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Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic Performs First Meniscus Replacement in the South with NUsurface® Implant

Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic, a comprehensive orthopaedic clinic treating a wide variety of injuries and illnesses, and Active Implants, a company that develops orthopedic implant solutions, today announced that the first meniscus replacement procedure in the South has been performed by orthopedic surgeons Dr. Larry “Chip” Bankston and Dr. Robert Easton. Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic and its affiliated Surgical Specialty Center of Baton Rouge is the only site in Louisiana – and one of just 10 sites nationwide – enrolling patients with persistent knee pain caused by injured or deteriorating meniscus cartilage in the SUN (Safety Using NUsurface®) clinical trial, which is designed to assess the safety and effectiveness of the NUsurface® Meniscus Implant (pronounced “new surface”) in restoring function similar to that of a natural, healthy meniscus.



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