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Impaction autografting proved to be secure, bone-preserving method for shoulder arthroplasty

April 24, 2017

Use of impaction autografting for humeral component fixation in anatomic shoulder arthroplasty proved to be a secure, durable and bone-preserving option, according to results.

To assess subsidence, researchers evaluated the initial postoperative radiographs and minimum 2-year follow-up radiographs of 286 primary anatomic shoulder arthroplasties (65% of patients were male). During the study, patients either received the monoblock Humeral Replacement Prosthesis with a chrome cobalt stem, which was used from 1995 to 2003, or the modular Global Advantage prosthesis with a geometrically similar titanium stem, which was used from 1995 to 2012, (both from DePuy Synthes).

Additive Orthopaedics receives FDA 510(k) clearance for locking lattice plating system

April 23, 2017
Additive Orthopaedics LLC has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its 3D locking lattice plating system for the stabilization and fusion of fractures, osteotomies and…
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Onkos Surgical closes a $17.6 million round in Series B funding

April 22, 2017
Onkos Surgical Inc. announced it has secured a $17.6 million round in Series B Funding, which was led by Canaan Partners along with 1315 Capital and 3-D systems…
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Football training program linked with reduced concussion rates among high school players

April 21, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Research presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s Specialty Day indicates an educational program that focuses on…

NASS opens 30-day comment period for new coverage recommendations

April 21, 2017
The North American Spine Society has opened a 30-day public comment period for the recently developed draft coverage recommendations on allograft and demineralized bone…
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