Biosimilar to Enbrel approved in Europe

June 27, 2017
Erelzi, a biosimilar to Enbrel, has been approved by the European Commission for all indications of the reference product, according to a company…

DePuy Synthes acquires Sentio

June 27, 2017
DePuy Synthes Products Inc. announced it has acquired Innovative Surgical Solutions LLC, doing business as Sentio LLC. Sentio markets nerve…

‘Lives of our patients are at stake’ as concerns about Senate health care bill mount

June 27, 2017
The cost savings that would be realized under the Senate’s proposed health care bill would have a dramatic negative effect on the quality of…
In the JournalsFrom OT Europe

Quadruple, 5-strand hamstring autograft yield similar outcomes after ACL reconstruction

June 27, 2017
Recently published results showed no statistically significant differences in re-rupture and clinical outcomes among the use of the 5-strand…
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FDA releases plan to expedite, promote generic drug development

June 27, 2017
As part of its effort to increase competition in the prescription drug market, the FDA released a list of drugs that are off-patent and…

Armed with CBO report, AAFP sharply critical of Senate health care bill

June 27, 2017
AAFP has unleashed a new round of criticism in the wake of the Congressional Budget Office releasing an analysis of the Senate health care bill known…
In the Journals

Study explores assessment of head collision events during soccer

June 27, 2017
Results from this study demonstrated soccer players who showed signs of concussion after a head collision should be assessed by an independent health…

Boston Children’s Hospital recognized as top pediatric orthopedic hospital in US News & World Report

June 27, 2017
Boston Children’s Hospital has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the top-ranked hospital in the United States for pediatric…

AMA opposed to Senate Health Care bill

June 26, 2017
The AMA sent a letter to Senate leaders stating its overwhelming disapproval with the U.S. Senate’s proposal to repeal and replace the…
In the JournalsFrom OT Europe

Navigated UKA valid surgical tool for prediction of predisease alignment

June 26, 2017
Results from this study demonstrated navigated unicompartamental knee arthroplasty was a valid surgical technique that allows for accurate prediction…
In the Journals

Liposomal bupivacaine, dexamethasone reduced postoperative pain after shoulder arthroplasty

June 26, 2017
Patients undergoing shoulder arthroplasty who received a standardized multimodal pain management as well as intraoperative liposomal bupivacaine and…

FDA discloses information related to adverse events after use of non-Medtronic devices

June 25, 2017
In a letter to health care providers, the FDA provided information regarding adverse events reported during or following procedures that involved

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

ACR addresses concerns with Better Care Reconciliation Act

June 23, 2017
In a statement, Sharad Lakhanpal, MD, MBBS, president of the American College of Rheumatology, addressed the society’s concerns with the…

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…
In the JournalsFrom OT Europe

Male soccer players have high prevalence of groin problems

June 23, 2017
Investigators found that male soccer players had a high groin problem prevalence during a period of match congestion. Using the Oslo Sports Trauma…

Senate health care bill takes slower approach to House bill, expert concerns persist

June 22, 2017
The Senate health care bill, released to the public today, maintains much from the version the House passed May 4, 2017, but presents some key…
In the Journals

Improved hospital performance on CMS quality metrics positively correlated with TJR volume

June 22, 2017
positive correlation between total joint replacement volumes and the overall hospital quality and the total joint replacement volumes and the…
In the Journals

Similar clinical outcomes seen with hybrid-CDA, ACDF for patients with congenital cervical stenosis

June 22, 2017
Investigators of this study found in patients with myelopathy due to congenital cervical stenosis, hybrid-cervical disc arthroplasty had similar…
In the JournalsPerspective

Study supports low-intensity pulsed ultrasound for treatment of fracture nonunions

June 22, 2017
Findings from this systematic review and meta-analysis indicated low-intensity pulsed ultrasound may be a viable alternative treatment for fracture…
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