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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...

2014-01-14 16:25:21

LONDON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: China Joint Reconstruction Market Forecast To 2018 Short Description This research report provides key market trends, market forecasts and competitive scenario of the joint reconstruction in China through 2018. The product categories covered in this report include: -- Hip Replacement-- Knee Replacement-- Shoulder Replacement-- Small Joints Scope The report highlights historic and...

2014-01-14 16:25:19

LONDON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: UK Joint Reconstruction Market Forecast To 2018 Short Description This research report provides key market trends, market forecasts and competitive scenario of the joint reconstruction in the UK through 2018. The product categories covered in this report include: -- Hip Replacement-- Knee Replacement-- Shoulder Replacement-- Small Joints Scope The report highlights historic and...

2014-01-13 08:27:33

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Jan.13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced the 500 patient Phase III pivotal trial of Ampion(TM) for the treatment for osteoarthritis of-the-knee (OAK) has received IRB approval and FDA IND clearance and that patients enrollment and treatments have commenced. http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02024529?term=ampio&rank=1 (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120516/MM09116LOGO) Dr. Vaughan Clift,...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.