AcelRx Announces Positive Phase 2 Results from a Study of ARX-01 Sufentanil NanoTabs in Treating Post-Operative Pain
... in patients undergoing elective unilateral knee
replacement surgery. Additionally, an open-label ... PCA System in patients undergoing unilateral knee
AcelRx Chief Medical ... Ph.D., commented, "The Phase 2 results from both knee
replacement and major abdominal surgery studies ...
Ferring Pharmaceuticals Unveils Six-Month Efficacy Data for EUFLEXXA(R) for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis Knee Pain
... was effective at decreasing the pain of knee
osteoarthritis (OA) at 26 weeks. The study ... (VAS). The 586 patients with chronic idiopathic knee
OA were randomized to treatment with either ... acid (HA) approved in the U.S. for treatment of knee
pain due to osteoarthritis (OA). EUFLEXXA(R) is ...
March 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights Knee Repair Surgery, Anxiety Disorder and Preventing Blood Clots
Active at 50? Still Prime for knee
A torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), a type of knee
injury, doesn't have to permanently sideline ... a key ligament that stabilizes and supports the knee
joint. It connects the thigh bone (femur) to the ...
Treating Knee Ligament Injuries
... is the most frequently injured ligament in the knee
. It attaches to the femur (thigh bone) and the ... or meniscus (cartilage between the bones in the knee
joint). Knowing whether other structures in the knee
are involved is vital to treating these injuries. ...
Octogenarians: Not Too Old for Joint Replacement
... New study finds total knee
replacement surgery can offer significant ...
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- knee
replacement ( ... 80s can benefit both physically and socially from knee
replacement surgery, also called ...
When to Have That Joint Replacement?
... poorer joint function before undergoing hip or knee
replacement surgery, according to a new study ... joint function of more than 3,500 hip and knee
replacement patients based on physical exams and ... components of the Harris Hip Score and the knee
Society Score, which were used to quantify the ...
Orthopaedic Surgeon Shortage Predicted Due to Soaring Joint Replacement Procedures
... ), the number of patients requiring hip or knee
replacement surgery is likely to soon outpace the ... ) and 72 percent of needed knee
replacements ( ... an orthopaedic surgeon at OrthoCarolina Hip and knee
Center in Charlotte. "This is life-changing ...
American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2009 Annual Meeting 'Highlights and Hot Topics'
... to set expectations.
Pro Athletes and knee
Football players who underwent knee
repair surgery in college prior to joining the ... careers if they underwent a meniscectomy, or knee
meniscus repair, instead of surgical ...
Kensey Nash Announces IDE Submission for Cartilage Repair Device
... year to repair damaged articular cartilage in the knee
and a majority of these are repeat procedures, ... joint ultimately requiring partial or total knee
replacement. The Company believes that an early ... and consequently reduce the number of radical knee
joint replacement surgeries performed each year. ...
Cymbalta(R) Significantly Reduced Osteoarthritis Knee Pain in New Study
... "As our population ages, osteoarthritis of the knee
likely to become an increasing problem."
... and with no invasive therapy of the knee
in the past three months,
knee arthroscopy within ... the management of osteoarthritis pain
of the knee
and reflects Lilly's current beliefs. However, as ...
Anesiva Announces Adlea ACTIVE-1 Phase 3 Clinical Results, Ceasing of Zingo Commercial Operations and Restructuring
... to be confirmed in
the upcoming ACTIVE-2 total knee
arthroplasty study which uses the same
four to 48 ... the results of
the Adlea Phase 3 trial in total knee
"These are difficult but ... the
results of the Adlea Phase 3 trial in total knee
arthroplasty, and pursuing
Study Shows EUFLEXXA(R) Patients Report Significant Improvements in Osteoarthritis of the Knee Pain over a Six Month Period
... saline (IA-saline) for the relief
of pain in knee
osteoarthritis (OA) at 26 weeks. The results of ... reaction to
hyaluronate preparations or who have knee
joint infections or skin diseases
in the area of ... pain)
(8.75%) and back pain (5%). Temporary knee
pain and swelling may occur
after injection with ...
NicOx Announces Second Naproxcinod Pivotal Phase 3 Study (302) Meets Efficacy Primary Endpoints and Supports Non-Detrimental Blood Pressure Effect
... completed 301 study in
osteoarthritis of the knee
and the ongoing 303 study in osteoarthritis ... in which 1020 patients with
osteoarthritis of the knee
were enrolled at around 150 clinical ... Patients
had primary osteoarthritis of the knee
of at least 3 months duration. The
general safety ...
