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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.

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…

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 changes such as a slower…
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Modularity in Total Hip Arthroplasty: Benefits, Risks, Mechanisms, Diagnosis, and Management

Online Advanced Release, June 9, 2017
Modular implants are currently widely used in total hip arthroplasty because they give surgeons versatility during the…
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Use of a Bipolar Blood-Sealing System During Total Joint Arthroplasty: December 2015

The goal of the clinical use of a bipolar blood-sealing system is to reduce perioperative blood loss in total joint…
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VIDEO: Association exists between osteoarthritis, gout

May 9, 2017
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