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Globus Medical acquires Transplant Technologies of Texas

November 23, 2014

Globus Medical announced recently that it has acquired Transplant Technologies of Texas.

Under the acquisition, Globus plans to maintain Transplant Technologies of Texas’ (TTOT) current relationships with distribution partners as well as its Texas-based operations. Globus also plans to leverage and grow TTOT’s product portfolio in an effort to bring new tissue-based products to the market, according to a company press release.

Levolta granted patent for osteoarthritis treatment

November 22, 2014
Levolta Pharmaceuticals announced recently that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent for the company’s osteoarthritis therapy, VOLT01.The novel…
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BMI cited as poor predictor of early complications after TJA

November 21, 2014
DALLAS — Results of a database review study presented here indicated a correlation between increased body mass index and 30-day complications for total joint…
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Hemostatic agent decreased calculated blood loss and drain output during TKA

November 21, 2014
During primary total knee arthroplasty, use of a hemostatic agent led to decreased calculated blood loss and drain output but did not lead to reduced transfusion…

Expanding Orthopedics granted 13th US patent

November 21, 2014
Expanding Orthopedics announced it has been granted its 13th U.S. patent, adding to its IP family of expandable bone devices.The newest patent covers innovative…
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Haptic Biofeedback for Improving Compliance With Lower-Extremity Partial Weight Bearing

Orthopedics, November 2014, Volume 37 Issue 11
After lower-extremity orthopedic trauma and surgery, patients are often advised to restrict weight bearing on the…
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Efficacy of Surgical Interventions for a Bipartite Patella

Efficacy of Surgical Interventions for a Bipartite Patella

Bipartite patella is a relatively rare phenomenon. This anomaly is typically asymptomatic but can become painful with…
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Prather speaks on development of registry, her goals for presidency

November 19, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO – Heidi Prather, DO, the incoming president of the North American Spine Society, spoke about the…
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