Dr. John Velyvis says that from his first contact with Robotic Knee Preservation and Restoration, he knew the days of radical total knee replacement being used as the go-to surgery for arthritic knee pain were numbered.
For patients with "drug-resistant" epilepsy requiring surgery, an updated stereoelectroencephalography (SEEG) technique provides a more efficient process for obtaining critical data for surgical planning.
Rehrig Pacific Company, a leading manufacturer of reusable transport packaging systems including plastic pallets;distribution and display crates; and carts and containers for dairy, grocery, retail, pharma, material handling, food and beverage, agriculture, and recycling and waste industriestoday announced that it was named the 2013 Supplier of the Year by the All Star Association.
RegeneCure's Membrane Implant Shows 40 Percent Accelerated Healing Time Of Severe Bone Fractures In Pet Clinical StudyMarch 12, 2013 1:42 pm | Comments
RegeneCure announced today the successful results of a clinical study in pets using the company's regenerative membrane implant technology for the treatment of bone fractures. The study showed that the healing time was about 40 percent quicker than normally observed using current Standard of Care therapies. The product was also demonstrated to be safe in all of the study participants.
Colby Boudreaux underwent a life-changing surgery at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans to correct the myelomeningocele birth defect, the most serious form of spina bifida.
Low T3 (triiodothyronine) syndrome is predictive of unfavorable clinical outcomes and depressive symptoms. Details of this study are furnished in the article "Low triiodothyronine syndrome as a predictor of poor outcomes in patients undergoing brain tumor surgery.
Previous reports have suggested a surprisingly high incidence of awareness of about one in 500 general anesthetics. The current report found it to be much less common in the UK with one episode known to anesthetists in every 15,000 general anesthetics.
One of the scariest parts of bypass surgery — having your heart stopped and going on a heart-lung machine while doctors fix your clogged arteries — is safe even in the elderly and doesn't cause mental decline as many people have feared, two landmark studies show.
Revascularization may resolve thinning of left ventricular walls in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) who have only limited scarring, researchers found.
A recent long-term study investigated the psychological effects of plastic surgery on approximately 550 patients.
A jury Friday awarded $8.3 million to a former prison guard who accused Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Orthopaedics subsidiary of knowingly marketing a faulty hip implant that was later recalled.
The future is unclear for a promising heart device aimed at preventing strokes in people at high risk of them because of an irregular heartbeat. Early results from a key study of Boston Scientific Corp.'s Watchman device suggested it is safer than previous testing found, but may not be better than a drug that is used now for preventing strokes, heart-related deaths and blood clots in people with atrial fibrillation over the long term.
About the size of an eraser tip, the Implantable Miniature Telescope shows promise for some patients who are legal blind due to macular degeneration. The telescope implant focuses and enlarged image onto healthier parts of the macula and retina at the back of the eye. The other eye provides the necessary peripheral or side vision for walking and performing other tasks.
The bacteria, Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE), kill up to half of patients who get bloodstream infections from them. In addition to spreading among patients, often on the hands of healthcare personnel, CRE bacteria can transfer their resistance to other bacteria within their family.
Kimberly-Clark today announced the publication of two separate studies that achieved positive outcomes following use of cooled radiofrequency (RF) to treat discogenic and sacroiliac joint (SIJ) pain in the low back.