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Multipotent stem cell treatments offer promise in many diseases

November 24, 2014

Regenerative medicine that uses multipotent stem cells holds promising treatment options for many diseases, according to a speaker at the Exponential Medicine conference in San Diego.

Alan Russell, PhD, director of the Disruptive Health Technology Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, told attendees that the success of stem cell therapy for damaged tissue will rely on the way the body responds to injury.

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Six important items from AAHKS

November 24, 2014
Orthopedics Today features six stories and videos of importance to emerge from the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting.

In the Journals

Study shows proximal opening wedge, chevron osteotomy produced similar results

November 24, 2014
Among patients with moderate-to-severe hallux valgus and increased intermetatarsal angle, proximal opening wedge osteotomy with wedge-plate fixation and proximal chevron…

Zimmer’s spinal fixation system wins Life Science Alley Award

November 24, 2014
Zimmer Spine announced recently that its Virage OCT Spinal Fixation System is one of the 2014 winners of the Life Science Alley New Technology Showcase. The system was…
In the Journals

Combined morphometric features of ACL and femoral notch influenced risk of ACL injury

November 24, 2014
Study results showed the risk of suffering a noncontact anterior cruciate ligament injury was influenced by a combination of morphometric features of both the anterior…
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Original Research

Sport-Related Concussion Knowledge Among Youth Football Players

Athletic Training and Sports Health Care
Online Advanced Release, November 12, 2014
Given the complex nature of the injury, concussions often go undiagnosed or underreported. This study attempted to…
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Infection After Arthroscopic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Infection After Arthroscopic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Abstract
Septic arthritis is a rare but potentially devastating complication of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)…
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Prather speaks on development of registry, her goals for presidency

November 19, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO – Heidi Prather, DO, the incoming president of the North American Spine Society, spoke about the…
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