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Use of Harvest system resulted in greater connective tissue progenitor number, concentration

October 29, 2014

After centrifugation, the Harvest system resulted in greater connective tissue progenitor number and concentration and may provide increased osteogenic and chondrogenic capacity compared with the Biomet and Arteriocyte systems, according to study results.

Among 40 patients prospectively consented for bilateral iliac crest aspiration, researchers compared the Harvest and Biomet systems in the first 20 aspirations and the Harvest and Arteriocyte systems in the second 20 aspirations.

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Spine health market likely to grow in the future

October 30, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — Spine disease is an untapped sector of biotechnology and one of the biggest markets in the United States, according to data presented here at the…
In the Journals

Use of bone grafts and substitutes has declined in US

October 30, 2014
Use of bone grafts and bone graft substitutes has decreased in the United States during the past 16 years, with a slight shift from autogenous to substitute grafts…
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Case Report

Intravascular Migration of a Broken Cerclage Wire Into the Left Heart

Orthopedics, October 2014, Volume 37 Issue 10
This article describes a patient in whom a broken cerclage wire migrated from the left hip into the left ventricle. A…
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Adjacent Segment Disease

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Pediatric physical therapist talks emerging trends in treatment and rehabilitation of ACL injuries

October 23, 2014
DEAL, N.J. — Maureen C. Suhr, PT, DPT, PCS, talks about the emerging trends in treatment and rehabilitation of…
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