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Intellijoint Surgical issued FDA clearance for THA solution

August 23, 2014

Intellijoint Surgical announced recently it has gained FDA clearance for its flagship product, Intellijoint HIP.

Used for guiding surgeons during total hip arthroplasty, the product contains two sensors that communicate with a surgeon-controlled portable display. The display ensures accuracy of all measurements to ensure proper position of the hip implant components to garner the correct leg length and hip offset, according to a company press release.

Electronic reminders increased patient adherence to antiseptic showering regimen

August 22, 2014
Participants who received electronic reminders were more likely to adhere to a preadmission antiseptic showering regimen known to help reduce surgical-site infection…
In the Journals

Knowledge of use of cannabinoid molecules lacking in rheumatologists

August 22, 2014
When it came to the use of cannabinoid molecules for the treatment of arthritis, in general, rheumatologists lacked confidence in their knowledge of cannabinoid…

Technique for spinal cord neural signal measurement may aid in injury recovery

August 22, 2014
The first conclusive, non-invasive measurement of neural signaling in the spinal cords of healthy human patients was carried out recently by researchers at Vanderbilt…
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Patient Satisfaction With Mobile Compression Devices Following Total Hip Arthroplasty

Orthopedics, August 2014, Volume 37 Issue 8
The goal of this study was to evaluate patient satisfaction with the use of a mobile compression device after anterior…
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Infection After Arthroscopic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Septic arthritis is a rare but potentially devastating complication of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)…
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A video perspective on the efficacy of stem cell therapy for treating degenerative disc disease

August 21, 2014
At the International Spine Intervention Society Annual Meeting, Wenchun Qu, MD, PhD, of the Mayo Clinic, in Rochester
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