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2014-01-06 23:22:32

OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held medical device company, today announced that more than 13,500 KneeAlign® Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) cases have been successfully completed, worldwide. This milestone reflects the continuing and rapid embrace of OrthAlign’s navigation technology for precise alignment, by surgeons throughout the world. Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held medical device company, today announced that more than 13,500...

2013-12-18 16:24:18

Clinicians can now treat the post-operative pain from joint replacements and spinal fusions SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Regenesis Biomedical, Inc., today announced that FDA has approved the removal of the contraindication for use of the Company's Provant Therapy System in patients with metallic implants in the area of treatment. The decision was made after the FDA reviewed additional data and research demonstrating that the use of Provant's Pulsed...

2013-12-17 08:28:45

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Blue and Mayo Clinic jointly announce the decision to continue their collaboration aimed at providing the utmost in quality health care for patients in Florida. Specifically, the two Florida health care leaders are continuing their bundled payment agreement specific to the treatment of knee replacement surgery for Florida Blue's members. In addition, Mayo Clinic and Florida Blue are extending their overall network agreement...

2013-12-13 23:27:39

According to hip replacement specialist Erik N. Zeegen, M.D., the number of total hip replacements performed on younger people is increasing. The development of longer lasting prostheses and advances in surgical techniques are driving younger people to avoid postponing the procedure. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 The demographics – and the numbers – for hip replacement surgery are changing. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, between 200,000 and...

2013-12-06 23:01:41

Dr. Aaron Hofmann and his medical team select each patient based on current health status and immediate need for treatment. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 On Saturday, December 7, 2013, Operation Walk Utah will team up with the Center for Precision Joint Replacement at Salt Lake Regional Medical Center and the Hofmann Arthritis Institute to perform seven total hip and knee replacement surgeries—three hips and four knees—at no cost to the selected patients. The seven...

2013-11-26 12:26:42

Life-changing surgeries to restore mobility, provide pain relief for 230 individuals ROSEMONT, Ill., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While more than one million hip and knee replacements are performed in the U.S. each year, countless men and women continue to live with severe arthritic pain and immobility because they cannot afford joint replacement surgery. Through Operation Walk USA 2013, an estimated 230 patients will receive free joint replacements from 130 volunteer orthopaedic...

2013-11-21 23:01:18

Surgeons and medical staff from Operation Walk Utah travel to El Salvador to provide life-changing surgical treatments to patients in immediate need. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Operation Walk Utah, a private, not-for-profit volunteer medical service chapter of the national Operation Walk, recently traveled to El Salvador on its sixth medical mission to provide no-cost total hip and knee replacement surgeries to patients in the most critical need. A team of 39 medical...

2013-11-21 16:27:00

SOLON, Ohio, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Valtronic, an electronic contract manufacturer, ships its first VERASENSE(TM) Knee System created by OrthoSensor(TM) from its new bioburden ISO Class 8 clean room. Valtronic employees gathered together to celebrate the official release of the VERASENSE(TM) Knee System after months of preparation and planning. This also marked the first product shipped from Valtronic's new 288 square ft. bioburden ISO Class 8 clean room. To mark the...

2013-11-18 23:27:19

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 (for both anterior and posterior approaches) and Total Knee Arthroplasty surgeries. Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held medical device company, received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and...

2013-11-11 12:26:39

Dr. Nakul Karkare's inventive approach to anterior hip replacement procedures has been highlighted in a newly published article. LONG ISLAND, N.Y., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent article titled "St. Charles Hospital Orthopedic Specialists Invent and Refine Surgical Techniques" has been published at MD News. This article focuses on innovative techniques used by Dr. Karkare, and highlights the benefits of the anterior hip replacement procedure. "The anterior hip replacement...