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CUREXO Technology Corporation Announces 510(k) Submission to FDA for Total Knee Arthroplasty Application

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- CUREXO Technology Corporation, pioneer in medical robotics and world leader in image-directed robotic products for orthopaedic applications, which is focused on marketing its robotic system, announced today that it has submitted a premarket notification ...

Amedica's Silicon Nitride Ceramic Bearing Technology Receives Prestigious HAP Paul Award for Use in Total Hip Arthroplasty

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Amedica Corporation, an orthopedic implants company focused on silicon nitride ceramic technologies, announced today that a paper it presented on the in-vitro testing and evaluation of its silicon nitride ceramic bearings for total hip arthroplasty won t...

Neck surgery for cervical spine disorders found to alleviate associated headaches

...s that two years after anterior cervical neck operations, patients who have arthroplasty (disc replacement) or arthodesis (spine fusion) can be expected to have sig...ly, no significant difference was reported in headache severity between the arthroplasty and arthodesis groups. The study participants (51.6 percent of whom were ma...

Neck Surgery for Cervical Spine Disorders Found to Alleviate Associated Headaches

...s that two years after anterior cervical neck operations, patients who have arthroplasty (disc replacement) or arthodesis (spine fusion) can be expected to have sig...ly, no significant difference was reported in headache severity between the arthroplasty and arthodesis groups. The study participants (51.6 percent of whom were ma...

Shoulder Surgery Helps Athletes Get Back in the Game

...rmed by a single surgeon between July 1, 2004 and Sept. 30, 2007. "In our study, approximately 94 percent of the patients who have a total shoulder arthroplasty or joint replacement were able to return to sports, and 85 percent were able to return to the type-specific sport they were involved in before the sur...

Shoulder Surgery Doesn't Prevent Return to Sports, According to New Study

...ticipation within approximately six months of surgery. "In our study, approximately 94 percent of the patients who have a total shoulder arthroplasty or joint replacement, were able to return to sports and 85 percent were able to return to the type-specific sport they were involved in before the sur...

Shoulder Surgery Doesn't Prevent Return to Sports, According to New Study presented at AOSSM Annual Meeting

...ticipation within approximately six months of surgery. "In our study, approximately 94 percent of the patients who have a total shoulder arthroplasty or joint replacement, were able to return to sports and 85 percent were able to return to the type-specific sport they were involved in before the sur...

Intrinsic Therapeutics' Barricaid and Magellan Spine Technologies' DART to Drive European Annulus Repair Market

...decompression devices, pedicle screw-based dynamic stabilization systems, artificial discs, nuclear disc prostheses, annulus repair devices, and facet arthroplasty devices. This report allows clients to assess the effects of the economic downturn, plan for the future, tap into deep segmentation, and leverage up-t...

Impliant Granted Two New U.S. Patents and Successfully Defends European Patent Opposition Case

...ire/ -- Impliant, Inc., a developer of novel spine arthroplasty alternatives to fusion surgery, today announced th...agship product, the TOPS System, a Total Posterior arthroplasty device designed to treat lumbar spinal stenosis wi...hanical techniques to develop a new class of spine arthroplasty devices that target over 40% of the patients world...

Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics Announces First Contribution to OREF Grants Fund

...Peter Heeckt, Chief Medical Officer of Smith & Nephew. "By making all of our contributions for research and education in the area of hip and knee arthroplasty through OREF, we can foster those programs that make a difference in physician skills development and patient care, and can set an example of how we f...
Arthroplasty in Medical Technology

Positive Phase II Study of Pacira's EXPAREL(TM) (DepoBupivacaine) in Total Knee Arthroplasty Presented at International College of Surgeons World Congress

New Sustained-Release Analgesic Significantly Reduces Postop Pain, Opioid Use, and Reduces Opioid Related Adverse Events Compared to Gold Standard Pain Medication PARSIPPANY, N.J., Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A Phase II dose escalation study of a single intraoperative administration of EXPARE...

Prospective Clinical Advantages of Trabecular Metal(TM) Technology Highlighted in Comparative Study

...r's Trabecular Metal Technology. The study, published in The Journal of arthroplasty , found significant reductions in acetabular bone loss adjacent to the Tra...significant relative increase in bone mineral density (BMD) after total hip arthroplasty (THA) using implants made with Zimmer's proprietary Trabecular Metal Tech...

