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Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Innovative Wound-Healing Could Save Human Limbs
The fight is on to save human limbs: As the rate of diabetes continues to rise, the foot ulcers and chronic wounds that can come with the condition — and can lead to amputations in severe cases — remain a persistent problem. To...
February 9, 2016
Orthopedics and Spine
Bionic implant the size of a matchstick could help paralyzed people ‘walk with the power of thought’
The team is hoping to test the matchstick-sized stent electrode, or “stentrode,” in a group of paralyzed patients with spinal cord injuries in 2017. The device is inserted via a blood vessel and is deposited in a blood vessel next to the motor...
February 9, 2016
Orthopedics and Spine
Corin Wins Summary Judgement in Metal-on-Metal Hip Suit
On February 3, 2016, Corin Group PLC and Corin USA Limited (Corin) prevailed in a lawsuit alleging injuries from Corin’s hip resurfacing system, the Cormet, a Class III medical device approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (Swisher v. Stryker Corporation, et...
February 9, 2016
Orthopedics and Spine
Hernia Patients, Surgeons Not Always Aligned for Pain Relief
Chicago—Patients with ventral hernias say pain relief is the most important outcome that could affect their quality of life, rating it above fear of potential complications or any limits to their functioning, according to a new survey study. Furthermore, at follow-up interviews six...
February 9, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Wound Care BioActive to See Growth in Coming Years
Advanced wound dressing materials made from biomaterials play an important role in the wound healing process are known as bioactive wound care dressings. Bioactive wound care dressings also comprise tissue-engineered products derived from artificial sources or natural tissues. These are usually formed by...
February 8, 2016
Orthopedics and Spine
SI-BONE: New Positive Local Coverage Determination
SI-BONE, Inc., manufacturers of the iFuse Implant System, has announced that CGS Administrators, LLC (CGS) the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) covering the states of Kentucky and Ohio has issued a positive local coverage determination (LCD) for MIS SI joint fusion. iFUse is a...
February 8, 2016
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Capsule Endoscopy Market Is Anticipated To Reach $886.3M
Global Capsule Endoscopy market is expected to reach USD 886.3 million by 2022; according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing prevalence of colorectal cancer, GI diseases and growing demand for precise and accurate diagnostic tools are expected to drive the capsule...
February 8, 2016
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Man Maneuvers Robotic Arm With His Thoughts
Surgeons used a new technique to attach a thought-controlled robot arm directly to an amputee’s stump, giving him a far greater range of motion with the advanced prosthetic limb. The system, involving an implant inserted into the bone at the end of the residual...
January 15, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
BSN medical Names Todd Healy President of North America
CHARLOTTE, NC–(Marketwired – Jan 11, 2016) –BSN medical, a leading global medical device manufacturer, today announced the appointment of Todd Healy as the organization’s president of North America, effective Jan. 15, 2016. With more than 30 years of experience in healthcare sales and...
January 13, 2016
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