orthopedic hardware

orthopedic hardware

See Under Pin, Plate, Screw, Wire.
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The GEO Cart finally addresses all the pitfalls when operating with orthopedic hardware, whether it be at the Surgery Center or in the hospital setting.
Final films at 6 months showed a healed fracture with stable orthopedic hardware (Figure 4).
Caption: Figure 4: Anteroposterior radiograph of right femur with a healed fracture and stable orthopedic hardware.
There is no scientific evidence to indicate that SP tubes actually increase orthopedic hardware infections and concerns regarding the use of SP diversion in patients undergoing internal fixation vary based on individual surgeon and institutional practice patterns.
Some patients have had surgical procedures to correct underlying musculoskeletal problems, and a limited number of patients had surgical placement of orthopedic hardware, with no reports of complications attributable to the infection.
DISCUSSION: Removal of orthopedic hardware i mostly easier said than done.
But the real tally for his pubescent shot at gridiron glory goes well beyond such tangible items as orthopedic hardware, hospital stays, anesthesia and physical therapy; it also comprises abstract concepts like lost sleep, missed workdays, physical disabilities and poor quality of life--factors that only help exacerbate the already hefty cost of musculoskeletal (MSK) care.
As with any orthopedic hardware, perihardware lucency may indicate loosening or infection.
In addition, a patented BOND-COAT primer system allows adhesion of various agents to metal substrates with the flexibility to meet the potential requirements of many metal medical devices, such as cochlear implants, implanted cardioverter defribrillators (ICDs), orthopedic hardware, screws, plates, spinal cages, and lead wires to name a few.
Utilization of sub-atmospheric pressure therapy (VAC therapy) allows new tissue to form rapidly in lower-extremity wounds with exposed tendon, ligaments, bone, or orthopedic hardware, according to a study by Anthony DeFranzo, associate professor of surgery, Wake Forest (N.C.) University School of Medicine.
The Anchorage developer of orthopedic hardware has secured more than $1 million in startup investment funds.
Linares Medical Devices specializes in the development of lightweight and radiolucent plastic-based orthopedic hardware.