Shoulder Surgery Doesn't Prevent Return to Sports

... full participation within approximately six months of surgery. "In our study, approximately 94 percent of the patients who have a total shoulder arthroplasty or joint replacement, were able to return to sports and 85 percent were able to return to the type-specific sport they were involved in before the sur...

Facet Solutions, Inc. Expands U.S. Pivotal Study With Next Generation Implant System

...ites in the near future to further expand the U.S. Pivotal Study over the next three months. The Company will be exhibiting at the upcoming Spine arthroplasty Society (SAS) Meeting in London, England from April 27th-May 1st. Dr. Dryer will be presenting on the lumbar kinematics of the ACADIA Facet Replaceme...

Octogenarians: Not Too Old for Joint Replacement

...m knee replacement surgery, also called total knee arthroplasty (TKA), once thought too risky for the very elderly...ollow-up," Dr. Arandia noted. "Overall, total knee arthroplasty in elderly patients resulted in significant gains ...th orthopaedics and geriatric medicine, total knee arthroplasty in the very elderly population is very safe and of...

Comparative Study Shows Significant Bone In-growth and Advanced Clinical Outcomes Using Zimmer's Trabecular Metal(TM) Technology

...e clinical outcomes up to 10 years after total hip arthroplasty (THA) using products made with Zimmer's Trabecula... The study, to be published in the Journal of arthroplasty , followed 143 patients for up to 10 years post-TH...tion about these mid-term outcomes after total hip arthroplasty and the potential advantages of Trabecular Metal ...

Anesiva Announces FDA Approval of Supplemental New Drug Application to Expand Zingo(TM) Indication

...ounced that a Phase 3 trial of Adlea achieved its primary efficacy endpoint of reduced post-surgical pain versus placebo (p=0.03) following total knee arthroplasty (TKA, or total knee replacement surgery) at four to 48 hours after surgery. The trial also met its key secondary endpoint with Adlea demonstrating a h...

Anesiva Announces Adlea ACTIVE-1 Phase 3 Clinical Results, Ceasing of Zingo Commercial Operations and Restructuring

...uration four to 48 hour measure highlights important analgesic potential for Adlea. We expect this to be confirmed in the upcoming ACTIVE-2 total knee arthroplasty study which uses the same four to 48 hour analgesic measure as its primary endpoint." Anesiva has determined that it will cease further commitments ...

Impliant Launches Less-Invasive Version of Patented TOPS(TM) Spine System

...ire/ -- Impliant, Inc., a developer of novel spine arthroplasty alternatives to fusion surgery, today announced th...hanical techniques to develop a new class of spine arthroplasty devices that target over 40% of the patients world...n surgery and could benefit from a Total Posterior arthroplasty solution. About the TOPS(TM) System Impliant's...

Impliant Restarts Pivotal Clinical Trial for Patented TOPS(TM) Spine System

...ire/ -- Impliant, Inc., a developer of novel spine arthroplasty alternatives to fusion surgery, today announced th...hanical techniques to develop a new class of spine arthroplasty devices that target over 40% of the patients world...n surgery and could benefit from a Total Posterior arthroplasty solution. About the TOPS(TM) System Impliant's...
Arthroplasty in Medical Products

DASCOR Disc Arthroplasty System

Description: The DASCOR Disc Arthroplasty System consists of a two-part curable polyurethane and an expandable polyurethane balloon which is inserted into the disc space after the nucleus has been removed. The balloon is then injected with the flowable polymer which creates a complete, patient specific implant ...
Company:Disc Dynamics, Inc.

Small Joint Arthroplasty System

Description: Low-profile hand-held instruments....
Company:Smith & Nephew, Inc. - Orthopedics

Omni-Flex Knee Retractor System

Description:... The table-mounted knee retractor system provides hands-free exposure for total knee arthroplasty and revisions. The flexible, open-frame design allows for easy movement of the knee during the procedure. Fully adjustable to accommodate individual s...
Company:OMNI-TRACT SURGICAL

Newport® 4 Hip Orthoses

Description:... adjustable clamping disk design and the tremendous versatility of the Virtual® joint. Indications: Post-op hip revision patients Primary arthroplasty patients at risk to dislocate, e.g., patients with congenital hip dysplasia or spastic/tight adductors As a prophylaxis to reinforce hip precaution...
Company:Orthomerica Products, Inc.

