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This patient had peri-implantitis. I grafted the area with Bio-Oss, allograft and autogenous mixed with PRF serum and held in place with titanium-reinforced membrane.
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - Category: Dentistry Authors: Tags: Clinical Cases Regenerative Source Type: news

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Publication date: Available online 21 August 2017 Source:Arthroscopy Techniques Author(s): Eric J. Cotter, Brian R. Waterman, Mick P. Kelly, Kevin C. Wang, Frank M. Frank, Brian J. Cole Symptomatic patellofemoral chondral lesions are a challenging clinical entity, as these defects may result from persistent lateral patellar maltracking or repetitive microtrauma. Anteromedializing tibial tubercle osteotomy has been shown to be an effective strategy for primary and adjunctive treatment of focal or diffuse patellofemoral disease to improve the biomechanical loading environment. Similarly, osteochondral allograft transplantat...
Source: Arthroscopy Techniques - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Conclusions LLLT reduces inflammation and contributes to increased bone formation. PC treatment was shown to maintain connective tissue and to induce fibrosis during bone repair. Combined LLLT and PC treatment did not improve bone repair.
Source: Journal of Cranio Maxillofacial Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
The objective of this network meta-analysis was to identify and rank different ridge preservation procedures using allograft, xenograft, or extraction only by dimensional changes in ridge width and height after tooth extraction. Electronic and hand searches of several databases were performed in September 2016 to identify randomized controlled trials on extraction and ridge preservation with 3 to 7 months of follow-up. Eight studies were included in the network meta-analysis. The total number of teeth included in these trials was 466, which were randomly assigned to treatment groups. The effect sizes of ridge width ranged ...
Source: International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry - Category: Dentistry Tags: Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Fifty-nine patients with multilevel lumbar stenosis/OYL and other pathology underwent multilevel lumbar laminectomies/noninstrumented fusions using lamina autograft and Nanoss/BMA. Both dynamic X-ray/CT studies confirmed a 97% fusion rate an average of 4.9 months postoperatively. Nanoss/BMA contributed to a high posterolateral lumbar non instrumented fusion rate without complciations. PMID: 28808602 [PubMed]
Source: Surgical Neurology International - Category: Neurosurgery Tags: Surg Neurol Int Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Thirty-two severely myelopathic underwent 2.8-level cervical laminectomies/7.8 level fusions utilizing lamina/iliac autograft and Nanoss/BMA. Fusion was documented on both dynamic X-ray and CT studies in 31 of 32 (97%) patients an average of 4.7 months postoperatively. Nanoss/BMA appears to be a safe and effective bone graft expander that can be utilized for posterior cervical fusions. PMID: 28808601 [PubMed]
Source: Surgical Neurology International - Category: Neurosurgery Tags: Surg Neurol Int Source Type: research
MiMedx (NSDQ:MDXG) said today it inked a definitive agreement with the former shareholders of Stability Inc. to divest itself of Stability Biologics, which it acquired last January. The Marietta, Ga.-based company said the divestiture is part of its plan to transition back into a biopharmaceutical-focused company. “The transaction is expected to be completed in the 3rd quarter of 2017, and the consideration will include a promissory note issued by Stability Biologics in the principal amount of $3.5 million in favor of MiMedx and a waiver by the former stockholders of Stability, Inc. ...
Source: Mass Device - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Business/Financial News Mergers & Acquisitions Regenerative Medicine MiMedx Group Inc. Stability Biologics Source Type: news
Authors: Yoshida EM, Hussaini T Abstract In the not so distant past, organs from hepatitis C infected donors were either discarded or rarely transplanted into HCV viremic recipients - but never allocated to non-infected patients. However, the simplicity, ease and unprecedented success rates of HCV direct acting antiviral regimens has raised the possibility of utilizing such organs in an attempt to expand the donor pool. The thinker trial reports the first of such attempts. However, caution must be exercised prior to the widespread adoption of such strategy. PMID: 28809730 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Annals of Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Ann Hepatol Source Type: research
The objective of this study was to evaluate the early and long-term outcome of cryopreserved arterial allografts (CAAs) used for in situ reconstruction of abdominal aortic native or secondary graft infection and to identify predictors of mortality.
Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion There was better bio-performance, low immunogenicity and better dermal incorporation after treated by laser micro-pore drilling and decellularized deep II° burn-DADM, which may be considered as a better substitute for dermal matrix. Furthermore, the earlier harvested DADM after burn (24h) shows the better transplantation effect.
Source: Burns - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 18 August 2017 Source:The Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences Author(s): Ya-Mei Jiang, Tu-Run Song, Yang Qiu, Jin-Peng Liu, Xian-Ding Wang, Zhong-Li Huang, Tao Lin Renin-angiotensin system inhibitors, specifically angiotensin II converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEI) and angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARB), have confirmed renoprotective benefits in patients with proteinuria and hypertension. However, it remains controversial whether these agents are beneficial to kidney recipients. We conducted this meta-analysis to evaluate the effects of ACEI/ARB treatment on patient and allograft su...
Source: The Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences - Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: research
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