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Medtronic announces launch of stand-alone interbody cage

May 26, 2015

Medtronic recently announced the launch of the Divergence stand-alone interbody cage.

The device is now commercially available for use in anterior cervical interbody fusion procedures in skeletally mature patients with cervical disc disease at one level from the C2 to C3 disc to the C7 to T1 disc, according to a company press release.

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BLOG: Stages of a ‘hero’s journey’: finding bliss as a medical care provider

May 25, 2015
The word “hero,” from Greek, literally means “defender” or “protector.” This month’s blog is dedicated to all of those in The…
In the Journals

Conventional pedicle screw placement remains safe and accurate

May 25, 2015
Conventional methods for placing pedicle screws remain safe and accurate, especially within the lower lumbar and sacral spine, according to findings in a recently…
Keith Kaye In the Journals

Boosting prevention efforts could reduce S. aureus prosthetic joint infections

May 24, 2015
Postoperative invasive Staphylococcus aureus infections were rare in a study of patients who underwent insertion of knee or hip prostheses, but hard-to-treat MRSA …

Berman named IlluminOss VP of Clinical Affairs

May 24, 2015
IlluminOss Medical recently announced Amy Orlick Berman as the company’s new vice president of clinical affairs.Joining the company from Cordis, Johnson &…
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Original Research

A Preliminary Investigation Into Athletic Trainers’ Views and Experiences of a Multidisciplinary Team Approach to Sports Injury Rehabilitation

Athletic Training and Sports Health Care, May/June 2015, Volume 7 Issue 3
This study aimed to document athletic trainers’ views and experiences of a multidisciplinary team approach to sports…
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Effect of Topical Tranexamic Acid in Reducing Bleeding and Transfusions in TKA: May 2015

Effect of Topical Tranexamic Acid in Reducing Bleeding and Transfusions in TKA: May 2015

Effect of Topical Tranexamic Acid in Reducing Bleeding and Transfusions in TKAIntravenous tranexamic acid (TXA) has…
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VIDEO: Valedvit on subsidence following dynamic loading of intervertebral devices

VIDEO: Valedvit on subsidence following dynamic loading of intervertebral devices

May 21, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Antonio Valdevit, PhD, discusses a study on subsidence following dynamic loading of intervertebral…
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