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CurveBeam announces FDA 510(k) clearance for ultra-compact CT scanner

June 24, 2017

CurveBeam announced that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the InReach, a Cone Beam CT imaging system designed for the hand, wrist and elbow, as well as non-weight bearing positioned lower extremities.  

According to the release, the InReach is an ultra-compact CT scanner that will provide high-contrast 3-D datasets of bone anatomy, which could replace radiographs as a first line of diagnosis.

DePuy Synthes launches pre-sterilized, single-use kit for wrist fracture surgery

June 23, 2017
DePuy Synthes announced the launch of the Distal Radius Sterile Kit to treat wrist fractures at the combined congress of the Federation of European Societies for Surgery…
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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…

Integra LifeSciences announces agreement with aap to distribute distal radius system

May 27, 2017
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation announced it has signed an agreement with aap Implantate AG to distribute the LOQTEQ Distal Radius System in the Unites States…
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It has been reported that more patients with de Quervain's disease who had undergone surgical treatment had a septated…
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CurveBeam announces FDA 510(k) clearance for ultra-compact CT scanner

June 24, 2017
CurveBeam announced that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the InReach, a Cone Beam CT imaging system designed for the hand, wrist and elbow

DePuy Synthes launches pre-sterilized, single-use kit for wrist fracture surgery

June 23, 2017
DePuy Synthes announced the launch of the Distal Radius Sterile Kit to treat wrist fractures at the combined congress of the Federation of European…

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…

Integra LifeSciences announces agreement with aap to distribute distal radius system

May 27, 2017
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation announced it has signed an agreement with aap Implantate AG to distribute the LOQTEQ Distal Radius System…

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Septic Arthritis of the Wrist: Incidence, Risk Factors, and Predictors of Infection

Orthopedics, May/June 2017, Volume 40 Issue 3
Septic arthritis of the wrist can result in permanent damage to the joint, making timely diagnosis crucial to initiate empiric antibiotics and…

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Nerve Conduction Studies for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Gold Standard or Unnecessary Evil?

Orthopedics, May/June 2017, Volume 40 Issue 3
Carpal tunnel syndrome, compression of the median nerve within the confines of the carpal tunnel, is the most common peripheral compression…

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Current Trends in the Management of Distal Radius Fractures

Orthopedics, May/June 2017, Volume 40 Issue 3
This article discusses recent reports on distal radius fractures. The keyword “distal radius fracture” was used to query the PubMed database of the…

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Diagnostic Evaluation of Upper Extremity Masses and Tumors

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Online Advanced Release, May 22, 2017
The appropriate evaluation of hand and upper extremity masses is an important aspect of the care of orthopedic patients. Although most of these…

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Right Ring Finger Volar Mass in a 14-Year-Old Boy

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Online Advanced Release, May 22, 2017
A trigger digit is relatively uncommon in adolescents and often has a different etiology in that age group vs adults. In the pediatric population…

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Fluoroquinolone use associated with increased risk for carpal tunnel syndrome

May 9, 2017
Fluoroquinolone use was linked with an increased risk for carpal tunnel syndrome, according to researchers in Canada. “In 2013, the FDA issued

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