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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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3D Printed Titanium Implants for Severe Spinal Deformities
By PeekMed on October 2, 2019

Most medical implants are manufactured to cover large groups of people with the same conditions. People suffering from specific diseases, with rare conditions are often left out. Now,...

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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 receptivity,...

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Knee Implants: Is Silver the Best Solution to Infection?
By PeekMed on February 1, 2018

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 for primary total knee replacements (TKRs) is...

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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 a...

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Is obesity a risk factor for lower limb prosthesis?
By João Pedro Ribeiro on April 28, 2016

Is obesity a risk factor for prosthesis in the the lower limbs? Most orthopedic surgeons are reluctant to perform arthroplasty in such circumstances. But is there a direct correlation?

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