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Wright Medical announces second quarter financial results

July 31, 2015

Wright Medical Group has reported financial results for its second quarter ending June 30.

Net sales totaled $80.4 million during the second quarter of 2015, representing an 11% increase as reported and a 15% increase on a constant currency basis compared with the second quarter of 2014. Additionally, second-quarter global total ankle replacement sales also increased by 67%, according to a company press release.

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VIDEO: Efficacy of a synthetic cartilage implant to first metatarsophalangeal arthrodesis in advanced hallux rigidus

July 30, 2015
LONG BEACH, Calif. — At the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Mark Glazebrook, MSc, PhD, MD, FRCS(C), discussed the 2015 Mann…

Stryker releases second-quarter operating results

July 30, 2015
Stryker Corporation recently released its second-quarter operating results, in which the company reported net earnings of $392 million, marking an increase of 206.3%…
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Outpatient lumbar, cervical spine surgery can be safe and effective in select patients

July 30, 2015
According to results of a recently published study, among properly selected patients, 99.8% were successfully discharged to their homes following same-day lumbar or…

Zimmer Biomet reports decrease in net sales for Q2

July 30, 2015
Zimmer Biomet has announced its second-quarter financial results, which included $1.17 billion in net sales — a 1.3% decrease from the previous year — and an…
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Evaluating the Reliability and Reproducibility of the AO and Lauge-Hansen Classification Systems for Ankle Injuries

Orthopedics, July 2015, Volume 38 Issue 7
Ankle injuries are responsible for more than 5 million emergency department visits each year. The AO and Lauge-Hansen…
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Enhancing Postoperative Outcomes in Joint Arthroplasty

Enhancing Postoperative Outcomes in Joint Arthroplasty: Overstepping the Cornerstones of Traditional Pain Management

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Orthopedic procedures are associated with varying degrees of postsurgical pain that represent a challenge for…
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VIDEO: A look at techniques in repair of deep osteochondral defects and MIC

July 27, 2015
CHICAGO — At the International Cartilage Repair Society Annual Meeting, Lars Peterson, MD, PhD, examined a study…
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