Posts for Orthopedic


Are post-operative complications related with time and admission for surgery?

Surgery - 8 February, 2018

Back in 2000, there was over 1.6 million osteoporotic fractures of the hip worldwide, with approximately 250 000 occurring in the United States and 620…

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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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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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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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The revenue cycle: An open letter for young surgeons

Surgery - 14 September, 2017

A physician’s refund is connected directly to either productivity or collections – and it can be influenced indirectly by the overall financial sustainability of the…

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A new approach for medical training

Surgery - 31 August, 2017

The number one and two killers worldwide according to the American Heart Association are still cardiovascular disease and stroke, and this is one of the…

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Is VR the next big thing?

Technology - 24 August, 2017

Traditional medtech is starting to lose its space in the medical field with all the technology advancements being recently made, and they need to keep…

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The impact of Data on Clinical Journey

Technology - 17 August, 2017

The pharmaceutical industry has gradually evolved to recognize the value of leveraging external real-world data and improving internal clinical data management processes, which is not…

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The Next Decade for Medical Technology

Technology - 10 August, 2017

Technology has been changing the medical field quicker than most experts could imagine, which is great news for people who are interested in learning how…

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