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Articles Tagged "research and design"

Innovnano and Portuguese University Partner on 3D Implant Project

by BONEZONE | Mar 2018

The project involves additively manufactured zirconia-based ceramic orthopaedic implants.... Read more »

NAMSA Launches New Laboratory

by BONEZONE | Feb 2018

  The medical research organization is expanding access to accelerated product development and testing services.... Read more »

ASTM International Seeks Partners to Launch Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence

by BONEZONE | Nov 2017

This global innovation hub will advance AM technical standards, related research and development, education, training and more.... Read more »

Coatings Support Early Integration, Infection Prevention

by BONEZONE | Oct 2017

After reviewing company product launches, research and discussions, it's clear that implant coatings are of great interest to orthopaedic professionals.... Read more »

Entrepreneurial Engineering: Start with the Problem

by BONEZONE | Aug 2017

Entrepreneurial engineers look beyond the obvious to see the bigger picture. So often, it’s less valuable to take problems at face value and solve them as assigned without looking at the matter more broadly. Ask yourself some key questions to gather ideas, make them tangible and lend detail to you... Read more »

Design Validation: More than Just User Testing

by BONEZONE | Aug 2017

EduQuest, a global team of FDA compliance experts, answers industry’s pressing questions. In this round, Denise Dion, Vice President of Regulatory & Quality Services for EduQuest, corrects a common misconception.... Read more »

Lucideon Bolsters Team to Develop New Antibacterial Materials

by BONEZONE | Jul 2017

Lucideon has welcomed five students from the HyMedPoly program to research drug-free antibacterial hybrid biopolymers for medical applications.... Read more »

Class II Design Problem Solved with Simulation

by Eric Lintula | Oct 2016

Many articles generalize design controls, but few provide direct application. This article offers a broad overview for engineers and their managers to highlight the milestones of a design process from design request to purchase order, using Finite Element Analysis.... Read more »

Spinal Fusion Device in Development Eliminates Bone Graft and Pedicle Screws

by Hannah Corcoran | Oct 2016

Researchers at The University of New South Wales developed a fusion device designed to stabilize the spine without bone graft or pedicle screws in single-level posterolateral fusion.... Read more »

The Future of Nanotechnology in Orthopaedics

by Carolyn LaWell | Dec 2015

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Materials in Motion

by Carolyn LaWell | Oct 2015

Orthopaedic manufacturers and their supplier partners are adopting different strategies for how materials are surface treated and manufactured in order to enhance device performance.... Read more »

Surgeon Seeks to Market 3D Printed Implants on Demand

by Hannah Corcoran | Sep 2015

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

New Factors Challenge Traditional Testing Requirements

by Hannah Corcoran | Aug 2015

For orthopaedic device manufacturers, new concerns are cropping up during the device testing process due to regulatory changes and the emergence of new materials and technologies in the industry.... Read more »

New Software and Manufacturing Techniques Push Custom Implant Expansion

by Hannah Corcoran | May 2015

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Hip: New Standards Set to Measure Taper Junction Geometry

by BONEZONE | Feb 2015

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Researchers Study Nanostructures to Allow Biocompatibility Between Metal and Human Bone Tissues

by BONEZONE | Jan 2015

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »

Trends in Innovation and R&D Investment - OMTEC 2012 Opening Panel Discussion

by BONEZONE | Jul 2012

Adaptive designs have emerged as an attractive alternative to traditional clinical studies due to the potential to reduce resources, time and costs. However, several critical components must be considered to determine whether such a trial design is a fit for you.... Read more »