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2014-04-11 23:24:58

Top Long Island Orthopedists Offer Specialized, Comprehensive Care Woodbury, NY (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 The Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group, the leading private orthopedic practice on Long Island, has announced the opening of its new office in Woodbury, New York. Conveniently located at 45 Crossways Park Drive, the new 22,000-square-foot comprehensive, full-service facility is designed to offer patients the latest in specialized orthopedic care along with the utmost in convenience by...

2014-04-02 16:26:15

Procedures that restore mobility and enhance quality of life continue growth; new study supports existing projections ROSEMONT, Ill., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study appearing in the April issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) showed that the economic downturns in the 2000s did not substantially influence the national growth trends for hip and knee arthroplasty in the United States. The new data support the authors' existing projections--made in 2007--that...

2014-03-28 23:22:38

Surgeons at La Peer Health Systems in Beverly Hills speak on the rising number of people currently living with artificial joints. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 A new study released by the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has shown more than 7 million Americans are currently living with artificial knees and hips. Rajan Patel, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at the Joint Surgery Center of Excellence in Beverly Hills. “What’s so...

2014-03-18 08:31:51

Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center adds outreach clinic location HOT SPRINGS, S.D., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center will hold clinics at Fall River Health Services, located at 1201 Highway 71 in Hot Springs, beginning March 27. Patients who would like to schedule an appointment at the Hot Springs location are encouraged to call Black Hills Orthopedic & Spine Center at (605) 341-1414....

2014-03-13 12:29:08

Findings from large study of hip and knee surgical site infections published in The Journal of Arthroplasty GREENSBORO, N.C., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A large study of infections following knee and hip replacement surgery found that the use of AQUACEL(®) Ag SURGICAL cover dressing reduced post-operative joint infections by 76 percent, which study investigators estimate could save the U.S. healthcare system $375 million annually. Study results were published in The Journal of...

Driving Simulator Used To Determine When It's Safe To Drive After Hip Replacement
2014-03-11 09:53:40

Hospital for Special Surgery Using interactive 'video game' to test reaction time, findings at Hospital for Special Surgery challenge traditional recommendation to wait 6 weeks after hip replacement before driving After hip replacement surgery, many patients are anxious to resume driving, and a new study challenges the conventional wisdom that patients should wait six weeks before getting back behind the wheel. Dr. Geoffrey Westrich, director of research, Adult Reconstruction and Joint...

2014-03-11 00:22:36

When combined with conventional blood clot prevention therapies, statins lowered the occurrence of venous thromboembolic (VTE) events by 48 percent NEW ORLEANS, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statins have long been known to lower cholesterol and, more recently, to decrease the risk of deep vein thrombosis (blood clots) in healthy, non-surgical patients. New, first-of-its-kind research presented today at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic...

2014-03-03 16:24:51

LONDON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: UK Orthopedic Devices Market Report, 2005 - 2018Short Description The Market Intelligence report provides critical market data for UK orthopedic devices market and its product categories. The data includes market size in terms of value and volume; average selling price for each product type, growth trends and market shares of companies at sector and category level. It's vital "cross...

2014-03-03 08:28:05

Agreement makes Stryker the "Official Joint Replacement Products"; Stryker Mobility Zone to be featured at key tournaments MAHWAH, N.J., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Corporation's Orthopaedics Division and the PGA TOUR announced today a new marketing relationship that designates Stryker as the "Official Joint Replacement Products of the PGA TOUR and Champions Tour." The agreement advances Stryker's commitment to the health and well-being of joint pain sufferers, and will feature...

2014-02-28 00:21:28

DRAPER, Utah, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ortho Development® Corporation has received FDA clearance for its patented KASM® Knee Articulating Spacer Molds. KASM is a cement spacer mold intended for use in treating patients who develop an infection after undergoing total knee replacement surgery. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140227/MN73307) "KASM is a unique product that addresses a growing need in the total joint replacement market," says Brent...