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  1. Intellijoint Surgical launches hip replacement planning software

    Intellijoint Surgical launched the Intellijoint View preoperative planning system for total hip replacements, the company announced Oct. 21.
  2. California hospital earns designation for hip, knee replacement expertise

    Adventist Health Hanford (Calif.) has been designated as a Blue Distinction Center+ for hip and knee replacements, the Hanford Sentinel reported Oct. 20.
  3. South Dakota orthopedic group to open clinic in Minnesota

    Orthopedic Institute, a physician group based in Sioux Falls, S.D. will open another location in Minnesota, the Pipestone County Star reported Oct. 19.

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  1. American Orthopaedic Association recognizes Dr. Joseph Buckwalter, IV

    Joseph Buckwalter IV, MD, received the 2021 Distinguished Contributions to Orthopaedics award from the American Orthopaedic Association, according to an Oct. 18 news release from the University of Iowa.
  2. Dr. Steven Shin to operate on boxer's right hand

    Steven Shin, MD, will perform hand surgery on boxer Ryan Garcia Oct. 18 at the Los Angeles-based Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Surgery Center, according to Big Fight Weekend. 
  3. Arizona sports medicine practice to open physical therapy clinic

    Phoenix-based Foothills Sports Medicine Physical Therapy is opening a new clinic, the company said Oct. 15.
  4. San Diego ortho group opens new physical therapy clinic

    San Diego-based Synergy Orthopedic Specialists opened a physical therapy clinic, the company said Oct. 14. The clinic is Synergy's fourth in the San Diego area.

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  1. Wisconsin orthopedic practice partners to help reduce workers' healthcare costs

    Green Bay, Wis.-based Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Specialists will participate in a workers compensation bundled payments program, according to an Oct. 12 news release.
  2. Bone Therapeutics creates advisory board for stem-cell platform

    Bone Therapeutics appointed a five-person scientific advisory board for guidance on developing induced pluripotent stem cell-derived mesenchymal stromal cell, the company said Oct. 12.
  3. No difference in outcomes for spinal vs. general anesthesia in hip surgery patients: study

    Using spinal anesthesia for hip surgery patients did not result in better outcomes than using general anesthesia in older adults, according to a study published Oct. 9 in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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