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2014-03-25 23:27:45

Steven W. Meier, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at La Peer Health Systems, explains Russell Westbrook’s most recent knee surgery and subsequent return to the court. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder are glad to have their all-star point guard Russell Westbrook back after undergoing a third surgery on his right knee. Westbrook had surgery on his right knee soon after suffering a meniscus tear in the first round of the 2013 playoffs. Because of unusual...

2014-03-06 08:30:25

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SI-BONE, Inc. (San Jose, California), a medical device company that has pioneered the use of the iFuse Implant System(®), a minimally invasive surgical (MIS) device used to fuse the sacroiliac (SI) joint, announced today that the American Medical Association's (AMA's) CPT(®) Editorial Panel has voted to establish a Category I CPT(®) Code for MIS SI joint fusion. The AMA officially announced the decision with a posting on their...

2014-02-13 08:29:59

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced preliminary biochemical analysis of samples of synovial fluid drawn from the index knee (treated knee) of a subset of patients who participated in the SPRING study. This synovial analysis, suggested by the FDA, tests the change in expression of signaling and structural proteins that arise from the treatment of the knee with either Ampion(TM) or the saline vehicle...

2014-02-09 23:02:22

Natural TMJ Relief Program designed by Christian Goodman is the latest program that teaches people how to use powerful breathing exercise to eliminate head tension and pain quickly. A full review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if Natural TMJ Relief Program is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) February 09, 2014 The temporomandibular joint is the joint of the jaw and is frequently referred to as TMJ. The temporomandibular joint is a bilateral synovial articulation between the...

2014-01-16 12:31:31

First study of its kind found no "clinically important" safety issues with treatment ROSEMONT, Ill., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A single stem cell injection following meniscus knee surgery may provide pain relief and aid in meniscus regrowth, according to a novel study appearing in the January issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS). More than one million knee arthroscopy procedures are performed each year in the U.S. primarily for the treatment of tears to the...

2014-01-06 08:25:25

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SI-BONE, Inc. (San Jose, California), a medical device company that pioneered the use of the iFuse Implant System,(®) a minimally invasive surgical (MIS) device indicated for fusion of the sacroiliac (SI) joint, announced today that the iFuse Implant System has been used in over 10,000 procedures worldwide utilizing over 29,000 iFuse implants. Adoption of the MIS procedure continues to expand and now over 700 surgeons have performed the...

2013-12-23 23:03:09

After receiving initial positive feedback, MedCenter TMJ says they will now be offering Bed Buddy products to all patients for pain management and recuperation. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 MedCenter TMJ, a leading orofacial pain and temporomandibularjoint (TMJ) treatment center, will now be offering their patients Bed Buddy products as a solution for handling the side effects of their disorders. This comes after the center extensively researched the products and received...

2013-12-18 23:04:26

MedCenter TMJ got active at the annual Sweet Shot Member Guest Tournament at Sugar Creek Country Club. The clinic showed its support for the local athletes and golf enthusiasts that took to the new course by sponsoring a hole at this year’s event. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Golfers got to enjoy this year’s Sweet Shot Member Guest Tournament at Sugar Creek Country Club thanks in part to MedCenter TMJ. Dr. Ronald C. Auvenshine DDS and his team sponsored a hole during the...

2013-12-16 08:25:37

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SI-BONE, Inc. (San Jose, California), a medical device company that pioneered the use of the iFuse Implant System(®), a minimally invasive surgical (MIS) device used to fuse the sacroiliac (SI) joint, announced today the publication of results from two clinical trials studying the iFuse Implant System. The first publication, entitled "Open vs. minimally invasive sacroiliac joint fusion: a multi-center comparison of perioperative...

2013-11-25 08:26:51

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SI-BONE, Inc. (San Jose, California), a medical device company that pioneered the use of the iFuse Implant System(®), a minimally invasive surgical (MIS) device used to fuse the sacroiliac (SI) joint, announced today the publication of an economic analysis entitled "Comparison of the Costs of Nonoperative Care to Minimally Invasive Surgery for Sacroiliac Joint Disruption and Degenerative Sacroiliitis in a United States Medicare...


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Palmar radiocarpal ligament
2012-07-01 19:10:04

The palmar radiocarpal ligament, also known as the anterior ligament, volar radiocarpal ligament, is a broad membranous band attached above to the anterior margin of the lower end of the radius and to the front of the lower end of the ulna. The ligament’s fibers pass downward and medialward to be inserted into the volar surfaces of the scaphoid, lunate, and triangular bones; some of the fibers continue on to the capitate. The palmar radiocarpal ligament is perforated by apertures for the...

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