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NovaBone receives FDA approval for MacroFORM MIS Delivery System

September 5, 2015

NovaBone Products has announced the FDA approval of its NovaBone MacroFORM MIS Delivery System. 

Designed for use in minimally invasive orthopedic procedures, the MacroFORM MIS Delivery System allows direct delivery of bone marrow aspirate to a graft in a closed cannula. According to a company release, the system will better enable surgeons to deliver bone grafting material to surgical locations not easily accessible.

Jinwei Xie, MD In the Journals

Early anticoagulation balances antifibrinolysis after knee arthroplasty with tranexamic acid

September 4, 2015
Postoperative venous thromboembolism rates do not differ in patients who receive tranexamic acid when undergoing primary unilateral total knee arthroplasty, Chinese…
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Early results indicate safety and efficacy of lateral collagen meniscus implant

September 4, 2015
Investigators found significant improvements in all clinical scores from preoperative values to 2-year follow-up in patients who received a lateral Collagen Meniscus…
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Findings support efficacy of ACL Injury Risk Estimation Quiz

September 4, 2015
The ACL Injury Risk Estimation Quiz is an efficient approach for evaluating individual differences for estimating ACL injury risk factors, according to study results…

New ACA rule aims to protect patients from sex, disability discrimination

September 4, 2015
The HHS has announced a proposed rule to modify discrimination provisions of the Affordable Care Act, which would help provide equal access to health care and coverage…
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Optimal Management of High-Energy Pilon Fractures

Orthopedics, August 2015, Volume 38 Issue 8
The ideal treatment method for fibular fractures associated with high-energy pilon injuries remains unknown. In this…
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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: Better function, less complications observed after percutaneous Achilles tendon repair vs open techniques

VIDEO: Better function, less complications observed after percutaneous Achilles tendon repair vs open techniques

August 19, 2015
LONG BEACH, Calif. — At the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Andrew R. Hsu, MD
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