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...
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...
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...
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...
Article - 11 Jan 2003
Titanium alloys are suited to use in both surgical tools and implants. Material properties that contribute to the suitability, alloys that are used and appplications such as bone and joint...
News - 22 Mar 2013
Zimmer Holdings, Inc., a global leader in musculoskeletal health, today introduced the Zimmer® Trabecular Metal™ Total Ankle, a complete ankle replacement and instrument system, at the 2013...
News - 1 Feb 2016
TWI and Metalysis demonstrate 3D-printed tantalum biomedical implants
Hip and spinal joint replacement patients could soon be receiving individualised, metal 3D-printed implants, thanks to a...
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...
News - 19 Aug 2010
Researchers have developed an improved coating technique that could strengthen the connection between titanium joint-replacement implants and a patients' own bone. The stronger connection --...