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New osseointegrated press-fit implant reduces infection risk for above knee amputees

New osseointegrated press-fit implant reduces infection risk for above knee amputees

New technology allows for safer, more precise removal of plaque during atherectomy procedure

New technology allows for safer, more precise removal of plaque during atherectomy procedure

Researchers develop insoles impregnated with silver nanoparticles to treat diabetic foot syndrome

Researchers develop insoles impregnated with silver nanoparticles to treat diabetic foot syndrome

Study examines use of cryoablation to reduce phantom limb pain

Study examines use of cryoablation to reduce phantom limb pain

Researchers devise synthetic patch filled with insulin-producing beta cells to control blood sugar levels

Researchers devise synthetic patch filled with insulin-producing beta cells to control blood sugar levels

UC San Diego physicians develop potential new therapy for critical limb ischemia

UC San Diego physicians develop potential new therapy for critical limb ischemia

One million serious medical complications could be avoided with improvements in blood glucose levels in diabetics

One million serious medical complications could be avoided with improvements in blood glucose levels in diabetics

New technique may reduce need for amputation in patients with critical limb ischemia

New technique may reduce need for amputation in patients with critical limb ischemia

Integra Omnigraft Dermal Regeneration Matrix approved to treat certain diabetic foot ulcers

Integra Omnigraft Dermal Regeneration Matrix approved to treat certain diabetic foot ulcers

Researchers test new concept in type 2 diabetes patients going into remission

Researchers test new concept in type 2 diabetes patients going into remission

Patients suffering from diabetic foot have significantly impaired cognitive function

Patients suffering from diabetic foot have significantly impaired cognitive function

Notre Dame researchers discover compound that speeds up diabetic wound healing

Notre Dame researchers discover compound that speeds up diabetic wound healing

Study finds significant reduction in diabetes-related amputation rates since the mid-1990s

Study finds significant reduction in diabetes-related amputation rates since the mid-1990s

Global tissue engineered medical devices market expected to cross US$ 26 billion by 2020

Global tissue engineered medical devices market expected to cross US$ 26 billion by 2020

Research collaboration aims to develop new drug for slow-healing chronic wounds

Research collaboration aims to develop new drug for slow-healing chronic wounds

HEAL Project aims to regenerate human knees and limbs within 15 years

HEAL Project aims to regenerate human knees and limbs within 15 years

Scientists identify key groups of bacteria responsible for majority of meningococcal cases in England, Wales

Scientists identify key groups of bacteria responsible for majority of meningococcal cases in England, Wales

Lack of patient understanding of the true cost of medication non-adherence

Lack of patient understanding of the true cost of medication non-adherence

Insulin dose not independent risk factor for cardiovascular death

Insulin dose not independent risk factor for cardiovascular death

Loyola University successfully performs double-lung transplant in patient with debilitating lung disease

Loyola University successfully performs double-lung transplant in patient with debilitating lung disease