Prospective Clinical Advantages of Trabecular Metal(TM) Technology Highlighted in Comparative Study
... in bone mineral density (BMD) after total hip
arthroplasty (THA) using implants made with ... first study to quantify bone-remodeling around hip
implants at an intermediate term (mean of 7.7 ... cementless components in implants used in total hip
arthroplasty, and for the most part, data about ...
ThromboGenics and BioInvent Start Recruitment of Second 100 Patient Cohort in Phase II DVT Prophylaxis Study With TB-402
... 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
Replacements in the US: 1997-2004," ...
Newly Published Phase III Study Shows Arzoxifene Significantly Increased Bone Mineral Density
... ), significantly increased lumbar spine and total hip
bone mineral density (BMD) in postmenopausal ... with significant gains in BMD in the spine and hip
areas in postmenopausal women in this study," ... endpoints were change in lumbar spine and total hip
BMD, and endometrial safety measured by ...
Phase III Trial Showed Investigational Compound Arzoxifene Was Superior to Evista(R) (raloxifene HCl) in Increasing BMD in Postmenopausal Women with Osteoporosis
... mineral density (BMD) in the lumbar spine, total hip
and femoral neck, and at suppressing bone ... included assessment of femoral neck and total hip
BMD, serum bone turnover markers, mammographic ... (1.5 percent vs. 0.5 percent)
BMD (1.5 percent vs. 0.8 percent)
Staying One Step Ahead of Osteoporosis
... aging population.
"Decreasing the rate of hip
fractures saves lives, prevents loss of function, ... treatment and help to decrease the rate of hip
fractures by 45 percent." hip
Fractures and Osteoporosis Study 474 ( ...
Comparative Study Shows Significant Bone In-growth and Advanced Clinical Outcomes Using Zimmer's Trabecular Metal(TM) Technology
... clinical outcomes up to 10 years after total hip
arthroplasty (THA) using products made with ... about these mid-term outcomes after total hip
arthroplasty and the potential advantages of ... suspending U.S. distribution of one of our key hip
replacement products; product liability and ...
When to Have That Joint Replacement?
... to have poorer joint function before undergoing hip
or knee replacement surgery, according to a new ... pre-surgical joint function of more than 3,500 hip
and knee replacement patients based on physical ... comprises the functional components of the Harris hip
Score and the Knee Society Score, which were used ...
Orthopaedic Surgeon Shortage Predicted Due to Soaring Joint Replacement Procedures
... ), the number of patients requiring hip
or knee replacement surgery is likely to soon ...
In 2016, 46 percent of needed hip
replacements ( ... Fehring, an orthopaedic surgeon at OrthoCarolina hip
and Knee Center in Charlotte. "This is ...
Children and Orthopaedic Surgical Emergencies
... in children include bone and joint infections, a hip
problem known as slipped epiphysis, and elbow ... ). This hip
condition is usually seen in a pre-teen or teenage patient. The ball of the hip
(the epiphysis) gradually slips out of position ...
American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2009 Annual Meeting 'Highlights and Hot Topics'
... American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons:
( ... )
Resurfacing Disappoints Those Who Expect a "Bionic" hip
Using a common ...
Third Pivotal Phase 3 Study for NicOx' Naproxcinod Shows Positive Efficacy, Safety and Blood Pressure Results
... study for naproxcinod in patients with OA of the hip
showed a highly
statistically significant result ... clear-cut efficacy for naproxcinod 750 mg
bid in hip
OA, in addition to providing reassuring blood ... the difficultly in
controlling the symptoms of hip
OA patients. Few studies with ...
Healthy Bones Program Reduces Hip Fractures by 37 Percent, Kaiser Permanente Study Finds
... had specific risk factors for osteoporosis and/or hip
implementation of a number of ... Healthy Bones Program reduced the hip
fracture rates beyond the
goal rate of 25 ... to achieve at least a 25 percent reduction in
fracture rate in the United States if a more ...
Study Found That Long Term Use of Advair Diskus(R) 250/50 Did Not Adversely Affect Bone Loss in Patients with COPD
... mineral density at the
lumbar spine and total hip
between Advair Diskus 250/50 ... (BMD) measured at the lumbar
spine and total hip
compared to salmeterol alone. In this study, ... change of BMD at the L1-L4 lumbar spine and
between Advair and salmeterol (defined as a ...
Video: Prognosis Split for Hip Fracture and Hip Replacement in the Elderly
... Two studies look at possible outcomes for older hip
ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ ... rest of the Western population continue to age, hip
fractures and hip
replacements will become a more ... replacement surgery, but the extremely elderly hip
fracture patient may
face more challenges. ...
