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Satisfactory results likely after surgery for unstable supracondylar humerus fractures in children

December 1, 2015

A minimum 6-week follow-up of pediatric patients surgically treated for unstable supracondylar humerus fractures revealed satisfactory results in 92% of patients with type IV fractures.

“Although these fractures are associated with increased levels of technical difficulty, given the increased need for open reduction, utilization of medial pins, and longer surgical times, adequate reductions and satisfactory mid-tem to long-term outcomes can be achieved,” the authors wrote.

Greatbatch receives FDA approval for spinal cord stimulation system

December 1, 2015
Greatbatch Inc. recently announced it has received FDA approval for its Algovita Spinal Cord Stimulation System to treat chronic intractable pain of the trunk and limbs…

Stryker issues field safety notice for Triathlon MIS Modular Distal Capture device

December 1, 2015
Stryker Orthopaedics recently issued a field safety corrective action for its Triathlon MIS Modular Distal Capture device, as the company has received customer…
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VIDEO: A look at complications from prior lumbar spinal arthrodesis in primary TKA

November 30, 2015
DALLAS — At the American Society of Hip and Knee Surgeons, David C. Sing, BA, spoke about a study on the risk of complications related to prior lumbar spinal…
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No clinically meaningful differences found for femoral neck fracture care following health care reform

November 30, 2015
No clinically meaningful differences in hospital processes for femoral neck fracture care were found following the implementation of state health care reform initiative…
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