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Why customization and speed are top additives manufacturing benefits for orthopedics
By PeekMed on September 22, 2020

The American College of Surgeons has called for hospitals to “minimize, postpone or even cancel” elective procedures until the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak slows down. Hospitals and...

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Cementless Hip Implants Are Gradually Losing Their Popularity in Europe
By PeekMed on April 16, 2020

There were almost 650,000 total hip replacement procedures performed in Europe in 2017, with the majority completed using cementless implants. This total number, which includes...

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Orthopedic Implants Safety: How to Improve it?
By PeekMed on September 18, 2019

Orthopedic implants’ safety must be taken into account not only in product development. It is extremely important that this process happens from that moment until the end of the process...

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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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Metal-on-metal hip resurfacing in patients younger than 50 years
By PeekMed on July 12, 2019

Total hip arthroplasty (THA) durability does not meet the requirements for young patients compared to the younger population.

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Total Joint Arthroplasty: Surgeons’ Perspectives on Premium Implants
By PeekMed on January 18, 2018

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Zirconia ceramics for orthopedic implants
By João Pedro Ribeiro on June 13, 2016

The use of Zirconia ceramics for orthopedic implants derives from the exceptional mechanical properties of this family of ceramics: high strength and high toughness. These properties are...

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