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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...

2014-06-05 23:07:15

The company offers treatment for soft-tissue injuries and speeding post op recovery and rehabilitation. Palm City, Florida (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The IsoComforter cold therapy system is proven to greatly reduce the pain and suffering caused by orthopedic surgery or trauma. Whether you have had a Knee Replacement, Shoulder Surgery, ACL Repair, Hip and Back Surgery, Rotator Cuff Repair, Sports Injury, Orthopedic Fractures or Trauma or suffer from edema from sprains and strains, cold therapy...

2014-06-05 13:31:08

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Knee replacement surgeries far outpace hip replacement surgeries over past 20 years The number of total knee replacement (TKR) surgeries more than tripled between 1993 and 2009, while the number of total hip replacements (THR) doubled during the same time period. A study appearing in the June Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) found that an increase in the prevalence of overweight and obesity in the U.S. accounted for 95 percent of the...

2014-06-04 16:23:13

Knee replacement surgeries far outpace hip replacement surgeries over past 20 years ROSEMONT, Ill., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of total knee replacement (TKR) surgeries more than tripled between 1993 and 2009, while the number of total hip replacements (THR) doubled during the same time period. A study appearing in the June Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) found that an increase in the prevalence of overweight and obesity in the U.S. accounted for 95 percent of...

2014-06-03 08:33:57

ROSEMONT, Ill., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the past 13 years, nearly 2,000 veterans returned from Iraq and Afghanistan with injuries requiring amputations; 14 percent of those injured veterans required upper extremity amputations. To treat veterans with upper extremity amputations, scientists continue to pursue research and development of bionic arms and hands with full motor and sensory function. An article appearing in the June issue of the Journal of the American Academy...


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