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Broken Collarbone Repair - Patient Testimonial

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Procedure to remove a pin from a previous collarbone repair, in anticipation of further injury because of an active lifestyle.

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The Z-Lig™ ACLR Device, invented by Kevin R. Stone, M.D. and subsequently developed by Aperion Biologics, has been cleared for marketing and distribution in the European Union and other markets which recognize the CE Mark.
The incidence of such tears is about 61 per 100,000 people each year. Yet the repair/replacement ratio is well under 10% for repair and 0.01% for replacement. Why?
Broken Collarbone
It’s a nasty injury. But thanks to new materials and techniques, repair and healing are a whole lot easier.
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"A few select orthopedic surgeons and researchers around the country are pioneering alternate cartilage...

Stone, K.R., A.W. Walgenbach, A. Freyer, T.J. Turek, and D.P. Speer. 2006.

A new treatment to replace the entire cartilage surface

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) is blood plasma that has been enriched with platelets.