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Modern Plastics discusses its Hostaform acetal copolymer (POM) and its use within medical instruments and orthopaedic sizing trials. Read more

North America

Medical Plastics News Group Editor Dave Gray sat down with Brian Lambton, Corin’s global professional education manager, to discuss Corin’s entrance in to the orthopaedic, robotic market following its acquisition of US surgical robotic firm OMNI. Read more

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Medical device company LimaCorporate and the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York have announced they are founding their first additive manufacturing 3D printing facility for custom complex implants in a hospital setting. Read more

North America

Orthopaedic technology firm Corin has had its new headquarters and manufacturing facility formally opened by The Princess Royal. Read more

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New report highlights growth of 3D printing for medical manufacture Read more

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Provider of additive manufacturing industry analysis, SmarTech Publishing, has published a report on the additives orthopaedics industry. Read more

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A UK supplier to the medtech industry is making waves in the Chinese orthopaedic sector with a biomaterial designed for implants. Read more

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Hoan Tran, Kuraray America, explains how safety and performance lead the way for use of thermoplastic elastomers in the medical industry Read more

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A boom in exercise is also leading to a rise in orthopaedic procedures. Lu Rahman looks at the sector and an exciting development for those experience leg-lengthening discrepancy Read more

Opinion

Medical device will make bone-lengthening process easier for children Read more

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Smith & Nephew is to acquire Blue Belt Holdings, a company who creates orthopaedic robotics, for £180 million ($275 million) Read more

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A six-year-old boy suffering from brittle bone disease can stand again as a result of surgery using 3D technology Read more

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UK-based Metaphysis, is looking at the Indian market for its advanced technology in bone healing and problems associated with long bone fractures Read more

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Jossi Orthopaedics of Switzerland has selected a CAM package (hyperMILL) from Open Mind Technologies. Read more

Technology

Although the macroeconomic environment is significantly affecting procedural volumes in the mature orthopedic implant market, adoption in emerging regions will spur revenue in the coming years. Read more

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Second sight: Zimmer Holdings is to buy rival orthopaedic products maker Biomet for more than $13 billion, making it the second largest seller of orthopaedics products behind Johnson & Johnson. Read more

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High fibre: Dyneema Purity fibres from DSM, will replace stainless steel in a device for trauma treatment Read more

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Joint effort: More than two in every 100 Americans now have an artificial joint. Read more

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As politicians debate the future regulation of the medical device market, two leading orthopaedic surgeons explain the thinking behind a voluntary UK initiative which goes beyond normal regulatory approvals for monitoring hip and knee replacements. Read more

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Source: Invibio Biomaterial Solutions.

Invibio Biomaterial Solutions has launched a new PEEK-based implantable biomaterial containing hydroxapatite, designed for superior bone apposition. Read more

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