Eight important stories to read regarding rotator cuff tears

August 26, 2014
Orthopedics Today has highlighted eight important stories to keep your practice up-to-date regarding rotator cuff tear fixation.

Meeting News Coverage

The top seven stories to read from the ISIS Annual Meeting

August 19, 2014
Spine Surgery Today features the seven stories deemed the most important to emerge from the International Spine Intervention Society Annual Meeting.

Industry News

DSM launches new cellular therapy services

August 14, 2014
DSM has announced the launch of its new autologous cellular therapy development service. The company plans to work directly with biotechnology and…

Meeting News Coverage

Most patients satisfied after PRP therapy for internal disc disruption

August 5, 2014
ORLANDO, Fla. — Platelet-rich rich plasma injection appeared to be a promising therapy for patients who exhibited intradiscal back pain…

Meeting News Coverage

Most patients satisfied after PRP therapy for internal disc disruption

Spine Surgery Today, September/October 2014
ORLANDO, Fla. — Platelet-rich rich plasma injection appeared to be a promising therapy for patients who exhibited intradiscal back pain…

Feature Article

Trends in Bone Graft Use in the United States

Orthopedics, September/October 2014, Volume 37 Issue 9
Bone graft and bone graft substitutes are used to provide structural support and enhance bone healing. Autogenous, allogeneic, and artificial bone…

Letter to the Editor

Are Collagen Meniscus Implants a Reality?

Orthopedics, September/October 2014, Volume 37 Issue 9
The author has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Menisci play a fundamental role in the knee joint,1,2 maintaining the knee’s…

Feature Article

Single-plug Autologous Osteochondral Transplantation: Results at Minimum 16 Years’ Follow-up

Orthopedics, September/October 2014, Volume 37 Issue 9
Different techniques have been proposed for the treatment of cartilage defects. Among the currently available options, autologous single-plug…

Feature Article

Early Outcomes of Proximal Humerus Fracture Fixation With Locking Plate and Intramedullary Fibular Strut Graft

Orthopedics, September/October 2014, Volume 37 Issue 9
Proximal humerus fractures are commonly encountered in elderly patients. Surgical treatment demonstrates high complication rates, including varus…

The Cutting Edge

Biomechanical Analysis of Rotator Cuff Repairs With Extracellular Matrix Graft Augmentation

Orthopedics, September/October 2014, Volume 37 Issue 9
Despite advances in surgical techniques, 20% to 90% of rotator cuff (RTC) repairs fail. They tend to fail at the suture-tendon junction due to…

Feature Article

Sequential Harvesting of Bone Graft From the Intramedullary Canal of the Femur

Orthopedics, September/October 2014, Volume 37 Issue 9
The effectiveness of using the Reamer/Irrigator/Aspirator (RIA) System (Synthes, Inc, West Chester, Pennsylvania) to obtain bone graft from the…

Feature Article

Treatment of Segmental Tibial Fractures With Supercutaneous Plating

Orthopedics, August/September 2014, Volume 37 Issue 8
Segmental tibial fractures usually follow a high-energy trauma and are often associated with many complications. The purpose of this report is to…

Feature Article

Calcium Carbonate Powder Containing Gentamicin for Mixing With Bone Grafts

Orthopedics, August/September 2014, Volume 37 Issue 8
Bone grafts are used for reconstructing bone defects caused by implant-associated complications, trauma, and tumors. Surgery with bone allografts is…

PRP treatment of acute hamstring injuries not as promising as expected

July 24, 2014
AMSTERDAM — A multicenter, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial examining the use of platelet-rich plasma injections in athletes…

In the Journals

Leukocyte-rich PRP, red blood cell-treated synovial cells experience significant cell death

July 22, 2014
Significant cell death and proinflammatory mediator production resulted when synovial cells were treated with leukocyte-rich platelet-rich plasma and…

Industry News

Bioventus launches updated bone healing system

July 21, 2014
Bioventus recently launched the next generation of its EXOGEN Ultrasound Bone Healing System. The updated EXOGEN system, currently available in the…

The top seven items to read regarding orthopedic stem cells

July 21, 2014
Orthopedics Today has highlighted the seven most important stories of the year to keep your practice up-to-date regarding stem cells in orthopedic…

In the Journals

Neural stem cell therapy linked to development of spinal cord mass

July 17, 2014
Eight years after undergoing implantation of olfactory mucosal cells to repair a complete spinal cord injury, a patient was found to have developed…

MicroRNAs could help predict severe knee, hip OA

July 17, 2014
Study results presented at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress identified a correlation between micro RNAs and the development of…

Industry News

Mitek Sports Medicine introduces hyaluronan treatment, PRP system

July 12, 2014
Mitek Sports Medicine launched Monovisc High Molecular Weight Hyaluronan and the PEAK Platelet-Rich Plasma System at the American Orthopaedic Society