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tennis elbow

Orthopedic surgeons’ guide to tennis elbow

As sports medicine orthopedic surgeon, you may often see patients with complaints at their elbow – one of the more common diagnoses is tennis elbow,…

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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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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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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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hto peekmed

How to perform an HTO using PeekMed?

Perform a High Tibial Osteotomy (HTO) is a realigning, joint sparing operation for osteoarthritis and malalignment of the knee. Contrary to a knee replacement which…

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Primary hip replacement: the relationship between the social support and function ability

Primary hip replacement: the relationship between the social support and function ability

Released data from the World Health Organization (WHO) reported that up to 25% of people will suffer from physical disability reserved to the bone and…

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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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Orthopedic

Are post-operative complications related with time and admission for surgery?

Back in 2000, there was over 1.6 million osteoporotic fractures of the hip worldwide, with approximately 250 000 occurring in the United States and 620…

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