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Peekmed Hybrid Planning

PeekMed® receives FDA 510(k) clearance to take its orthopedic planning system into the US market

PeekMed® reached 510(k) clearance for its orthopedic planning system, from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), after regulatory approval in the European Union, and…

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Child Surgery

How to prepare a child for surgery?

Children are too young to have access to pre-operative planning, education or explanations about the surgery. However, this does not mean they are the coolest…

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How sports injuries linked João Oliveira to orthopedics

How sports injuries linked João Oliveira to orthopedics

João Pedro Oliveira is an orthopedist at the University Hospital of Coimbra and a researcher at the Neuroscience Center of Coimbra, in Portugal, who discovered…

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Dr Jose Carlos Noronha - PeelMed

Professor José Carlos Noronha and the perfect match with sports medicine

Born in Rio de Janeiro on February 27th, 1954. Came to Portugal (Alvarenga – Arouca) when he was 3 years old. Already as a medical…

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Rafael J. Grossmann and the power of technology on healthcare

Rafael J. Grossmann and the power of technology on healthcare

Throughout his career, Rafael Grossmann (@ZGJR on twitter) focused in tapping the paradoxical power of technology to coexist with a better, more human medical care.…

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The foot and its relationship to peak height velocity of the calcaneal system

The foot and its relationship to peak height velocity of the calcaneal system

In the multiple skeletal maturity grading systems, none of them seems to use the phalanges of the foot. To minimize radiation, it would be great…

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residents surgery

Factors Influencing Orthopedic Surgery Residents’ Choice

Due to a rapidly changing health care system and a growing transparency in the age of outcome reporting, residents seem to have quite a list…

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Hospital Room

Austerity measures on quality of healthcare services

The European Union member countries have approached the economic and financial crisis differently in 2008. There were only a few that have guided the outcomes…

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Surgery Room

Orthopedic training and surgical skills simulation

The change felt on the health care delivery patterns and the constant and fast evolution of orthopedic surgical procedures have increased the steps for trainees…

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Locomotive Syndrome Study

A cross-sectional study: locomotive syndrome

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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