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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 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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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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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 intraoperative...

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Why 3D Printing is Extremely Useful in Orthopedics?
By PeekMed on September 11, 2019

3D printing born in the 1980s but only recently it started to become widely known in the medical field. 3D printing is based on a process that can realize objects by adding material...

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3T MRI helps diagnosis of chondral defects in the hip [Case Study]
By PeekMed on September 11, 2019

For a physician with limited treatment procedures available, finding the right solution for young patients with cartilage defects in the hip may present a complex problem. Cartilage repair...

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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, surgeons...

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Scoliosis Imaging: Useful Things You Should Know About
By João Pedro Ribeiro on August 17, 2019

Scoliosis is defined as the presence of one or more lateral curves of the vertebral column in the coronal plane, although abnormal curves may affect spinal alignment in all three...

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