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2013-03-25 23:02:21

Shoulder Options Incorporated, a developer and manufacturer of orthopedic devices, announces the limited user release of its AFT Proximal Humerus Fracture Plate. The new plate is intended for the treatment of fractures and fracture dislocations, osteotomies, and non-unions of the proximal humerus. Waxhaw, NC (PRWEB) March 25, 2013 Shoulder Options Incorporated, a developer and manufacturer of orthopedic devices, announces the limited user release of its AFT Proximal Humerus Fracture Plate....

2012-12-23 05:00:04

"Rotator cuff injuries are being treated now using cell therapy at the center for regenerative medicine," according to A.J. Farshchian MD. (PRWEB) December 22, 2012 "Rotator cuff injuries are being treated now using cell therapy at the center for regenerative medicine," according to A.J. Farshchian MD. Rotator cuff tears are becoming more and more prevalent in young adults and a cause of pain and disability. The rotator cuff is made up of four muscles and their tendons. Together they form a...

2011-11-17 03:23:59

Guidelines outline steps to stabilize the injury and treat complications The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board of Directors has recently approved and released an evidence-based clinical practice guideline (CPG) on "The Treatment of Supracondylar Humerus Fractures." Andrew Howard, MD, pediatric orthopaedic surgeon, medical director of the Trauma Program at the University of Toronto Hospital for Sick Children and the chair of the AAOS Work Group responsible for this...

2011-03-28 09:08:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascension Orthopedics, Inc., a world leader in PyroCarbon orthopedic devices, announces the market release of the TITAN Modular Shoulder Fracture Prosthesis. The TITAN Modular Total Shoulder System now provides a unique way to address difficult fracture procedures. The system's modularity allows the surgeon to fit patient anatomy by independently adjusting the height of the modular body and stem without need for jigs or use of cement. "The...

2010-10-04 22:52:13

Nationally recognized orthopedic oncologist presents new surgical techniques to preserve bone and soft tissue in bone cancers James C. Wittig, M.D. and colleagues will conduct a total of eight research presentations at the upcoming 96th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons and the 65th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Wittig, an orthopedic oncologist with extensive experience in performing limb-sparing surgeries, is Chief of the...

2010-10-04 12:27:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- James C. Wittig, M.D. and colleagues will conduct a total of eight research presentations at the upcoming 96th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons and the 65th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Wittig, an orthopedic oncologist with extensive experience in performing limb-sparing surgeries, is Chief of the Division of Skin and Sarcoma Cancer of the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack...

2008-09-24 03:00:16

By Kedgley, A E DeLude, J A; Drosdowech, D S; Johnson, J A; Bicknell, R T This study compared the effect of a computer-assisted and a traditional surgical technique on the kinematics of the glenohumeral joint during passive abduction after hemiarthroplasty of the shoulder for the treatment of fractures. We used seven pairs of fresh-frozen cadaver shoulders to create simulated four-part fractures of the proximal humerus, which were then reconstructed with hemiarthroplasty and reattachment of...


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