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Mobile Surgery International Assembles Team of Nationally Recognized Orthopedic Surgeons

AVENTURA, Fla., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile Surgery International (MSI) has assembled a core team of highly specialized, nationally recognized orthopedic surgeons who have agreed to work with the company in implementation of MSI's surgical business model of Centers of Excellenc...

Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. Receives Upgrade From Moody's Investors Service

BETHESDA, Md., July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (NYSE: HGR ) is pleased to announce that Moody's Investors Service raised its rating on Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. to "B1" from "B2." Moody's also raised the issue level rating on Hanger's senior secured debt...

Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. Reports $0.31 EPS for the Second Quarter 2009 and Raises Full Year EPS Guidance

BETHESDA, Md., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (NYSE: HGR ) announced net sales of $193.5 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2009, an increase of $12.3 million, or 6.8%, from $181.2 million in the prior year. Net income increased $2.0 million, or 25.4%, ...

Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2009 Earnings Release Conference Call

BETHESDA, Md., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (NYSE: HGR ) announced today that it plans to issue a press release to report its results of operations for the second quarter ending June 30, 2009, on Tuesday, July 28, 2009, after the close of the market. The ...

Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. Receives Upgrade from Standard & Poor's Rating Services

BETHESDA, Md., June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (NYSE: HGR ) is pleased to announce that Standard & Poor's Rating Services raised its rating on Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. to "B+" from "B." S&P also raised the issue level rating on Hanger's senior secure...

Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. Announces Two Acquisitions Totaling $5.3 Million of Annual Net Revenue

BETHESDA, Md., May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (NYSE: HGR ) is pleased to announce that to date in 2009, it has acquired Northwest Prosthetic & Orthotic Clinic and Inline Orthotic and Prosthetic Systems. These acquisitions add patient care centers to existing m...
Orthopedic in Medical Technology

Biopure Phase III Orthopedic Trial Results Published in Journal of Trauma

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Biopure Corporation (Nasdaq: BPUR ) today announced that the results from its Phase III orthopedic trial (HEM-115) have been published in the June 2008 issue of the Journal of Trauma. This paper is entitled "HBOC-201 as an Alternative to Blo...

ThermoGenesis Announces National Institute of Health Grant

...centa. The goal of this research is to provide an integrated cell processing and delivery system designed to achieve an optimal therapeutic effect in orthopedic applications, such as bone repair and generation." Engle said the Company's research is based upon the growing body of evidence which shows that the ...

Three Surgeons in East Texas Are Successfully Integrating a Novel Stem Cell Procedure for Spine Surgeries

...cells for spine surgery. The innovative technique is improving the desired results of surgical interventions for back pain. Leading researchers in the orthopedic and spine industry are predicting the latest developments in this field of medicine will become mainstream practice and, potentially, a standard of ca...

New Phase 3 Study of Tapentadol Immediate Release Tablets Published in Current Medical Research and Opinion Journal

...and in an online version of the journal, tapentadol immediate release (IR) tablets provided patients with equivalent efficacy in pain relief following orthopedic surgery and significant reduction in nausea and/or vomiting compared to oxycodone IR. Results from the new Phase 3 study of tapentadol IR table...

Cadence Pharmaceuticals Submits Acetavance New Drug Application for the Treatment of Acute Pain and Fever

... company's 505(b)(2) NDA submission for Acetavance includes data from one pivotal clinical trial for the treatment of acute pain in patients following orthopedic surgery and one pivotal clinical trial for the treatment of endotoxin-induced fever. The NDA is also supported by data from a total of nine placebo-co...

Ferring Pharmaceuticals Unveils Six-Month Efficacy Data for EUFLEXXA(R) for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis Knee Pain

...n patients with OA of the knee.(1) The study results were presented by Dr. Roy D. Altman in a poster at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of orthopedic Surgeons on February 23, 2009. EUFLEXXA(R) is a three-injection treatment regimen indicated for patients who have failed to respond adequately to...
Orthopedic in Medical Products

PiGalileo™ Computer-Assisted Orthopedic Surgery System

Description: The PiGalileo™ Computer-Assisted Orthopedic Surgery System from PLUS Orthopedics combines Computer-Assisted Surgery technology and electro-mechanical instrument positioning technologies to assist the surgeon in total knee replacement procedures....
Company:Plus Orthopedics

Amsco® 3080/3085 SP™ Bariatric Orthopedic Extension

Description: A 3080/3085 orthopedic extension serves as a mobile, radiolucent orthopedic platform. When not in use, accessories can be removed and stored in cart....
Company:STERIS Corporation

Modular Table System: Ovation™ Orthopedic Trauma Table

Description: The powered torso and leg sections of the Ovation™ Orthopedic Trauma Table simultaneously lift body and legs. Additionally, an independent lift mechanism raises and lowers legs individually and effortlessly for precise positioning. A wide range of adjustment provides the perfect position for ...
Company:OSI Orthopedic Systems, Inc.

Modular Table System: Orthopedic Trauma Table

Description: For complete orthopedic trauma procedures. Part of the osi modular table system, the orthopedic trauma table top provides a complete, powered, orthopedic table for easy patient positioning and provides for skin or skeletal traction during key trauma procedures: hip pinnings; femur, supine or latera...
Company:OSI Orthopedic Systems, Inc.

Amsco OrthoVision Orthopedic and Fracture Table

Description: The Amsco OrthoVision Orthopedic and Fracture Table is a mobile, manually operated orthopedic table. It provides flexible, easy to use, articulated posturing of patient for reconstructive and reparative orthopedic procedures. Radiolucent abductor bars, wedge-shaped sacral rest, and perineal post pr...
Company:STERIS Corporation

The 5-Minute Orthopaedic Consult

Description:... A quick reference for the diagnosis and treatment of many orthopedic conditions....
Company:Skyscape, Inc.

