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Zimmer Biomet announces international release of procedure for bone marrow lesions

February 19, 2017

Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. announced the international release of the subchondroplasty procedure, a minimally invasive outpatient procedure to treat defects associated with subchondral bone marrow lesions, according to a company press release.

Zimmer Biomet reportedly received CE-mark approval to commercialize and distribute the subchondroplasty procedure in the European Union and has also received distribution approval for Canada, Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong.

ChoiceSpine announces launch of anterior lumbar interbody fusion system

February 18, 2017
ChoiceSpine announced the launch of Harrier, an anterior lumbar interbody fusion system. According to a company press release, ChoiceSpine received FDA 501(k) clearance…
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VIDEO: Dennis discusses tests for metal sensitivity in TJR patients

February 17, 2017
LAHAINA, Hawaii —  At Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2017, Douglas A. Dennis, MD, discussed different tests to detect metal sensitivity for patients undergoing…
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VIDEO: Barrack discusses metal sensitivities in patients who underwent TJR

February 17, 2017
LAHAINA, Hawaii —  Robert L. Barrack, MD, discussed metal allergies and sensitivities following total joint replacement (TJR).
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VIDEO: Posterior approach for congenital scoliosis

February 17, 2017
In this video from Open Operating Theatre, Claudio Lamartina MD, IRCCS, from the Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi in Milan, discusses the case of a 26-year-old woman…
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Patient Satisfaction Reporting After Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, January 31, 2017
This review evaluated the quality of patient satisfaction reporting after total hip arthroplasty. The initial search of…
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Effect of Topical Tranexamic Acid in Reducing Bleeding and Transfusions in TKA: May 2015

Intravenous tranexamic acid (TXA) has been identified to be effective in total knee arthroplasty (TKA), but the effect…
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VIDEO: Presenter discusses nonoperative vs operative treatment for ulnar nerve issues

February 14, 2017
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