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Stryker, AlloSource announce partnership to distribute biologics for sports medicine procedures

May 20, 2017

At the Arthroscopy Association of North American Annual Meeting, Stryker’s Sport Medicine business and AlloSource announced a collaboration to offer high-quality, innovative biologics for sports medicine procedures.

“We believe biologics will play a critical role in advancing the field of sports medicine, so we are excited about the opportunity to collaborate with AlloSource given their history of quality and innovation,” Matt Moreau, vice president and general manager of Stryker’s Sports Medicine business, said in the release. “The collaboration between Stryker and AlloSource will enable us to combine our unique areas of expertise to develop new ways to improve patient outcomes.”

Most doctors disapprove of Trump approach to health care

May 19, 2017
A new survey shows that the majority of U.S. doctors do not like President Donald J. Trump’s job performance when it comes to health care policy, and think that…

XpandOrtho announces FDA 510(k) clearance for soft-tissue balancing electronic device for TKA

May 18, 2017
XpandOrtho Inc. received FDA 510(k) clearance for its electronic instrument to balance soft tissue in total knee replacement surgery, according to a company press…
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DePuy Synthes receives contract from US Department of Defense for orthopedic products

May 17, 2017
DePuy Synthes announced it has been awarded a national contract with the U.S. Department of Defense for its orthopedic products, according to a company press release…
Review Article

Characteristics of Orthopedic Publications in High-Impact General Medical Journals

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, February 28, 2017
Orthopedic studies are occasionally published in high-impact general medical journals; these studies are often given…
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Operative Management Options for Traumatic Anterior Shoulder Instability in Patients Younger Than 30 Years: September 2015

Anterior instability of the glenohumeral joint is a relatively common problem in the young population. Identification…
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Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Speaker discusses latest innovations for orthopedics from DePuy Synthes

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Stryker, AlloSource announce partnership to distribute biologics for sports medicine procedures

May 20, 2017
At the Arthroscopy Association of North American Annual Meeting, Stryker’s Sport Medicine business and AlloSource announced a collaboration to…

Most doctors disapprove of Trump approach to health care

May 19, 2017
A new survey shows that the majority of U.S. doctors do not like President Donald J. Trump’s job performance when it comes to health care…

XpandOrtho announces FDA 510(k) clearance for soft-tissue balancing electronic device for TKA

May 18, 2017
XpandOrtho Inc. received FDA 510(k) clearance for its electronic instrument to balance soft tissue in total knee replacement surgery, according to a…

Industry News

DePuy Synthes receives contract from US Department of Defense for orthopedic products

May 17, 2017
DePuy Synthes announced it has been awarded a national contract with the U.S. Department of Defense for its orthopedic products, according to a…

Commentary

Physician-owned hospitals have positive impact on communities

Orthopedics Today, May 2017
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
Issues related to the delivery of health care in the United States are front-page news almost every day. Concerns about the possible repeal of the…

Employment incentives may help hospitals retain orthopedic surgeons

Orthopedics Today, May 2017
Hospitals may increase their orthopedic department’s faculty retention rate when they integrate programmatic leadership and compensation…

At Issue

The role of mentorship

Orthopedics Today, May 2017
Scott E. Porter, MD, MBA, FACS, FAOA; Bernard R. Bach Jr., MD
Many scholarly and professional articles would suggest mentoring is valuable to organizations and the participants in the mentoring relationship…

Points to consider when publicly disclosing research or discoveries prior to filing a patent application

May 15, 2017
Welcome to the inaugural Intellectual Property Update. On a monthly basis, Intellectual Property Update will provide content related to an…

Orthofix announces launch of new brand for extremity fixation pediatric products

May 14, 2017
Orthofix International N.V. announced it has launched JuniOrtho, a new pediatric brand that focuses on solutions for children and young adults with…

Corin launches positioning system for hip replacement

May 13, 2017
Corin Group recently announced the U.S. launch of its Optimized Positioning System for hip replacement procedures. According to a company press…

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