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The most popular stories of August

September 2, 2014

Orthopedics Today has put together a compilation of the five news stories most viewed from August 2014 to keep you abreast of the current hot topics in orthopedics.

Industry News

MedCom, OsteoMed enter co-marketing, new product development agreement

September 2, 2014
MedCom Advisors announced recently that it has signed an agreement with OsteoMed to co-market the PrimaLOK SP Interspinous Fusion System and to develop the MI-Port…
In the Journals

No functional differences found between short-, straight-stem THA implants

September 2, 2014
Recently published study data indicated short-stem and straight-stem implants for total hip arthroplasty exhibited no significant differences in functional outcome…
In the Journals

Antibiotic cement during primary TKA may not decrease infection rates

September 2, 2014
Judicious risk-stratified usage of antibiotic cement during primary total knee arthroplasty may not decrease infection at 1 year, according to study results.Researchers…
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Pediatric overuse injuries increase due to year round, one sport training

Orthopedics Today, July 2014
Specialization in youth sports has led to an increased number of overuse injuries in young athletes, often amounting to…
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Stay out of trouble with shoulder stabilization: Don’t miss the HAGL

June 19, 2014
Anterior capsulolabral injury (Bankart lesion) is a common cause of anterior shoulder instability that is frequently…
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Video

A video perspective on the efficacy of stem cell therapy for treating degenerative disc disease

August 21, 2014
At the International Spine Intervention Society Annual Meeting, Wenchun Qu, MD, PhD, of the Mayo Clinic, in Rochester
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