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Orthopedic Surgery 3D planning

The impact of 3D visualization in the orthopedic world

In 2016, it was estimated that approximately one million total hip replacements (THR) would be performed annually worldwide, much due to the osteoarthritis. Before the…

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How to perform a THA with PeekMed?

The hip is one of the body’s largest joints, also known as a ball-and-socket joint. The bone surfaces of the ball and socket are covered…

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Orthopedic Surgeon

Why is pre-operative planning so important for surgery?

Let’s start by assuring you that the pre-operative planning is the most important part of a surgery. One of the key steps for a successful…

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hto peekmed

How to perform an HTO using PeekMed?

Perform a High Tibial Osteotomy (HTO) is a realigning, joint sparing operation for osteoarthritis and malalignment of the knee. Contrary to a knee replacement which…

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How to perform an ACL surgery using PeekMed?

How to perform an ACL surgery using PeekMed?

One of the most common knee injuries is an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) sprain or tear. People who participate in high demand sports like soccer,…

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orthopedic surgery planning

5 considerations when planning for orthopedic surgery

There are several surgical solutions growing which engage 3D technologies. It provides to orthopedic surgeons access to a bunch of software and services to assist…

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orthopedics implants

The silver solution for knee implants

Harry Hothi and the Smart Spacer Project team discussed the use of silver coatings on knee implants to reduce the risk of infection. The demand…

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Daily Routine

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

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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Orthopedic Planning Tools

3D Templating for Total Hip Arthroplasty

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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Knee Arthroplasty

The accuracy of pre-operative templating on Knee Arthroplasty

Pre-operative planning is recommended for every type of surgery and pre-operative templating has become very popular since the planning of orthopedic surgical procedures became a…

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