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Amedica elects new chairman of the board

August 30, 2014

Amedica Corporation announced recently that its board of directors has elected B. Sonny Bal, MD, JD, MBA, to serve as chairman of the board.

A member of Amedica’s board since February 2012, Bal will replace the company’s former chairman, Max Link, PhD, who retired recently from the role he had served in since October 2003.

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Perioperative blood loss, transfusion need not reduced by fibrin sealant in TKA

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New guidelines set standards for spinal experiments

August 29, 2014
An international group of scientists has collaborated to develop a minimum information standard for spinal cord experimentation, its major elements and the approaches…
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Severity of illness at readmission increased incidence, costs of TJA

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Pediatric overuse injuries increase due to year round, one sport training

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Stay out of trouble with shoulder stabilization: Don’t miss the HAGL

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Anterior capsulolabral injury (Bankart lesion) is a common cause of anterior shoulder instability that is frequently…
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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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