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Learn about a new approach for treating meniscus injuries at Salt Lake Regional Medical Center

Posted at 1:47 PM, May 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-24 16:52:03-04

Dr. Andrew Cooper of Salt Lake Regional Medical Center explained why the SUN study is so ground breaking in the medical field. Patient Kent Carlson explained why his previous injuries have lead him to the SUN study and what results he is expecting.  Medical researchers are conducting a study to determine the effectiveness of an investigational implant for individuals with knee pain. You may have an option to help improve knee pain after meniscus surgery. To learn more about the SUN study, please visit or call (844) 680-8951.

About the Clinical Trial
The SUN study (Safety Using NUsurface®) will enroll approximately 120 patients as part of regulatory process to gain approval from FDA to sell the device in the U.S. All patients who meet study requirements and agree to enter the trial are offered the NUsurface Meniscus Implant as treatment. Treatment with NUsurface in the SUN trial is eligible for coverage by Medicare and some private insurance companies. To be eligible for the study, participants must be between the ages of 30 and 75 and have pain after medial meniscus surgery that was performed at least six months ago. To learn more about the SUN study, please visit or call (844) 680-8951.