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CUREXO Technology Corporation Launches Its ROBODOC(R) Surgical System at Upcoming Orthopaedic Conference in Las Vegas

... its accuracy through active demonstrations of hip and knee* replacement surgeries. In addition, ... which are very important in terms of how the hip functions. The system allows you to not only ... now with our recent FDA clearance for Total hip Arthroplasty (THA) we can offer our products to ....

ThromboGenics and BioInvent Start Phase II Trial of TB-402, a Novel, Long Acting Anticoagulant for Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Prophylaxis

... and 600,000 patients will undergo hip replacement in the U.S. if current trends persist.(2) Patients undergoing hip replacement or knee surgery are particularly at ... "Changes in Surgical Loads and Economic Burden of hip and Knee Replacements in the US: 1997-2004," ...

Novel Diabetes Drug Discovery Has Potential to Reverse Disease

... these studies, researchers have demonstrated that hip stimulates insulin secretion in human pancreatic ductal tissue devoid of islets. hip was also shown to stimulate new islet formation ... approval and initiation of clinical testing of hip in 2009," said H. Joseph Reiser Ph.D., Chief ...

Global Study Reveals Differences in Standard of Care for Osteoporosis Across the World

... and an Apparent Higher Prevalence of hip Fracture Than in North America and Australia ... Australia. For hip fracture specifically, a prior hip fracture was reported more frequently by women in ... diabetes, heart attack or breast cancer(iv). hip fractures are the most serious of ...

Smith & Nephew Endoscopy Launches New, Reusable Cannula Line for Hip Arthroscopy

... today announced the launch of the ARTHROGARDE(TM) hip Access Cannula, designed to prevent inadvertent ... soft tissue that can occur during arthroscopic hip repair surgery. During arthroscopy, surgeons ... the joint. The rounded ends of the ARTHROGARDE hip Access Cannula provide a smooth surface to ...

US Large-Joint Reconstructive Implant Market Grew 10% in 2007

... further fueling revenues. Use of resurfacing hip implants, which cost more than conventional ... surface technologies such as metal-on-metal hip components are increasing the average selling price (ASP) of hip components. Metal-on-metal acetabular components ...

Reclast(R) Receives US FDA Approval as First and Only Once-Yearly Treatment for Women With Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

... hip - Reclast reduced spine fractures by 70% and hip fractures by 41% compared to placebo in study ... reduced the risk of spine fractures by 70% and hip fractures by 41% (The New England Journal of ... significantly in the spine by 6.7% and the hip by 6% in women on Reclast compared to placebo(2). ...

QRxPharma Initiates Comparative Phase 2 Proof-of-Concept Study for MoxDuo(TM) IV Pain Therapy

... treatment of moderate to severe post-operative pain in patients following hip replacement surgery. Data from this study will serve as a significant ... earlier than with existing opioid pain medications." Following hip replacement surgery, 40 subjects will be randomised into MoxDuo(TM) IV or ...

Studies Presented at International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease Reveal Substantial Economic Costs and Caregiver Burden Associated with Alzheimer's Disease

... decubitus ulcers (bed sores, 5-fold higher), seizures (4-fold higher), hip fractures, (3-fold higher), depression (3-fold higher), and pneumonia ... Levels in Patients with AD (Murman DL, et al.) Poster #P3-113: hip Fracture Risk and Subsequent Mortality among Alzheimer's Disease Patients ...

PDHI Launches Short Form of Its ConXus Profile Health Assessment

... and time period. "While the short-form HRA does not comply with NCQA hip 1 or evalu8 standards, it does provide a robust option for employers to ... - PDHI's Health Risk Appraisal and Consumer Health Tools Awarded NCQA hip Certification ...

CUREXO Technology Corporation Announces New Headquarters

... surgical robot utilized for precise cavity and surface preparation for hip and knee replacement surgeries. The ROBODOC(R) Surgical System has been cleared by the U.S. FDA for Total hip Arthroplasty procedures; making it the only active robotic system cleared ...

Calvert Research and CureDM Sign Collaborative Agreement

... (HIP) targeted for the treatment of type 1 and 2 diabetes patients. hip has a novel mechanism of action that works by stimulating the generation ... "We appreciate that Calvert has recognized the potential value of hip to the extent that they are participating financially, as well as ...

Interleukin Genetics to Present New Findings on Osteoporosis at the 58th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics

... Any bone can be affected, but of special concern are fractures of the hip and spine. A hip fracture almost always requires hospitalization and major surgery. It can ...

