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Surgical Techniques

Image: The XO Score PTA scoring sheath (Photo courtesy of Transit Scientific)

Scoring Angioplasty Platform Dilates Calcified Vessels

A novel metal-alloy sheath platform converts angioplasty balloons into atherosclerotic plaque scoring and cutting systems. More...
15 Jun 2020
Image: A modified ACLR technique increases rotational stabilization (Photo courtesy of iStock)

Modified ACL Reconstruction Technique Reduces Re-Injury Risk

A new study recommends a modified Lemaire technique as an enhancement to primary anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) in active adolescents at a high risk of graft re-tear. More...
08 Jun 2020
Image: The JOURNEY II Unicompartmental Knee System (Photo courtesy of Smith & Nephew)

Novel Knee System Helps Patients Rediscover Movement

A new unicompartmental knee (UK) implant provides a highly personalized, customized approach to partial knee arthroplasty. More...
04 Jun 2020
Image: Tracheotomy in COVID-19 patients should be considered following long-term intubation (Photo courtesy of Getty Images)

Ventilated COVID-19 Patients Could Benefit from Tracheotomy

Tracheotomy might be reasonable for some patients with COVID-19 who have been ventilated for more than 21 days, according to a new guideline. More...
02 Jun 2020
Image: The M.blue adjustable gravitational valve with integrated fixed pressure differential valve (Photo courtesy of Aesculap)

Novel Hydrocephalus Valve Addresses Postural Changes

New valve technology integrates gravitational technology with a fixed differential pressure unit into one valve, allowing for a simple, position-dependent hydrocephalus solution. More...
28 May 2020
Image: The Senza Omnia SCS system (Photo courtesy of Nevro)

Neuromodulation Platform Alleviates Chronic Pain

An innovative spinal cord stimulation system (SCS) treats chronic pain by delivering proprietary high frequency (HF) and other waveforms. More...
26 May 2020
Image: The OMNI Surgical System (Photo courtesy of Sight Sciences)

MIGS Device Targets Conventional Humor Outflow Barriers

An updated microinvasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) device allows surgeons to target all three points of aqueous humor outflow resistance. More...
21 May 2020


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