STERRAD Sterilizers Triple Lifetime of N95 Masks

STERRAD sterilizers, made by Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP), an Irvine, California firm, are a common sight in hospitals around the world. They’re used to reprocess surgical tools and

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Immersive Virtual Reality: A Paradigm Shift in Education and Training

Virtual reality (VR) is both a natural progression and a paradigm shift in orthopaedic training and education. Many orthopaedic surgeons can recall the popularization of arthroscopes,

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Bone Bandage Soaks up Adenosine Molecules to Repair Hard Tissue

Researchers from Duke University have developed a bone bandage that accumulates pro-healing adenosine molecules to accelerate bone repair. Bone fractures are complex, difficult injuries resulting

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Amazon launches virtual health clinic for its Seattle employees

A new benefit for Amazon’s employees in the Seattle area is a virtual medical clinic that also offers in-person healthcare services. The pilot program, called Amazon Care, provides a mobile app

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Zimmer Biomet Commences Commercial Release of Persona® Revision Knee System

Revision System Completes the Persona Portfolio of Comprehensive and Personalized Knee Replacement Solutions WARSAW, Ind., Sept. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX:

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J&J’s DePuy Synthes announces limited launch of Attune cementless knee

Johnson & Johnson’s (NYSE:JNJ) DePuy Synthesis division said today it is launching the Attune cementless knee in a rotating platform option in select markets around the world. This launch

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J&J’s DePuy to acquire JointPoint hip navigation software

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) unit DePuy Synthes said it agreed to acquire JointPoint and its surgeon-friendly navigation software for hip replacements for an undisclosed amount. Belleair

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Handheld MasSpec Pen for Molecular Cancer Detection During Surgeries

Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin have developed a new handheld pen for rapid intraoperative cancer detection. Their work demonstrates that the tool can identify different

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