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Eight important items from OT Hawaii 2015

January 30, 2015

Orthopedics Today features eight stories and videos of importance to emerge from the Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2015 meeting.

Spinal Elements announces clearance, upcoming launch of new implants

January 30, 2015
Spinal Elements recently announced it has received FDA clearance for a full line of interbody devices with Ti-Bond coating for use in the cervical spine.The…
In the Journals

Artificial hybrid likely required for treating giant cell tumor of bone with zoledronic acid

January 29, 2015
In a recently published study, researchers determined that to effectively treat giant cell tumors of bone with zoledronic acid, a hybrid including artificial bone would…
In the Journals

Short-term outcomes for cervical disc replacement positive

January 29, 2015
Results of a recently published study demonstrated Mobi-C artificial disc replacement surgery had good clinical results; however, more data and longer follow-up times…

FDA releases safety communication on bone graft substitutes

January 29, 2015
The FDA has released a safety communication to inform health care providers that bone graft substitutes containing recombinant proteins or synthetic peptides should not…
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Sports Medicine Update

Multiligamentous Knee Injury Concomitant With a Patellar Tendon Rupture

Orthopedics, January 2015, Volume 38 Issue 1
Multiligamentous knee injuries with simultaneous patellar tendon ruptures are rare. Surgeons must be prepared to…
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CME
No Decreased Infection Rate When Using Antibiotic Impregnated Cement in Primary TJA

No Decreased Infection Rate When Using Antibiotic Impregnated Cement in Primary TJA

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There has been much debate and controversy about the routine use of antibiotic-impregnated bone cement in…
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Meeting News Coverage Video
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Larson discusses autograft selection

January 23, 2015
KOLOA, Hawaii – At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2015, Christopher M. Larson, MD, shares his “pearls” for…
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