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K2M announces its third-quarter 2017 financial results

November 18, 2017

K2M Group Holdings Inc. announced its third-quarter 2017 financial results, which ended Sept. 30, 2017.

According to a press release, the total revenue from the third quarter was $62.7 million, up 6% year-over-year on a reported basis or 5% on a constant currency basis. The net loss for this quarter was $8.5 million compared with a net loss of $7.9 million in the third quarter of 2016. During the third quarter of 2017, the total revenue increased $3.3 million to $62.6 million compared with $59.3 million in the third quarter of 2016.

High return-to-sport rates seen in NFL players treated nonoperatively, operatively for clavicle fractures

November 17, 2017
Results from two recently published studies found a high return-to-sport rate in National Football League players who underwent either nonoperative treatment or…
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Propofol, ketamine sedation had similar rates of malreduction in both bone forearm fractures

November 17, 2017
Results published in Orthopedics showed propofol and ketamine sedation regimens achieved similar rates of malreduction in pediatric patients with both bone forearm…

AAHKS comments on CMS outpatient rule, TKA reimbursement change

November 17, 2017
In a recently issued press release about a CMS final rule to remove total knee arthroplasty from the inpatient only list, the American Association of Hip and Knee…

MedShape receives FDA 510(k) clearance for tibiotalocalcaneal fusion system

November 16, 2017
MedShape Inc. announced it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the DynaNail XL tibiotalocalcaneal fusion system, which the company expects to launch in early 2018…
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Fatty Degeneration of the Rotator Cuff Reflects Shoulder Strength Deficits in Patients With Rotator Cuff Tears

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, November 14, 2017
Fatty degeneration is an important clinical factor in patients with rotator cuff tears. Goutallier grade, occupation…
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Protocol-Based Arthroplasty: Less Is More: October 2015

Total joint arthroplasty is a successful orthopedic procedure that is performed in high volume in the United States and…
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American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Earlier ambulation after lumbar spine surgery linked with fewer complications, shorter length of stay

October 28, 2017
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