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Trends and Advancements in Trauma: OTA 2022

11/14/22 11:34 AM

OTA 2022 HEADER v5SmartTRAK highlights the latest trends and innovations at OTA 2022, with a focus on deformity correction and limb lengthening.

Our expert analysts focus in on the latest advancements, key trends and takeaways from the Orthopedic Trauma Association (OTA) meeting in Tampa, Florida held October 12–15, 2022. Major trauma manufacturers showcased innovation through new product introductions.

Stepping Outside of Internal Fixation

In the market for ring fixation devices, companies have been innovating beyond static frames and are developing dynamic, computer-assisted hexapod frames to treat bone fractures and deformity corrections. One of the challenges with hexapod frames is that they require manual strut adjustments, a process that is prone to patient and clinician error and can require up to 20 manual adjustments per day—a definite burden on the patient and caregiver ...

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Limb Lengthening Garners Attention at OTA

Limb lengthening and deformity correction has been a technically challenging segment that has utilized various implant solutions. As more solutions enter the market, discussions focus on which is technically easier to use and what has the best patient outcomes. Studies demonstrate limb lengthening nails have the potential to be a reliable tool for bone defects without the need of supplemental fixation from an external fixator or plate system ...

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Natasha Weeks
Written by Natasha Weeks

13 years' experience in marketing and product development, including 5+ years at DePuy Synthes Trauma - most recently as Product Director at DePuy Synthes Trauma.

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