Raynham, Mass.-based Mitek Sports Medicine launched the HEALIX 3.4mm Suture Anchor for rotator cuff repair and the double-loaded minimally invasive partial thickness rotator cuff repair system for the HEALIX TRANSTEND Implant System.
Oakland Athletics pitcher Brett Anderson recently underwent ulnar collateral ligament repair surgery, performed by James Andrews, MD, according to an MLB report.
Gender could be associated with an increased risk of cartilage lesions in anterior cruciate ligament knee injuries, according to a release from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.
Four orthopedic sports medicine physicians discuss current use of platelet-rich plasma injections for athletes and whether they think the treatment will stand up to evidence-based research.
Germany-based orthopedic device company IlluminOss Medical announced the first use of its minimally invasive ankle fracture repair system, according to a company news release.
Cayenne Medical, a Scottsdale, Ariz.-based sports medicine device company, launched the CrossFix II Meniscal Repair System, the second generation of a device designed to treat traumatic meniscal tears, according to a company news release.