Epik® Uni-System

Description:... Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty has proven to be a successful alternative to high tibial osteotomy and total knee arthroplasty with proper indications. The EPIKTM uni is a minim...ntal knee system developed to streamline hemi-knee arthroplasty surgery. Using the latest conservative surgical t...
Company:Encore Medical Corporation

Universal Limb Positioner

Description:... The Universal Limb Positioner System can be used for arthroscopic or open procedures such as femoral nailing, total knee arthroplasty and femoral or tibial fracture management. The system attaches easily to the Clark Rail on an O.R. surgical table. The Delrin horizontal post is ...
Company:Arthrex

Flexible Digital Implant

Description:... The Flexible Digital Implant offers surgeons an alternative to traditional arthroplasty or arthrodesis for the correction of a hammertoe deformity. The prosthesis is constructed of UltraSIL' medical grade silicone and is designed for the ...
Company:Futura Biomedical

Swanson Titanium Great Toe Implant

Description:... Titanium hemi arthroplasty implant for degenerative and post-traumatic arthritis of first metatarsophalangeal joint....
Company:Wright Medical Technology, Inc.

BioPro Great Toe Joint

Description:... The primary objective of the BioPro Toe implant is to provide a durable arthroplasty that will relieve pain and restore motion while leaving the biomechanical arrangement of the foot undisturbed. The procedure used to implant the BioPr...
Company:BioPro Implants

Universal2 Total Wrist

Description:... Within the last decade KMI® revolutionized the wrist arthroplasty market with the introduction of the Universal Total Wrist System. We're at it again, with the release of the next generation product, the Universal2. ...
Company:KMI-Kinetikos Medical Incorporated
Arthroplasty in Medical Dictionary

Knee joint replacement

... The procedure of knee joint replacement is called a total knee arthroplasty (TKA) ... Pain and swelling occur at or near the site of the knee join... ... Total knee replacement (TKR), also referred to as total knee arthroplasty (TKA), is a surgical procedure where worn, diseased, or damaged surfaces of...
Arthroplasty in Biological Technology

Pioneer(R) Surgical Technology Announces First Human Implants of its NuNec(TM) Cervical Arthroplasty Device

Signature P3(TM) Technology Raising the Bar in Motion Preservation MARQUETTE, Mich., May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Pioneer Surgical Technology, Inc., a leader in innovative medical devices, announced today the successful human implantation of its next generation cervical total disc replacement (TDR...

Anesiva Receives NASDAQ Delisting Staff Determination Letter

...at a Phase 3 clinical trial of Adlea achieved its primary efficacy endpoint of reduced post-surgical pain versus placebo (p=0.03) following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) at four to 48 hours after surgery. The trial also met its key secondary endpoint with Adlea demonstrating a highly significant reduction in opio...

CUREXO Technology Corporation Announces New Headquarters

...ty 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 by the FDA for orthopaedic surgery. To date the system has been used in over 24,000 surg...

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

...surgeries around the world, now with our recent FDA clearance for Total Hip arthroplasty (THA) we can offer our products to U.S. surgeons. In addition, we are furt...e 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 by the FDA for...

Anesiva Phase 3 Trial of Adlea Meets Primary Endpoint to Significantly Reduce Pain After Total Knee Replacement Surgery

... pain versus placebo (p=0.03) following total knee arthroplasty (TKA, or total knee replacement surgery) at four t...ring the most critical period following total knee arthroplasty with simultaneous opioid sparing effect, all witho...tudies performed to date. About Total Knee arthroplasty Total knee replacement (also known as tota...

SpineMark Appoints Dr. Rudolf Bertagnoli Chairman of International Medical Advisory Board

...s the founder, CMO and CEO of ProSpine, the first European Centre for Spine arthroplasty and Associated Non-Fusion Technologies, which has five facilities across Ge...chniques. Additionally, he is the founder and former president of the Spine arthroplasty Society (SAS), president of Spine Evolution Nucleus Europe (SEN), a member ...

ROBODOC(R) Announces Patent Cross Licensing Agreement With IBM

...ssistant 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 used in over 20,000 surgical procedures assisting surgeons around the world. The ROBODOC...

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

...cal 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 used in over 20,000 surgical procedures to assist the surgeons around the world. The ROB...

Small Bone Innovations Introduces New Distal Radius Plating System to Repair Complex Fractures

... Wrist Implant and STABILITY Sigmoid Notch Total DRUJ System(TM) -- incorporating Precise Guidance Technology(TM) that allow surgeons to perform wrist arthroplasty and reconstruction procedures with consistent and predictable outcomes. The STABILITY System is currently the only total distal radial-ulnar joint (D...
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