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2014-08-19 08:30:59

MAHWAH, N.J., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Corporation's Orthopaedics Division, the Official Joint Replacement Products of the PGA TOUR and Champions Tour, is bringing its message of joint health to golf fans in its home state of New Jersey this week at The Barclays. The company's fan destination - "The Stryker Mobility Zone" - will be in the Spectator Village near the 17(th) fairway at the Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus starting on Thursday, August 21(st)....

2014-08-12 23:05:03

MAKOplasty® Enables a New Level of Accuracy and Reproducibility; Richard A. Boiardo, MD, Joint Replacement Pioneer, to Lead Initiative Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that it is one of the first health care systems in the region to offer MAKOplasty® Partial Knee Resurfacing and MAKOplasty® Total Hip Replacement procedures, performed using the RIO® Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System at Hoboken University Medical...

2014-07-31 23:13:51

Surgeons at La Peer Health Systems in Los Angeles explain how George W. Bush’s knee replacement surgery highlights the of advantages total knee replacement. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 According to a report by Fox News, former president George W. Bush recently underwent partial knee replacement surgery on his left knee. This follows partial replacement of his right knee less than two months earlier. The story also reports that Bush was able to ride his mountain bike between...

2014-07-30 16:29:01

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to advances in minimally invasive surgery, pain management, preoperative preparation and rapid rehabilitation methods, patients of Dr. Craig McAllister at EvergreenHealth in Kirkland, Washington, can now receive outpatient hip and knee replacement surgery. Dr. McAllister and EvergreenHealth were the first physician and hospital team on the West Coast to offer outpatient hip and knee replacement surgery. Dr. McAllister and his team...

2014-07-30 08:29:28

MAHWAH, N.J., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker brand ambassadors Fred Funk and Hal Sutton are playing this week at the 3M Championship Champions Tour event near Minneapolis, MN, which begins Friday at TPC Twin Cities, in Blaine. Stryker is the official joint replacement products company of the PGA TOUR and Champions Tour. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140729/130897 Starting Friday, August 1(st) through Sunday, August 3(rd), fans will be able to visit the Stryker...

2014-07-17 12:27:39

Mortality rates decrease for hip and knee replacement and spinal surgeries ROSEMONT, Ill., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over the past decade, a greater number of patients, age 80 and older, are having elective orthopaedic surgery. A new study appearing in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) found that these surgeries are generally safe with mortality rates decreasing for total hip (THR) and total knee (TKR) replacement and spinal fusion surgeries, and complication rates...

2014-07-08 10:15:27

University of Oxford Partial knee replacement surgery is safer than total knee replacement, according to a new study published in The Lancet today (July 8). A team of researchers from the University of Oxford, funded by Arthritis Research UK and the Royal College of Surgeons, found that: Although the risk of life-threatening complications from knee replacement surgery is very small, people who undergo total knee replacement are four times more likely to die in the first month after...

2014-06-17 23:11:35

OrthAlign, Inc. Announces US FDA Clearance for ORTHALIGN PLUS®, the most complete handheld navigation device for use in Total Hip Arthroplasty Surgery: Cup Placement, Leg Length, and Offset Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held medical device company, received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its ORTHALIGN PLUS® system, a palm-sized, single-use navigation device for Total Hip Arthroplasty (cup...

2014-06-09 12:29:12

LONDON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Japanese Market for Orthopedic Large Joint Reconstruction Deviceshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/japanese_market_orthopedic_large_joint_reconstruction_devices.html The Japanese orthopedic large joint reconstruction device market is expected to exceed $2.3 billion over the 2012-2019 forecast period. The orthopedic large joint reconstruction device market...

2014-06-09 12:29:06

LONDON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Chinese Market for Orthopedic Large Joint Reconstruction Deviceshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/chinese_market_orthopedic_large_joint_reconstruction_devices.html Ambulatory infusion pumps were a critical addition to the infusion therapy market, as they allowed patients to be more mobile during therapy sessions. These devices were usually battery-powered...


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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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