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New Delhi: Is 3D printing the future model for performing complex orthopaedic, spinal and reconstructive surgeries? Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) believe it is. They have set up a 3D printing facility in the hospital and say it can help reduce complications significantly, apart from aiding in difficult cases. Using 3D software and a printer, the surgeons can covert a CT scan of a damaged bone into a physical model. This can be of great assistance to doctors because even a minor mistake or miscalculation in a spine surgery can cause paralysis or deformity.

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The Blood Pressure clinic at the Royal London Hospital yesterday became the first in the country to give two NHS patients a Barostim Neo device which monitors and regulates the body’s blood cells. “The treatment if successful could mean new hope for treating high blood pressure when other therapies have failed,” consultant physician Dr Melvin Lobo explained.

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New open data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reveals that physicians and teaching hospitals received $7.52 billion in payments from healthcare companies in 2015. The federal government, under the Sunshine Act, must publish on a public website the financial interactions between manufacturers of drugs, devices, biologicals and medical supplies to individual physicians and teaching hospitals. The 2015 payments included nearly $3.9 billion in research related payments, $2.6 billion in non-research-related payments and more than $1 billion representing ownership or investment interests held by physicians or their immediate family members, according to a CMS announcement. Physicians specializing in nuclear medicine received the biggest payments, averaging $51,279, far higher than the $8,037 per physician reported in 2014.

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By // June 12, 2016 first choice for First Choice Medical Group When it came to rounding out its team of Orthopaedic specialists, Dr. Kenneth Sands and Dr. Raymond DeLorenzi were the first choice for First Choice Medical Group. BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – The Brevard Center of Excellence is the brainchild of Brevard entrepreneur Chris Romandetti, President and CEO of publicly listed First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc.

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Cappagh used to run six operating theatres. Now it's just three. Surgeons who used to get one day each week in theatre now get two a month. They can do an average of five procedures a day, but are have been told to stop after three. So instead of doing 20 to 25 procedures a month, the surgeons are doing just six. Why? Because there isn't the money to buy the implants. For a straight-forward procedure, these cost about €3,000. Some surgeons use ones costing just €1,500. And the patients, like Sarah, are not allowed provide this money. It gets worse.

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- Advertising - - Premium. -A clinic in Switzerland, La Source, has reported a reduction in the average days of hospitalization from 10 to 6. Knee and hip surgical robots provide consistent reproducible precision. This capability is so significant for implant surgery that the robots are positioned to become the defacto standard of care for knee and hip surgery within five years. Any one getting a knee or hip replaced will demand attention to quality of life, to maintenance of lifestyle provided by a robot when they have a joint replacement. To access full report with TOC, please visit ​Hip and Knee Orthopedic Surgical Robots Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2016 to 2022.

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) is proposing to classify posterior cervical screw systems into class II (special controls) and to continue to require premarket notification to provide a reasonable assurance of safety and effectiveness of the device. A posterior cervical screw system is a prescription device used to provide immobilization and stabilization in the cervical spine as an adjunct to spinal fusion surgery. The term “posterior cervical screw systems” is used to distinguish these devices from currently classified pedicle screw spinal systems cleared for use in other spinal regions.

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Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/11/2016 -- Description The 2016 study has 145 pages, 64 tables and figures. Worldwide Hip and Knee Orthopedic surgical robot markets are poised to achieve significant growth. The accuracy provided by the robot is not reproducible by the human surgeon, so ultimately all surgeons will want to perform the orthopedic implants using this technology. Robot assisted medial knee arthroplasty: orthopedic surgical robots are poised to take knee and hip surgery quality far beyond what has previously been available. The quality of knee arthroplasty is improved with robotic capability. All the advantages of surgical robots carry into the Stryker Mako orthopedic reconstruction surgical products.

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