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2013-01-31 08:30:11

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Belt Technologies, Inc., an innovative medical technology company that markets its NavioPFS(TM) precision orthopedic surgical system for unicondylar knee replacement, today announced the first sale of the NavioPFS system in the United States. Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno, CA has a joint replacement program that is a designated center for excellence and is a Blue Distinction Center for knee and hip replacement. It is expected that...

2013-01-25 12:22:42

ROSEMONT, Ill., Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joint replacements have a limited lifespan. Implant wear is usually to blame for the necessary revision surgery. Despite new breakthroughs in the development of advanced polyethylene, longer life-spans and active patient lifestyles have compromised the life-span of the artificial joint. However, according to a study presented at the Orthopaedic Research Society's 2013 Annual Meeting in San Antonio this month, it appears that the...

2013-01-23 23:02:37

Santa Rosa Orthopaedics (SRO, http://www.srortho.com) knee surgeon, Dr. Thomas Degenhardt, has participated in the advancement of the latest Patient Specific Instrumentation (PSI) and MRI technology available for knee joint replacement. An expert surgeon with decades of experience, Dr. Degenhardt explains the benefits of using advanced equipment for making precise measurements prior to performing total knee joint replacement surgery. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 Dr. Thomas C....

2013-01-17 16:24:03

WARSAW, Ind., Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZMH; SIX: ZMH), a global leader in musculoskeletal health, today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market iASSIST(TM) Knee, the Personalized Guidance System(TM) for knee replacement procedures. iASSIST represents a revolutionary next step in surgical guidance, providing simple, intuitive and accurate intraoperative feedback and...

2013-01-17 08:26:37

TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, demographic trends and increased acceptance of orthopedic biomaterials in Europe will lead to moderate growth in this market to a total of more than $370 million in 2017. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130103/MM36799LOGO ) The bone graft substitute (BGS) segment will expand due to increasing product penetration and heightening...

2013-01-11 05:03:09

Dr. Robert Donnelly, a surgeon at The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers is an outstanding orthopedic surgeon and competition winning bodybuilder that has been practicing in the Tampa Bay area for over ten years. He was the light-heavyweight and overall winner of the 2011 St. Pete Muscle Classic bodybuilding competition. Dr. Donnelly would like to offer some exercise tips as he promotes an active lifestyle and encourages good health through athleticism. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) January 10,...

2012-12-26 05:00:35

The Firm continues to offer free metal-on-metal hip replacement lawsuit evaluations to patients suffering metallosis, pseudo tumors, premature implant failure, revision surgery, and other complications caused by their device. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 25, 2012 Researchers in the U.K. are urging doctors to consider patient symptoms when determining whether or not to perform metal-on-metal hip implant revision surgery, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to a report from...

2012-12-19 08:25:03

LONDON, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew (LSE: SN, NYSE: SNN), the global medical technology business, today announces an extension to its highly successful LEGION(TM) Total Knee System - LEGION(TM) Narrow Femoral Components with OXINIUM(TM) Oxidized Zirconium. The only narrow components that offer Smith & Nephew's proprietary VERILAST(TM) Technology, these new implants offer surgeons and their patients the potential for implants with better fit and wear performance....

2012-12-18 12:27:54

New, collaborative evidence-based guideline proposes ROSEMONT, Ill., Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), and the American Dental Association (ADA) found that there is insufficient evidence to recommend the routine use of antibiotics for patients with orthopaedic implants to prevent infections prior to having dental procedures because there is no direct evidence that routine dental procedures cause prosthetic joint...

2012-12-18 05:00:58

Valley Orthopedics welcomes the newest member to their team, Christina Khoury, MD. Her clinical practice focuses on primary and revision joint replacement and reconstruction of the hip and knee. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) December 17, 2012 Valley Orthopedics Welcomes New Orthopedic Surgeon, Specializing in Hip Procedures Phoenix, AZ- Valley Orthopedics welcomes the newest member to their team, Christina Khoury, MD. Her clinical practice focuses on primary and revision joint replacement and...