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A cross-sectional study: locomotive syndrome

Case studies - 23 November, 2017

The concept of “locomotive syndrome” is the circumstances in which elderly people need nursing care services or are at high risk of requiring such services…

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Tibial diaphyseal fractures in children

Tibial diaphyseal fractures in children

Surgery - 30 March, 2017

Tibial diaphyseal fractures are common among younger patients, and when treated through traditional methods, the results are often positive. Orthopedic doctors should consider several factors…

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What goes through a surgeon’s mind through a complication?

Surgery - 27 September, 2016

As a surgeon, you’re honored to work on people’s bodies trying to easing their suffer, eliminate some pain, removing diseased organs, fixing this and that.…

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Spine osteoporosis. Spinal cord problems on woman's back

Scoliosis Imaging: find out all the basics and more

Radiology - 17 August, 2016

Scoliosis is defined as the presence of one or more lateral curves of the vertebral column in the coronal plane, although abnormal curves may affect…

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Technology in orthopedic

How Technology Is Transforming Orthopedics? 5 technological advances worth taking a look at

Technology - 5 August, 2016

The pace of technological innovation becomes increasingly accelerated in healthcare, foreshadowing major advances. Listed below 5 technological advances in orthopedics worth taking a look at.…

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Hip arthroplasty templating: a digital approach

Templating - 26 July, 2016

In the past decade, indications for hip replacements increased,  according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, more than 300,000 total hip replacements are…

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Tunnel assessment for revision ACL surgery

Revision ACL Surgery

Surgery - 13 July, 2016

ACL reconstruction is a complex process, although the success rate of ACL reconstruction is generally 85 – 95%. Therefore, a significant number of patients who…

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Portuguese national team player Danny operated using the innovative PeekMed technology

Random - 10 May, 2016

The surgery the Portuguese international player underwent, this past Monday, was prepared with the PeekMed 3D software.   Danny, 32 years old Portuguese football player, who currently…

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Digital preoperative planning for High Tibial Osteotomy

Preoperative planning - 20 April, 2016

An osteotomy is a surgical procedure to realign a bone in order to change the biomechanics of a joint and the force transmission through a…

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X-ray calibration: how to scale orthopedic images for templating

Templating - 13 April, 2016

Why is X-ray calibration a relevant subject? It is viable to do most orthopedic procedures without a pre-operative planning. However templating prevents surprises and reduces intraoperative complications. Conventional acetate…

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