Surgical Tourniquets in Orthopaedics
- Joseph Lister, Noncompressible Arterial Hemorrhage, and the Next Generation of "Tourniquets"? Blackbourne, Lorne H.; Mabry, Robert; Sebesta, James; Holcomb, John B. // U.S. Army Medical Department Journal;2008, p56
The article describes an innovative surgical technique called abdominal tourniquet, developed by Joseph Lister, and explores next generation tourniquets used in the battlefield. The abdominal tourniquet was designed by Lister to stop the inflow of blood to the hip. A version of his technique,...
- Orthopaedic surgery apps I can't live without. Aziz, Sheweidin // Bulletin of The Royal College of Surgeons of England;2015, Vol. 97 Issue 10, p453
The article offers information on several orthopaedic surgery apps including the Ortho Traumapedia app, the AO Surgery Reference, and the T&O Curriculum.
- Sutures reduce risk of infection in orthopaedic surgery. // Nursing Standard;5/26/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 38, p16
The article discusses research which found that the use of sutures rather than staples in orthopaedic surgery, helps reduce the risk of infection.
- Materialise launches new business unit. // Medical Device Daily;10/7/2010, Vol. 14 Issue 195, p9
The article reports that Materialise has launched SurgiCase Orthopaedics, a comprehensive service that centers on the use of computed tomography (CT)/magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) images in virtual surgical planning.
- Blue Belt Technologies enters partnership with DJO Surgical. // Medical Device Daily;5/20/2013, Vol. 17 Issue 97, p6
The article reports that an agreement to form an implant partnership has been reached between medical technology company Blue Belt Technologies and medical devices and services company DJO Surgical.
- Best Performance in the National Joint Registry of England and Wales. // Orthopedics Today;May2011, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p36
An advertisement for the most frequently used cups and stem brands, including Zimmer CSF, DePuy Duraloc and Zimmer Trilogy, used in England and Wales as of May 2011.
- AxioMed gains patent for replacing damaged discs. // Medical Device Daily;4/3/2013, Vol. 17 Issue 64, p4
The article reports that a Notice of Allowance of a key U.S. patent describing a device for the replacement of a damaged spinal disc was received by AxioMed Spine, for the trapezoidal shape asserted to be a closer approximation of the spinal disc anatomy.
- Patent watch. // Medical Device Daily;4/3/2013, Vol. 17 Issue 64, p4
The article reports that according to Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, the Japan Patent Office (JPO) has notified City of Hope of its intention to grant a patent from the Rossi patent family, pertaining to Dicer Substrate small interfering Ribonucleic Acid (siRNA) (DsiRNA).
- Positioning of the patient during shoulder surgery: an inexpensive, safe and easy technique. Tongel, Alexander; Hardeman, François; Karelse, Anne; Wilde, Lieven // European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology;Jan2013, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p115
The knowledge of shoulder pathology has improved tremendously in the last decades, and shoulder surgery is increasingly performed because of new treatment options and better operative results. Nowadays most surgical shoulder procedures are performed in the sitting or semi-sitting (beach chair)...