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Trimed dynamic compression plate shows improvements in radiographic ulnar variance

March 6, 2015

Patients who underwent ulnar shortening with the Trimed dynamic compression plate experienced consistent objective improvements in radiographic ulnar variance, according to study results.

Researchers obtained radiographic analysis preoperatively and at an average 24-month follow-up for 27 patients who underwent ulnar shortening using the Trimed dynamic compression plate. The DASH inventory, Patient-Rated Wrist Evaluation (PRWE) and VAS for pain were completed by a subset of 12 patients. The subset also underwent clinical evaluation for range of motion and strength.

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Study shows similar outcome measures between ORIF, partial patellectomy

March 6, 2015
Patients with isolated displace patella fractures who underwent either open reduction and internal fixation or partial patellectomy experienced similar final range of…
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Novel osteoinductive system shows accelerated fusion in preliminary PLIF study

March 6, 2015
PHOENIX — Researchers have developed novel spinal instrumentation that, in a preliminary study presented here, showed promise as a more advanced adjunct to bone…

Nextremity Solutions names Deeter as CEO, Chairman

March 6, 2015
Nextremity Solutions recently announced it has named Nick A. Deeter CEO and chairman of the board of directors for the company. “I am excited to lead Nextremity…
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Study shows 2-year cost-effectiveness results equivalent for TLIF, LLIF

March 6, 2015
PHOENIX — In a comparison of physician, hospital and other charges for lateral lumber interbody fusion and transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion, researchers…
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Comparison of Open and Percutaneous Lumbar Pedicle Screw Revision Rate Using 3-D Image Guidance and Intraoperative CT

Orthopedics, February 2015, Volume 38 Issue 2
Complications arising from a malpositioned screw can be both devastating and costly. The incidence of neurologic injury…
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The Hip-Spine Connection: Understanding Its Importance in the Treatment of Hip Pathology. January 2015

The Hip-Spine Connection: Understanding Its Importance in the Treatment of Hip Pathology. January 2015

The Hip-Spine Connection: Understanding Its Importance in the Treatment of Hip Pathology
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Preparing for ICD-10 implementation

March 3, 2015
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2015, Damian Novak, BS, MBA, discusses how orthopedic surgeons can…
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