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4WEB completes first patient-specific implant procedure in Australia

August 28, 2015

4WEB Medical recently announced completion of the company’s first Australian patient-specific segmental bone defect procedure in Brisbane. 

Completed in mid-July, the procedure was supported by LifeHealthcare, a 4WEB Australian partner, and it was 4WEB’s first patient-specific implant surgery in Australia.

Movers and Shakers

Milinazzo appointed to LDR Holdings board of directors

August 28, 2015
LDR Holding Corporation recently announced it has appointed Alan Milinazzo to its board of directors as a Class I director. He will also serve on the board’s…
FDA News

FDA issues draft guidance on nonproprietary naming of biologics, biosimilars

August 27, 2015
The FDA today announced the availability of a draft guidance describing its proposal on the nonproprietary naming of biological products.According to an FDA blog post by…
ACL reconstruction with meniscal resection may not impact short-term outcomes In the Journals

ACL reconstruction with meniscal resection may not impact short-term outcomes

August 27, 2015
At 2 years postoperatively, results of this study showed ACL reconstruction with meniscal resection did not contribute to patients’ decreased clinical…

Histogenics names Matthews as chief medical officer

August 27, 2015
Histogenics Corporation recently announced the appointment of Gloria Matthews, DVM, PhD, DAVCS, as chief medical officer. Prior to joining the company, Matthews most…
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Rotation and Displacement Predict Adverse Events in Pediatric Supracondylar Fractures

Orthopedics, August 2015, Volume 38 Issue 8
The goal of this study was to identify supracondylar fracture patterns that were predictive of adverse events and poor…
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Posterior Tibialis Tendon Dysfunction: Overview of Evaluation and Management. June 2015

Posterior Tibialis Tendon Dysfunction: Overview of Evaluation and Management. June 2015

The posterior tibialis is a muscle in the deep posterior compartment of the calf that plays several key roles in the…
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VIDEO: Better function, less complications observed after percutaneous Achilles tendon repair vs open techniques

VIDEO: Better function, less complications observed after percutaneous Achilles tendon repair vs open techniques

August 19, 2015
LONG BEACH, Calif. — At the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Andrew R. Hsu, MD
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