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Viread associated with increased fracture risk in patients with HIV

February 27, 2017

Viread, in contrast with other antiretroviral medications, was associated with an increased risk for bone fractures in people with HIV in a recent study.

Patients who had used or were currently using Viread (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, Gilead Sciences; TDF) had significantly more fractures. An association with cumulative use of the drug, however, was insignificant in the study, which was published in Clinical Infectious Diseases.  

Wright Medical Group N.V. reports fourth-quarter, full-year 2016 financial results

February 26, 2017
Wright Medical Group N.V. announced its fourth-quarter and full-year financial results for 2016. For the fourth quarter of 2016, Wright Medical reported an increase of…

Corin Group announces launch of reverse shoulder system in US market

February 25, 2017
Corin Group announced the U.S. launch of the Humelock Reversed Shoulder System. According to a company press release, the Humelock Reversed Shoulder System was developed…
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VIDEO: Speaker discusses risk factors associated with VTE

February 24, 2017
LAHAINA, Hawaii —  At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2017, Robert D. D’Ambrosia, MD, discussed risk factors associated with venous thromboembolic (VTE)…
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No difference seen in time to union with dynamic vs static screw configurations

February 24, 2017
Patients who had tibial fractures treated with exchange nailing using either a dynamic screw configuration or a static screw configuration had no significant difference…
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Patient Satisfaction Reporting After Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review

Online Advanced Release, January 31, 2017
This review evaluated the quality of patient satisfaction reporting after total hip arthroplasty. The initial search of…
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Bundled Payments in Orthopedic Surgery: February 2015

Bundled payments, the idea of paying a single price for a bundle of goods and services, is a financial concept familiar…
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VIDEO: Speaker examines jumbo socket use in revision THA

February 23, 2017
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