Researchers explore augmented ACL reconstruction procedure

IMAGE: Viewing outside the knee, the tibial passing sutures, InternalBrace passing sutures, and femoral passing sutures can all be seen docked. view more  Credit: Chad Lavender, M.D., Marshall University HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – An innovative procedure that explores the use of amnion, bone marrow concentrate and suture tape in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction may result in…

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Medical News Today: New study links air pollution with atherosclerosis

New research suggests that chronic exposure to ambient ozone may raise the risk of atherosclerosis and harm arterial health. New findings indicate that smog, which largely consists of ambient ozone, may lead to atherosclerosis, a cardiovascular condition. Atherosclerosis is the result of fatty deposits — such as cholesterol, fat, or cellular waste — accumulating inside…

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