FDA Broadens US Indication for Once-Yearly Reclast(R) as Only Osteoporosis Treatment Approved for Prevention of Fractures After a Hip Fracture
... patients treated with Reclast following a recent hip
- Few ... receive osteoporosis treatment following hip
fracture despite high risk of morbidity ... the
prevention of additional fractures after a hip
fracture(2)," said Kenneth
G. Saag, MD, MSc, ...
NicOx Completes Patient Enrollment in Third Naproxcinod Pivotal Phase 3 Study
... in patients
with osteoarthritis of the hip
(the 303 study). 810 patients have ... the signs and symptoms of
osteoarthritis of the hip
and provide additional safety data, ... CINOD in the US and Europe. The enrollment
of 810 hip
osteoarthritis patients in less than a year is a ...
Osteoarthritis: Which Treatments Work and Which Don't?
... for knee and hip
Findings appear in the February ... set of
treatment recommendations for knee and hip
osteoarthritis may help millions
of people ... for the worldwide treatment
of knee and hip
"What the committee did was ...
Anesiva Initiates Phase 2 Trial with Adlea(TM) for Pain Relief Following Total Hip Replacement Surgery
... pain in patients who undergo total hip
also called Total hip
Arthroplasty (THA). Adlea is a ... to reduce post-operative pain
following total hip
replacement surgery. Anesiva previously ...
New Study Shows Once-Monthly Boniva(R) is as Clinically Effective as Once-Weekly Fosamax(R) at Increasing Bone Mineral Density in Postmenopausal Women With Osteoporosis
... improvements in BMD of the lumbar spine
and total hip
over a 12-month period, using a predetermined ... in average BMD of the
lumbar spine and the total hip
after 12 months of treatment. Clinical
difference ... those taking Fosamax. Increase in average
BMD was 2.94% and 3.03%, respectively. In ...
First Osteoporosis Study in Hip Fracture Patients Finds Once-Yearly Reclast(R) Prevents Additional Fractures and Improves Survival
... -- Major study of more than 2,100 patients with hip
significant 35% reduction in ... receive osteoporosis treatments following hip
fracture despite high risk of morbidity and ... shown effective in reducing spine and hip
fractures in another ...
Risedronate Reduced Risk of Fracture Among Osteoporotic Postmenopausal Women with History of Hip Fracture
osteoporosis who had suffered a previous hip
fracture. This retrospective
analysis of the risedronate hip
trial(1) evaluated the combined incidence
of ... fracture. After a
postmenopausal woman suffers a hip
fracture, her risk approximately doubles
The Lancet Publishes Major Phase 3 Study on Novel Oral Direct Thrombin Inhibitor
... therapy for patients undergoing total hip
RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Sept. 13 ... a
potential therapy for patients undergoing total hip
The results from this ... 10 days after surgery. For patients undergoing hip
surgery, extended thromboprophylaxis ...
Reclast(R) Receives US FDA Approval as First and Only Once-Yearly Treatment for Women With Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
- 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). ...
Radius' Investigational Bone Anabolic Agent, BA058, Increased Bone Mineral Density (BMD) at Key Fracture Sites in Phase 2 Clinical Trial in Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
... the lumbar spine and femoral neck (a common fracture site located in the hip
joint) after six months of therapy. The gains in lumbar spine and femoral ... in building new bone rapidly, particularly at the femoral neck, since hip
fractures are one of the most serious complications of osteoporosis and an ...
Estrogen Getting Cool Reception From Dermatologists for Mixed Results in Improving Appearance of Skin
... topical estrogen to sun-damaged facial skin and sun-protected skin on the hip
of post-menopausal women resulted in stimulated collagen production and less wrinkling in the sun-protected hip
skin, but no noticeable improvement in the sun-damaged facial skin.
Economy is Driving Many Osteoporotic Women to Retire Later - But Their Ability to Work May Be Undermined by Sub-Optimal Management of Their Disease
... fracture again within a year(13)
Half of the women who break a hip
will permanently need assistance to walk(14)
Nearly one in four women who have broken a hip
will die within one year(15)
By 2025, the annual ...
Oakwood Surgeons Perform World's First 3D Surgery Without Special Glasses
... second consecutive Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for its hip
and knee replacement program which includes the latest in minimally invasive technology, and a 14 bed sub-acute specialized unit for hip
and knee replacement patients. To learn more about OHH please visit ...
Beating Blood Clots after Joint Replacement
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the number of hip
and knee replacements skyrocket into the coming years, patients and ... prophylaxis available."
