Tag: "orthopaedic" at medical news
Sports concussion research using fMRI provides insight for safe return-to-play decisions
... Ph.D., asssociate professor in the departments of orthopaedic
surgery and neurological surgery at the University..., Ph.D., assistant professor in the departments of orthopaedic
surgery and neurological surgery at Pitts School of Medicine, and assistant director of the UPMC pro...
Radium-223: An alternative treatment for prostate cancer
...n, new pathological bone fractures, tumour related orthopaedic
surgical intervention, and use of radioisotopes to relieve new skeletal related symptoms. The authors believe larger clinical trials are needed to study the effect of radium-223 on SREs and overall survival rates for HRPC. The authors say: In our...
Washington University surgeon develops treatment for foot deformity
... the problem. A treatment developed by a pediatric orthopaedic
surgeon at Washington University School of Medicin...casting alone," says Dobbs, associate professor of orthopaedic
surgery at the School of Medicine. "In the cases where we are not able to reach full correction with...
Pain control after surgery reduces days of hospitalization
...ve days," said Dr. Chelly, who also is director of orthopaedic
anesthesia and the acute interventional postoperative pain service at UPMC Shadyside Hospital, part of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. "The use of the acute interventional postoperative pain service allowed patients to recover faster, an...
IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis to be held for first time in Asia
..., endocrinologists, internal medicine specialists, orthopaedic
surgeons, radiologists, nurses, rehabilitation professionals, public health personnel, epidemiologists, pharmacists, pharmaceutical industry representatives and media professionals. ...
New research effort to translate basic science into faster bone healing
...r crashes, gunshot wounds and falls. The number of orthopaedic
injuries has increased in recent years as baby boomers age, and as U.S. soldiers in Iraq continue to suffer severe injuries. "We are getting close to the point where decades of research finally pay off in new treatments that restore trauma patients...
New biomedical device uses nanotechnology to monitor hip implant healing, may reduce wait times
...r and quantify this healing process is critical to orthopaedic
surgeons in determining a patient's rehabilitation progress," says Moussa, who has a lab in the National Research Council's National Institute for Nanotechnology. "Until now, there has been no quantitative method for assessing osseointegration." Th...
Jefferson Orthopaedic surgeons leading international study of timing of spinal surgery
... also a topic of great debate and discussion among orthopaedic
surgeons. Dr. Vaccaro, professor of orthopaedic
surgery and neurological surgery at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Phil...
Sports medicine journal available to journalists
...ublished in the Journal.AJSM is the leader among 9 orthopaedic
journals evaluated in the quality of scientific research published as well as in the number of times AJSM articles are subsequently cited in other publications (The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, Dec. 2005). The American Journal of Sports Medici...
Anti-inflammatory drugs following hip replacement surgery could harm rather than help
...tine anti-inflammatory-based treatment after major orthopaedic
surgery may well result in harm rather than benefit," Dr Fransen added....
Matrilin-3 gene discovered to prevent onset of osteoarthritis
...irector of cell and molecular biology, and head of orthopaedic
biology research at Rhode Island Hospital. Chen is also a professor of medical science, and holds the Michael G. Ehrlich Chair in Orthopaedic Research, both at Brown Medical School. The research has also led to an animal model that can be used t...
UT Southwestern orthopaedic surgeons first in area to use knee replacements designed for women
... new design," said Dr. Robert Bucholz, chairman of orthopaedic
surgery at UT Southwestern. "This is one in a seri...joint and knee replacement procedures performed by orthopaedic
surgeons is increasing due, in part, to aging baby boomers and an increasingly overweight population...
Mowing the lawn is not child's play
...ons are not taken," explained Richard F. Kyle, MD, orthopaedic
surgeon and AAOS President. "It's important that people take their time when mowing the lawn, and teach kids at an early age to stay clear of these machines when they are running." Many lawn mower-related injuries require a team of physicians from v...
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Cleveland Clinic establish biomedical research collaboration
...including nano-medicine, nano-bio materials, smart orthopaedic
implants, biomolecular imaging, biocomputation and bioinformatics, bio-MEMS and the development of drug delivery devices. "This collaboration will accelerate scientific progress by bringing together the strengths of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institu...
Study first to show potential of light-activated gene therapy for knee injuries
... gene therapy the potential to become part of most orthopaedic
medical practices in the country. Thirdly, researchers developed a laser that can deliver the effective dose of long wavelength UV light within seconds. Using this laser light source means that the light-activated gene therapy could be completed in...
University of Utah to help build bionic arm
... Nicholas Brown, a research assistant professor in orthopaedic
surgery. Other University of Utah co-investigators are Normann, who will enhance the electrode array's capabilities for operating the bionic arm; bioengineering Professor Patrick Tresco, who will test the interface device and its components to ensu...
Drug shown to provide much needed alternative therapy for chronic shoulder pain
...o by Theodore Blaine, M.D., assistant professor of orthopaedic
surgery at Columbia University Medical Center and ...r problems account for about 1.5 million visits to orthopaedic
surgeons annually. The pain can be caused by a variety of problems, including osteoarthritis or rot...
Warning over 'poor surgery' at private treatment centres
...ottingham. There is no doubt that the expansion of orthopaedic
services, provided by the Department of Health through private hospitals and independent sector treatment centres (ISTCs), has been a much needed development, but it has occurred at a price, he writes. What has happened in ISTCs is that junior specia...
Acupressure relieves low back pain
...ients with chronic low back pain from a specialist orthopaedic
clinic. All patients completed a standard disability questionnaire before being randomly allocated to two treatment groups: 64 patients received six sessions of acupressure and 65 patients received physical therapy. Results were analysed immediately ...
Computer systems assisting orthopaedic surgeons
The EUREKA project E! 2288 on Computer-aided orthopaedic
care (MEDAC) is helping orthopaedic
surgeons to not only document their clinical cases, but to also manage and analyse all patient data ...