The value of computer models in the treatment of orthopaedic patients
Joint replacement surgery - such as for the hip and knee - is considered a successful orthopaedic intervention to restore the functionality of a severely diseased articulation due to osteoarthritis. A large proportion of patients is, however, dissatisfied with their joint reconstruction. Navigation and robotics have been used in joint replacement in an attempt to reduce outliers and improve the precision of implantation. What is yet unclear is the target of these versatile instruments that will lead to clinical improvement. Computer models could assist surgeons in comprehensively understanding the patient’s musculoskeletal pathophysiology and subsequently in formulating a personalized treatment plan towards optimizing the clinical outcomes.
10:30 - 11:00
Doors open, coffee and tea
11:00 - 11:05
Welcome & Introduction
11:05 - 11:30
The benefit of computer models to orthopaedic patients
11.30 - 11.50
How can musculoskeletal models help in orthopaedics?
11:50 - 11:55
11.55 - 11.20
The future of personalized orthopaedics.
12:20 - 12:40
Perspectives of an orthopaedic surgeon
12:40 - 12:45
12.45 - 13.30
Networking lunch and drinks
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This event is co-organized by the Biomedical Engineering Group Twente, scientific group focusing on community-building and sharing knowledge in the field of biomedical engineering, and AnyBody Technology, pioneer and leading provider of mechanical modeling of the living body, in particular musculoskeletal modeling.
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