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ATTENTION: Due to the COVID-19 PANDEMIC, many events are being rescheduled for a later date, converted into virtual venues, or altogether cancelled. Please check with the event organizer or website prior to planning for any forthcoming event.
06 Mar 2021 - 10 Mar 2021
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Surgical Techniques

Image: The 3D printed Patient Specific Talus Spacer (Photo courtesy of Additive Orthopaedics)

Patient Specific Talus Spacer Treats Avascular Necrosis

An additively manufactured patient specific implant allows patients suffering from avascular necrosis (AVN) to regain motion and reduce pain in the ankle. More...
04 Mar 2021
Image: MRI-based 3DP-BSG modeling (A); marking on the skin surface using 3DP-BSG, and targeting the tumor inside the breast by injecting blue dye (B); After removal of the guide. (Photo courtesy of AMC)

3D-Printed Guides Aid Breast Conservation Surgery

3D printed-breast surgical guides (3DP-BSG) can help delineate the tumor area during breast-conserving surgery (BCS), according to a new study. More...
02 Mar 2021
Image: The HipInsight system projects holograms on AR glasses (Photo courtesy of SPA)

Augmented Reality System Advances Joint Arthroplasty

A new head-mounted augmented reality (AR) intra-operative system guides joint arthroplasty and hip replacement surgery. More...
25 Feb 2021
Image: SEM images of conformal ALD coating on the edges and corners of Silicone (Photo courtesy of Picosun)

Antimicrobial Coatings Reduce Implant Endotoxin Contamination

Advanced atomic layer deposition (ALD) thin film coating technology reduces microbial growth by hermetically encapsulating implanted devices. More...
23 Feb 2021
Image: The BEE 3D interbody cervical implant (Photo courtesy of NGMedical)

Innovative Spinal Implant Mimics Honeycomb Structure

A novel Titanium (Ti) cervical interbody implant is modeled on a honeycomb pattern, encouraging bony ingrowth into the graft spaces. More...
18 Feb 2021
Image: Dr. Dan Zlotolow and the first Lever Action Plate implanted (Photo courtesy of McGinley Orthopedics)

Functional Plate System Treats Distal Radius Fractures

Dynamic fragment reduction technology assists surgeons to precisely align broken bones, including volar tilt and articular congruity. More...
16 Feb 2021
Image: The DTA temperature-controlled, open-irrigated RF ablation catheter (Photo courtesy of Medtronic)

Diamond Studded Ablation System Treats Atrial Fibrillation

A novel radiofrequency (RF) ablation system treats patients with recurrent, symptomatic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (PAF) unresponsive to drug therapy. More...
11 Feb 2021


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