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Orthopedic Technology: What you can learn from Pokémon GO and other innovations
By João Pedro Ribeiro on September 25, 2019

Augmented Reality Applications in Orthopedic Technology

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X-Ray Calibration: How to Scale Orthopedic Images for Templating
By João Pedro Ribeiro on September 13, 2019

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...

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3D Printing in Orthopedics: A bright future ahead?
By João Pedro Ribeiro on September 6, 2019

    The 3D printing technology is penetrating the healthcare field at an astonishing rate. 3D printing in orthopedics is no exception. According to the MIT Technology Review, in 2016,...

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Clavicle Fracture Reduction Easily Planned
By João Pedro Ribeiro on August 27, 2019

Today we share with you a clavicle fracture reduction surgery pre-operative planning performed by a Brazilian orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Bruno Gobbato.

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Pre-operative Planning in Orthopedic Trauma: The Benefits for Surgeons
By João Pedro Ribeiro on August 20, 2019

Preoperative planning has become a critical stage of surgical procedures in every medical field. For most orthopedic surgeons, pre operative tracing of fractures and the use of acetate...

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Orthopedic Implants Materials: What Nobody Told you About it
By João Pedro Ribeiro on August 20, 2019

Orthopedic implants materials may have an important role in the fixation process. The choice of the implant material influences rigidity, corrosion, biocompatibility and tissue...

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Rapid Prototyping and STL Files: Why They Matter in Orthopedic Surgery?
By João Pedro Ribeiro on August 20, 2019

What’s a STL file? STL (STereoLithography) is a file format native to the stereolithography computer-aided design (CAD) software created by 3D Systems. This file format is supported by...

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C-Arm X-Ray Machines: All You Needed to Know
By João Pedro Ribeiro on July 29, 2019

A C-arm is an imaging scanner intensifier. The name derives from the C-shaped arm used to connect the x-ray source and x-ray detector to one...

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