Industry NewsFrom OT Europe

Bioventus secures US distribution rights for GELSYN-3

February 23, 2016
Bioventus LLC has entered into a multi-year agreement with Institut Biochimique SA, a pharmaceutical company based in Switzerland, to secure the…

In the JournalsFrom OT Europe

No benefits seen with application of platelet- and leucocyte-rich fibrin during rotator cuff repair

February 22, 2016
Results from this level 1 study showed clinical outcomes, anatomic healing rate, and mean postoperative defect size and tendon quality at 1 year did…

In the Journals

Microfracture with adiposederived stem cells linked with improved radiologic outcomes

February 20, 2016
Use of microfracture and adipose-derived stem cells with fibrin glue showed improved radiologic and KOOS pain and symptom subscores in the treatment…

SpinalCyte receives Chinese patent for spinal disc tissue engineering

February 18, 2016
SpinalCyte LLC, a Texas-based tissue engineering company, recently announced it received a Chinese patent entitled, “Method of differentiating…

PRP with arthroscopic acromioplasty did not improve outcomes for chronic rotator cuff tendinopathy for up to 2 years

Orthopedics Today, February 2016
Treatment of chronic rotator cuff tendinopathy with arthroscopic acromioplasty significantly improved long-term clinical outcomes up to 2 years…

Several changes announced for print, online editions of Orthopedics

February 9, 2016
In the January/February editorial of Orthopedics, Editor-in-Chief, Robert D. D’Ambrosia, MD, announced several changes being made to the print…

MiMedx Group completes acquisition of Stability Biologics

February 8, 2016
MiMedx Group Inc. recently announced it has completed the acquisition of Stability Biologics, a provider of human tissue products to surgeons and…

In the Journals

Patients with OA, certain genotypes had more pain variability

February 3, 2016
More variability in day-to-day pain and exacerbation of pain after daily physical activity was experienced among patients with osteoarthritis and…

In the Journals

Reoperation risk for pseudarthrosis decreased significantly with BMP use in fusion surgery

February 2, 2016
Researchers of this retrospective review found patients with adult spinal deformity who received bone morphogenetic protein-2 during their index…

CTL Medical Corporation acquires AccelSPINE

January 27, 2016
CTL Medical Corporation recently announced it has reached an agreement to acquire AccelSPINE. According to information in a company press release…

From OT Europe

A current outlook on bone metabolism and fracture healing

Orthopaedics Today Europe, January 2016
Gazi Huri, MD; Altug Yücekul, MD; Egemen Turhan, MD; Mehmet Kaymakoglu, MD; Mahmut Nedim Doral, MD
Editor’s note: In this second part of the FORTE article by members of the Orthopaedics and Traumatology Department at Hacettepe University in

Meditech Spine receives new indication for Talos interbody devices

January 12, 2016
Meditech Spine LLC recently announced it has received FDA clearance for its Talos interbody devices to be used with allograft comprised of cancellous…

In the Journals

Testosterone therapy for thrombophilia likely linked to increased risk of osteonecrosis

January 10, 2016
Results of this study indicated an association between the use of testosterone therapy in patients with thrombophilia and an increased risk for…

K2M receives FDA clearance and CE mark for new interbody system

January 8, 2016
K2M Group Holdings Inc. recently announced it received 510(k) clearance from the FDA to market its CASCADIA Lateral Interbody System featuring the…

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December 22, 2015
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December 21, 2015
Orthopedics Today features 8 stories and videos that were among the most popular in 2015.

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In the Journals

Study highlights risk factors of hyponatremia in orthopedic surgery patients

December 18, 2015
Results from a study cited longer hospital stays and more expensive hospitalizations in orthopedic patients who developed hyponatremia, with greater…

FDA approves additional indications for Medtronic’s Infuse Bone Graft

December 11, 2015
Medtronic announced the FDA approval of additional spine surgery indications for its Infuse Bone Graft. Upon receiving final labeling approval from…

Bioventus acquires BioStructures and expands orthobiologic offerings

December 1, 2015
Bioventus LLC recently announced it has acquired BioStructures LLC, a developer and marketer of bioresorbable bone graft products for spinal and…

In the Journals

PRP injection after arthroscopic hip surgery for FAI shows early pain relief, fewer effusions

November 24, 2015
This randomized study with a minimum 2-year follow-up showed patients who received platelet-rich plasma injection at the end of arthroscopic hip…