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New Tool for Planning a High Tibial Osteotomy

 
High Tibial Osteotomy Planning

Planning a high tibial osteotomy procedure can be challenging without the appropriate tools and technology. Without properly scaled images, technology and templates, creating these detailed pre-operative plans can be both complicated and time consuming for an orthopaedic surgeon, particularly when using static x-rays and acetate overlays.

Sneak Peek! What to Expect from OrthoView at the AAHKS Annual Meeting

 
OrthoView SmartKnee

OrthoView will be exhibiting at the upcoming American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) 23rd Annual Meeting in Dallas, TX on November 8 - 10, 2013.

Video: How to Simplify Your Pre-operative Plan for Viewing in the OR

 
Orthopaedic Digital Template Image

Pre-operative planning can produce a lot of detailed information and metrics that are recorded in a comprehensive report - for example, a total hip arthroplasty (THA), things such as predicted leg length difference, pre-operative and planned offset, tailored measurements, specific characteristics of the chosen implant and additional notes are included. Perhaps at times this is more than you really need heading into the operating room or to share with certain members of your surgical team.

THA Video: Correcting Leg Length Discrepancy in OrthoView

 
Correcting Limb Length Discrepancy Video

In several recent posts, we discussed correcting and assessing limb length discrepancy or leg length discrepancy in OrthoView digital pre-operative planning solution in preparation for a total hip arthroplasty (THA) procedure.

How to Use OrthoView Smart Templates for Fracture Management

 
OrthoView Smart Templates for Trauma

Smart Templates? Yes, Smart Templates. OrthoView offers Smart Templates for orthopaedic trauma and fracture management that make digital templating easier and more efficient.

6 Features of OrthoView Digital Templating for Fracture Management

 
OrthoView Digital Templating Fracture Reduction Tool

Why would an orthopaedic surgeon want to use a digital templating or pre-operative planning tool such as OrthoView to plan for a trauma case?

How to Assess Limb Length Discrepancy (LLD) for THA in OrthoView?

 
SmartHip Limb Length Discrepancy

In our last blog post, we discussed the topic of ‘Correcting Limb Length Discrepancy with Digital Pre-operative Planning’ and referred to a recent article published in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) entitled, Limb-Length Discrepancy After Hip Arthroplasty, by Vincent Y. Ng, MD, John R. Kean, MD, and Andrew H. Glassman, MD of the Wexner Medical Center of The Ohio State University in Columbus. In this blog post, we will address the related issue of assessing the limb length discrepancy in OrthoView.

Correcting Limb Length Discrepancy with Digital Pre-operative Planning

 
Limb Length Discrepancy Preoperative Planning

Limb length discrepancy, also known as leg length discrepancy or LLD, is a common condition amongst the general population and has many potential causes. In particular, limb length discrepancy or leg length discrepancy is common amongst elderly individuals with osteoarthritis, who are often prime candidates for total joint arthroplasty procedures such as total hip arthroplasty (THA).

4 Digital Pre-operative Plan Benefits for Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA)

 
Digital Preoperative Planning Hip Reduction

Why create a pre-operative plan for a total hip arthroplasty? Sure, the answer may seem obvious - to plan how you will carry out the procedure in the OR. But in the digital age, with additional tools and features now available, are you using your preoperative plans to their fullest potential?

Pre-operative Planning: Scaling and Calibrating Digital Images for THA

 
digital imaging calibration object

The key to creating an effective digital pre-operative plan for a Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) is a properly scaled and accurately calibrated digital image. 

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