Posts tagged knee
BMJ article dovetails with Ortho RTi focus

An article in the latest issue of the weekly peer-reviewed journal, The BMJ, about arthroscopic surgery for degenerative knee arthritis and meniscal tears appears to dovetail with an approach by Ortho Regenerative Technologies and its biologic scaffold for soft tissue injuries.

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Histogenics pathway for NeoCart cleared in Japan

Histogenics (NASDAQ:HSGX) has successfully completed all formal consultations with the Office of Cellular and Tissue-based Products of the Japan Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA) regarding the marketing and manufacturing authorization pathway for its NeoCart autologous cell therapy to treat cartilage defects in the knee in the Japanese market. 

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HCW starts Histogenics at buy

H.C. Wainwright initiated coverage of Histogenics (NASDAQ:HSGX) with a “buy” rating and price target of $3.50, saying the company has an innovative product with significant market potential. The stock closed at $1.58 on Dec. 16.

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Leerink upgrades Cardiovascular Systems

Leerink Partners upgraded Cardiovascular Systems (NASDAQ:CSII) to “outperform” and raised its price target to $30 from $23. The stock closed at $22.60 on Friday.

“Now with two solid quarters in a row of stable-to-improving growth and a new CEO in place, we believe the company has reached a fundamental inflection point after several quarters of underperformance in light of sales force disruptions and poor execution,” writes analyst Danielle Antalffy.

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Antibe posts positive Phase 2 results in OA

Antibe Therapeutics (OTCQB:ATBPF; TSX-V:ATE) reported positive results from a Phase 2 study of ATB-346 in osteoarthritis (OA).

Twelve patients with OA of the knee were treated once daily for 10 days with ATB-346 at a dose of 250 mg, a dose that contains one-sixth of the typical daily dose of naproxen for treating OA.

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