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Surgical Techniques

Image: The Healicoil Knotless suture anchor (Photo courtesy of Smith+Nephew)

Novel Suture Anchor Expands Rotator Cuff Repair Options

A disruptive suture anchor technology enhances the body's biological response by promoting bone healing and formation. More...
21 Sep 2020
Image: The NovoStitch Pro Meniscal Repair System (Photo courtesy of Smith & Nephew)

Meniscal Repair System Expands Treatment Options

A handheld, disposable surgical instrument aids surgeons in the approximation of soft tissue in meniscal repair procedures. More...
16 Sep 2020
Image: Which THR implant is used is more important than technique or surgeon (Photo courtesy of iStockPhoto)

Hip Replacement Implant Choice More Important Than Surgeon Skills

A new study suggests that long-term survival of a total hip replacement (THR) is primarily due to implant choice decisions, rather than surgical technique. More...
15 Sep 2020
Image: The ELVIS creates a 3D augmented reality view of the heart (Photo courtesy of WUSTL)

Mixed Reality Display Improves Cardiac Ablation Accuracy

A real-time holographic mixed-reality display can significantly improve the electrophysiologist's point navigation and accuracy during cardiac ablation, according to a new study. More...
09 Sep 2020
Image: The Zimmer Biomet VBT system (Photo courtesy of FDA)

VBT Shows Promise for Treating Adolescent Scoliosis

A new study suggests that vertebral body tethering (VBT) could provide a reliable treatment option for scoliosis in skeletally immature pediatric patients. More...
08 Sep 2020
Image: The Stryker Surpass Evolve flow diverter (Photo courtesy of Stryker)

Novel Flow Diverter Promotes Brain Aneurysm Healing

A new cobalt chromium flow diverter offers effortless delivery, predictable deployment, and excellent vessel wall apposition. More...
03 Sep 2020
Image: The BandGrip micro-anchor skin closure system (Photo courtesy of BandGrip)

Novel Skin Closure Device Reduces COVID-19 Exposure Risk

An innovative micro-anchor skin closure system that replaces sutures and staples can be removed by patients in the comfort of their own home. More...
31 Aug 2020

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