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Providence Medical Technology receives FDA 510(k) clearance for spinal system

May 22, 2018
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FDA approves denosumab for glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis

May 22, 2018
The FDA expanded the indication for the monoclonal antibody denosumab to include the treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis in men and women at high risk for…
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Improvements maintained after posterior vertebral column resection for severe spinal deformity

May 22, 2018
Results from this recently published 5-year follow-up demonstrated maintained improvements in global radiographic alignment and patient outcome scores following…
In the Journals

Injury-specific treatment had similar results in posterior malleolus fractures vs similar ligamentous injuries

May 21, 2018
Results published in The Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma showed, when treated in an injury-specific manner, stage 4 rotational ankle fractures with posterior malleolus…
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Most orthopedic procedures showed decrease in reimbursement from 2000 to 2016

May 21, 2018
From 2000 to 2016, researchers found a steady decrease in reimbursement for procedures in all orthopedic subspecialties, except for removal of an orthopedic implant…
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Relationship of Blood Metal Ion Levels and Leukocyte Profiles in Patients With Articular Surface Replacement Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement

Orthopedics, May/June 2018, Volume 41 Issue 3
The purpose of this study was to compare blood leukocyte profiles and metal ion concentrations between hip resurfacing…
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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 biologic augmentation for repair of rotator cuff tears

May 1, 2018
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