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Metal on Metal Hip Replacements

Metal on metal (MOM) hip replacements have been in clinical use since 1936. Several generations are recognised but all use both bearing surfaces made from cobalt-chromium-molybedanum alloy1. Early devices such

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Bioceramics and Alternative Bearings in Joint Arthroplasty13th BIOLOX SymposiumDalmahoy Hotel, Edinburgh 4-5th Sept 2009

Edinburgh was chosen as a fitting venue for the 13th symposium on Bioceramics and Alternative Bearings in Joint Arthroplasty. This event runs annually and brings together renowned world experts providing

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Internet Literacy of Orthopaedic Patients

Introduction The internet has become increasingly part of daily life. Most orthopaedic surgeons you speak to get the impression that patients are increasingly becoming more aware of their medical conditions

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Enhanced Zimmer Institute Sets NewStandards for Medical Education

Over the past year, in collaboration with education experts, Zimmer has developed a new approach to orthopaedic education - a complete spectrum of customized courses spanning Medical Education, Surgical Skills

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Universal Surgical Power Tool System

SoPlus announces its Universal system of power tools. SoPlus Universal is based on a single hand-piece, which can be powered by battery, AC adapter or compressed air, with a comprehensive

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The SmartPower™ Range From Orthopaedic Innovation

Designed and manufactured in the United States, the SmartPower range of Sternum, Oscillating and Reciprocating Saws, Drills and Reamers are a cut above the rest, providing power on demand wherever

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Synthes Electric Pen Drive and Air Pen Drive

The Synthes Electric Pen Drive and Air Pen Drive are modular, easy to use and highly functional power tool systems for Trauma, Cranio-maxillofacial, Spinal and Neurosurgical applications. The pen style

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Memometal Implants its Smart Toe in the UK

Memometal Technologies of France, a specialist in implants for use in orthopaedic surgery on the hands and feet, will open a sales office in London in August 2009. The companys

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Logic® Primary Hip System

This implant from Orthodynamics, is based upon the well-documented principles of a polished, collarless, double taper design. Manufactured from a high nitrogen, Ortron 90 type of stainless steel, the stem

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IOS® – A Novel External Fixator for the Tibia

IOS is a single-use disposable external fixator designed specifically for treating unstable tibial shaft fractures. It is available in two sizes (70mm and 110mm) to accommodate most tibial shaft fractures