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Elderly patients with foot pain at increased risk for falls

Elderly patients with foot pain at increased risk for falls
May 17, 2017

Patients with severe foot pain have an increased risk for falling compared with those with less intense pain, according to recently published research in Gerontology.

Researchers suggested that this increased risk should make attention to a patient’s foot pain and function a consideration during examination of elderly patients.

Integra LifeSciences announces full launch of Cadence total ankle system

May 1, 2017
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation announced the full commercial launch of its Cadence Total Ankle System. According to a company press release, the system was…

BONESUPPORT extends US distribution agreement for bone void filler with Zimmer Biomet

April 30, 2017
BONESUPPORT AB announced it has extended the U.S. distribution agreement for its Cerament bone void filler with Zimmer Biomet. According to a company press release, the…

Kappa Delta presents awards for musculoskeletal disease, injury research

April 28, 2017
The Kappa Delta Sorority and the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation presented four awards for innovative research in musculoskeletal disease and injury that…
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In-Patient Trends and Complications After Total Ankle Arthroplasty in the United States

Orthopedics, January/February 2016, Volume 39 Issue 1
The number of total ankle arthroplasties (TAAs) performed annually in the United States has increased. The purpose of…
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Posterior Tibialis Tendon Dysfunction: Overview of Evaluation and Management. June 2015

The posterior tibialis is a muscle in the deep posterior compartment of the calf that plays several key roles in the…
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Elderly patients with foot pain at increased risk for falls

May 17, 2017
Patients with severe foot pain have an increased risk for falling compared with those with less intense pain, according to recently published…

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Percutaneous Screw Fixation for Scaphoid Fractures

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, May 15, 2017
Treatment of nondisplaced scaphoid waist fractures has evolved from conventional cast immobilization to percutaneous screw insertion. This study…

Feature Article

Effect of Lymphedema Treatment for Management of Acute Pilon Fractures

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, May 15, 2017
Pilon fractures are high-energy injuries that often result in considerable edema and compromise of the soft tissue envelope of the ankle. These…

Integra LifeSciences announces full launch of Cadence total ankle system

May 1, 2017
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation announced the full commercial launch of its Cadence Total Ankle System. According to a company press…

BONESUPPORT extends US distribution agreement for bone void filler with Zimmer Biomet

April 30, 2017
BONESUPPORT AB announced it has extended the U.S. distribution agreement for its Cerament bone void filler with Zimmer Biomet. According to a company…

Kappa Delta presents awards for musculoskeletal disease, injury research

April 28, 2017
The Kappa Delta Sorority and the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation presented four awards for innovative research in musculoskeletal…

Paragon 28 launches Charcot and midfoot reconstruction system

April 16, 2017
Paragon 28 announced the launch of the Gorilla Medial Column Plating System, a Charcot and midfoot reconstruction system for the treatment of…

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Antibiotic Use and Kirschner Wire Fixation in Forefoot Surgery: A National Survey

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, April 11, 2017
In foot and ankle patients, the use of Kirschner wires is common, and the population in the typical foot and ankle practice has higher rates of…

From OT Europe

Treatment of humeral shaft fractures or performing osteotomies in the ankle: Key procedures for shoulder or lower limb specialists

Orthopaedics Today Europe, April 2017
Humeral shaft fractures are a common trauma condition that shoulder surgeons often need to treat, whereas ankle osteotomies are one the most used…

Industry NewsFrom OT Europe

Bioventus selects Medservice to distribute Durolane in Russia

Orthopaedics Today Europe, March 2017
Bioventus announced it has selected Medservice to distribute Durolane in Russia. According to a company press release, Durolane is a single-injection…

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