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Central DuPage Hospital Ranks 35th in Orthopaedics in U.S. News Media Group's 2009-10 America's Best Hospitals

Third Consecutive Year CDH on Well-Known List WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) ranks 35th in Orthopaedics in U.S. News's 2009-10 publication of America's Best Hospitals, accessible online at www.usnews.com/besthospitals and on sal...

THE ORTHOPAEDIC INDUSTRY ANNUAL REPORT Highlights the Burgeoning Demographics of Orthopaedics and the Continuing Health of the Industry

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Estimates place the prevalence of physical disabilities caused by musculoskeletal conditions at four to five percent of the global adult population according to THE ORTHOPAEDIC INDUSTRY ANNUAL REPORT , released today by ORTHOWORLD Inc. "...

Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics Announces First Contribution to OREF Grants Fund

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smith & Nephew's (NYSE: SNN ; LSE: SN) Orthopaedics business announced today it has made its first contribution to the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) for continuing medical education (CME) grants. Smith & Nephew annou...

Western Orthopaedics in Denver Blends Innovative Techniques to Provide a Spectrum of Shoulder Care

Regional Shoulder Patients Benefit from Personalized Attention DENVER, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Armodios Hatzidakis, a shoulder and elbow specialist at Western Orthopaedics, specializes in a spectrum of shoulder procedures including everything from a 45-minute technique called shoulder res...

'Swipe Card, See Image': OAD Orthopaedics Improves Clinical Workflow with OrthoFlow

COLUMBIA, Md., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Orthocrat, Ltd. announced today that OAD Orthopaedics of Warrenville, Illinois, has successfully implemented its groundbreaking OrthoFlow workflow solution. OrthoFlow is designed to save precious clinical time for busy clinical providers who move ...

Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics and BrainLAB Announce Exclusive Computer-Assisted Surgery Development Agreement

MEMPHIS, Tenn. and MUNICH, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Smith & Nephew's Orthopaedics business and BrainLAB today announce an agreement by which BrainLAB will become the exclusive vendor for developing and supporting computer-assisted surgical technologies for Smith & Nephew's high perform...

Ferring Pharmaceuticals Promotes William Garbarini to Vice President of New Orthopaedics and Urology Business Unit

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. announces the promotion of William N. Garbarini, Jr. to Vice President of its new Orthopaedics and Urology Business Unit, recently formed by merging these clinical product areas. Garbarini was formerly Executive Director of...

West Michigan Orthopaedics Migrates to Intergy by Sage Practice Management System

Practice Manager Notes Ease of Use, Time Savings TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Sage Software Healthcare, Inc. has announced that West Michigan Orthopaedics, a two-site orthopedic specialty organization based in Grand Rapids, Mich., is moving to the Intergy by Sage practice m...

John C. Moran Named Chairman of the Board at Core Essence Orthopaedics

YARDLEY, Pa., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Core Essence Orthopaedics, Inc., a medical device company focused on soft tissue and skeletal repair of the extremities, today announced that John Moran has joined Core Essence as Chairman of the Board, effective immediately. Moran joins Directors Tony Dimun, ...

OMTEC Registration Opens - Education for a Competitive Advantage in Orthopaedics

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- ORTHOWORLD is pleased to announce the opening of attendee registration for OMTEC 2009, the 5th Annual Orthopaedic Manufacturing & Technology Exposition and Conference. This year's event will be held on June 24-25, 2009 at the Donald E. Stephens Conv...
Orthopaedics in Medical Technology

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

...arbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 based on current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections about the orthopaedics industry, management's beliefs and assumptions made by management. Forward-looking statements may be identified by the use of forward-looking terms s...

Shoulder Surgery Doesn't Prevent Return to Sports

...c sport they were involved in before the surgery," said lead author, Gregory N. Drake, DO, shoulder and elbow fellow, Fondren Orthopaedic Group, Texas orthopaedics Hospital. The study analyzed a database of all unconstrained total shoulder arthroplasties performed between July 1, 2004 and September 30, 2007 ...