Interleukin Genetics to Present Important New Findings at 2008 World Congress on Osteoarthritis
... Variations Identify Predisposition to More Severe knee
... Genetics. The genetic
test appears to identify knee
OA patients who are likely to develop more
severe ... strongly and significantly associated with severe knee
OA, as measured
In addition, ...
New Research Shows Physical Therapy as Effective as Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
... Journal of Medicine Study Questions Value of knee
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 11 ... of arthroscopic surgery for osteoarthritis of
should encourage patients to consider physical ... of moderate to severe osteoarthritis of the knee
"This study offers hope and ...
Patients Taking Cymbalta(R) Reported Reduced Pain Severity of Osteoarthritis of the Knee in New Study
patients with osteoarthritis pain of the knee
treated with 60 mg and 120 mg
Cymbalta ... in pain
associated with osteoarthritis of the knee
according to the primary
efficacy measure of mean ... increases with age.(2) Osteoarthritis of
is a common type of this disorder, impacting the ...
Anesiva Announces Pivotal Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Adlea(TM) for Reducing Post-Surgical Pain Following Total Knee Replacement
... candidate, in patients following total knee
replacement surgery, is
In September ... surgical site in patients undergoing total knee
Having completed enrollment ... on the 15 mg
and placebo groups.
replacement is a commonly performed orthopedic ...
Genzyme Announces Presentation of New Positive Data on Carticel(R)
... Carticel who experienced improvement in knee
function at an early
follow-up, sustained their ... of 3.4 points on the Modified Cincinnati knee
Patients were young (mean age of ... experienced
significant improvement in their knee
function (mean improvement of 4.3 in
Osteoarthritis: Which Treatments Work and Which Don't?
... society develops 25 treatment recommendations for knee
and hip osteoarthritis
... released set of
treatment recommendations for knee
and hip osteoarthritis may help millions
of ... recommendations for the worldwide treatment
and hip osteoarthritis.
"What the committee did ...
Knee Pain? An Exclusive Study Engineers Cartilage to Match Patient's Own Tissue
... MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients with knee
injuries now have the opportunity to ... bones at a
joint such as the knee; symptoms of knee
cartilage defects include pain,
swelling and catching. In the United States alone, knee
pain ranks the
second highest source of ...
Clinical Data Presented on OrthoGlide(R) Medial Knee Implant
... alternative to total knee
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 28 /PRNewswire/ ... today the availability of OrthoGlide Medial knee
Data ... would have been candidates for an invasive
Replacement (TKR) procedure."
A summary of the ...
Cost-Effectiveness Study Supports Use of EUFLEXXA(TM) by Rheumatologists for Pain Relief in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis
... in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee
at the American
College of Rheumatology's Annual ... treatment course of HA (EUFLEXXA(TM)) for knee
OA, as compared
with non-HA therapy, provides a ... About the Study The study of 160 patients with knee
OA compared costs and the extension
The OrthoGlide(TM) Medial Knee Implant Continues to be Accepted as an Alternative to Total Knee Replacement
... company's minimally invasive knee
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/-- ... announced today the
OrthoGlide Medial knee
Implant has been implanted in more than 300 ... a minimally invasive
alternative to the current knee
replacement options on the market continues
Anesiva Defines Regulatory Pathway for Adlea with FDA
... -- one of which has already
been planned in total knee
replacement surgeries -- and the second trial ... instillation in
bunionectomy and 15 mg in total knee
arthroplasty) will be evaluated. Anesiva is ... 2 trial evaluating patients undergoing total knee
and another trial
in total hip replacement ...
Evidence of Benefit Lacking for Many Common Ways of Treating Osteoarthritis of the Knee
... because of their
purported benefits to relieve knee
pain caused by osteoarthritis and
improve ... of benefit
from arthroscopic surgery to clean the knee
joint with or without removal
of debris and loose ... that wears away the
cartilage cushioning the knee
joint, causing pain and reducing ...
Anesiva Initiates New Phase 2 Trial of Adlea(TM) for Pain Relief Following Knee Replacement Surgery
pain in patients undergoing total knee
replacement surgery, also called
arthroplasty (TKA). Adlea is a long-acting, ... chief
executive officer of Anesiva. "In total knee
replacement surgery, up to 80
percent of these ...
