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Bone Cement, its History, its Properties and Developments in its Use

Introduction The use of bone cement is become important in many orthopaedic procedures, especially in joint arthroplasty. Polymethyl methacrylate was first used as a cement in dentistry. John Charnley popularised

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The Role of the Customer in Developing A New Medical Device

Introduction In today's challenging medical device market, the introduction of a new product is becoming increasingly difficult. Clinicians are looking for effective products that meet their needs and which are

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Arthroscopy

Introduction Arthroscope is a term that comes from two Greek words, arthro- meaning joint, and -skopein, meaning to examine. Arthroscopy refers to examination of the inside of a joint with

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Calling Time on the Debate

The Great Debate - Early Intervention in the Hip and Knee was held over the 19th and 20th of January in the IMAX Theatre at the heart of the Science

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The Super MultiVac® 50 ArthroWand®

Fast, Precise Tissue Removal for ACL Debridement and Meniscal Sculpting. The Super MultiVac 50 with Integrated Cable Wand (ICW) is the newest suction Wand offered by ArthroCare Sports Medicine for

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REX Cement Stop™ – Expandable Cement Restrictor

The REX Cement Stop is the first expandable cement restrictor in the market. Because of its unique design and flexible gelatine bushing, it fully adapts to any irregularities of the

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PowerPulse Lavage System

The PowerPulse pulsed lavage system has been designed for ease of use in cleaning bone surfaces during joint replacement. The use of pulsed lavage has been clearly demonstrated to improve

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Orthopaedics in Action: Primary Hip Arthroplasty CD-ROM

In collaboration with top consultant orthopaedic surgeons from the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, Primal Pictures have created a complete and interactive exploration of the primary hip athroplasty procedure. This

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New Mixing System Brings Benefits To Nurses, Surgeons And Procurement Staff

Summit Medical Limited are pleased to announce the launch of the HiVac7 Bone Cement Mixing and Delivery syringe which successfully provides solutions to customer identified needs, in a cost effective

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More Bone, Less Time – Made Easier

ApaTech, a world leader in bone graft technology, announces the launch of Actifuse EasyPrep, the latest entry in the Companys product line. Actifuse EasyPrep provides customers with Actifuse granules in