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Johnson & Johnson, Viacyte testing possible diabetes cure

February 9, 2016

Johnson & Johnson, continuing its long quest for a Type 1 diabetes cure, is joining forces with biotech company ViaCyte to speed development of the first stem cell treatment that could fix the life-threatening hormonal disorder. They’ve already begun testing it in a small number of diabetic patients

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Poncet’s disease (Tubercular Rheumatism) with primary involvement of the foot–A Case Report

February 7, 2016

Publication date: Available online 6 February 2016 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Saif Sait, Mohd. Mubashir, Rahij Anwar, Nissa Khan

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Letter to the editor on “Periprosthetic osteolysis after AES total ankle replacement: Conventional radiography versus CT scan”

February 7, 2016

Publication date: Available online 6 February 2016 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Helka Koivu, Ia Kohonen

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Poncet’s disease (Tubercular Rheumatism) with primary involvement of the foot–A Case Report

February 7, 2016

Publication date: Available online 6 February 2016 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Saif Sait, Mohd. Mubashir, Rahij Anwar, Nissa Khan

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Conversion of Ankle Autofusion to Total Ankle Replacement Using the Salto XT Revision Prosthesis

February 5, 2016

Publication date: Available online 4 February 2016 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Emilie R.C. Williamson, Constantine A

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Response to the comment to: “Kulkarni U and Kulkarni A: Posterior talus osteochondroma a rare location, treated by posterior ankle arthroscopy. Foot…

January 27, 2016

Publication date: Available online 11 January 2016 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Umesh Kulkarni, Ameya Kulkarni

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A radiological sign (which we are calling the ‘tongues of flame’ sign) in irreducible trimalleolar fractures of the ankle

January 19, 2016

Publication date: Available online 19 January 2016 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Jike Lu, Masumi Maruo Holledge, Jac Trappel, Mehul Mayank Background The irreducible trimalleolar fracture case we describe is different from the Bosworth fracture, defined as a fixed posterior fracture-dislocation of the distal part of the fibula, in which the proximal fibular shaft fragment locks behind posterior tibial tubercle.

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Motion control running shoes prevent injuries in some

January 19, 2016

Runners with flat feet or whose feet roll inward may want to invest in running shoes with motion control to help prevent injuries, according to a study from Luxembourg. Running shoes with motion control features reduced injuries by about half, but that benefit was limited to runners whose feet rolled inward, which is typical for people with flat feet.

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Duplicate records, lack of matching patients remains an issue

January 19, 2016

There’s a big problem with duplicate patient records across the U.S., according to the American Health Information Management Association. The organization says the majority of health information management professionals routinely work to mitigate duplicate patient records with the patients they encounter

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