Posts for Preoperative planning Category

The impact of 3D visualization in the orthopedic world

The impact of 3D visualization in the orthopedic world

Preoperative planning - 15 November, 2018

In 2016, it was estimated that approximately one million total hip replacements (THR) would be performed annually worldwide, much due to the osteoarthritis. Before the…

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Why is pre-operative planning so important for surgery?

Preoperative planning - 13 September, 2018

Let’s start by assuring you that the pre-operative planning is the most important part of a surgery. One of the key steps for a successful…

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How to perform an HTO using PeekMed?

Preoperative planning - 30 August, 2018

Perform a High Tibial Osteotomy (HTO) is a realigning, joint sparing operation for osteoarthritis and malalignment of the knee. Contrary to a knee replacement which…

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How to perform an ACL surgery using PeekMed?

How to perform an ACL surgery using PeekMed?

Preoperative planning - 12 July, 2018

One of the most common knee injuries is an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) sprain or tear. People who participate in high demand sports like soccer,…

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5 considerations when planning for orthopedic surgery

5 considerations when planning for orthopedic surgery

Preoperative planning - 26 April, 2018

There are several surgical solutions growing which engage 3D technologies. It provides to orthopedic surgeons access to a bunch of software and services to assist…

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Pediatric tibial shaft fractures: the relation between external and internal fixation

Pediatric tibial shaft fractures: the relation between external and internal fixation

Preoperative planning - 22 March, 2018

Tibial shaft fractures are mostly due to falls during recreational activities. They can be treated conservatively by cast immobilization with excellent outcomes, including four to…

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Impact and care of foot problems in people with rheumatoid arthritis

Preoperative planning - 16 November, 2017

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is often a result of foot involvement which is part of the well-described clinical picture. It has been estimated, with no formal…

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Back to the basics on High Tibial Osteotomy

Back to the basics on High Tibial Osteotomy

Preoperative planning - 19 January, 2017

High Tibial Osteotomy (HTO) is a common procedure performed to treat medial knee arthrosis. There are two main goals for a HTO – first, to…

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PRE-OPERATIVE PLANNING FOR A TOTAL JOINT REPLACEMENT

Pre-operative planning for a total joint replacement

Preoperative planning - 7 October, 2016

Pre-operative planning should be a priority in primary total joint replacement, it either happens for the knee or hip. A pre-operative analysis helps the surgeon…

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DO SPORTS INJURIES ALWAYS LEAD TO SURGERY?

Do sports injuries always lead to surgery?

Preoperative planning - 7 October, 2016

As a surgeon, your diagnosis on a patient’s injury must be always a high focus procedure. When it comes to sports, this procedure needs to…

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