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Additive Orthopaedics receives FDA 510(k) clearance for bunion correction system

June 21, 2017

Additive Orthopaedics LLC announced it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its 3-D printed minimally invasive, intramedullary Bunion Correction System.

Designed to address alignment and stabilization of bunions, the Bunion Correction System is the company’s fourth 510(k) product clearance that leverages additive manufacturing and its sixth complete product line to receive 510(k) clearance, according to a company press release.

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BONESUPPORT announces IPO on Nasdaq Stockholm

June 18, 2017
BONESUPPORT announced its board of directors has applied for shares of the company to be admitted into trading on Nasdaq Stockholm’s main market, according to a…

Paragon 28 launches screw system for Jones fractures

June 16, 2017
Paragon 28 has announced the addition of the Precision Jones Fracture Screw System to its foot and ankle portfolio. Comprised of 120 unique screw options spread across
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Lower complication rate seen with endoscopic vs open excision of os trigonum

June 6, 2017
Although results from this study demonstrated both open and endoscopic excision of the os trigonum for athletes with posterior ankle impingement led to good function and…
Review Article

Medial Malleolar Fractures and Associated Deltoid Ligament Disruptions: Current Management Controversies

Orthopedics, March/April 2017, Volume 40 Issue 2
Operative fixation of medial malleolar fractures, whether isolated or in the setting of bi- or trimalleolar fractures…
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Posterior Tibialis Tendon Dysfunction: Overview of Evaluation and Management. June 2015

The posterior tibialis is a muscle in the deep posterior compartment of the calf that plays several key roles in the…
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Additive Orthopaedics receives FDA 510(k) clearance for bunion correction system

June 21, 2017
Additive Orthopaedics LLC announced it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its 3-D printed minimally invasive, intramedullary Bunion Correction…

Industry NewsFrom OT Europe

BONESUPPORT announces IPO on Nasdaq Stockholm

June 18, 2017
BONESUPPORT announced its board of directors has applied for shares of the company to be admitted into trading on Nasdaq Stockholm’s main…

Paragon 28 launches screw system for Jones fractures

June 16, 2017
Paragon 28 has announced the addition of the Precision Jones Fracture Screw System to its foot and ankle portfolio. Comprised of 120 unique screw

In the JournalsFrom OT Europe

Lower complication rate seen with endoscopic vs open excision of os trigonum

June 6, 2017
Although results from this study demonstrated both open and endoscopic excision of the os trigonum for athletes with posterior ankle impingement led…

In the JournalsPerspective

Reduced hip extension muscle strength led to greater risk of lateral ankle sprain in soccer players

June 5, 2017
Recently published results showed male youth soccer players with reduced hip extension muscle strength were at a greater risk for lateral ankle…

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Even small quantities of opioids may increase possibility of long-term use

June 1, 2017
Patients who received their first opioid prescription for 30 or more pills for an ankle sprain were twice as likely to fill an additional opioid…

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Age-Related Outcome of Mobile-Bearing Total Ankle Replacement

Orthopedics, May/June 2017, Volume 40 Issue 3
The aim of this study was to investigate clinical and radiographic outcomes in patients 50 years and younger vs patients older than 50 years…

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Plantar Plating for the Treatment of Proximal Fifth Metatarsal Fractures in Elite Athletes

Orthopedics, May/June 2017, Volume 40 Issue 3
Proximal fifth metatarsal fractures, zones II and III, are commonly treated surgically, especially in elite athletes. Intramedullary screw fixation…

Feature Article

Analysis of Musculoskeletal Injuries Sustained in Falls From the United States–Mexico Border Fence

Orthopedics, May/June 2017, Volume 40 Issue 3
Injuries sustained by unauthorized individuals who jump or fall from the United States–Mexico border fence are frequently treated by trauma centers…

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Study links nonoperative treatment of Achilles tendon ruptures with soleus muscle atrophy

May 25, 2017
Greater soleus muscle atrophy was seen among patients with Achilles tendon ruptures treated with nonoperative care and a functional rehabilitation…

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