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DT MedTech receives 510(k) FDA clearance for total ankle replacement system

November 21, 2017

DT MedTech LLC announced it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the Hintermann Series H2 total ankle replacement system.

According to a company press release, the system is a semi-constrained total ankle replacement prosthesis developed by Beat Hintermann, MD, and is to be used with bone cement to treat ankle arthritis in either primary or revision surgery of ankle joints damaged by systemic arthritis, primary arthritis or secondary arthritis. The Hintermann Series H2 is also to be used in patients with a failed total ankle replacement or nonunion/malunion of ankle arthrodesis in cases with sufficient bone stock.

MedShape receives FDA 510(k) clearance for tibiotalocalcaneal fusion system

November 16, 2017
MedShape Inc. announced it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for the DynaNail XL tibiotalocalcaneal fusion system, which the company expects to launch in early 2018…
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EFORT Open Reviews: A round-up of recently published articles

Orthopaedics Today Europe, November 2017
EFORT Open Reviews is the new open access journal from EFORT and Bone & Joint Publishing. All articles are free to read online with no subscription required. Have…
In the Journals

Isolated implant removal cited as most common reoperation procedure after ankle ORIF

October 31, 2017
Results showed most intermediate-term reoperations after ankle open reduction and internal fixation were due to isolated implant removal. Daniel Pincus, MD,
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Review Article

Internal Versus External Fixation of Charcot Midfoot Deformity Realignment

Orthopedics, July/August 2016, Volume 39 Issue 4
Internal and external fixation techniques have been described for realignment and arthrodesis of Charcot midfoot…
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CME

Posterior Tibialis Tendon Dysfunction: Overview of Evaluation and Management. June 2015

The posterior tibialis is a muscle in the deep posterior compartment of the calf that plays several key roles in the…
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American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Presenter discusses rates of acute vs delayed Achilles tendon repair

July 18, 2017
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