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2014-01-14 12:27:29

Acumed introduces the Scapho-Lunate Inter Carpal (SLIC) Screw System, a new device for stabilizing the bones during the repair and healing of the scapho-lunate interosseous ligament HILLSBORO, Ore., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Acumed's new SLIC Screw System - a jointed screw and a targeting guide with accompanying instrumentation to place and insert the screw accurately - offers surgeons a new adjunct to the soft tissue (e.g. ligament) repair or reconstruction as it holds...

2011-08-12 13:06:00

New Hope for Wrist Patients at the Curtis National Hand Center BALTIMORE, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. James Higgins, Chief of Union Memorial Hospital's Curtis National Hand Center, was honored by the American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery with the prestigious Godina Traveling Fellowship last year. After completing a clinical and research tour of hand centers worldwide, he applied his knowledge gained to a procedure never performed in the U.S. before. He...

2009-09-29 08:00:00

RALEIGH, N.C. and DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A new website designed to help thousands of patients with broken bones has been launched by Smith & Nephew (NYSE: SNN; LSE: SN). An estimated 6.8 million fractures happen annually in the USA, resulting in 14 million visits to emergency rooms or medical facilities at a cost of around $21 billion(1). One in every 100 people experience a broken bone each year and up to 10% may suffer from delayed healing, preventing...


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Palmar radiocarpal ligament
2012-07-01 19:10:04

The palmar radiocarpal ligament, also known as the anterior ligament, volar radiocarpal ligament, is a broad membranous band attached above to the anterior margin of the lower end of the radius and to the front of the lower end of the ulna. The ligament’s fibers pass downward and medialward to be inserted into the volar surfaces of the scaphoid, lunate, and triangular bones; some of the fibers continue on to the capitate. The palmar radiocarpal ligament is perforated by apertures for the...

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