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3D Templating for Total Hip Arthroplasty

Templating - 29 September, 2017

Acetabular cup appropriate placement is important to determinate the implant stability and longevity. The malposition of acetabular cups negatively influences prosthesis survival and it will…

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Surgical techniques and operative management of Distal Clavicle Osteolysis

Surgical techniques and operative management of Distal Clavicle Osteolysis

Surgery - 25 May, 2017

An uncommon condition that affects mostly athletes who perform repetitive overhead activity is distal clavicle osteolysis (DCO). This is a condition that most commonly affects…

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Kocher-Langenbeck approach in acetabular fractures

Case studies - 18 May, 2017

It is a fact that acetabular fractures are rare injuries. It is estimated that 3 out of 100 000 inhabitants suffer one each year. However,…

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High quality and cost effective healthcare

Surgery - 20 April, 2017

Nowadays, it is not an easy task to think about the quality of healthcare and cost effectiveness, and this proves to be an even more…

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Latest carpal tunnel syndrome advances

Latest carpal tunnel syndrome advances

Case studies - 9 March, 2017

Orthopaedics Today Europe spoke with some international experts on hand surgery in order to know what the latest techniques in the field are. Do not…

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Current thoughts on Foot and Ankle endoscopies

Current thoughts on Foot and Ankle endoscopies

Surgery - 3 March, 2017

The future of foot and ankle analysis might reside in the development of promising new endoscopic techniques for tendinopathies – even though studies of a…

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PREPARING PATIENTS FOR A KNEE REPLACEMENT: THE PROCEDURES

Preparing patients for a knee replacement: the procedures

Arthroplasty - 29 September, 2016

A knee replacement will be performed when the knee is severely damaged mostly caused by arthritis or injury. It works when it becomes hard for…

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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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TENDON HAND SURGERY: REASONS, PROCEDURES & RECOVERY

Tendon Hand Surgery: Reasons, Procedures & Recovery

Surgery - 16 September, 2016

The most prominent tendons in the hand join muscles right from the arms to the fingers. If any of the tendons get into serious damage,…

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