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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...

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2009-02-15 08:52:37

Innovative approach reduces pain, improves hand function Breaking a fall, such as a tumble on the sidewalk, with your hands and wrists is everyone's natural reflex. But, if you fall hard enough, you'll often fracture your radius bone, or even one of the smaller wrist bones and wrist ligaments. Left untreated, these injuries could lead to disabling wrist arthritis. For patients who develop wrist arthritis, a new surgical option known as OCRPRC (OsteoChondral Resurfacing in Proximal Row...


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