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Amedica elects new chairman of the board

August 30, 2014

Amedica Corporation announced recently that its board of directors has elected B. Sonny Bal, MD, JD, MBA, to serve as chairman of the board.

A member of Amedica’s board since February 2012, Bal will replace the company’s former chairman, Max Link, PhD, who retired recently from the role he had served in since October 2003.

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Perioperative blood loss, transfusion need not reduced by fibrin sealant in TKA

August 29, 2014
Perioperative blood loss and the need for allogeneic blood transfusion were not reduced among patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty who received topical…
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New guidelines set standards for spinal experiments

August 29, 2014
An international group of scientists has collaborated to develop a minimum information standard for spinal cord experimentation, its major elements and the approaches…
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Severity of illness at readmission increased incidence, costs of TJA

August 29, 2014
Among patients readmitted to the hospital following total joint arthroplasty, incidence of readmission and costs increased as severity of illness increased, according to…
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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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Total Hip Revision Arthroplasty: Case Reviews & Treatment Options

Sponsored as an educational service by Depuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction

Case presentations are an essential and effective tool for orthopedic surgeons. Explore this series of challenging case…
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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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