Orthopaedics
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Implants From OrthoSensor to Monitor Knees for Load, Stability and Functionality

BarbaraDuck - May 20, 2011

Well you would have to be living under a rock not to be aware of the recalls on the DePuy…

Orthopaedics
401 views

Doctors Reattach Leg Backwards On Purpose-Reconstructive Surgery for Cancer

BarbaraDuck - May 20, 2011

The procedure is for Malignant lesions of the distal femur as a reconstructive technique.  The patient The procedure is for…

Medical Devices
211 views

FDA Asks Manufacturers of Hip Replacements To Study Failure Rates

BarbaraDuck - May 11, 2011

The point of the study is to find out how fast and how many will fail, what is the failure…

Orthopaedics
324 views

MakoPlasty Robotic Surgical Procedure for Knee Replacements

BarbaraDuck - May 6, 2011

I first wrote about the MakoPlasty FDA approved robot back in 2008 you can use the link below to find…

Prochon Biotech May Restore Quality of Life For Millions Who Suffer From Cartilage Injury
Orthopaedics
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Orthopaedics
287 views

Prochon Biotech May Restore Quality of Life For Millions Who Suffer From Cartilage Injury

HerinaAyot - May 5, 2011

Deteriorating or damaged cartilage is a force to be reckoned with. Deteriorating or damaged cartilage is a force to be…

Spine Surgery Still Reliant on Spine Fusion
Medical Devices
277 views
Medical Devices
277 views

Spine Surgery Still Reliant on Spine Fusion

PatrickDriscoll - April 22, 2011

The clinical demand for options to treat spine trauma and disease remain high, well supported by reimbursement , and is…

Orthopaedics
392 views

30 Years Ago All These Baby Boomers Would Have Been in Wheel Chairs

JohnCGoodman - April 21, 2011

Joint-replacement patients these days are younger and more active than ever before. More than half of all hip-replacement surgeries performed…

Cardiology
253 views

Could Bypass Surgery Become a Thing of the Past?

JohnCGoodman - April 21, 2011

Researchers at the University of Western Ontario, led by Dr. Geoffrey Pickering …  have found a solution: …. successfully regenerating…

Cardiology
290 views

Mitral Valve Repair Without Open Surgery – Exciting Development in Medical Devices

StephenSchimpff - April 20, 2011

The mitral valve separates the heart’s left atrium from the left ventricle. When the ventricle contracts to send blood to…

Heart Disease in Women:  Ladies, Love Your Heart All Year Long
Cardiology
356 views
Cardiology
356 views

Heart Disease in Women: Ladies, Love Your Heart All Year Long

Barbara Ficarra - April 19, 2011

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA American Heart Month may be officially over, but…