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Kuros completes financing round, adds new board members

September 1, 2015

Kuros Biosurgery AG recently announced it has completed a CHF 15M financing round.

New investors LifeCare Partners and LSP Life Sciences Partners led this round of financing, according to a company release. As part of the financing agreement, Gerhard Ries, PhD, of LifeCare Partners, Jörg Neermann, PhD, of LSP, and Dominik Ellenreider, MBA, will join the Kuros board of directors.

Promising results found for older recreational athletes following arthroscopic rotator cuff repair In the Journals

Promising results found for older recreational athletes following arthroscopic rotator cuff repair

August 31, 2015
Among recreational athletes aged 70 years and older, researchers of this study found arthroscopic rotator cuff repair effectively reduced pain, improved function and…
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Patient-specific TKA implants decreased postoperative blood loss, length of stay

August 31, 2015
Patient-specific implants used during total knee arthroplasty decreased estimated blood loss by 44.72mL, length of stay by 0.39 days and range of motion by 3.90°…
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Hounsfield unit values from CT scans may be used to predict risk of distal radial fracture

August 31, 2015
Hounsfield unit measurements acquired from diagnostic CT scans may be used to assess bone quality and help identify patients at risk of distal radial fracture, according…
Factors affected variability in PF instability injuries among high school athletes In the Journals

Factors affected variability in PF instability injuries among high school athletes

August 31, 2015
Understanding that patterns of patellofemoral instability injuries among high school athletes may vary by sport, sex and type of exposure, which investigators in this…
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CME Review Article

Hip Resurfacing Implants

Orthopedics, August 2015, Volume 38 Issue 8
Educational ObjectivesAs a result of reading this article, physicians should be able to:
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Effect of Topical Tranexamic Acid in Reducing Bleeding and Transfusions in TKA: May 2015

Effect of Topical Tranexamic Acid in Reducing Bleeding and Transfusions in TKA: May 2015

Intravenous tranexamic acid (TXA) has been identified to be effective in total knee arthroplasty (TKA), but the effect…
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VIDEO: Better function, less complications observed after percutaneous Achilles tendon repair vs open techniques

VIDEO: Better function, less complications observed after percutaneous Achilles tendon repair vs open techniques

August 19, 2015
LONG BEACH, Calif. — At the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Andrew R. Hsu, MD
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