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Buddy wrapping

... also used for sprains, dislocations, and other injuries. This treatment may be performed by a doctor or other medical professional in a hospital or orthopedic clinic. Buddy wrapping may also be used when medical help is not immediately available, for example in the wilderness. ...
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Ulna

...veloped, both ends of the bone (epiphyses) ... orthopedic surgery news, orthopedic mailing lists, orthopedic surgery education forums, comprehensive orthope...

Traction

... In orthopedic medicine, traction refers to the set of mechanisms for straightening broken bones or relieving pressure on the skeletal system. There are two ty...

Toeing in

...monthly online magazine which addresses the areas of pediatrics, child-care, and issues relevant to today's parents. Scoliosis and other spine and orthopedic conditions of the child. ... condition referred to as in - toeing . In - toeing affects infants and children and ... Pigeon toe ( in - toeing...

Sports Medicine

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Spinal surgery

...eving back pain. But you have options. ... As with any surgery , spinal fusion carries risks, ... Laser Spine Institute combines highly skilled orthopedic Spinal Surgery experts with minimally invasive laser technologies and together they provide non invasive ... A spine fusion is a surgery ...

Spinal fusion

... fusion was formerly used primarily for conditions ... Who Performs the Procedure and Where Is It Performed? Spinal fusion is performed by an orthopedic surgeon or neurosurgeon in a hospital setting ... of fusion . is similar to that of welding in industry. Spinal ... spinal cord or nerve ...
Orthopedic in Biological News

Researchers win award for best clinical paper in orthopedic physical therapy

University of Delaware researchers have won the American Physical Therapy Association's award for the best clinical paper in orthopedics published in 2008. Their study focused on one of the most controversial topics in sports medicine-the management of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries....

Ossur -- leading orthopedic pioneer - expands network to Asia

October 5, 2007 - Shanghai Ossur, a leading provider of non-invasive orthopaedic products and services, today announced the inauguration of its Asia Pacific operations in Shanghai, China. Ossur, renowned for its pioneering work in lower-limb prosthetics and a comprehensive range of braces and sup...

Jefferson receives $1.7 million grant to study stem cells in intervertebral discs of the spine

...100 billion annually," said Irving M. Shapiro, Ph.D., associate director of orthopedic Research and the director of the Cell and Tissue Engineering Graduate Progr...fects on cell function," said Makarand Risbud, Ph.D, associate professor of orthopedic Surgery at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. "Howev...

New center at Georgia Tech aims to improve recovery of soldiers with severe injuries

...te of Regenerative Medicine, the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research's orthopedic Trauma Research Program, the U.S. Department of Defense and industry. Re... of bone in the soft tissues of the body and improving pre-hospital care of orthopedic injuries. Since effective treatment of traumatic injuries is an important g...

MIT’s implantable device offers continuous cancer monitoring

.... That clumping can be detected by MRI (magnetic resonance imaging). The device is made of a polymer called polyethylene, which is commonly used in orthopedic implants. The semipermeable membrane, which allows target molecules to enter but keeps the magnetic nanoparticles trapped inside, is made of polycarbo...

Magnetic nano-'shepherds' organize cells

...n the early stages, we have shown that we can form oriented cellular structures," said Eben Alsberg, assistant professor of Biomedical Engineering and orthopedic Surgery at Case Western and senior author of the paper. "The next step is to see if the spatial arrangement of these cells in three dimensions will pr...
Orthopedic in Biological Technology

NeoStem Featured on CBS2 News; Success of Licensed Stem Cell Treatments Shown for Arthritis and Orthopedic Problems; Procedure to be Used by NeoStem Affiliate in China

NEW YORK, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeoStem, Inc. (NYSE Amex: NBS ), which is pioneering the pre-disease collection, processing and long-term storage of adult stem cells for future medical need, was featured on CBS2 News, New York City's local CBS station, on Monday evening July 13 ...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes ApaTech's Leadership in Orthopedic Biologics

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the device biologics market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes ApaTech with the 2009 North American Frost & Sullivan Company of the Year Award. The device biologics market is one of the most lucrative in the medical ...

George Washington University Hospital Purchases Orthocrat's TraumaCad(TM) for Orthopedic Preoperative Planning

COLUMBIA, Maryland, October 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Orthocrat Ltd., announced today that the George Washington University Hospital has purchased TraumaCad(TM), a web-based pre-operative planning and digital templating software solution. Orthopedic surgeons have traditionally used X-ray films and a...

South Palm Orthospine Institute Now Open: World Renowned Orthopedic Specialist and Author, Stewart G. Eidelson, Announced the New Practice with a Focus on Spine and Spinal Stenosis

Founder of SpineUniverse.com and South Florida Spinal Stenosis Foundation, the internationally acclaimed surgeon presents the new state-of-the-art research, technology and treatment centers in Delray, Boynton Beach & Boca Raton. BOYNTON BEACH, Fla., June 6 /PR...

Collagen Matrix, Inc. Launches OssiMend(TM) Bone Graft Matrix for Orthopedic and Spine Applications

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Collagen Matrix, Inc. announces the launch of its OssiMend(TM) Bone Graft Matrix for orthopedic and spine applications. OssiMend is an all-natural mineral-collagen composite bone graft material which, combined with autologous bone marrow, is used t...

Advancements in Population Age and Technology Drive Future of Orthopedic Materials Market

NEW YORK, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The world orthopedic biomaterials market, valued at $4 billion in 2006, is projected to accelerate in tandem with the world's aging population, reaching $8.8 billion in 2012, according to Orthopedic Biomaterials: World Market, a new report by Kalorama Informa...
Orthopedic in Biological Dictionary

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