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Navigation and customized implants: the role played on TKA

Surgery, Technology - 14 December, 2017

Through the years the number of total knee replacements (TKA) done in the USA seems to increase and despite the great care taken during all…

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A clinical efficacy between different surgical approaches for popliteal cyst

Surgery - 30 November, 2017

Popliteal cyst is a benign swelling with synovial fluid located behind the knee joint. They are often asymptomatic, however symptomatic cysts may cause pain and…

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Adult vs Pediatric Cases: Upper extremity open fractures

Case studies - 9 November, 2017

A study published on BioMedCentral shows that fractures in pediatrics tend to show epidemiological characteristics which are different from adults – the main goal was…

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Shockwave therapy for musculoskeletal disorders

Technology - 19 October, 2017

Three main techniques through which shockwaves can be generated are electrohydraulic, electromagnetic and piezoelectric principles, and each one represents a different technique of generative shockwaves.…

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Metal-on-metal hip resurfacing in patients younger than 50 years

Templating - 12 October, 2017

Total hip arthroplasty (THA) durability does not meet the requirements for young patients compared to the younger population. SEE ALSO: 3D Templating for Total Hip…

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Femoral neck fractures - a complication of hip arthroscopy

Femoral neck fractures – a complication of hip arthroscopy

Case studies - 17 March, 2017

The continuous contact between the acetabulum and the femoral head-neck junction can cause a disorder of the hip joint called femoroacetabular impingement (FAI). This disorder…

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NEW TECHNIQUES IN THE FIELD FOR OSTEOTOMY SURGERIES

New techniques in the field for Osteotomy surgeries

Surgery - 18 November, 2016

When osteotomy is the only solution for your patient, you must pay attention to a couple of factors. The world is in constant progress. When…

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CUBITAL TUNNEL SYNDROME: THE BASICS

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome: the basics

Surgery - 21 September, 2016

The cubital tunnel syndrome is quite familiar with something you may know as carpal tunnel syndrome. These two syndromes do share some things but it’s…

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SHOULDER AND ELBOW: TIPS, TRICKS AND NEW TECHNIQUES

Shoulder and elbow: tips, tricks and new techniques

Random - 20 September, 2016

Shoulder and elbow areas are complex and therefore require attention. Most people avoid going to a doctor unless it is absolutely necessary and when it…

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