Ongoing consolidations and investment has prompted strong growth in new technologies for treatment of extremities, including the foot and ankle.
For the first time the orthopedic stem cell market was the fastest growing orthopedic biomaterial segment.
According to a a study published in the journal in the journal Stem Cells Translational Medicine, researchers may have found a new protocol to grow and transform human embryonic stem cells into cartilage cells.
There are at least two efforts underway that could eventually serve as a substitute for the human meniscus.
Knowing the most effective arthritis procedures favored by surgeons can help novel devices find a welcome market reception.
This latest trial, which was conducted at Amsterdam’s Academic Medical Centre, involves sending electronic impulses to implanted electrodes to stimulate the vagus nerve.