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Latest Pelvic fracture Stories

2014-03-24 12:30:18

Pelvic Plating System marks Acumed's entry into the market of orthopaedic implants for the pelvis HILLSBORO, Ore., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Long known for its orthopaedic implants for trauma to the extremities, Acumed is venturing into a new and expanding market it feels has not seen adequate innovation in recent years: orthopaedic implants and instrumentation for the surgical repair of fractures and joint disruptions of the pelvis. (Photo:...

2010-05-09 08:22:23

Computed tomography (CT) scans are superior to standard radiography (X-rays) for the detection of pelvic fractures, according to a study presented May 7 at the ARRS 2010 Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA. CT scanning combines special X-ray equipment with sophisticated computers to produce multiple images of pictures of the inside of the body. The study, performed at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA, included 132 patients with pelvic fractures who were evaluated using standard X-rays...

2010-03-22 16:35:00

Radiographs (standard X-rays) are often inconclusive in the detection of hip and pelvic fractures in the emergency department, according to a study in the April issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology (www.ajronline.org). "The diagnosis of traumatic fracture most often begins and ends with X-rays of the hip, pelvis, or both," said Charles Spritzer, MD, lead author of the study. "In some cases though, the exclusion of a traumatic fracture is difficult," said Spritzer. The study,...

2010-03-11 10:57:00

NEW ORLEANS, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Corporation's Orthopaedics Division today announced the release of three new plating systems: the VariAx Elbow Locking Plate System, the VariAx Fibula Locking Plate System and the AxSOS Extremity Plating System, which are all designed to expand the range of treatment options for bone fracture repair. Historically, surgeons used pre-determined screw angulation options for plating systems used in bone fracture repair. In some instances, the...