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Osteochondritis dissecans prevalent among adolescent baseball players with certain risk factors

September 2, 2014

Osteochondritis dissecans of the humeral capitellum occurred among adolescent baseball players who began playing at earlier ages, had played for longer periods and experienced more elbow pain, according to study results.

Researchers enrolled 2,433 junior high and high school baseball players in a cross-sectional, case control study, during which players completed a questionnaire and the researchers assessed the elbow of each player’s throwing arm by ultrasonography.

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Baxano Surgical announces receipt of two new patents

September 2, 2014
Baxano Surgical announced recently that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued two patents for Baxano Surgical technologies.The issuance brings the…
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Vasovagal reactions are low in flouroscopically guided procedures

September 1, 2014
ORLANDO, Fla. — Although the rate of vasovagal reactions are low in fluoroscopically guided interventional procedures, several factors have been shown to raise the…
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Symmetry Medical sells OEM Solutions, launches new surgical business

September 1, 2014
Symmetry Medical recently announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its OEM Solutions business to Tecomet and simultaneously transfer shareholder…
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