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Use of Harvest system resulted in greater connective tissue progenitor number, concentration

October 29, 2014

After centrifugation, the Harvest system resulted in greater connective tissue progenitor number and concentration and may provide increased osteogenic and chondrogenic capacity compared with the Biomet and Arteriocyte systems, according to study results.

Among 40 patients prospectively consented for bilateral iliac crest aspiration, researchers compared the Harvest and Biomet systems in the first 20 aspirations and the Harvest and Arteriocyte systems in the second 20 aspirations.

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Michael D. McKee, MD, FRCS, offers pearls from a symposium on rib fracture fixation

October 30, 2014
TAMPA, Fla. — Michael D. McKee, MD, FRCS, offered several pearls for orthopedic surgeons regarding issues raised during a symposium on rib fracture fixation at the…
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Athletic activity did not increase early disc degeneration or herniation risk in adolescents

October 30, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — Athletic activity did not put adolescents at an increased risk of developing disc degeneration or disc herniation, according to a speaker…
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Medical Treatment of Osteonecrosis of the Knee Associated With Thrombophilia-Hypofibrinolysis

Orthopedics, October 2014, Volume 37 Issue 10
In 6 patients with stage II knee osteonecrosis, all 6 with thrombophilia and 4 with concurrent hypofibrinolysis, the…
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Salvage of Failed THA With Proximal Femoral Replacement

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Despite recent advances in device manufacturing and surgical techniques, the management of proximal femoral…
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Michael D. McKee, MD, FRCS, offers pearls from a symposium on rib fracture fixation

October 30, 2014
TAMPA, Fla. — Michael D. McKee, MD, FRCS, offered several pearls for orthopedic surgeons regarding issues raised…
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