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Tissue Regenix, CellRight Team Up to Improve ACL Repair

New graft options will be available next year for anterior cruciate ligament repair in the United States thanks to the recent collaboration between Tissue Regenix and CellRight Technologies. Both companies are bringing together their patented technologies and platforms to improve patient outcomes.

The Ten Best Sports Medicine Technologies for 2017

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Here are the ten best sports medicine technologies of 2017. Not only are these creative and innovative products but our judges also selected practical and cost effective solutions. Not all of the winners were interventional technologies. Two were computer applications which work through smart phones. As one of our judges commented, “There are some great ideas here.” We hope you agree.

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ACL Reconstruction: More About Skill Than Technique

Asheesh Bedi, M.D., Bernard Bach, M.D., Nikhil Verma, M.D., and Alexander Weber, M.D. at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons annual meeting. / Courtesy of Alex Weber, M.D.

As one of the most common orthopedic surgeries today, anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction gets a lot of attention in the orthopedic and sports medicine world. Each physician has his or her preferred technique begging the question: Is there a gold standard approach to anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction?

Carestream Health’s New Technology Streamlining Orthopedic Care

With the OnSight 3D Extremity System, the patient simply inserts the injured extremity into a donut-shaped opening in the system. / Courtesy of Carestream

As more people are living longer, more active lives, the need for orthopedic and sports medicine care continues to grow placing a bigger burden on the healthcare system. New imaging technology offered by Carestream, however, may help streamline patient care.

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