Back to Normal: Surgery Improves Outcomes for Spine Patients

...lly work, as compared to non-operative approaches," said study author James Weinstein, DO, MS, Third Century Professor and Chair of the departments of orthopaedics at Dartmouth Medical School and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Dr. Weinstein and his colleagues collected data from 607 men and women diagn...

Oakwood Surgeons Perform World's First 3D Surgery Without Special Glasses

...o other notable Oakwood Hospital surgeons involved in the trial also see a bright future for this technology in endoscopy. Larry Morawa, MD, Chair of orthopaedics at Wayne State University and an Oakwood surgeon commented, "This display is excellent. My expectation would be that this technology will accelerat...

Octogenarians: Not Too Old for Joint Replacement

...t can occur with surgery in elderly patients exist," Dr. Arandia said. "This study shows that with the advent of new technology and techniques in both orthopaedics and geriatric medicine, total knee arthroplasty in the very elderly population is very safe and offers significant gains in their quality of life." ...

Got Pain?

... "Arthroscopic treatment is a viable, newer option for people with thumb and finger arthritis," said Scott P. Steinmann, M.D., professor of orthopaedics at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. His recent study in the Journal of Hand Surgery showed that 94 percent of patients undergoing arthroscopic de...

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

...arbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 based on current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections about the orthopaedics industry, management's beliefs and assumptions made by management. Forward-looking statements may be identified by the use of forward-looking terms s...

Study Shows EUFLEXXA(R) Patients Report Significant Improvements in Osteoarthritis of the Knee Pain over a Six Month Period

...the research, development and commercialization of compounds in general and pediatric endocrinology, urology, gastroenterology, obstetrics/gynecology, orthopaedics and infertility. For more information, call 888-337-7464 or visit http://www.FerringUSA.com . INDICATION AND Important Treatment Considerations E...

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces XIAFLEX(TM) Meets Primary Endpoint With Statistical Significance (p<0.001) in CORD I Pivotal Phase III Study for Dupuytren's Contracture

....7% of patients (12 of 103) treated with placebo (p<0.001). Dr. Lawrence Hurst, M.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Hand Surgery, Department of orthopaedics of the Health Science Center, State University of New York at Stony Brook, an investigator in the CORD I clinical trial, said, "I believe these clinic...

Stryker's Biotech Division Receives FDA Warning Letter

...eports on Form 10-Q. Stryker Corporation is one of the world's leading medical technology companies with the most broadly based range of products in orthopaedics and a significant presence in other medical specialties. Stryker works with respected medical professionals to help people lead more active and more s...
Orthopaedics in Medical Products

AcerMed EMR Orthopaedics Edition

Description: AcerMed is dedicated to serving the needs of orthopaedic practices by delivering the ultimate tool to run a better orthopaedic practice, an orthopaedic specific electronic medical records software. AcerMed's Orthopaedic-Edition EMR software has been intuitively developed in collaboration with ortho...
Company:AcerMed, Inc.

General Orthopaedics for PDA

Description: Contains the most common procedures from all orthopedic sub-specialties organized by body area....
Company:McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

AllMeds for Orthopaedics

Description: AllMeds was the first specialty-specific Electronic Medical Record for Orthopaedics. Instead of trying to force a general-purpose EMR into your practice, AllMeds starts with clinical content from Orthopaedic surgeons throughout the country....
Company:AllMeds, Inc.

Fast Facts: Orthopaedic Review

Description:... This orthopaedics refresher and study tool for the recertification exam is perfect for residents and practitioners....
Company:Skyscape, Inc.

PFC SIGMA RP Rotating Platform Knee System

Description:... True to its leadership role within the orthopaedic industry, DePuy orthopaedics has combined the clinical experience of the industry's leading fixed-bearing implant, the P.F.C. SIGMA RP Rotating Platform Knee System, with the clin...
Company:DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.