More than 700,000 primary total hip
and knee replacements are performed each year in the United States, and ...
NicOx Announces Favorable Blood Pressure Data for Naproxcinod in a Large ABPM Study
... 2008, in addition to the results of the remaining
pivotal phase 3 trial in hip
COX-2 inhibitors and traditional non-steroidal ... suffering
from osteoarthritis for at least three months, with at least one hip
knee involved. In addition to OA, all patients were diagnosed ...
Alpharma Announces Positive Results From Pivotal Phase III Efficacy Trial on ALO-01 (EMBEDA(TM)) (morphine sulfate extended-release with sequestered naltrexone hydrochloride) Capsules at the American Academy of Pain Management Annual Clinical Meeting
... in patients with
moderate to severe pain due to osteoarthritis of the hip
or knee compared
to placebo. Findings also showed that ALO-01 capsules ... adult patients with moderate to
severe pain due to osteoarthritis of the hip
or knee. After a screening and
washout period from previous treatments ...
Building a New and Better Ankle
... are such that the bone will
grow into the joint much like in total hip
Currently, four designs are approved by the Food and ... young, they should understand that the ankle
replacement, just like the hip
and knee, is not going to last a life time."
"As improvements in design ...
Daiichi Sankyo Announces Clinical Study Data for Oral Factor Xa Inhibitor DU-176b
... compared with dalteparin among patients
undergoing elective unilateral hip
replacement surgery. There was a
statistically significant dose response ... conducted among
903 patients in Europe and North America undergoing total hip
"These findings are encouraging and we look forward ...
New Study Suggests Tapentadol IR for Acute Pain Is Associated With Improved Gastrointestinal Tolerability Compared to Oxycodone IR
... patients with low back pain or pain from osteoarthritis
of the knee or hip
were treated with a flexible dose of 50 mg or 100 mg of
tapentadol IR ... 878 patients with low back pain or pain from
osteoarthritis of the knee or hip
studied the tolerability of long-term
exposure (90-days) to tapentadol IR. ...
CureDM's Diabetes Therapy Achieves Major Development Milestone
... for Human proIslet
Peptide (HIP). CureDM has successfully stabilized hip
to improve its
bioavailability with recent dose response studies ... is
possible. Previous studies have confirmed that the stabilization of hip
not adversely affect the efficacy and demonstrated that normal ...
Boehringer Ingelheim Announces Enrollment is Complete for the Largest Atrial Fibrillation Outcomes Trial - The RE-LY(TM) Study
... prevention of venous thromboembolism following total knee
replacement and hip
replacement surgery have already been published and an
application for ... first intended
indication; primary VTE prevention following elective total hip
replacement surgery. The safety and efficacy of dabigatran ...
FORTEO(R) Increased Spine Bone Mineral Density in Patients with Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis
... to 5 mg/day for greater than or equal to 3 months). Patient's
spine or hip
T-scores were either -2.0 or less, or -1.0 or less with one or
more ... with alendronate at 18 months (P -- The mean increase in total hip
BMD with teriparatide was significantly greater compared with ...
Wyeth Reports Publication of Phase 3 Data for Bazedoxifene/Conjugated Estrogens, an Investigational Compound Being Studied for the Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms
... Postmenopausal Women (Lindsay R, et al)
When compared with placebo, treatment with BZA/CE increased BMD at the lumbar spine and total hip
at 24 months. These results suggest that women in the BZA/CE groups gained bone mass while women in the placebo treatment group lost BMD.
Two-Year Data Show Patients Receiving SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) Experienced Sustained Improvement in Signs and Symptoms of Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis
In similar analyses from GO-RAISE, investigators also reported that study patients receiving SIMPONI showed sustained improvements in spinal and hip
mobility through two years as measured by the Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Metrology Index (BASMI). Improvements in Mental Component Summary (MCS) ...
Three Surgeons in East Texas Are Successfully Integrating a Novel Stem Cell Procedure for Spine Surgeries
... the healing potential of adult stem cells from a patient's own body. During surgeries for the neck and back, bone marrow is extracted from the hip
through a small incision. The marrow is processed by an FDA-approved device and the living cells are delivered back to the surgeon in a concentrated ...
March 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights Knee Repair Surgery, Anxiety Disorder and Preventing Blood Clots
... a fracture in the leg area or pelvis puts patients at especially high risk. Major surgery is in the same category, especially surgery that involves hip
and knee replacement or is in the pelvic area.
Many DVTs can develop and grow quite large before symptoms appear. Eventually, in most cases, ...