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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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T1 pelvic angle correlated with health-related QoL in patients with spinal deformity

October 31, 2014
Researchers found that, in patients with adult spinal deformity, the T1 pelvic angle can be useful as a preoperative planning tool, with a target T1 pelvic angle of less…

Six important orthopedics videos to watch

October 31, 2014
Orthopedics Today has highlighted six important videos to keep your practice up-to-date on a multitude of topics in orthopedic medicine.

Michael D. McKee, MD, FRCS
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Minimally Invasive Plating for Fresh Displaced Midshaft Fractures of the Clavicle

Orthopedics, October 2014, Volume 37 Issue 10
The authors retrospectively reviewed 269 patients treated from September 2006 to August 2011 with the minimally…
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Efficacy of Surgical Interventions for a Bipartite Patella

Bipartite patella is a relatively rare phenomenon. This anomaly is typically asymptomatic but can become painful with…
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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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