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Closing Wounds Immediately After Fracture Debridement Reduces Infection Risk
Delaying wound closure can increase risk six-fold, study finds.
Rotator Cuff Revision Benefits Not Long-Lasting
Further study needed to identify ways to improve long-term outcomes.
Stryker Completes Berchtold Holding Acquisition
No word whether buyout will lead to layoffs.
Trial to Test Stem Cell Treatment of Spinal Cord Injuries
Study participants to receive stem cell injections directly into injury site.
Medline Buys Spinal Fusion Technology from Amendia
Purchase adds to Medline's O.R. offering of spine instruments.
Ulrich Medical Releases Tezo Spine Implants in U.S.
Devices' porous interior reportedly promotes enhanced bone fusion.
Research and development pros are the medtech world's problem solvers.
By Christopher Delporte
3-D printing has been in use for decades, but with rapid advancements, the process could change the face of medical manufacturing.
By Ranica Arrowsmith
Orthopedic firms continue to rely on proven materials to craft new artificial joints.
By Michael Barbella
The electrical stimulation technology for pain could reduce doctor visits and the need for surgery, DJO's Sharon Wolfington says.
By Ranica Arrowsmith, Associate Editor