N°008 - November / December 2020
We spoke with Manuel Ribas, who runs the Orthopaedics and Traumatology Unit at the Dexeus University hospital in Barcelona. Manuel is a student of Vilarrubias and has dedicated his career to femoral acetabular surgery.
Article : The KNEO posterior-stabilized implant for TKA: Universal surgical instruments for all knee surgeons By Charles Henri Flouzat LachanIette
When designing a total knee arthroplasty (TKA), there are two factors that will determine the success of the procedure: implant design and instrumentation. Both dictate the surgical technique, but not all instruments allow any surgical philosophy to be used. The KNEO Group has listed 10 key points for the design of a modern TKA...
Article : Remplissage when Bankart is not enough! By Philippe Landreau
The shoulder joint is a ball-and-socket joint. Only 25 to 30 % of the humeral head makes contact with the glenoid surface at any position. This explains that the shoulder has the greatest range of movement of all the joints in the body.
Article : Femoral neck fractures in elderly subjects: Key principles of perioperative geriatric care By J. BAY, L. MOISI
Femoral neck fractures are a major public health problem and predominantly affect an already fragile elderly population. The worldwide annual prevalence of femoral neck fractures is over 1.3 million. Despite progress in medicine, particularly in orthopedic surgery and anesthesia, the mortality rate remains high and is estimated to be between 15 and 30% in the year following the trauma.
Article : Management of infections with antibiotic bone cement in trauma and orthopedic surgery By T. Ferry 1, O. Borens 2, M. Reed 3
Over the past few years, arthroplasty and trauma surgery has made significant progress, and has become increasingly accurate and effective. However, osteoarticular infections remain a major public health problem and their management may be challenging. Failures in the treatment of these osteoarticular infections have major functional consequences for patients.