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Ortho Development granted FDA clearance for Alpine Hip Stem

October 25, 2014

Ortho Development announced it has received FDA clearance for the Alpine Hip Stem for use in total hip arthroplasty and hemiarthroplasty.

Orthopedic surgeon studies bear bacteria to aid bear attack victims

October 24, 2014
When he started his career, Larry Iwersen, MD, did not know he would become an expert on bear maulings. But by working in Kalispell, Mo., Iwersen encounters at least…
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Pediclesparing approach to thoracic discectomy managed thoracic disc herniations adequately

October 24, 2014
Performing thoracic discectomy with a pedicle-sparing transfacet approach was found to be an adequate method of managing thoracic herniations at any level, according to…

Injury more likely in pitchers who throw more than 100 pitches weekly

October 24, 2014
Young baseball pitchers who threw more than 100 pitches weekly were found to be at a heightened risk for acromial apophysiolysis, according to recently published…
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Be part of disruptive innovation to control costs, transform health care

Orthopedics Today, October 2014
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
Last month, the merger of two of Chicago’s largest hospital systems, Advocate Health Care and NorthShore University…
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Number of surgical options available to repair distal radius fractures if surgery is selected

September 29, 2014
Distal radius fractures are common injuries that occur from a fall onto the outstretched hand. This case is a typical…
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Pediatric physical therapist talks emerging trends in treatment and rehabilitation of ACL injuries

October 23, 2014
DEAL, N.J. — Maureen C. Suhr, PT, DPT, PCS, talks about the emerging trends in treatment and rehabilitation of…
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