Navigation Links
Total Knee Replacement May Be Delayed by Up To Ten Years with an Arthroscopic Knee Surgery Treatment Known as the “Package”
Date:1/31/2013

Vail, Colorado (PRWEB) January 31, 2013

The Steadman Philippon Research Institute (SPRI), a world leader in orthopedic and sports medicine research, has recently published a study on the use of arthroscopic treatment of advanced osteoarthritis to delay the need for total knee replacement. Dr. Richard Steadman, well known for pioneering orthopedic treatments such as microfracture, led the groundbreaking study.

The study evaluated the ten-year survival of knees with moderate to severe arthritis treated with a systematic arthroscopic approach developed by Dr. Steadman known as the “Package”. The package combines several procedures to address pain generators in the knee and increase the volume in the knee to provide more motion. The results of this study confirmed that the procedure extended the life of the native knee for up to a decade in some patients before they needed to take more drastic measures for treating osteoarthritis.

This study, titled "Ten-Year Survivorship after Knee Arthroscopy in Patients with Kellgren-Lawrence Grade 3 and Grade 4 Osteoarthritis of the Knee," is significant because it found that patients who received the Package treatment could maintain an average activity level and participate in recreational sports. Patients in this study wanted to avoid total knee replacement to retain their activity level and delay knee replacement surgery.

