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Medtronic announces global launch of minimally invasive spinal system

July 31, 2015

Medtronic recently announced the launch of the CD Horizon Solera Voyager Spinal System for minimally invasive spine procedures.

The new system expands on the transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion procedure by offering multiple, minimally invasive rod insertion options and enabling a 3-D-navigated surgical experience, according to a company press release.

Wright Medical announces second quarter financial results

July 31, 2015
Wright Medical Group has reported financial results for its second quarter ending June 30.Net sales totaled $80.4 million during the second quarter of 2015, representing…
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VIDEO: Efficacy of a synthetic cartilage implant to first metatarsophalangeal arthrodesis in advanced hallux rigidus

July 30, 2015
LONG BEACH, Calif. — At the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Mark Glazebrook, MSc, PhD, MD, FRCS(C), discussed the 2015 Mann…

Stryker releases second-quarter operating results

July 30, 2015
Stryker Corporation recently released its second-quarter operating results, in which the company reported net earnings of $392 million, marking an increase of 206.3%…
In the Journals

Outpatient lumbar, cervical spine surgery can be safe and effective in select patients

July 30, 2015
According to results of a recently published study, among properly selected patients, 99.8% were successfully discharged to their homes following same-day lumbar or…
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Original Research

Scapular Muscle Activation in Individuals With Shoulder Pathology During Early Phase Scapular Stabilization Exercises

Athletic Training and Sports Health Care, July/August 2015, Volume 7 Issue 4
Rehabilitation exercises to restore scapular stabilization promote balance in activation between the upper trapezius…
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Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis After Total Joint Arthroplasty: April 2015

Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis After Total Joint Arthroplasty: April 2015

Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis After Total Joint Arthroplasty
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VIDEO: A look at techniques in repair of deep osteochondral defects and MIC

July 27, 2015
CHICAGO — At the International Cartilage Repair Society Annual Meeting, Lars Peterson, MD, PhD, examined a study…
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