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2013-02-05 08:34:11

LONDON, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stanmore Implants ('Stanmore'), specialists in the design and manufacture of patient specific and modular orthopaedic implants, announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its Sculptor Robotic Guidance Arm(TM) ("Sculptor RGA(TM)") for precision implant placement in unicompartmental knee surgery, also known as partial knee resurfacing. Partial knee resurfacing only replaces the parts of the...

2013-02-02 23:00:31

The Center for Joint Care at Kishwaukee Community Hospital is celebrating two years of caring for patients in a state-of-art, customized program built to fulfill the needs of each hip replacement and knee replacement patient. DeKalb, Ill. (PRWEB) February 02, 2013 The Center for Joint Care at Kishwaukee Community Hospital is celebrating two years of caring for patients in a state-of-art, customized program built to fulfill the needs of each hip replacement and knee replacement patient. To...

2013-02-01 23:04:11

Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester announces its Joint Solutions Program has earned The Joint Commission´s Gold Seal of Approval® for both hip and knee replacements. New Rochelle, NY (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 Sound Shore Medical Center (SSMC) is pleased to announce that its new program for individuals choosing hip and knee replacement surgery has earned the Gold Seal of Approval® from The Joint Commission as a certified center of excellence. This achievement makes SSMC...

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...

2013-01-23 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...

2013-01-15 10:40:33

Patients recovering from surgery get infections far more often than is being reported, a new study led by De Montfort University has found. Infection prevention specialists are now calling on the Department of Health to bring in a clear and standardized system for hospitals to try to identify the true scale of surgical infections. They say a study of the way in which NHS hospital trusts in England has shown "worrying inconsistencies" between hospitals in how they defined surgical site...

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...