Dr Emmanuel
Dr Emmanuel
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Blogs

Stem cell therapy shows potential for difficult-to-treat refractory angina patient population

A study using a stem cell therapy to treat challenging refractory angina (RA) patients demonstrated promising results, including improved exercise time, reduced angina and reduced mortality. The RENEW results were presented today as a late-breaking clinical trial at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 2016 Scientific Sessions in Orlando, Fla. Source: Science Daily […]

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Platelet-rich plasma injections may lead to improvements in tissue healing

After platelet-rich plasma injections, researchers have described the structural change in the healing process as well as improvement in patients’ pain and function, in a new report. Source: Science Daily Read more

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Total knee arthroplasty: analysis shows EXPAREL reduces length of hospital stay and improves discharge status compared to standard analgesic modality

Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has announced results of new data showing that EXPAREL┬« (bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension) infiltration compared to a standard analgesic regimen in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA) significantly decreased the length of hospital stay and increased the likelihood that a patient would be discharged to their home rather than a care facility […]

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Measuring severity of spinal cord injuries

Injuries to the spinal cord partially or completely disrupt the neural pathways between the brain and the limbs. The consequences for the representation of the affected limbs in the brain can be drastic. Researchers have now measured how severely this representation is affected. Source: Science Daily Read more

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Preventing long-term complications of an ACL tear

A torn ACL (also known as the anterior cruciate ligament) is one of the most common knee injuries, with as many as 200,000 cases per year in the U.S. Young people under the age of 20 are at particular risk, in part because of participation in sports. Source: Medical Xpress Read more

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  • California Medical Association
  • Spine Arthroplasty Society