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- Prosthetic breakthrough cuts surgery time to the bone. Pierce, Julia // Engineer (00137758);5/30/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7628, p13
Features a prosthetic implant that promises to improve recovery time and minimize infection rates for patients needing a bone replacement. Design specification; Benefits offered to patients.
- Preparation of Biocompatible Inorganic Materials for the Replacement of Hard Tissues. Nixon, Malcolm // Japanese Biotechnology & Medical Technology;Apr/May2001, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p18
Discusses research being done on the construction of an artificial hard tissue material made of hydroxyapatite and a titanium frame.
- THE ENTEGRA SV. // O&P Almanac;Jul2010, Vol. 59 Issue 7, p45
The article offers information on the Entegra SV hydraulic swing phase control knee from Hosmer.
- New Prosthetic Foot Steps Up Walking Energy. // O&P Almanac;May2010, Vol. 59 Issue 5, p10
The article mentions a new artificial foot developed at the University of Michigan which claims to reduce nearly 50 percent of the energy lost during walking with a prosthesis.
- Prosthetic Joint Infections: Bane of Orthopedists, Challenge for Infectious Disease Specialists. Lentino, Joseph R. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;5/1/2003, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p1157
Prosthetic joint infections (PJIs) occur in ~ 1.5% of all primary hip or knee arthroplasties. The mortality rate attributed to PJIs may be as high as 2.5 Substantial morbidity is associated with a loss of mobility, although this is temporary. The costs associated with a single episode of PJI are...
- Avascular Necrosis in the Young Patient: A Trilogy of Arthroplasty Options. McMinn, Derek J. W.; Daniel, Joseph; Pradhan, Chandra; Ziaee, Hena // Orthopedics;Sep2005, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p945
Focuses on the types of prosthesis implanted in patients with femoral head avascular necrosis. Properties of the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing prosthesis; Implants recommended for patients with extensive avascular necrosis; Prosthesis that can be used as alternative for patients who are young...
- Nanofibres line up for implants. // Process Engineering;Jan2005, Vol. 86 Issue 1, p10
Presents a research from Purdue University showing key to producing artificial joints. Alignment of the fibres within the resin matrix; Techniques used for aligning the reinforcing nanofibres; Development of nanofibres line for implants.
- Dimensions of the myopectineal orifice: a human cadaver study. Wolloscheck, T.; Konerding, M. A. // Hernia;Dec2009, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p639
In mesh implantations, there needs to be a balance between mass and the size of the meshes. However, the mesh size should allow for adequate prevention of hernia recurrence by sufficient coverage of the entire myopectineal orifice (MPO). The aim was to determine the MPO dimensions and several...
- Poor performance of microbiological sampling in the prediction of recurrent arthroplasty infection. Schindler, Maximilian; Christofilopoulos, Panayiotis; Wyssa, Blaise; Belaieff, Wilson; Garzoni, Christian; Bernard, Louis; Lew, Daniel; Hoffmeyer, Pierre; Uçkay, Ilker // International Orthopaedics;May2011, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p647
During a two-stage revision for prosthetic joint infections (PJI), joint aspirations, open tissue sampling and serum inflammatory markers are performed before re-implantation to exclude ongoing silent infection. We investigated the performance of these diagnostic procedures on the risk of...