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2014-04-10 13:49:48

UT Arlington and Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital are investigating whether bone grown from the body’s own stem cells can replace traditional types of bone grafting. The process, which has been successful in previous lab experiments, uses biodegradable polymer scaffolding material and bone morphogenetic protein, or BMP, which was inserted into the abdomen of mice to attract stem cells that in turn produced bone. BMPs are proteins known to promote bone growth. The research is...

2014-04-08 16:23:33

Future applications could include treatment for disfigurement after radical cancer surgery HAIFA, Israel, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A breakthrough could speed recovery and limit disfigurement for patients who have suffered large soft tissue trauma - as occurs with serious injury or cancer surgery. By biomedically engineering a muscle flap that includes a patient's own blood vessels, the team created tissue that could be transferred to other parts of the body along...

2014-02-27 23:01:57

Ask Dr. Lewis M. Feder, MD about liposculpture procedures and how they can help people look great this spring and summer. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Lewis M. Feder, MD is expert at performing facial and body liposculpture, a technique ideal for individuals who desire a sculpted face and body. This is all done by a handheld syringe; this procedure is designed to safely and carefully remove fat deposits from areas of the body, such as the abdomen, hips, knees, neck, and upper...

2014-02-03 16:25:36

Flexible, cancellous bone allografts are used in spine surgery, either alone or as a bone graft extender to stimulate natural bone formation processes MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Spine, Inc., a global leader in spine innovation, today announced the U.S. market launch of Puros Demineralized Bone Matrix (DBM) Block and Strip -- bone graft substitutes used to stimulate natural bone formation processes in spine surgical procedures. Used alone or as a bone graft...

2014-01-15 08:28:54

LONDON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:US Dental Biomaterial Market Trends Forecast Through 2018 Short DescriptionThis research report provides key market trends, market forecasts and competitive scenario of the dental biomaterial in the US through 2018.The product categories covered in this report include: -- Dental Bone Graft Substitutes-- Dental Bone Grafts-- Tissue Regenerative Materials ScopeThe report highlights...

2013-12-17 23:22:25

Nanofat Skin Rejuvenation Therapy restores youthful appearance. Winter Park, Fla. (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 A new medical technique known as Nanofat Skin Rejuvenation Therapy uses body fat to restore a person’s youthful appearance. One expert says that the benefits of using fat’s stem and regenerative cells allow the skin to maintain a fresh look. Dr. Jeffrey Hartog attended and spoke at the International Federation for Adipose Therapeutics and Science conference in New York City...

2013-11-11 08:28:36

TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrew Technologies, LLC announces the release of the first comparative fat graft survival study in which a liposuction device is demonstrated equivalent to standard syringe aspiration at 84 days post-grafting. Published in the November 2013 issue of Aesthetic Surgery Journal, this head to head study vs. traditional Coleman fat harvesting technique was led by Dr. Jeffrey Kenkel and Dr. Kathryn Davis of UT Southwestern. An abstract can be...

2013-09-26 11:55:59

Technique using patient's own fat improves appearance and function in patients with difficult-to-treat scars Millions of people with scars suffer from pain, discomfort, and inability to perform regular activities. Some may have to revert to addicting pain medicine to get rid of their ailments. Now, and with a new methodology, such problems can be treated successfully. A technique using injection of the patient's own fat cells is an effective treatment for hard, contracted scars resulting...

2013-09-10 23:27:08

The first group of 20 dentists and periodontists have completed training in the Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique™ says John Chao, D.D.S., inventor of the new minimally invasive treatment for gum recession. “Dental professionals from Burbank to Barcelona can now offer what many are calling the best alternative to gum grafting that has been developed.” Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Dentist, inventor and educator Dr. John Chao says he knew there must be a better way to...

2013-08-16 23:22:07

d’Oliveira & Associates is investigating claims that the Infuse Bone Graft has caused uncontrolled bone growth, especially when used off-label. The law firm works with some of the more experienced Infuse Bone Graft lawyers. (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 In 2002, the FDA approved the Infuse Bone Graft for sale on the market by Medtronic. This device was only approved for use in particular procedures, the most common being Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF) (i). However, it has been...