T2™ Humeral Nailing System

Description:...f the first humeral nailing systems to offer an option for either an antegrade or a retrograde approach to repair fractures of the humerus. Stryker orthopaedics Trauma has now created a new generation locking nail system, bringing together all the capabilities and benefits of separate antegrade and retrograde ...
Company:Stryker Corporation

AML Total Hip System

Description:... technique, addresses contemporary orthopaedic issues. The AML Total Hip System is backed by clinical experience that is unequalled in the history of orthopaedics with exacting and reproducible results. Today, it is recognized as the cementless total hip system of choice by surgeons worldwide....
Company:DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.

Power Equipment

Description:... Stryker Instruments, the leader in cordless power, advances orthopaedics with the power, speed, versatility, reliability and performance through its heavy duty powered instruments....
Company:Stryker Corporation
Orthopaedics in Medical Dictionary

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Toeing in

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Physical medicine

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Occupational therapy

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Neuroma

... a benign (noncancerous) swelling along a nerve in the foot ... Morton's Neuroma : Interdigital Perineural Fibrosis - Wheeless' Textbook of orthopaedics ... Morton's neuroma : is it always symptomatic? ... Information on the neuroma and what happens in the foot ... Morton's neuroma is not actu...
Orthopaedics in Biological News

New orthopaedic society launched to promote research, use of biologic treatments

...ano, Milan, Italy, co-chaired the meeting of 12 internationally-renowned orthopaedic researchers. "Regenerative medicine and biologics are pushing orthopaedics into new and exciting directions," Dr. Mishra said. "But until we formed the BOS, no one group represented a vibrant research community that is hard ...

Exercise after knee replacement critical

...nifer Stevens, an assistant professor at the University of Colorado at Denver, and Drs. Leo Raisis, Alex Bodenstab, and William Newcomb of First State orthopaedics in Newark, Delaware. "It sounds logical that exercises to strengthen your knee should be a component of your post-operative physical therapy after...

Less than one month to opening of world’s largest global congress on osteoporosis

...ented topics. For a full list of "Meet the Expert" topics, please click here. Special session on nutrition and bone health 3 special sessions on orthopaedics 8 satellite symposia on different topics In addition, on December 3, 2008 prior to the opening ceremonies, IOF will hold a media briefing to p...

IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis in Bangkok to address Asian issues

...d by Professor Edith Lau on December 5 and 6, "Public Health Impact and Prevention of Osteoporosis Fractures in Asia". Special sessions focused on orthopaedics and fracture repair will include: Wednesday, December 3, 2008, from 13.00 14.30 Orthopaedic Session: Asian Perspective Introduction, Suthorn B...

Turning on cell-cell communication wipes out staph biofilms

...urning on quorum sensing." Horswill added that he plans to start a collaborative effort with Jose Morcuende, M.D., Ph.D., UI associate professor of orthopaedics and rehabilitation, to investigate the dispersal of staph biofilms from both allograft bone and medical implant materials. The findings also may ha...

Brown hosts regional bioengineering conference

... other information can be found at http://www.nebec.org/index.htm Conference organizer Thomas Webster, associate professor of engineering and the orthopaedics at Brown, said the conference is about the science. What are the challenges that face us in 2008 in bioengineering? What are the yet unexplored pro...

Listen-up ladies: Don't postpone knee-replacement surgery

...cher at UD and is now a senior lecturer at the University of East London, and Drs. Leo Raisis and Alex Bodenstab, orthopedic surgeons at First State orthopaedics in Newark, Del.Stephanie Petterson. At UD's Physical Therapy Clinic in McKinly Laboratory, 229 candidates for total knee replacements, including 9...

Mayo Clinic study: Ossur's collars superior in immobilization and reduction of pressure

... December 12, 2007 (Aliso Viejo, California) Ossur, an emerging leader in the non-invasive orthopaedics market following several acquisitions and a period of integration, is pleased to announce that the Journal of Trauma has published the long-awaited re...

