Article - 11 Apr 2001
An innovative titanium casting technology developed by Taramm is outlined. It incorporates vaccum melting and pouring and uses purpose designed moulds which generates a magnetic field resulting in...
Article - 19 Sep 2005
Research continues worldwide on methods to improve the efficiency and integrity of hip replacement procedures. The present investigation focused on the insertion procedure of the implant into the...
News - 21 Feb 2011
OXINIUM™ Oxidized Zirconium, the patented advanced bearing material from Smith & Nephew (NYSE: SNN, LSE: SN) Orthopaedics Division, has been awarded a C1 premium reimbursement classification...
News - 1 Nov 2010
Total hip arthroplasty (THA) is one of the most successful surgeries of the past several decades.
This procedure has relieved pain and restored movement to hundreds of thousands of people. The...
News - 26 Jan 2009
Artificial hip joints are firmly anchored to the patient’s damaged bone by screws. But which parts of the bone will safely hold the screws in place? A simulation model is to calculate the...
News - 5 Nov 2008
Hip resurfacing is often seen as a modern alternative to the more conventional total hip replacement, but new data from a study led by Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, USA, suggest that a...
News - 23 Oct 2007
Researchers in the Campbell Clinic Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee, today presented a paper that indicates a new polymer...
News - 4 Nov 2008
Hip resurfacing is often seen as a modern alternative to the more conventional total hip replacement, but new data from a study led by Rush University Medical Center suggest that a patient's age and...
Article - 28 Sep 2009
This article highlights just a few of the ways in which materials testing can be used to evaluate orthopaedic implants.
Article - 20 Aug 2001
Properties such as low density, good strength at elevated temperatures, high strength and excellent corrosion resistance have seen titanium used extensively in industries such as aerospace, process...