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2014-04-30 12:27:42

Media competition honors journalists for accurate bone and joint health-related coverage ROSEMONT, Ill., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) announced the winners of the 2014 MORE Awards, which are presented to journalists who demonstrate excellence in reporting and further the public's understanding of musculoskeletal health-related issues. This distinguished group of journalists will be honored during an awards ceremony, held in...

2014-04-09 16:26:04

Company to Use Funds to Expand Hip and Knee Replacement Products and Commercialize OMNInav(TM) EAST TAUNTON, Mass., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OMNIlife science, Inc. (also known as "OMNI"), an established medical technology company targeting the $15 billion and rapidly growing global hip and knee replacement medical device sector, announces the closing of a $27.5 million debt financing. The debt facility is being provided by affiliates of Deerfield Management Company. OMNI is an...

2014-04-02 16:30:07

LONDON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: MediPoint: Knee Replacement - Global Analysis and Market Forecasts MediPoint: Knee Replacement - Global Analysis and Market Forecasts SummaryThe 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...

2014-04-02 16:26:15

Procedures that restore mobility and enhance quality of life continue growth; new study supports existing projections ROSEMONT, Ill., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study appearing in the April issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) showed that the economic downturns in the 2000s did not substantially influence the national growth trends for hip and knee arthroplasty in the United States. The new data support the authors' existing projections--made in 2007--that...

2014-04-01 16:22:15

LONDON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:MediPoint: Knee Replacement - US Analysis and Market ForecastsMediPoint: Knee Replacement - US Analysis and Market ForecastsSummaryThe 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...

2014-03-28 23:22:38

Surgeons at La Peer Health Systems in Beverly Hills speak on the rising number of people currently living with artificial joints. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 A new study released by the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has shown more than 7 million Americans are currently living with artificial knees and hips. Rajan Patel, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at the Joint Surgery Center of Excellence in Beverly Hills. “What’s so...

2014-03-24 16:24:12

NORWALK, Conn., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Rheumatology Network, a leading online community for Rheumatologists, offers tips to guide patients in deciding whether to opt for knee replacement surgery to relieve the pain and suffering of knee osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis, painful age-related deterioration of the cartilage that cushions the inside of joints such as the knee, affects some 27 million Americans. Knee replacement surgery (inserting an artificial...

2014-03-14 08:27:35

New study to measure patient outcomes following non-surgical autologous stem cell procedures for treatment of the common degenerative condition DENVER, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regenerative Sciences, Inc., a company dedicated to advancing orthopedic care through non-surgical adult stem cell procedures, today announced the start of a new clinical research study on the use of autologous stem cells for treating knee osteoarthritis. Photo -...

2014-03-12 08:31:47

LONDON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew (LSE:SN NYSE:SNN), the global medical technology business, announces the launch of the JOURNEY(TM) II Cruciate Retaining (CR) knee replacement at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) meeting in New Orleans today. The new implant extends the JOURNEY II Total Knee System to procedures that preserve the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL), which accounts for approximately half of all knee replacement procedures....

Driving Simulator Used To Determine When It's Safe To Drive After Hip Replacement
2014-03-11 09:53:40

Hospital for Special Surgery Using interactive 'video game' to test reaction time, findings at Hospital for Special Surgery challenge traditional recommendation to wait 6 weeks after hip replacement before driving After hip replacement surgery, many patients are anxious to resume driving, and a new study challenges the conventional wisdom that patients should wait six weeks before getting back behind the wheel. Dr. Geoffrey Westrich, director of research, Adult Reconstruction and Joint...


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