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Titanium-nitride coatings on orthopaedic implants

Authors Harry Hothi, Anna Di Laura, Johann Henckel and Alister Hart, of The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, discuss their two published studies examining retrieved hip implants manufactured with ceramic coatings

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Bone-building cells favour different orthopaedic implant designs

New orthopaedic implant devices that promote faster healing and ultimately reduce the strain on the NHS could be available in the future thanks to new research by Loughborough University engineering

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Corrosion of orthopaedic implants

Corrosion of a metal is observed as a breakdown of the material over time due to a chemical or electrochemical reaction. Virtually all metal orthopaedic implants used in patients will

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The implant detectives: The latest technology for analysing the performance of orthopaedic implants

Authors Harry Hothi, Sean Bergiers, Johann Henckel, Anna Di Laura, John Skinner, Alister Hart, of the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital have studied orthopaedic implants from 29 countries   Joshua Jacobs,

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Primitive stem cells point to new bone grafts for stubborn-to-heal fractures

Although most broken bones can be mended with a firm cast and a generous measure of tender loving care, more complicated fractures require treatments like bone grafting. Researchers at Texas

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21 May 2019, Imaging of orthopaedic implants; Oswestry

Venue:                                 Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital Target Audience:             Consultants in Radiology and Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic and Radiology Registrars, Radiographers, Allied Health Professionals with an interest in orthopaedic, implant imaging.

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Will surface nanostructuring improve the performance of titanium in orthopaedic applications?

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, ask: Can surface mechanical attrition treatment be considered a promising technology for the development of high performance orthopaedic implants?   Background Metallic