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Latest orthopaedic industry news on orthopaedic companies, devices, implants & technology trends.

Medical technology company Conformis completed two surgeries using The Conformis Hip System, a total hip replacement system that converts a patient’s CT scan into a three-dimensional model to develop a preoperative, individual surgical plan, which the surgeon receives before the operation. 

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The orthopedic implants market continues to be a promising avenue in the global medical technology space. The emergence of advanced technologies coupled with rising in orthopedic disorders is major growth determinants for the orthopedic implants market. The orthopedic implants market to record an August 6.5% CAGR over the period 2018 to 2027. Although surgeries of orthopedic implants incorporating robotics offer reproducible precision and are less invasive, expensiveness of the technology coupled with the requirement for robust, evidence-based studies continues to impede its adoption in orthopedic surgeries

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The emergence of biologic materials is one of the recent developments of spine fusion surgery. Earlier, autografts were considered as the ideal primary bone graft. However, allograft evolved as a better treatment option, owing to various associated complications such as pain, infection, and weakened bone. Thus, the use of biologics in spine surgeries is expected to witness higher demand in the future because of the constant development of new products.

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eORIF.com is a website specializing in orthopedic coding by providing quick reference and searchable access to ICD-10 and CPT coding for orthopedic surgery.  Site registration is free for U.S. military orthopaedic surgeons, orthopaedic surgery residents and fellows.

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OrthoXel a Cork based innovative orthopaedic trauma company, pioneering the use of enhanced fracture fixation to stimulate callus formation with the goal to reduce healing time, is delighted to announce that following United States FDA 510k clearance and European CE mark approval, the first patient in Cork University Hospital Trauma Centre has had the Apex Tibial Nail implanted. 

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We are pleased to announce the release of the latest version of Simpleware software which includes many exciting new features and performance improvements.

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The leading position that Smith & Nephew has achieved in the global hips and knees reconstructive market is a reflection of its wide range of innovative products that specialize in replacing knees with efficient procedures. Company’s popular knee systems include VERILAST technology knees and LEGION total knee system, whereas it offers ANTHOLOGY hip system, SYNERGY hip system, and SMF fermoral his system for the hips reconstructive segment of the market.

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Biomet UK Ltd. has initiated a voluntary field safety corrective action involving the Cementless Oxford Partial Knee Unicompartmental Knee Replacement System, a product that is also marketed in the United States. 

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March 10, 2017 at 8:06 PM Nearly a million new forms of malware are unleashed on the world every day. Manufacturers of software for smartphones, laptops and security cameras, as well as banks, retailers and government agencies, release upgrades frequently to try to protect customers and assets. Yet the millions of people with implanted medical devices typically never receive software upgrades to address security vulnerabilities for the gadgets in their bodies. "It used to be we only had to worry about breaches of our computers and smartphones," said Roman Lysecky, an associate professor in the University of Arizona Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

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Sarasota, FL -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/10/2017 -- Zion Market Research has published a new report titled "Implantable Drug Delivery Devices Market (Drug Infusion Pumps, Drug Delivery Devices, Bio-Absorbable Stents, Coronary Drug Eluting Stents, Brachytherapy Seeds, Contraceptive Drug Delivery Implants and Others) for Oncology, Contraception, Cardiovascular, Ophthalmology, Inflammatory Conditions, Diabetes and Other End-users: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Segment, Trends and Forecast, 2015 – 2021." According to the report, global implantable drug delivery devices market was valued at around USD 11.6 billion in 2015 and is expected to generate revenue of around USD 17.5 billion by end of 2021, growing at a CAGR of around 7.1% between 2016 and 2021.

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