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Preoperative Warming: Helping Stop The Drop

Introduction Unplanned mild perioperative hypothermia is a common occurrence in surgery1 and is associated with increased rates of wound infection (SSIs)2, longer hospital stays3 and higher mortality rates4. Patients undergoing

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Introduction Tibial fractures, including pilon and plateau fractures, are challenging injuries to treat. At present the main options for the management of these fractures are: Plaster cast Intramedullary nailing (if

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Pyrocarbon Finger Implants

OsteoTec offer a range of pyrocarbon implants manufactured by Ascension Orthopedics. MCP, PIP and CMC (CMC saddle, PyroHemisphere, & Pyrodisc) implants are now being widely used in UK and worldwide,

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Orthodynamics Seek European Distributor Partners

Orthodynamics Ltd (part of the Summit Medical group) has had a very successful year, building on its reputation of being able to manufacture and provide the orthopaedic surgeon with a

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Genzyme: Delivering Hope

Genzyme is dedicated to making a major positive impact on the lives of people with serious diseases. Since 1981, the company has grown from a small start-up to a diversified

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Cement Restriction: A Basic Requirement For A Successful Cementing Technique!

The expandable REX Cement Stop meets the highest requirements within cemented hip arthroplasty. It does resist the high pressure during pressurisation and insertion of the hip stem. It does neither

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Ascension® First Choice© DRUJ System

The unique DRUJ system, distributed in the UK. by Osteotec Ltd., is the first ever partial resurfacing implant for the distal radial ulna joint. Supplied with a modular ulna head

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ApaTech™ Announces The Launch Of Actifuse™ ABX 1.5ml

ApaTech has announced the launch of Actifuse ABX in a specially designed 1.5ml narrow diameter applicator. Ready for immediate use, the 1.5ml applicator is ergonomically designed and dispenses 100% Actifuse


Frank Collins

Frank Collins Chief Executive, Summit Medical Ltd Q: What changes have taken place in the company in recent years? A: I am delighted to announce that the Summit Medical group