Bacterin releases new hammertoe offering

June 13, 2015
Bacterin International Holdings recently announced the release of ArthroFuse, an allograft offering to treat hammertoe deformities. The implant is…

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Long-term bisphosphonate use had minimal effect on bone fusion in PLIF at 2-year follow-up

June 12, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — Typical bone union rates after posterior lumbar interbody fusion may be expected in women who take bisphosphonates for longer…

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More revision seen with hamstring tendon autograft fixation combinations using biodegradable screws

June 11, 2015
LYON, France — Using data from the Norwegian Knee Ligament Registry to compare 2-year revision rates of the most common femoral/tibial fixation…

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Blood loss, hospital stay do not decrease with PRP use during TKA

June 2, 2015
Patients who underwent total knee arthroplasty with the use of platelet-rich plasma did not experience less blood loss or a shorter hospital stay…

PRP and placebo treatment may be equally effective for epicondylitis pain

Orthopaedics Today Europe, June
LAS VEGAS — A cohort of patients who underwent platelet-rich plasma treatment exhibited similar reductions in lateral epicondylitis pain to…

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Safety concerns and financial conflicts of interest decrease use of bone morphogenetic protein

May 21, 2015
An FDA Public Health Notification released in 2008 and revelations of financial payments made to surgeons involved in FDA-approved trials led to a…

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8 important items from ICRS

May 19, 2015
Orthopedics Today features eight stories of importance to emerge from the International Cartilage Repair Society Annual Meeting.

Patients who

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Autologous chondrocyte implantation on biphasic scaffold improved pain and function

May 11, 2015
CHICAGO — Significant medium- to long-term improvements in pain and function were demonstrated among patients who underwent autologous…

Six important orthopedics videos from April

May 8, 2015
Orthopedics Today has highlighted six important videos from April to keep your practice up-to-date on a multitude of topics in orthopedic…

The five most popular items of April

May 4, 2015
Orthopedics Today has put together a compilation of the five news stories and videos most viewed from April 2015 to keep you abreast of the current…

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PRP may be superior to hyaluronic acid for improvement of pain, function in patients with OA

April 27, 2015
LOS ANGELES — Use of intra-articular platelet-rich plasma significantly improved pain and function in patients with osteoarthritis at 6 months…

Bacterin announces patent for new BMP-2 product

April 27, 2015
Bacterin International Holdings recently announced the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued the company U.S. Patent No. 8,992,964…

BioStructures announces FDA approval for bone graft solution

April 21, 2015
BioStructures recently announced they have received FDA clearance for their new Silhouette MCS Bone Graft. Indicated for better biologic…

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Eight important items from AAOS

April 16, 2015
Orthopedics Today features eight stories and videos of importance to emerge from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual…

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Use of rhBMP for minimally invasive TLIF offers highest fusion rates

April 16, 2015
SAN DIEGO — The rates of fusion following a minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion are directly affected by the choice of…

Study: Healing outcomes after rotator cuff repair significantly improve with MSC therapy

April 6, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Use of bone marrow concentrate containing mesenchymal stem cells as an adjunct therapy showed significant improvement in healing…

Current tissue engineering strategies in orthopaedics show promise

Orthopaedics Today Europe, April
Pinar Yilgor Huri, PhD
Editor’s note: In this article from the FORTE organization, Pinar Yilgor Huri, PhD, discusses the future of tissue engineering in orthopaedic

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Autologous conditioned plasma, placebo likely equally effective in relieving pain of epicondylitis

March 26, 2015
LAS VEGAS — A cohort of patients that underwent autologous conditioned plasma treatment exhibited similar reductions in epicondylitis pain to…

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Fibrin glue an effective scaffold for mesenchymal stem cell implantation in osteoarthritic knees

March 9, 2015
Study findings showed fibrin glue to be an effective scaffold for mesenchymal stem cell implantation when treating patients with osteoarthritic…

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i-FACTOR bone graft material demonstrates equal or greater efficacy vs. autograft for PLIF

March 3, 2015
In a 2-year study examining the use of i-FACTOR bone graft material in posterior lumbar interbody fusion, researchers found the alternative material…