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Stryker reports second-quarter operating results for 2016

July 30, 2016

Stryker Corporation announced its operating results for the second quarter of 2016 which noted consolidated net sales increased by 16.8% to $2.8 billion.

“With organic sales growth of 6.6%, we delivered another solid quarter, once again demonstrating the strength of our diversified model,” Kevin A. Lobo, chairman and chief executive officer of the company, said in a press release. “This growth, combined with strong expense controls, positions us well to deliver on our updated full-year financial guidance.”

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Greater need for surgery found among patients with Charcot neuroarthropathy and ulcers

July 29, 2016
TORONTO — Researchers found a significant increase in the need for surgery, complications of surgery and the risk of lower extremity amputation among patients with…
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Several factors correlated with patient comprehension of foot and ankle injury, treatment

July 29, 2016
TORONTO — Results presented at the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting showed patient comprehension of issues related to the foot and…
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Self-efficacy improvements seen in patients with knee OA, higher treatment expectations

July 29, 2016
Patients with providers that expressed higher expectations about the success of acupuncture treatment showed improved self-efficacy, which was related to pain relief…
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Use of a patellar brace for patellofemoral joint OA may lower contact stress

July 28, 2016
Patients with patellofemoral joint osteoarthritis who used a patellar brace had a significant increase in the patellofemoral joint lateral contact area and a decrease in…
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Timing of Hip Fracture Surgery and 30-Day Outcomes

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, July 27, 2016
The goal of this study was to determine the proportion of patients admitted with a hip fracture to participating…
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Effect of Topical Tranexamic Acid in Reducing Bleeding and Transfusions in TKA: May 2015

Intravenous tranexamic acid (TXA) has been identified to be effective in total knee arthroplasty (TKA), but the effect…
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American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting 2016

American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting 2016

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VIDEO: A look at treatment options for acute hip labral tears in athletes

June 20, 2016
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