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Blue Belt issued CE mark for TKA offering

March 1, 2015

Blue Belt Technologies recently announced it has received CE mark for its Stride Unicondylar Knee System.

Indicated for use alongside the company’s proprietary Navio knee system, the Stride system is designed to treat both medial and lateral unicompartmental knee replacement. According to a company press release, the Stride and Navio systems will now be marketed and distributed together in select international markets.

Stryker opens regional European HQ in Amsterdam

February 28, 2015
Stryker recently announced the grand opening of its European Regional Headquarters in Amsterdam.“The opening of the European Regional Headquarters is an exciting…

Globus Medical to acquire Branch Medical Group

February 27, 2015
Globus Medical recently announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Branch Medical Group.According to a company press release, Globus will pay $52.9 million in…
In the Journals

Reconstruction for pelvic tumors achieves satisfactory survival, increases complication rates

February 27, 2015
Newer reconstruction techniques enabled surgeons to achieve local control and satisfactory long-term survival in patients with pelvic tumors, but the resulting…
In the Journals

Study: Image-guidance technology virtually eliminates reoperation rates for malpositioned screws

February 27, 2015
Researchers investigated the intraoperative revision and reoperation rates of lumbar pedicle screw placement using either an image-guided open or percutaneous placement…
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Comparison of Open and Percutaneous Lumbar Pedicle Screw Revision Rate Using 3-D Image Guidance and Intraoperative CT

Orthopedics, February 2015, Volume 38 Issue 2
Complications arising from a malpositioned screw can be both devastating and costly. The incidence of neurologic injury…
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Bundled Payments in Orthopedic Surgery: February 2015

Bundled Payments in Orthopedic Surgery: February 2015
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Sperling offers insights on RSA

February 13, 2015
KOLOA, Hawaii — John W. Sperling, MD, offers several "pearls" for orthopedic surgeons regarding reverse shoulder…
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