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2014-02-19 08:31:38

LONDON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: MediPoint: Knee Replacement - EU Analysis and Market Forecasts MediPoint: Knee Replacement - EU Analysis and Market Forecasts 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...

2014-02-18 08:31:01

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced it has completed enrollment and dosing of 500 patient in the pivotal trial of Ampion((TM)) for the treatment of acute osteoarthritis of-the-knee (OAK). http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02024529?term=ampio&rank=1 (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120516/MM09116LOGO) Dr. Vaughan Clift, Ampio's Chief Regulatory Officer, explained: "This phase III,...

3D Bioprinting Could Be The Next Big Thing In Knee Surgery
2014-02-13 09:11:30

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Amazing advancements in the technology of 3D printing have been made at Scripps Clinic in La Jolla. Dr. Darryl D'Lima along with his colleagues report they have discovered a process to “bioprint” cartilage tissue. D’Lima is responsible for the design of a prototype bioprinter that will print living cartilage. Adapted from a Hewlett-Packard inkjet printer, the bioprinter spews out both cartilage progenitor cells and a...

2014-02-13 08:29:59

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced preliminary biochemical analysis of samples of synovial fluid drawn from the index knee (treated knee) of a subset of patients who participated in the SPRING study. This synovial analysis, suggested by the FDA, tests the change in expression of signaling and structural proteins that arise from the treatment of the knee with either Ampion(TM) or the saline vehicle...

2014-02-05 23:29:13

Fix My Knee Pain reviews have been popping up all over the Internet and HealthAvenger.com reveals the truth about this program that claims it’s truly possible to fix one’s knee without surgery or harmful drugs. Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Fix My Knee Pain, a 3-step method that claims to eliminate knee pain without medication, surgery, or multiple medical appointments has caught the attention of HealthAvenger.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting an investigative review. “Our...

2014-02-04 12:24:11

Doctors Concerned about Rising Number of Athletes with ACL injuries CHICAGO, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the hopes of many, Olympic Gold Medalist Lindsey Vonn recently announced her withdrawal from the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games after a string of injuries to her anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, a ligament that provides rotation stability to the knee. World champion ski jumper Sara Hendrickson also had ACL surgery but is hoping for an injury-free gold medal performance this...

2014-02-04 08:35:33

Shape memory polymer device simplifies and streamlines ACL reconstruction ATLANTA, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedShape, Inc., the industry leader in innovative shape memory orthopedic devices, today announced the company received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its ExoShape(®) Femoral Soft Tissue Fastener for use in soft tissue graft fixation on the femoral side of the knee joint during anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructive surgery. Set to launch this...

2014-01-18 23:04:19

PlasmaGenix medical team says Non-Invasive PRP is an effective treatment for many sports-related injuries. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 The Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade has suffered from recurring knee pain, and sought relief through platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy near the end of last season. Knee injuries like Wade’s are among the most common in basketball players and other athletes. PlasmaGenix Affiliated Medical Centers treat sports-related knee injuries, as well as...

2014-01-16 23:26:45

James Lubowitz MD breaks down the four basic components of knee arthroscopy in his newly released arthroscopic knee surgery video. Santa Fe, New Mexico (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Albuquerque knee specialist Dr. James Lubowitz provides educational resources for patients researching injuries and treatments related to the knee. As both a practicing orthopedic specialist and Assistant Editor-in-Chief of Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, Dr. Lubowitz emphasizes the...

2014-01-16 12:31:31

First study of its kind found no "clinically important" safety issues with treatment ROSEMONT, Ill., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A single stem cell injection following meniscus knee surgery may provide pain relief and aid in meniscus regrowth, according to a novel study appearing in the January issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS). More than one million knee arthroscopy procedures are performed each year in the U.S. primarily for the treatment of tears to the...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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