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Stryker launches new anterior cervical plating system

March 28, 2015

LAS VEGAS — Stryker Corporation’s Spine Division announced the launch of the Tempus, a new anterior cervical plating system, at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, here.

The new product features a secondary locking mechanism that offers visual and tactile confirmation. Large graft windows and a low, 2.2-mm profile design also complement the current anterior cervical plating systems offered by Stryker, according to a company press release.

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Distal radius fracture reduction prior to plating-based fixation likely clinically unnecessary

March 28, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Reduction of a distal radius fracture before plating-based fixation may be clinically unnecessary, according to a speaker at the American Academy of…
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Patients with SLE had more complications after TJA compared to patients with OA

March 28, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Compared to patients with osteoarthritis, patients with systemic lupus erythematosus who underwent total joint arthroplasty had more complications…
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Senate adjourns without voting on bill to repeal sustainable growth rate

March 27, 2015
The U.S. Senate left for its 2-week spring break without voting on a bill that repeals the sustainable growth rate, leaving physicians to face a 21% payment cut if…
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VIDEO: Polly discusses utility of new technology

March 27, 2015
LAS VEGAS — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, David W. Polly Jr., MD, professor and chief of spine surgery at the University of…
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Standard Versus High-Flexion Posterior Stabilized Total Knee Prostheses

Orthopedics, March 2015, Volume 38 Issue 3
This meta-analysis compared clinical outcomes between standard and high-flexion posterior-stabilized total knee…
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Enhancing Postoperative Outcomes in Joint Arthroplasty

Enhancing Postoperative Outcomes in Joint Arthroplasty: Overstepping the Cornerstones of Traditional Pain Management

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Orthopedic procedures are associated with varying degrees of postsurgical pain that represent a challenge for…
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VIDEO: Zuckerman discusses the Bundled Payment Initiative

March 25, 2015
LAS VEGAS – At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Joseph D. Zuckerman, MD, the Walter…
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