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Ortho Development granted FDA clearance for Alpine Hip Stem

October 25, 2014

Ortho Development announced it has received FDA clearance for the Alpine Hip Stem for use in total hip arthroplasty and hemiarthroplasty.

Orthopedic surgeon studies bear bacteria to aid bear attack victims

October 24, 2014
When he started his career, Larry Iwersen, MD, did not know he would become an expert on bear maulings. But by working in Kalispell, Mo., Iwersen encounters at least…
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Pediclesparing approach to thoracic discectomy managed thoracic disc herniations adequately

October 24, 2014
Performing thoracic discectomy with a pedicle-sparing transfacet approach was found to be an adequate method of managing thoracic herniations at any level, according to…

Injury more likely in pitchers who throw more than 100 pitches weekly

October 24, 2014
Young baseball pitchers who threw more than 100 pitches weekly were found to be at a heightened risk for acromial apophysiolysis, according to recently published…
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Decreasing Incidence of Femoral Neck Fractures in the Medicare Population

Orthopedics, October 2014, Volume 37 Issue 10
This study was designed to evaluate trends in incidence and treatment patterns for intracapsular hip fractures and to…
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Infection After Arthroscopic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Septic arthritis is a rare but potentially devastating complication of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)…
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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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