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2011-02-16 17:20:36

A recently discovered biomarker could help doctors diagnose a common type of knee injury, according to a new study.

2010-06-30 09:37:57

Arthroscopic surgical repair of torn anterior cruciate ligaments (ACL) or meniscal cartilage injuries in the knee does not decrease the chances of developing osteoarthritis.

2010-05-03 06:00:00

SEATTLE, May 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Omeros Corporation (Nasdaq: OMER) today announced additional data from a Phase 2 trial of OMS103HP, its PharmacoSurgery(TM) product candidate for arthroscopy, showing that patients treated with OMS103HP during arthroscopic meniscectomy surgery achieved statistically significant clinical benefits.

2010-03-31 08:00:00

SEATTLE, March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Omeros Corporation (Nasdaq: OMER) today announced that a Phase 2 clinical trial of OMS103HP, its PharmacoSurgery(TM) product candidate for arthroscopy, demonstrated that patients treated with OMS103HP during arthroscopic knee meniscectomy surgery achieved statistically significant clinical benefits.

2010-03-14 11:18:34

Eighty-four percent of children 18 and younger had successful clinical outcomes during an eight year follow-up to repair a torn meniscus (cartilage that provides cushioning to distribute your body weight across the knee joint) at the same time as reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).

2010-03-09 08:00:00

ANDOVER, Mass., March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smith & Nephew's (NYSE: SNN; LSE:SN) Endoscopy Division today announced the introduction of the FAST-FIX(TM) 360 Meniscal Repair System, a next generation device that applies novel engineering to provide surgeons with easy implant deployment, speed, and superior fixation strength with minimal disruption to the meniscus.

2009-08-04 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Stone Clinic in San Francisco reported it implanted the first commercially available meniscus templates in California this past week, opening up a whole new field of meniscus reconstruction.

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2009-01-15 16:42:19

Professional golfer Vijay Singh says he believes his right knee will be stronger following arthroscopic surgery in Jacksonville, Fla. Singh is expected to be sidelined about three weeks. He said his next PGA event should be the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am Feb.

2008-07-24 12:01:21

First of all, can you describe what the meniscal transplant procedure entails?The meniscus is a C-shaped cartilage between the end of the thigh bone and the tibia. When some people remove it, they go on to get early arthritis.

2006-03-10 18:19:07

By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Damage to the meniscus -- a cartilage disk that cushions the knee joint -- increases the risk of cartilage loss in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee, according to a report.


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