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NuVasive announces the launch of new spinal trauma porfolio

April 25, 2017

NuVasive Inc. announced the launch of the Reline trauma portfolio, which serves as the company’s foundation to address the approximate $100 million U.S. spine trauma fixation market, according to a company press release.

“The launch of Reline trauma is a key milestone in our continued commitment to industry-leading innovation that delivers untapped clinical and economic value for our surgeon partners,” Jason Hannon, president and chief operating officer of NuVasive, said in the release. “Reline trauma will help define the standard of trauma care for spine, with its ability to dramatically reduce time and provide complete versatility intraoperatively. The system will be the foundation of our trauma portfolio as we invest further in this key market.”

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Excising portion of extensor carpi radialis brevis showed no benefit for chronic tennis elbow

April 25, 2017
Surgery that excises a portion of the extensor carpi radialis brevis, referred to as the Nirschl technique, provided no significant benefit to patients with chronic…

Penn professor to become American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons’ first female president

April 25, 2017
Kristy L. Weber, MD, will become the first female president of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons in 2019. Weber, chief of orthopedic oncology for University…
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Early vs delayed showering after TKA showed no difference in surgical site bacterial recolonization

April 24, 2017
Recently published results showed patients who showered soon after total knee arthroplasty had no difference in the rate of surgical site bacterial recolonization…
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Intradiscal PRP injections may reduce discogenic low back pain

April 24, 2017
Intradiscal platelet-rich plasma injections were safe for treatment of discogenic low back pain, according to recently published results. “[We] really had not had…
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Prospective Assessment of Sleep Quality Before and After Primary Total Joint Replacement

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Online Advanced Release, April 18, 2017
Sleep disruption is a common, yet rarely addressed, complaint among patients who have undergone total joint…
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Femoroacetabular Impingement: Current Concepts in Diagnosis and Treatment. March 2015

Femoroacetabular Impingement: Current Concepts in Diagnosis and Treatment
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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Presenters speak about new knee system

April 6, 2017
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