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Isolated hip joint pathology a common cause of chronic hip and groin pain

August 28, 2015

Based on this retrospective review, hip joint pathology is the most common clinical entity related to chronic hip and groin pain and, frequently, it relates to femoroacetabular impingement, labral tears and osteoarthritis.

Researchers reviewed clinical records of all hip and groin injuries seen between January 2006 and December 2011 and retrieved full medical records for 894 patients. A team of musculoskeletal radiologists performed imaging, and researchers categorized diagnoses according to five clinical entities using contemporary diagnostic nomenclature.

Amedica announces second quarter financial results

August 28, 2015
Amedica Corporation recently announced financial results for the second quarter 2015.
Among the highlights of the report was a 37% year-over-year decrease in…
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4WEB completes first patient-specific implant procedure in Australia

August 28, 2015
4WEB Medical recently announced completion of the company’s first Australian patient-specific segmental bone defect procedure in Brisbane.  Completed in…
Movers and Shakers

Milinazzo appointed to LDR Holdings board of directors

August 28, 2015
LDR Holding Corporation recently announced it has appointed Alan Milinazzo to its board of directors as a Class I director. He will also serve on the board’s…
FDA News

FDA issues draft guidance on nonproprietary naming of biologics, biosimilars

August 27, 2015
The FDA today announced the availability of a draft guidance describing its proposal on the nonproprietary naming of biological products.According to an FDA blog post by…
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Ultrasound for Infants at Risk for Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip

Orthopedics, August 2015, Volume 38 Issue 8
The best screening method for developmental dysplasia of the hip is controversial. Ultrasonography is sensitive, but…
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Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis After Total Joint Arthroplasty: April 2015

Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis After Total Joint Arthroplasty: April 2015

Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis After Total Joint Arthroplasty
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Meeting News Coverage Video
VIDEO: Better function, less complications observed after percutaneous Achilles tendon repair vs open techniques

VIDEO: Better function, less complications observed after percutaneous Achilles tendon repair vs open techniques

August 19, 2015
LONG BEACH, Calif. — At the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting, Andrew R. Hsu, MD
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