FDA Approves Additional Indication for Norditropin(R) for Small for Gestational Age (SGA) in Children

... rare cases children treated with somatropin have experienced pain in the hip or knee or a limp. These symptoms may be caused by a slippage of the growth plate in the hip (slipped capital femoral epiphysis). Scoliosis (curvature of the spine) ...

A Perfect Storm Threatens Patient Access to Specialty Medical Care

... in the United States, according to industry analyst reports. Total hip and total knee replacement surgeries are prime examples. Demand for total hip replacement is expected to grow 174 percent while the demand for total ...

ROBODOC(R) Announces Patent Cross Licensing Agreement With IBM

... and ROBODOC, a computer-controlled surgical robotic assistant for use in hip and knee replacement as well as other orthopaedic procedures. ROBODOC made medical history in 1992 by assisting in a Total hip Arthroplasty (THA) procedure. Since that time, the ROBODOC system has been ...

NicOx Initiates Two Large ABPM Studies for Naproxcinod in Hypertensive Patients with Osteoarthritis

... essential hypertension and osteoarthritis, with at least one hip or knee involved. After a one week screening period, patients will be ... will be 40 years, or older, with osteoarthritis in at least one hip or knee and a diagnosis of controlled essential hypertension. ...

ROBODOC(R) Emerges as a Curexo Technology Company at Upcoming Orthopaedic Surgeons Conference in San Francisco

... planning, and ROBODOC, a computer-controlled surgical robot for use in hip and knee replacement as well as other orthopaedic surgeries. ROBODOC made medical history in 1992 by assisting in a Total hip Arthroplasty (THA) procedure. Since that time, the ROBODOC system has been ...

Interleukin Genetics Enters into New Clinical Research Collaboration with Alticor

... Any bone can be affected, but of special concern are fractures of the hip and spine. A hip fracture almost always requires hospitalization and major surgery. It can ...

Cardica's C-Port(R) Flex A Anastomosis System Allows Surgeons to Perform Revolutionary Closed-Chest Heart Bypass Surgeries

... bypass procedure on a 67-year old male patient who had undergone hip replacement surgery one week earlier. The procedure was performed through ... left chest, which allowed the patient to resume physical therapy for his hip the following day. "Just as the advent of endoscopic stapling and ...

Zimmer Launches New Medical Education and BioSkills Training Program

... and foreign government regulators and tax obligations and risks; the impact of temporarily suspending U.S. distribution of one of our key hip replacement products; product liability and intellectual property litigation losses; reductions in reimbursement levels from third-party payors and ...

NIH funds support UAB joint replacement research

... because it offers us access to the company's resources and talent." Among the benefits, Vohra said, the BRP allows access to Smith and Nephew's hip and knee simulators, which offer UAB researchers the most realistic testing conditions to date for their coating technology. Working with the ...

New Report Just Published: World Endoscopy Systems Market Report

... to Introduce Concept Model Endoscopic System II-39 Fujinon Unveils Fully Digital Endoscope System II-39 Smith & Nephew Introduces New hip Access Cannula II-39 Conmed Releases New Endoscopy Products II-39 Smith & Nephew Endoscopy Unleashes Bioraptor(TM) 2.3 PK Suture ...

deCODE Discovers a Gene Linked to Risk of Kidney Stones and Osteoporosis

... may thus account for more than a quarter of the incidence of kidney stones, and in women carriers it is also associated with decreased BMD at the hip and spine. The study, which involved the analysis of the genomes of some 50,000 patients and controls, is published in the online edition of Nature ...

Cadient Group Brings Home the Gold and Two Bronze Aster Awards

... the following three projects: DePuy Orthopaedics-Gold Cadient Group won the Gold in the Web site category for the hip Replacement Web site it developed for DePuy Orthopaedics. Cadient Group redesigned and re-architected www.hipreplacement.com , as well as created ...

First oral uveitis drug reduces both inflammation and recurrence in potentially blinding eye disease

... documented that systemic steroids at doses above 10 mg/day cause a myriad of adverse effects, such as osteoporosis, resulting in increased risk for hip or spinal fractures, and metabolic disturbances including obesity, heart disease, and diabetes. Mood disturbances are also associated with chronic ...

Renowned Stem Cell Researcher Files Study Results With Stemedica

... in more than 100 scientific conferences all over the world. He is a member of the International Orthopedic society and member of the International hip Society. About Stemedica Cell Technologies, Inc. Stemedica Cell Technologies Inc. ( www.stemedica.com ) is a specialty biopharmaceutical company ...