Patients were aware that the Package is a treatment for reducing symptoms and delaying knee replacement and not a cure for arthritis. Although there’s some controversy with arthroscopy in older patients with advanced osteoarthritis, many patients in the study delayed knee replacement while enjoying a high quality of life
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. University of Kentucky Medical Center Transplants States 1st SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Patient
2. Top 10 “Best Children’s Hospitals” Include 3 Pediatric Centers Offering SynCardia Total Artificial Heart
3. ORNL wins 9 R&D 100s, bringing total to 173
4. Slovenias 1st Total Artificial Heart Patient Discharged from UMC Ljubljana Using the Freedom® Portable Driver
5. Biotechnology guaranteed US$ 100 K to average Brazilian corn growers in four years, according to ABRASEM
6. The Medzilla Employment Report for December, 2012: Unemployment Drops to Lowest Rate in 4 Years; Experts Predict Unprecedented Growth in Healthcare IT
7. Cardinal Logistics Management Transports Dry Ice to Save Years of Medical Research at NYU
8. Stem Cell Pioneer Recognized for 20 Years of Discovery and Innovation
9. First Effective Treatment For Traumatic Brain Injury Reported by Institute of Neurological Recovery, Even Years After Injury
10. WuXi PharmaTech Named a Top Ten Outsourcing Enterprise in China for Five Consecutive Years
11. Expanded Findings for FirstMarks Completed Clinical Study for Predicting Near-Term (2-3 Years) MI
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/17/2014)... CA (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 Audacity, ... activation agency and member of the Huntsworth Health Group, ... to its executive team. In her role, Gonzales will ... , “We are incredibly honored to welcome a talent ... Chief and CEO, Gaëtan Fraikin. “She is a proven ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... 2014  United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ: UTHR ... as changes to Martine Rothblatt , Ph.D,s compensation ... United Therapeutics announced the promotion of Roger ... and David Zaccardelli , Pharm.D. to Executive Vice ... promotions, Dr. Rothblatt,s title will change from Chairman and ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... 17, 2014 Tigercat Pharma, Inc. today ... evaluating the investigational oral NK-1 receptor antagonist VPD-737 ... chronic itch who are unresponsive or inadequately responsive ... steroids and antihistamines. The primary ... Scale (VAS) itch score from baseline, comparing drug ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to announce that ... with PVM technology , is now available. The ... tool continuously captures high-resolution images under a wide ... prepares a report pairing the most relevant images ... This compelling blend of high resolution images and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Audacity Welcomes Healthcare Communications Expert Jamie Gonzales as Senior Vice President of Client Services 2United Therapeutics Corporation Announces Executive Promotions and CEO Compensation Change 2United Therapeutics Corporation Announces Executive Promotions and CEO Compensation Change 3United Therapeutics Corporation Announces Executive Promotions and CEO Compensation Change 4Velocity Pharmaceutical Development, LLC and Tigercat Pharma, Inc. Announce Phase 2 Results for VPD-737 in Patients With Chronic Pruritus 2Velocity Pharmaceutical Development, LLC and Tigercat Pharma, Inc. Announce Phase 2 Results for VPD-737 in Patients With Chronic Pruritus 3Velocity Pharmaceutical Development, LLC and Tigercat Pharma, Inc. Announce Phase 2 Results for VPD-737 in Patients With Chronic Pruritus 4New Real-Time In Situ Probe-Based Video Microscope from METTLER TOLEDO 2
... 2011 BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: BSTC ... products marketed as XIAFLEX ® in the U.S. ... announced the appointment of  George Gould, Esq., to its ... an attorney, is Principal of George M. Gould, LLC, ...
... 2011  Janssen Biotech, Inc., one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical ... ), announced today that it has executed an agreement ... jointly develop and market the anti-cancer compound, PCI-32765.  A ... are ongoing across a panel of B-cell malignancy disorders, ...
... December 8, 2011 The Joint Management ... (ENPI CBC MED program) has informed Prof Nava ... they will award a contract of up to 2 ... and directed by Hadassah College, will be implemented in ...
Cached Biology Technology:BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. Announces Appointment of George Gould to Board of Directors 2BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. Announces Appointment of George Gould to Board of Directors 3BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. Announces Appointment of George Gould to Board of Directors 4Janssen Biotech, Inc. Announces Collaborative Development and Worldwide License Agreement for Investigational Anti-Cancer Drug, PCI-32765 2Janssen Biotech, Inc. Announces Collaborative Development and Worldwide License Agreement for Investigational Anti-Cancer Drug, PCI-32765 3The European Union Signs Grant Contract to Fund a 2 Million Euro Biotechnology Research Project Led by Hadassah College Jerusalem 2
(Date:12/11/2014)... Research and Markets , ... http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/twhjll/biometrics_market ) has announced the addition of the ...  report to their offering. One ... in technology. With continuous advances in technology, it ... latest standard that meets the needs and expectations ...
(Date:12/10/2014)... RALEIGH, N.C. , Dec. 9, 2014  Valencell, ... announced it is seeing a staggering demand from its ... demand, the Company revealed, is not solely coming from ... industries as well. "A wearable is only ... a result, accuracy is the ultimate driver in long-term ...
(Date:12/5/2014)... 4, 2014 Increased emphasis on product ... new testing and inspection technologies. The convergence of ... a range of innovative test solutions. This trend ... Y, which is generally more inclined towards communication, ... development strategies of test equipment vendors will cater ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Biometrics Market in the APAC Region 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, NEC, Safran and Suprema 2Wearable Technology Products Demand Highly Accurate Biometric Technology 2Emerging Technologies Enable Smarter Monitoring of Assets, Push Industrial Testing, Inspection and Monitoring Market 2Emerging Technologies Enable Smarter Monitoring of Assets, Push Industrial Testing, Inspection and Monitoring Market 3Emerging Technologies Enable Smarter Monitoring of Assets, Push Industrial Testing, Inspection and Monitoring Market 4
... Adoptive cell transfer (ACT) therapy is used to treat patients ... of the patient's cancer cells, and some of their immune ... of the cancer cells that stimulate the T cells to ... get expanded and re-infused into the patient to mount an ...
... pandemic influenza, a new study reports for the first time ... from poultry to humans. The research appears in the ... available online. , Crossing the species barrier is an important ... potential. Previous studies have focused on the ability of highly ...
... many scientists thought, genetically modified (GM) corn has not ... , After analyzing tens of thousands of seeds from ... Mexico and the United States found no evidence of ... the researchers, said Allison Snow, a professor of evolution, ...
Cached Biology News:First Whole Genome Map of Genetic Variability in Parkinson’s Disease 2Genetically modified maize not found in southern Mexico 2
...
...
RayBio Human Angiogenesis Antibody Array 2.1 (8 array membranes) with Accessory, detects 23 angiogenic factors (for lysate) Class: Antibody Array Products Product Group: Antibody Array...
2'-Fluorine-CTP (2'-F-CTP) is readily incorporated into transcripts by T7 and SP6 R&DNA™ Polymerase and is available separately....
Biology Products: