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Latest Knee replacement Stories

2014-03-11 00:22:38

Study found 40 percent reduction in likelihood of heart attack, stroke or other "cardiovascular event" NEW ORLEANS, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hip and knee replacements have long been known to reduce pain and increase mobility in persons with moderate-to-severe arthritis. A study presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) also found that total joint replacement (TJR) may reduce the risk for "cardiac events," including...

2014-03-11 00:22:36

When combined with conventional blood clot prevention therapies, statins lowered the occurrence of venous thromboembolic (VTE) events by 48 percent NEW ORLEANS, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statins have long been known to lower cholesterol and, more recently, to decrease the risk of deep vein thrombosis (blood clots) in healthy, non-surgical patients. New, first-of-its-kind research presented today at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic...

2014-03-10 08:31:15

LONDON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew (NYSE:SNN;LSE:SN), the global medical technology business, and OrthoSensor, the leader in intelligent orthopaedics, announced today an agreement that will enable surgeons to benefit from OrthoSensor's VERASENSE Sensor Assisted Surgery Technology for soft tissue balancing when implanting Smith & Nephew's JOURNEY(TM) II and LEGION(TM) Total Knee Systems. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131030/CL06769LOGO VERASENSE...

2014-03-07 12:26:17

Innovative approach to post-operative pain management with the ON-Q Pain Relief System leads to quicker recovery with less need for narcotics NEW ORLEANS, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AAOS -- I-Flow, LLC, a Kimberly-Clark Health Care Company and manufacturer of the ON-Q Pain Relief System (ON-Q), today announced that ON-Q will be featured during an educational symposium at the 81(st) American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA. Pain management...

2014-03-04 23:23:52

A Centers of Excellence medical program makes knee replacement surgeries and a family reunion possible for two sisters. Springfield, MO (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Most family reunions don’t happen in a hospital hours away from home after a specialized surgery. But for two sisters with new right knees who hadn’t seen each other in years, it’s been a wonderful experience. Judy Howell works for Walmart in Bentonville, Ark., and was days away from scheduling a knee replacement surgery when...

2014-03-03 23:24:41

OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held U.S.-based medical device company, today announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Lima France for its Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) technology, KneeAlign®. Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held U.S.-based medical device company, today announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Lima France for its Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) technology, KneeAlign®. Approximately...

2014-03-03 08:28:05

Agreement makes Stryker the "Official Joint Replacement Products"; Stryker Mobility Zone to be featured at key tournaments MAHWAH, N.J., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Corporation's Orthopaedics Division and the PGA TOUR announced today a new marketing relationship that designates Stryker as the "Official Joint Replacement Products of the PGA TOUR and Champions Tour." The agreement advances Stryker's commitment to the health and well-being of joint pain sufferers, and will feature...

2014-02-28 00:21:28

DRAPER, Utah, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ortho Development® Corporation has received FDA clearance for its patented KASM® Knee Articulating Spacer Molds. KASM is a cement spacer mold intended for use in treating patients who develop an infection after undergoing total knee replacement surgery. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140227/MN73307) "KASM is a unique product that addresses a growing need in the total joint replacement market," says Brent...

2014-02-20 08:30:38

LONDON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: MediPoint: Knee Replacement - Current and Future Players MediPoint: Knee Replacement - Current and Future Players Summary The current knee replacement market is a crowded space, with an increasing number of companies offering a myriad of partial, primary/total, and revision prostheses to meet orthopedic surgeons' demands in the management of knee diseases, primarily osteoarthritis....

2014-02-19 12:29:11

Patients with VERASENSE Quantifiably Balanced Knees Continue to Show Significant Improvements in Pain, Function, Activity Level, Satisfaction DANIA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OrthoSensor Inc., the leader in Intelligent Orthopaedics, today announced one-year clinical results from an ongoing prospective multicenter evaluation using the VERASENSE Knee System. The one-year results showed that patients with quantifiably balanced knees scored higher on pain and functional...