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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...

2014-03-11 16:25:46

EDISON, N.J., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF), the world's leading tissue bank today announced the recipients of its 2014 Research Grants. Since 1987, MTF has been at the forefront of research focused on the transplantation of donated human tissue, with approximately $38 million awarded through 2013. MTF anticipates awarding close to $2 million in grants and awards in the 2014 calendar year. The 2014 grant recipients approved for...

2014-02-27 16:27:25

CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ground-breaking cartilage regeneration isn't exactly the Fountain of Youth. But for aging boomers and athletes with aching and injured ankle joints, it's close enough, making them feel almost new again. Foot and ankle surgeons are gathering this week at the Annual Scientific Conference of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) to study revolutionary advances in cartilage regeneration for foot and ankle injuries. According to...

2014-01-03 16:21:29

Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers and Media Industry Blog Posts NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to profnet@profnet.com with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate...

2013-07-09 12:27:39

NEW HAVEN, Conn., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Soft Tissue Regeneration, Inc. announced the enrollment of its first patient in a clinical trial of the company's L-C Ligament®, a bioresorbable scaffold for soft tissue regeneration of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) of the knee. The patient was implanted at Isala Klinieken in Zwolle, The Netherlands, by a team led by Dr. Kees van Egmond and supervised by Drs. Robert Arciero and Robert Stanton of the United States. The implant...

2013-05-09 08:30:50

WARSAW, Indiana, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 300 professionals from over 100 unique OEMs and manufacturers have pre-registered to attend this year's conference program, on June 5 - 6, 2013 at Grace College in Warsaw, IN. Employees at major orthopaedic OEMs are eligible for free registration at http://www.orthotecshow.com The Mayor of the City of Warsaw, Dr. Joe Thallemer will introduce Opening Keynote Speakers on both days of the OrthoTec 2013 Conference and...

2013-04-18 12:30:17

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Newly formed NovoPedics, Inc., has received a commitment of up to $500,000 from Foundation Venture Capital Group (FVCG) to advance its development of an implantable meniscus replacement/regeneration medical device. Currently in the United States, the treatment options for pain after meniscectomy are limited to replacement with allograft (cadaver) tissue, bone realignment surgeries and knee replacement surgery; there is no...

2013-03-14 16:27:17

Now open for registrations, OrthoTec is free -to-attend for qualified orthopaedic design and manufacturing professionals WARSAW, Indiana, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The OrthoTec 2013 Conference and Exhibition, on June 5 - 6, announces this year's agenda featuring thought-leaders and experts from major areas of orthopaedic technology. The event is the annual industry gathering for orthopaedic technologists and business leaders at the "Orthopaedic Capital of the World" -...

2012-11-12 11:13:38

Patients who make $35,000 a year or less report better outcomes after knee replacement surgery than people who earn more, research by Mayo Clinic and the University of Alabama at Birmingham shows. The lower-income patients studied reported less pain and better knee function at their two-year checkups than wealthier people did. The study was being presented at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting in Washington. The finding is important as physicians try to figure out why some...

2012-10-24 11:25:15

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, the Stone Clinic introduced BioKnee: A natural knee cartilage reconstruction solution clinically-proven to delay the effects of arthritis for up to 12 years. BioKnee has been shown to return patients with moderate and sometimes severe bone-on-bone arthritis to sports and an active lifestyle. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121016/SF91933LOGO) Professional skier Matt Reardon was told he could not ski professionally again...