Financial Results for Full Year 2008: NicOx in a Unique Position to Deliver Significant Shareholder Value

... from baseline in the WOMAC(TM) pain and function subscales. - Top-line results from the 303 study in 810 patients with OA of the hip were reported in November. Naproxcinod 750 mg bid met all three co-primary efficacy endpoints with high statistical significance ...

Smith & Nephew Launches VISIONAIRE(TM) Patient Matched Technology for Total Knee Replacement

... 2009. The company is working to expand its use of this proprietary technology across its portfolio of high performance implants for knee and hip replacement and resurfacing. Smith & Nephew is the first and only major medical device company to design, build and distribute this ...

Palomar and Q-MED AB Terminate International Distribution Agreement

... and folds, contouring and creating volume in the face, Macrolane(TM) for body contouring, Durolane(TM) for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the hip and knee joints, Deflux(TM) for the treatment of vesicoureteral reflux, VUR, (a malformation of the urinary bladder) in children, Zuidex(TM) for the ...

Sangart, Inc. Announces Key Executive Appointments and Company Restructuring

... successful Phase III clinical studies of Hemospan demonstrated very encouraging efficacy results for the prevention and treatment of hypotension in hip replacement procedures. These trials provide a platform from which to conduct the pivotal clinical studies that will be necessary to establish the ...

NicOx Signs Agreement With DSM for the Commercial Manufacture of Naproxcinod Drug Substance

... for DSM." On November 24, NicOx announced that the third pivotal phase 3 study for naproxcinod in osteoarthritis of the hip had met all three co-primary efficacy endpoints. Following the positive results from the 301 and 302 studies in osteoarthritis of the knee, 303 ...

FDA Gets Knocked Out in Endotec, Inc. Ruling

... device company that specializes in the manufacture and distribution of biocompatible orthopedic implant products. The company's products include hip replacement and knee replacement, as well as the shoulder and ankle extremities. Contact: Norman Booth Coyne Public Relations (973) ...

Genomic Health Announces Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Business Progress

... and Northeastern Pennsylvania established policies covering approximately 2.3 million lives. o Group Health Incorporated and hip Health Plan of New York established policies covering approximately 4.6 million lives. Product Pipeline Breast Cancer -- Targeting ...

Hutchinson Center Receives $7.6 Million Federal Grant to Study How Genetic Variations Influence Risk of Common Diseases

... genetic variations and intermediate biomarkers of disease, such as cholesterol levels as a marker for heart disease and bone density as a marker for hip fractures," she said. To this end, the researchers will aim to genotype blood samples from 58,000 WHI study participants to investigate up to 100 ...

Sangart, Inc. Completes Enrollment in Second Phase III Study of Hemospan, a Novel Oxygen Transport Agent

... safety and efficacy of Hemospan for preventing and treating hemodynamic instability, particularly hypotension, or low blood pressure, during primary hip replacement surgery. Dr. Robert Winslow, Chairman, President and CEO of Sangart, commented, "The completed enrollment in this second Phase III ...

LifeNet Health Saves 303 Lives and Restores Health to 265,967 Patients in 2007

... tissues helps individuals with various orthopedic and neurosurgical conditions. These tissues are used in back, joint, and leg surgeries such as hip replacement, knee reconstruction, and spinal fusion. Donated heart valves are used to replace damaged ones and can mean the difference between life ...

Anesiva Announces Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2007 Financial Results and Provides 2008 Outlook

... enrollment in two Phase 2 trials of Adlea for post-operative pain associated with orthopedic surgeries: one in patients undergoing total hip replacement surgery, and a second in patients undergoing knee replacement surgery. These trials are investigating a higher dose of Adlea ...

Clexane(R)/Lovenox(R) Approved in Japan

... venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients undergoing orthopaedic surgery of the lower limbs such as total hip replacement, total knee replacement and hip fracture surgery. Venous thromboembolism is a frequent and preventable complication among patients hospitalized for orthopaedic surgery. Deep vein ...

Palomar and Q-MED AB Enter Into International Distribution Agreement

... and folds, contouring and creating volume in the face, Macrolane(TM) for body contouring, Durolane(TM) for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the hip and knee joints, Deflux(TM) for the treatment of vesicoureteral reflux, VUR, (a malformation of the urinary bladder) in children, Zuidex(TM) for ...
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