Orthopedic surgery prosthesis implants

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 Orthopedic surgery prosthesis implants

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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