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QuikBow®: The Next Generation K-Bow

To further streamline skeletal traction, Arbutus Medical recently launched the QuikBow® pin tensioner. This is a simplified version of the conventional Kirschner Bow (K-bow) device,…
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Why or why not skeletal traction?

When bone fractures occur, orthopedic traction may be necessary to temporize or treat the patient. In this article, we will discuss when and what types…
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How To Perform: Proximal Tibial Skeletal Traction

How To Perform: Proximal Tibial Skeletal Traction Omar F. Rahman, MD, MBAOrthopedic Surgery Resident Physician, PGY-5Lenox Hill Hospital – New York, NY The application of skeletal…
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The Basics of Femoral Traction

The Basics of Femoral Traction By Greg PereiraOrthopedic Surgery Resident – PGY5 While skeletal traction can be placed in multiple bones, the femur is one of the…
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How to Perform: Distal Femoral Traction

Distal Femoral Traction – How to Perform By Stephen R. StephanOrthopedic Surgery Resident – PGY5 Distal femoral traction pins are indicated for a variety of…
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The Do’s and Don’ts of Skeletal Traction

The Do’s and Don’ts of Skeletal Traction By Greg PereiraOrthopedic Surgery Resident – PGY5 For surgical residents and orthopedic surgeons who want to learn more…
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Day in the life of an Orthopedic Surgeon

Our DrillCover surgical tools are used by orthopedic surgeons around the world. We recently spoke with an orthopedic surgeon at one of the major government…
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New Look for Arbutus Medical

    Arbutus Medical has evolved, and the look of our logo and website are evolving too! Our team has spent nearly six years working…
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Preventing heat generation during bone drilling

For orthopedic surgeons and residents:   Fractures are debilitating injuries that require prompt recognition and treatment. These are largely treated through fracture fixation techniques that…
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Early Care VS Damage Control

For orthopedic surgeons and residents: Early Total Care Philosophy & Damage Control Philosophy: Orthopedic Concepts for Polytrauma Patients The proper treatment of multiply injured patients…
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Bringing our DrillCover to Tanzania

In November last year I travelled to Tanzania to support the Canadian Network for International Surgery (CNIS) at Muhimbili Orthopedic Institute (MOI) in Dar Es Salaam. Through the Build in…
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The Future of Veterinary Medicine

Tech highlights from the Veterinary Innovation Summit 2019, hosted at Texas A&M University   “You will not be replaced by a robot, you will be…
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Happy Earth Day!

 Earthrise. William Anders on December 24, 1968, Apollo 8   “Look again at that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you…
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Meet Cassius, the Tamanduas Anteater

 Photos: Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary   Overlooking the western Costa Rican shoreline is Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary, a sanctuary providing veterinary care and accommodation to the injured,…
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The Gorilla Doctors

 Photo: Gorilla Doctors www.gorilladoctors.org , www.facebook.com/gorilladoctors   ‘The Gorilla Doctors…wow, what a creative, interesting and odd name for a vet clinic…’ was the first thought…
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Ar·​bu·​tus

As a global company, we are often asked by people living in various parts of the world: “What does Arbutus mean? How do you pronounce…