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Levolta granted patent for osteoarthritis treatment

November 22, 2014

Levolta Pharmaceuticals announced recently that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent for the company’s osteoarthritis therapy, VOLT01.

The novel formulation is a derivative of zoledronic acid that has demonstrated promise as a disease-modifying drug in clinical trials, according to a company press release.

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BMI cited as poor predictor of early complications after TJA

November 21, 2014
DALLAS — Results of a database review study presented here indicated a correlation between increased body mass index and 30-day complications for total joint…
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Hemostatic agent decreased calculated blood loss and drain output during TKA

November 21, 2014
During primary total knee arthroplasty, use of a hemostatic agent led to decreased calculated blood loss and drain output but did not lead to reduced transfusion…

Expanding Orthopedics granted 13th US patent

November 21, 2014
Expanding Orthopedics announced it has been granted its 13th U.S. patent, adding to its IP family of expandable bone devices.The newest patent covers innovative…
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Gender-dependent patterns may identify FAI presentations

November 21, 2014
Distinct differences in the presentation of femoroacetabular impingement between males and females could aid clinicians in identifying typical and atypical…
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Haptic Biofeedback for Improving Compliance With Lower-Extremity Partial Weight Bearing

Orthopedics, November 2014, Volume 37 Issue 11
After lower-extremity orthopedic trauma and surgery, patients are often advised to restrict weight bearing on the…
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A Systematic Review and Adjusted Indirect Comparison of Oral Anticoagulants

A Systematic Review and Adjusted Indirect Comparison of Oral Anticoagulants

A Systematic Review and Adjusted Indirect Comparison of Oral Anticoagulants
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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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