14 hrs ago
Digital Post Production
Amedica Corporation Appoints New Board Leadership
Amedica Corporation , a commercial biomaterial company focused on silicon nitride ceramics as a material platform to develop, manufacture and sell novel medical devices, is pleased to announce that its board of directors has elected Dr. B. Sonny Bal, M.D., J.D., M.B.A., to serve as its chairman of the board of directors.
18 hrs ago
No bones about it, Odette's on her way to becoming an orthopaedic surgeon
SEVEN years of purposeful essay writing and studying for exams sounds like an academic marathon, but medical student Odette Rodda doesn't mind the challenge.
21 hrs ago
Surgery to repair a hip fracture reduces lifetime health care costs by more than $65,000 per patient
ROSEMONT, Ill.-Each year, more than 300,000 Americans, primarily adults over age 65, sustain a hip fracture, a debilitating injury that can diminish life quality and expectancy, and result in lost work days and substantial, long-term financial costs to patients, families, insurers and government agencies.
Shady Grove Orthopaedics opens after hours injury clinic
Patients who have suffered an injury or require orthopaedic treatment outside of regular office hours can be seen by a doctor or physician assistant Monday through Thursday from , orthopaedic surgeon at Shady Grove Orthopaedics.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Manawatu Evening Standard
Doctor failed to tell patient of cancer
A general practitioner may face legal action after the Health and Disability Commissioner found their mistakes contributed to the death of a 57-year-old woman with a history of breast cancer.
The Globe and Mail
Will this medical tech firm be next to try a 'tax inversion'?
Across Canada, it can take months just to see an orthopaedic surgeon and more months before the operation; hip and knee replacements have shorter waits as they are a priority of governments.
Clinical Study Shows Long-Term Effectiveness Of Orthocelll??'s...
The clinical study showed grip strength scores of patients suffering from a severe form of tennis elbow, called chronic lateral epicondylitis, improved by an average 84% at one year after treatment and 207% at an average of 4.5 years after they underwent the Orthocell procedure.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Salem surgeon uses TunnelPro System for less invasive rotator cuff surgery
Dr. Tashin Ergin of Essex Orthopaedics & Optima Sports Medicine in Salem marks a patient's shoulder before a procedure.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Mississippi Business Journal
Dr. Jay Antinnes recertified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Antinnes has stayed involved in spinal research and has authored numerous books and papers and lectured around the world.
Dr. Benjamin Miller Joins Parkridge Health System
Dr. Miller earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Freed-Hardeman University and a Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham.
Elisabetta Canalis Engaged
The Italian model/actress is ready to tie the knot with orthopaedic surgeon Brian Perri, her representative confirmed to Usmagazine.com.
Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Care Gets Spotlight in Chicago
When the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society hosts the IFFAS/AOFAS Meeting the third week of September, 1,000 attendees-what will be record attendance-and 500 company representatives will descend on Chicago.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Orthopaedic Surgeon Joins Virginia Gay Hospital
Don't ignore those nagging aches and pains! Too many times people experience long term, chronic, aches and pains in their knees, hips, wrists and shoulders and figure they'll get better over time.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Surgery at Virginia Gay Hospital
Orthopedic surgery or orthopedics is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system.
University of North Carolina
Taft inducted Into AOSSM Hall of Fame
Timothy N. Taft, MD was recently inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Hall of Fame at its' Annual Meeting in Seattle.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
New techniques to ease joint replacement
With a steady increase in the number of Indians undergoing joint replacements, new techniques from around the world to cause minimal invasion and inconvenience have come to their rescue, a medical expert said here Saturday.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Patient Guide: Plantar Fasciitis
If you have persistent pain in the bottom of your heel after periods of rest or exercising, you may have plantar fasciitis, an inflammation of the fibrous band of tissue that connects your heel bone to the base of your toes.
Health Minister announces: $2b to be spent on boosting 3 hospitals
Increased numbers of foreign doctors and nurses, hospital beds and specialist centres are expected soon, Health Minister Fuad Khan said as he announced approvals for almost $2 billion in budgets for the health sector.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
The Plain Dealer
Cleveland Clinic Chief of Staff Dr. Joseph Hahn to retire; launched Cleveland Clinic Innovations
After nearly four decades as a neurosurgeon, leader and innovator, Cleveland Clinic Chief of Staff Dr. Joseph Hahn will retire, effective Dec. 31. Dr. Brian Donley , president of the community hospitals and family health centers, will succeed Hahn as the new chief of staff on Jan. 1. Hahn joined the Cleveland Clinic staff in 1976 in the Department ... (more)
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Exactech Announces First Implantation of New Alteona Tapered Wedge Femoral Stem
Exactech, Inc. , a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products for hip, knee, shoulder, spine and biologic materials, is proud to announce the first implantation of the Alteon Tapered Wedge Femoral Stem.