Risks of Delaying ACL Reconstruction in Young Athletes May Be Too High, Study Shows
... reconstruction of a torn ACL must be balanced against the risk of further knee
damage by delaying treatment until closer to skeletal maturity. Our study ... increase in patellotrochlear injuries. Issues with instability in the knee
were also increased significantly. Our results highlight and help quantify ...
AcelRx Initiates a Phase 2 Study to Evaluate Functionality of Its ARX-01 Sufentanil NanoTab PCA System
... for post-operative pain management in patients undergoing unilateral knee
AcelRx Chief Executive Officer, Thomas Schreck, ... 2 studies evaluating the efficacy and safety of Sufentanil NanoTabs in knee
replacement and major abdominal surgery patients. Now with this third ...
Oakwood Surgeons Perform World's First 3D Surgery Without Special Glasses
... 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 orthopaedic ... available."
More than 700,000 primary total hip and knee
replacements are performed each year in the United States, and that number ...
Anesiva Announces FDA Approval of Supplemental New Drug Application to Expand Zingo(TM) Indication
... of reduced post-surgical pain versus placebo
(p=0.03) following total knee
arthroplasty (TKA, or total knee
surgery) at four to 48 hours after surgery. The trial also met ...
Research Highlights New Approaches to Prevent Blood Clots in Several High-Risk Patient Populations Including Largest Study Ever to Examine Use of Blood-Thinning Medication in Patients With Cancer
... Enoxaparin Every 12 Hours for Thro m boprophylaxis Af t er Total knee
Replace m ent: RECOR D 4
Alexander G.G. ... enoxaparin, for the prevention of venous thromboembolism following total knee
replacement surgery without significantly increasing the risk of bleeding. ...
Positive Phase II Study of Pacira's EXPAREL(TM) (DepoBupivacaine) in Total Knee Arthroplasty Presented at International College of Surgeons World Congress
... of EXPAREL(TM) (DepoBupivacaine) in patients who underwent total knee
arthroplasty, or TKA, showed that the novel, sustained-release analgesic ... Center for Health Statistics. It is expected that the number of total knee
replacement procedures will increase as our population continues to age. ...
Nuvo Research presents positive Phase III study results for Pennsaid at leading rheumatology conference
... is efficacious for the relief of symptoms
in patients with symptomatic knee
osteoarthritis," said Dr. Marc C.
Hochberg, Head, Division of Rheumatology ... (arm 2) indicating that DMSO alone is ineffective
against the symptoms of knee
osteoarthritis (p greater than 0.05). There
was no difference between ...
Omeros Announces Publication of Clinical Results for OMS103HP in Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery
... assessed over the 30-day postoperative period included
measurements of knee
function and motion, leg muscle strength, pain and
return to work.
Results of the study demonstrated a statistically significant
improvement in knee
function, range of motion, quadriceps and hamstring
muscle strength, pain ...
Orthokine Treatment is Effective for Knee Arthritis, Even After Two Years
... August 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The results of a two-year
representative study of knee
osteoarthritis, published in the
internationally renowned journal ... determine which one produces the best long-term results for
treatment of knee
osteoarthritis. A total of 310 patients received a series
of injections ...
NicOx Completes Patient Enrollment in Third Naproxcinod Pivotal Phase 3 Study
... obtained in the 301 phase 3 study,
in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee
(see press release of October
27, 2006). These data demonstrated superior ... studies have produced a lower rate of positive efficacy
results than knee
studies. Nevertheless, we believe the stringent criteria
applied to the ...
New Study Suggests Tapentadol IR for Acute Pain Is Associated With Improved Gastrointestinal Tolerability Compared to Oxycodone IR
... this study, 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 ... of 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 ...
Financial Results for Full Year 2007: NicOx Significantly Advances Clinical Programs
... -- The 301 study was conducted in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee
and has provided successful efficacy and blood pressure results which ... -- The 302 study started enrolling patients with osteoarthritis of the knee
in the U.S. in April 2007 and the enrollment of 1020 patients was ...
NicOx Completes Enrollment in Second Pivotal Phase 3 Study for Naproxcinod and Provides Development Update
... and safety trial in which 1020 patients
with osteoarthritis of the knee
have been enrolled at 150 clinical sites
throughout the United States. ... of the trial (39 weeks). Patients have primary
osteoarthritis of the knee
of at least 3 months duration. The trial has
recruited both hypertensive ...