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Integra LifeSciences announces agreement with aap to distribute distal radius system

May 27, 2017

Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation announced it has signed an agreement with aap Implantate AG to distribute the LOQTEQ Distal Radius System in the Unites States, according to a company press release.

“Adding a wrist plating system to our portfolio elevates Integra into a one-stop solution for our customers’ wrist needs — from fracture plating to fusion and arthroplasty,” Bob Davis, corporate vice president and president, Orthopedics and Tissue Technologies, said in the release.

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Both HA and PRP linked with significantly improved pain relief in patients with knee OA

May 26, 2017
Patients with knee osteoarthritis who received either platelet-rich plasma or hyaluronic acid injections experienced a significant improvement in pain relief at early…
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VIDEO: Speaker talks about bioinductive implant for patients with rotator cuff disease

May 26, 2017
DENVER — At the Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting, Martha Shadan, discussed a study from Rotation Medical which showed a bioinductive…
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Lieberman receives NIH grant for research on gene therapy for repair of bone injuries

May 26, 2017
Jay R. Lieberman, MD, chair and professor of orthopedic surgery at Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California received a 5-year, $2.2 million…
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Pharmaceutical-grade chondroitin sulfate seen as effective in patients with knee osteoarthritis

May 25, 2017
Patients with knee osteoarthritis who took chondroitin sulfate showed improved function at 6 months compared with patients who took placebo, according to a recently…
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Septic Arthritis of the Wrist: Incidence, Risk Factors, and Predictors of Infection

Orthopedics, May/June 2017, Volume 40 Issue 3
Septic arthritis of the wrist can result in permanent damage to the joint, making timely diagnosis crucial to initiate…
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Use of a Bipolar Blood-Sealing System During Total Joint Arthroplasty: December 2015

The goal of the clinical use of a bipolar blood-sealing system is to reduce perioperative blood loss in total joint…
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Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Association exists between osteoarthritis, gout

May 9, 2017
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