recent years: orthopaedic implants and instrumentation for the surgical repair of fractures and joint disruptions of the pelvis. (Photo:...

2014-03-24 08:29:46

KAST Pivotal Trial Results Plus other Published Comparative Studies Show Kiva Meets or Exceeds Balloon Kyphoplasty Performance SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benvenue Medical, Inc. announced the full commercial launch of the Kiva VCF Treatment System for the reduction and treatment of spine fractures at the Society for Interventional Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting, where results from KAST (Kiva System as a Vertebral Augmentation Treatment - A Safety and...

2014-03-14 00:23:01

Snowboarding, skateboarding present highest risk for injuries, including concussions; findings support need for greater education, advocacy efforts for safer equipment NEW ORLEANS, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study presented today at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found that the thrill of extreme sports comes at a price: a higher risk for severe neck and head injuries. Extreme sports are gaining in popularity: skateboarding...

2014-03-12 12:28:09

LUND, Sweden, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BONESUPPORT, an emerging leader in injectable bone substitutes for orthopedic trauma, bone infections and instrument augmentation related to orthopedic surgery, together with the University of Mainz in Germany, announced that the protocol for the CERAMENT(TM)|Tibia Fracture Study (CERTiFy) was recently published in TRIALS, an open access, peer reviewed online journal. CERTiFy is a controlled, prospective, randomized clinical trial...

2014-03-05 16:24:54

Strength Test Results May be Early Indicator of Decreased Physical Performance ROSEMONT, Ill., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study appearing in the March issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) showed that women with distal radius (wrist) fractures had decreased strength compared to similar patients without fractures. This could explain why these women were more likely to fall and might sustain future fractures. The investigators used a variety of balance and...

2014-02-28 12:28:11

DUBLIN, February 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qvmn73/minimally) has announced the addition of the "Minimally Invasive Vertebral Compression Fracture Repair Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qvmn73/minimally ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Collapse of the...

2014-02-24 12:24:40

Focus on footwear, say orthopaedic foot and ankle specialists ROSEMONT, Ill., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's not hard to be impressed with the skills of the Winter Olympic athletes. If you've been inspired to get out and try some winter sports yourself, keep in mind that sometimes the only thing standing between you and a foot or ankle injury is proper footwear. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130814/DC64237LOGO) Start with the right fit in the footwear...

2014-02-20 16:25:07

DALLAS, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Research Report on China Orthopedic Instrument Industry Report, 2013-2015 to its store that says In future, the Chinese orthopedic instrument market will encounter more fierce competition, in which small companies due to low R&D level. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140220/MN68645) Benefiting from aging of population, consumption upgrade and policy support, China's orthopedic instrument industry...

2014-02-19 12:28:05

LUND, Sweden, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BONESUPPORT, an emerging leader in injectable bone substitutes for orthopedic trauma, bone infections and instrument augmentation related to orthopedic surgery, announced today the launch of a new registry to collect long term data of CERAMENT(TM)|G, the first injectable antibiotic eluting, osteoconductive, ceramic bone substitute indicated to promote and protect bone healing being jeopardized by infection. The registry is part of the company's...


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