Most hip and knee replacements ‘last longer than thought’

admin/ februarie 19, 2019/ Materiale/ 10 comments

Eight out of 10 knee replacements and six out of 10 hip replacements last as long as 25 years, says a large study from the University of Bristol. This is much longer than believed, the researchers said, and the findings will help patients and surgeons decide when to carry out surgery. To date, there has been little data on the

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Smith & Nephew in talks to buy NuVasive for over $3 billion: FT

admin/ februarie 9, 2019/ Fuziune și Achiziție/ 2 comments

(Reuters) – Britain’s Smith & Nephew Plc has held talks to buy U.S. medical equipment maker NuVasive in a deal that would be worth more than $3 billion, the Financial Times reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the talks. When contacted by Reuters, Smith & Nephew and NuVasive said they do not comment on market speculation. The exact terms

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BD Unveils Nano Pen Needle for Accurate Subcutaneous Insulin Injections

admin/ februarie 5, 2019/ Materiale/ 2 comments

  BD is releasing its new Nano pen needle designed for achieving consistent depth during subcutaneous injections, particularly for diabetic patients on insulin. Intramuscular injections can occur when a patient applies too much force to many of the existing injection devices. The new BD Nano compensates for this by spreading the load across the injection site and preventing the needle from

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