• By Healio   -   Apr 29, 2017

    SAFE ORTHOPAEDICS EXPANDS INTO GERMANY AND APPOINTS HEAD OF SALES FOR THE REGION

    Safe Orthopaedics announced the company is expanding to Germany and has appointed Jochen Esser as head of sales for Germany.According...

    • By Healio   -   Apr 29, 2017

      MAYO CLINIC'S 'MEDICAL SCHOOL OF THE FUTURE' TOPS APRIL NEWS

      April brought FDA approvals and the passing of one of the ophthalmology world's most distinguished figures, but the AMA's announcement...

      • By Healio   -   Apr 29, 2017

        WORKING WITH WORKERS' COMPENSATION CASES

        Workers' compensation cases differ from other cases an O&P practice may handle. There can be more urgency due to the importance of...

        • By Healio   -   Apr 29, 2017

          NON-AMBULATORY SCI WALK USING A ROBOTIC EXOSKELETON: EFFECT ON BONE AND MUSCLE

          ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT02324322 Purpose: The purpose of this research study is to evaluate an exoskeleton device and mobility...

          • By Healio   -   Apr 29, 2017

            RULE BENDING: EMPOWER EMPLOYEES TO DO THE RIGHT THING

            You have probably heard, seen or read about the highly publicized incident in which a passenger was forcibly removed from a United...

            • By Healio   -   Apr 29, 2017

              MIND YOUR MONEY, MIND YOUR BUSINESS

              CHICAGO - In the face of business challenges, such as prepayment audits and low reimbursements, Robert Benedetti, controller for De...

              Face, Audition
              • By Healio   -   Apr 29, 2017

                A CONVERSATION WITH ERIC SHOEMAKER, MS, CPO, LPO

                In this issue, O&P News poses five questions to Eric Shoemaker, MS, CPO, LPO.Shoemaker is the regional director at Ability Prosthetics...

                • By Healio   -   Apr 29, 2017

                  ASSOCIATION OF CHILDREN'S PROSTHETIC-ORTHOTIC CLINICS ANNUAL MEETING

                  March 22-25 | HoustonFind photos from the Association of Children's Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics Annual Meeting below. To see complete...

                  • By Healio   -   Apr 29, 2017

                    NOVEL AMPUTATION TECHNIQUE SHOWED BENEFITS IN GAIT, QUALITY OF HEALTH

                    HOUSTON - A novel surgical procedure, in which a conservative hip disarticulation was converted into a transfemoral amputation, had...

                    Hospital
                    • By Healio   -   Apr 29, 2017

                      HEALTH CANADA APPROVES RIVANNA SPINAL NAVIGATION SYSTEM

                      Health Canada has approved the Accuro automatic spinal navigation system from Rivanna Medical LLC for epidural and related neuroaxial...

                      Hospital
                      • By Healio   -   Apr 29, 2017

                        BOC BOARD OF DIRECTORS WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS

                        The Board of Certification and Accreditation named Margy Imlay, CMF, and Richard W. Todd, COF, to its board of directors, according...

                        • By Healio   -   Apr 29, 2017

                          EXERCISE IMPROVES ODDS OF MI SURVIVAL

                          Individuals who exercised were less likely to die of MI in a dose-dependent association, according to findings from the Copenhagen...

                          Hospital
                          • By Healio   -   Apr 29, 2017

                            ENDURANCE SUPPLEMENTAL: CENTRIFUGAL-FLOW LVAD WITH BP MANAGEMENT CONFERS BENEFITS

                            Patients with advanced HF ineligible for a transplant who were implanted with a centrifugal-flow left ventricular assist device and...

                            Disability, Neurology, Stroke
                            • By Healio   -   Apr 29, 2017

                              DCB MAY BENEFIT PATIENTS WITH COMPLEX FEMOROPOPLITEAL LESIONS

                              Patients with long lesions, calcified lesions or chronic total occlusion who were treated with a drug-coated balloon for femoropopliteal...

                              Drugs
                              • By Healio   -   Apr 29, 2017

                                CORONOR: INCIDENT MI LINKED TO VERY LATE STENT THROMBOSIS, INCREASED MORTALITY RISK IN STABLE CAD

                                In outpatients with stable CAD, MI incidence was linked to very late stent thrombosis and elevated risk for mortality, according to...

                                • By Healio   -   Apr 29, 2017

                                  LENGTH OF STAY, MORTALITY SIMILAR FOR MEN, WOMEN HOSPITALIZED WITH VTE

                                  Sex was not associated with significant differences in hospital length of stay or mortality among patients with venous thromboembolism,...

                                  Hospital
                                  • By Healio   -   Apr 29, 2017

                                    DCB CONFERS SIMILAR RESULTS IN PATIENTS WITH STANDARD OR COMPLEX LESIONS

                                    Patients with symptomatic femoropopliteal artery disease and complex lesions who were treated with a drug-coated balloon experienced...

                                    Drugs
                                    • By Healio   -   Apr 29, 2017

                                      SECONDARY PREVENTION TREATMENTS MAY BENEFIT PATIENTS WITH MI, NONOBSTRUCTIVE CORONARY ARTERIES

                                      Patients with MI but nonobstructive coronary arteries experienced long-term benefits from treatments, including statins and ACE inhibitors/angiotensin...

                                      • By Healio   -   Apr 29, 2017

                                        CARDIOLOGY TODAY'S INTERVENTION HIGHLIGHTS 5 ARTICLES RELATING TO MULTIVESSEL DISEASE

                                        Cardiology Today's Intervention compiled a list stories posted to Healio.com/Intervention relating to interventions for patients with...

                                        • By Healio   -   Apr 29, 2017

                                          EASL PUBLISHES CLINICAL GUIDE ON THE MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE LIVER FAILURE

                                          AMSTERDAM - EASL recently published their new clinical practice guideline on the assessment and management of acute liver failure,...

                                          Hepatitis, Alcohol