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2014-07-31 08:35:19

LONDON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew (LSE:SN, NYSE:SNN), the global medical technology business, today announced its entry into the forefoot market with the launch of the HAT-TRICK(TM) Lesser Toe Repair System. Comprised of three separate repair options, the HAT-TRICK System includes products for metatarsophalangeal (MTP) ligament repair and reconstruction, a metatarsal osteotomy guide, and a revisable, all-PEEK implant for proximal Inter-phalanges (PIP) fusion, also...

2014-04-30 12:31:12

Making your foot conform to your shoe comes with serious risks, say orthopaedic foot and ankle specialists ROSEMONT, Ill., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There's been a renewed interest in cosmetic foot surgery lately. Several so-called "Cinderella" procedures have gained new popularity as women try to wear a myriad of narrow, high-heeled designer shoes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100920/DC67758LOGO Women in the market for designer feet ask for procedures that...

2014-04-01 16:25:52

FRANKLIN, Mass., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthrosurface Inc., (www.arthrosurface.com), a developer of less-invasive joint restoration systems, performed its first hammertoe correction surgeries in February using the new, sterile and completely disposable ToeMATE system. It consists of two intramedullary bone screws, a morse-taper interlock pin and hand driven preparation tools. The product has FDA Clearance for use in small joints, thereby making it a versatile system for fusions...

2013-12-31 23:04:20

Dearborn Foot and Ankle Doctor, Dr. Lawrence Young, has released a Hammertoe for shoes resource on his new website for his 30+ year old foot and ankle care clinics in Dearborn and Sterling Heights. Dearborn, MI (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Dearborn Foot and Ankle Doctor, Dr. Lawrence Young, has released a Hammertoe from shoes resource on his new website for his 30+ year old foot care clinic in Metro Detroit. The article, available on Dr. Young’s website, Podiatry.md, discusses several...

2011-08-02 00:32:28

Toe deformities should be treated early, paper shows, and improper footwear can be to blame While deformities of the lesser toes (all toes other than the big toe) can be very painful, there are numerous surgical and nonsurgical treatments for these conditions that are usually quite effective. A literature review published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) shows that because lesser toe deformities are often treatable, and can be symptoms of other...

2011-08-01 15:09:00

Toe deformities should be treated early, paper shows, and improper footwear can be to blame ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While deformities of the lesser toes (all toes other than the big toe) can be very painful, there are numerous surgical and nonsurgical treatments for these conditions that are usually quite effective. A literature review published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) shows that because lesser toe deformities...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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