Latest shoulder surgery Stories

2009-07-10 22:52:58

Even older patients are able to play sports six months after shoulder joint replacement, U.S.

2009-07-09 23:00:00

KEYSTONE, Colo., July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Replacing a joint in any part of the body often leads to a long recovery process and the possibility of not being able to return to a sport or activity.

2009-05-20 07:35:00

System Can Also Be Used For Mini-Open And Open Surgeries ANDOVER, Mass., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smith & Nephew's (NYSE: SNN; LSE: SN) Endoscopy Division today announced the launch of the BICEPTOR Tenodesis (TEEN-oh-DEE-sis) System to treat injuries to the biceps tendon in the shoulder.

2009-04-01 08:00:00

Disagreement exists on how to treat a mid-level, common injury ROSEMONT, Ill., April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While low-level shoulder separations can commonly be treated nonsurgically and high-level injuries often require surgery, a literature review published in the April 2009 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) finds that many surgeons still disagree on the best course of treatment for those injuries that fall in between. Shoulder...

2009-02-02 09:00:00

New findings indicate that early surgery for acute shoulder dislocation may provide the best results ROSEMONT, Ill., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year approximately 45 million children and adolescents participate in organized athletics and that number is on the rise.

2009-01-12 13:59:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Kalur Law Office filed six lawsuits on Jan. 8, 2009, in Arizona Federal Court on behalf of patients injured following the use of a medical device called a 'pain pump'.

2008-10-02 06:00:34

By Dr Thomas "Quin" Throckmorton For several decades, disabling arthritis in the hip and knees has been routinely treated by surgically replacing the affected joint.

2008-09-24 03:00:16

By Kedgley, A E DeLude, J A; Drosdowech, D S; Johnson, J A; Bicknell, R T This study compared the effect of a computer-assisted and a traditional surgical technique on the kinematics of the glenohumeral joint during passive abduction after hemiarthroplasty of the shoulder for the treatment of fractures.

2008-07-18 12:01:14

Anesiva has initiated a Phase II clinical trial of Adlea, a long-acting, site specific, non-opioid drug candidate for the management of acute pain in patients undergoing arthroscopic shoulder surgery involving rotator cuff repair.

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