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.

Practical applications of biologics: Searching for clear indications

October 29, 2014
In recent years, there has been increasing interest in strategies to augment the biology of soft tissue healing.

Wright Medical and Tornier announce merger

October 28, 2014
Wright Medical Group has announced that its board of directors and that of Tornier N.V. have unanimously approved a merger agreement between the…

Utrecht University, UMC Utrecht to offer master’s program in biofabrication research

October 28, 2014
Utrecht University and University Medical Center Utrecht announced they will begin offering a 2-year biofabrication research master’s program…

In the Journals

Reaming may produce sizeable amounts of bone graft on multiple occasions

October 17, 2014
Sequential reaming of the intramedullary femoral bone canal may produce substantial amounts of bone graft on multiple occasions, according to…

Eight important items from Impact of Sports Summit, ASSH

October 10, 2014
Orthopedics Today features eight stories and videos of importance to emerge from the Impact of Sports 2014 Summit and the American Society for…

Meeting News Coverage

Type of bone grafting material for TLIF had little effect on fusion rates

October 9, 2014
LYON, France — Two groups of patients who underwent 1-level or 2-level transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion with either autologous iliac…

Cedars-Sinai finalizes new affiliation with two orthopedic institutions

October 8, 2014
Cedars-Sinai Health System announced the finalization of an affiliation agreement between Cedars-Sinai, the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic and Santa…

In the Journals

Synovial fluid alpha-defensin, CRP diagnosed aseptic, infected periprosthetic joint infections

October 3, 2014
Despite the inclusion of patients with systemic inflammatory disease and those receiving antibiotic treatment, the combined measurement of synovial…

In the Journals

Autologous chondrocyte implantation has long-term benefits for knee cartilage lesions

October 2, 2014
Recently published data have shown autologous chondrocyte implantation may be of benefit in the treatment of articular knee cartilage lesions over…

Zimmer Holdings acquires ETEX Holdings

October 2, 2014
Zimmer Holdings Inc. announced that it has acquired ETEX Holdings Inc. of Cambridge, Mass. According to a company press release, the acquisition…

Integra LifeSciences announces change in leadership

October 1, 2014
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation recently announced several changes to the leadership of its Orthopedics and Tissue Technologies business…

Round TablesPublication Exclusive

Practical applications of biologics: Searching for clear indications

Orthopedics Today, October 2014
In recent years, there has been increasing interest in strategies to augment the biology of soft tissue healing. Improved understanding of the…

Industry News

DSM releases Dyneema Purity Radiopaque fiber

September 24, 2014
DSM announced recently the launch of its new product, Dyneema Purity Radiopaque Fiber. Designed to aid in the creation of medical devices for use in…

Meeting News Coverage

MACI offers positive outcomes for treating osteochondral defects

September 22, 2014
CHICAGO — Matrix-induced autologous implantation was shown to produce positive long-term outcomes in treating patients with osteochondral…

Meeting News Coverage

Achilles tendinopathy can be improved with gastrocnemius recession

September 22, 2014
CHICAGO — Gastrocnemius recession can be helpful in some cases for the treatment of patients with chronic Achilles tendinopathy, according to a…

Industry News

Wright Medical Group appoints new president of U.S. extremities

September 22, 2014
Wright Medical Group recently announced that Kevin D. Cordell was appointed president of U.S. extremities, effective Sept. 29, 2014. Cordell will be…

Industry News

Cerapedics files premarket approval for peptide-enhanced bone graft

September 11, 2014
Cerapedics announced it has filed a Premarket Approval Application (PMA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for i-FACTOR Peptide Enhanced…

In the Journals

Minimal link seen between clinical and radiologic outcomes following MACI

September 4, 2014
Recently published study data demonstrated little evidence linking clinical and radiologic outcomes following matrix-induced autologous chondrocyte…

No superior pain relief found with HA vs placebo for knee OA

Orthopedics Today, September 2014
LONDON — According to results of a level 1 study performed by researchers from the Netherlands, hyaluronic acid injections provided no additional…