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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 non-Medtronic surgical stereotaxic navigation instruments with Medtronic’s NavLock Tracker.

According to the letter, on May 1, Medtronic reported in a notice that they are aware of occurrences of minor and serious injuries, including two patient deaths, following procedures that involved the use of non-Medtronic instruments with Medtronic’s NavLock Tracker. Medtronic notified the FDA of plans to update their product labeling to clarify indications of use and warning statements.

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

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 discussion draft of 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 Societies for Surgery…
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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 Research Center…
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Tibiofemoral Instability After Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty: Posterior-Stabilized Implants for Obese Patients

Online Advanced Release, June 15, 2017
Tibiofemoral instability is a common complication after total knee arthroplasty (TKA), accounting for up to 22% of all…
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VIDEO: Curtis discusses treatment of stiff shoulder

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