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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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Michael D. McKee, MD, FRCS, offers pearls from a symposium on rib fracture fixation

October 30, 2014
TAMPA, Fla. — Michael D. McKee, MD, FRCS, offered several pearls for orthopedic surgeons regarding issues raised during a symposium on rib fracture fixation at the…
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Athletic activity did not increase early disc degeneration or herniation risk in adolescents

October 30, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — Athletic activity did not put adolescents at an increased risk of developing disc degeneration or disc herniation, according to a speaker…
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Minimally Invasive Plating for Fresh Displaced Midshaft Fractures of the Clavicle

Orthopedics, October 2014, Volume 37 Issue 10
The authors retrospectively reviewed 269 patients treated from September 2006 to August 2011 with the minimally…
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Evaluation of the Cellular Origins of Heterotopic Ossification

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Heterotopic ossification (HO), acquired or hereditary, is featured by the formation of bone outside of the…
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Michael D. McKee, MD, FRCS, offers pearls from a symposium on rib fracture fixation

October 30, 2014
TAMPA, Fla. — Michael D. McKee, MD, FRCS, offered several pearls for orthopedic surgeons regarding issues raised…
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