NSF awards Stevens team $1 million for research on smart, bacteria-repellent nanohydrogels

... Wesley J. Howe Center (main administration building); they will be joined by Stevens Dean of Engineering & Science, Michael Bruno, as well as Stryker orthopaedics representatives Joseph Zitelli and Marc Long. Stryker has partnered with Stevens to provide support through board participation and internship opportu...

Results of world's first gene therapy trial for arthritis show approach safe, feasible

...ttle question about long-term safety," explained Christopher H. Evans, Ph.D., D.Sc., the study's lead author, now director of the Center for Molecular orthopaedics at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Robert Lovett Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School. In rheumatoid arthritis, immune syste...
Orthopaedics in Biological Technology

Zimmer Launches New Medical Education and BioSkills Training Program

...arbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 based on current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections about the orthopaedics industry, management's beliefs and assumptions made by management. Forward-looking statements may be identified by the use of forward-looking terms s...

Independent Study Confirms Superior Properties of ZPC(TM) Enhanced Calcium Composite Bone Grafts

...ion products. Since 1997, the company has developed a broad range of products that addresses the clinical and economic needs of medical specialties in orthopaedics and dentistry. Research, manufacturing, sales and marketing are directed from the company's headquarters in Keele, Staffordshire, UK. Biocomposites al...

Simcere Pharmaceutical Group Notice of Annual General Meeting

... diseases with high incidence and/or mortality rates and for which there is a clear demand for more effective pharmacotherapy such as cancer, strokes, orthopaedics and infectious diseases. For more information about Simcere Pharmaceutical Group, please visit http://www.simcere.com . ...

Cadient Group Brings Home the Gold and Two Bronze Aster Awards

... that it was honored at the 2009 Aster Awards with the Gold and two Bronze awards for three of its recent healthcare marketing campaigns for DePuy orthopaedics and AstraZeneca. "We are honored to be recognized by a group of distinguished healthcare marketing experts for our work on these three projects...

Orthocrat Announces Successful Implementation of TraumaCad at UPMC Mercy

...vanced the quality and efficiency of health care and developed internationally renowned programs in transplantation, cancer, neurosurgery, psychiatry, orthopaedics and sports medicine, among others. UPMC is commercializing its medical and technological expertise by nurturing new companies, developing strategic bu...

Simcere Pharmaceutical Group Announces Agreement to Acquire 37.5% Stake in Jiangsu Yanshen Biological Technology Stock Co., Ltd.

... diseases with high incidence and/or mortality rates and for which there is a clear demand for more effective pharmacotherapy such as cancer, strokes, orthopaedics and infectious diseases. For more information about Simcere Pharmaceutical Group, please visit http://www.simcere.com . ...

Smith & Nephew Endoscopy Launches the BICEPTOR(TM) Tenodesis System, the First All-Arthroscopic Procedure for Biceps Tendon Repair

...dvanced Wound Management products. Smith & Nephew is a global leader in arthroscopy and advanced wound management and is one of the leading global orthopaedics companies. "Smith & Nephew is dedicated to helping improve people's lives. The Company prides itself on the strength of its relationships w...

Simcere Pharmaceutical Group Reports Unaudited First Quarter 2009 Results

... diseases with high incidence and/or mortality rates and for which there is a clear demand for more effective pharmacotherapy such as cancer, strokes, orthopaedics and infectious diseases. For more information about Simcere Pharmaceutical Group, please visit http://www.simcere.com . ...

Vertebral Technologies Receives Award for InterFuse(R) Interbody Fusion System

...ment in developing the proprietary system which focuses on a modular design." Orthopedic spine surgeon Paul Asdourian, M.D. of Greater Chesapeake orthopaedics Associates in Baltimore stated, "The Interfuse device allows for a large footprint to be created through a less-invasive unilateral posterior approach...

Transforming medical diagnosis with new scanning technology

...ts. It will bring significant to benefits to diagnosis and treatment in virtually all areas of medicine and surgery, ranging from cancer diagnosis to orthopaedics and trauma. It illustrates the enormous success of combining high quality basic science with clinical application." Bruker BioSpin has been one of ...
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