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Evaluation and Treatment of the Female Athlete: Current topics

Evaluation and Treatment of the Female Athlete: Current topics

The passing of Title IX in 1972 has led to a rapid increase in the number of female athletes, and with this, the field of…

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SURGERY IN PEDIATRIC DEFORMITIES

Another view on spinal fusion surgery in pediatric deformities

For children with spinal deformities, surgical intervention can lead to life-changing improvements in pain relief, daily functioning, and cosmetic appearance. With proper screening, the majority…

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Anesthesia in elderly patients undergoing orthopedic surgery for hip fractures

Anesthesia in elderly patients undergoing orthopedic surgery for hip fractures

Bupivacaine (B) and levobupivacaine (LB) are medicines used regularly in spinal anesthesia. Whether potential differences in their hemodynamic and anesthetic profiles could determine a differential…

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Spine Surgery

Back surgery: pros, cons and common trajectory changes overview

When it comes the time you sign up your patient for back surgery, you must have already tried a number of treatments to ease their…

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Is total joint replacement the best option for arthritis?

Is total joint replacement the best option for arthritis?

Osteoarthritis is debilitating. When arthritis starts to affect several joints, one potential treatment option to explore is replacing the damaged joint with a new, artificial…

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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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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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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 TO PERFORM A THA WITH PEEKMED?

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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