Category: News

Symbios implants used to help US citizen critically injured in terrorist attack hip replacement

By Justin Quick - 24th June, 2020
On the 29th April, we reported the remarkable story of a US citizen caught up in a terrorist attack- his astonishing recovery is captured here, just 6 weeks following his operation using SYMBIOS custom implants. Exeter hip specialists provide remote assist emergency hip replacement done under Lockdown conditions On April 8th, Exeter hip consultants Symbios […]

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Sue Ratcliffe, Head of Customer Services at Symbios writes: “What makes today different to any other working day at Symbios”?

By Justin Quick - 7th May, 2020
What makes today different to any other working day at Symbios?…..well, for starters, I am sitting in front of a laptop and, where my foreground would normally be four large white surgery boards, it has transformed into my back garden. The sound of the photocopier and clanging instrumentation has now been replaced by the Dawn […]

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BBC Radio Devon- ‘A remarkable story’

By Justin Quick - 29th April, 2020

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Emergency hip replacement using Exeter hip specialists, Symbios

By Lesley Anderson - 24th April, 2020
Exeter hip specialists provide remote assist emergency hip replacement done under Lockdown conditions On April 8th, Exeter hip consultants Symbios Orthopaedics performed what we believe to be the UK’s first remotely assisted emergency hip replacement. Justin Quick, MD of Symbios Orthopaedics, received a call from a London hospital who had been asked to treat a […]

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How Covid-19 and technology will re- shape the way we work in the future

By Justin Quick - 9th April, 2020
Complex primary THR often requires the expertise of industry representatives as getting the right kit to the right place at the right time is a fundamental part of our remit. Rarely will a clinician go into such a case without a Plan ‘B’ or even a Plan ‘C’ and it is critical that industry recognises […]

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How our business is operating during the Covid- 19 pandemic

By Justin Quick - 3rd April, 2020
We are pleased to advise that our business plans to continue its supply of Medical Devices for the duration of the Covid- 19 pandemic. We are operating a skeleton staff from our Exeter Office in order to maintain the prompt shipment of goods (next day) via door to door courier service. We are also maintaining […]

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Study Shows Long-Term Benefits of Custom Hip Implants

By Justin Quick - 3rd February, 2020
More and more people under the age of 60 are having hip replacement surgery. Figures published by the NHS show a 76% increase in the decade from 2004/5 to 2014/15. According to the Royal College of Surgeons this dramatic increase may be due to the fact patients are less willing to wait for surgery and […]

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Custom replacement knee or hip might be the answer to improving patient’s satisfaction

By Lesley Anderson - 8th January, 2020
Custom replacement knee or hips that can last a lifetime THIS IS ABOUT FAIRNESS, THIS IS ABOUT THE PATIENTS KNOWING ALL OF THEIR OPTIONS, THIS IS ABOUT TRANSPARENCY, THIS IS ABOUT THE PATIENT HAVING THE BEST POSSIBLE OUTCOMES AND CHOICE…. …the important message is that there are amazing products out there, and patients don’t have […]

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What is a knee replacement?

By Lesley Anderson - 18th December, 2019
What is a knee replacement? A knee replacement is a surgical operation that replaces the damaged, diseased or worn knee joint with an artificial joint.  A total knee replacement is most common for patients between 60 and 80 years old although it can be carried out on much younger patients . A partial knee replacement […]

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What is hip replacement surgery?

By Lesley Anderson - 2nd December, 2019
What is hip replacement surgery? Hip replacement surgery is a routine operation to replace the parts of the hip causing problems or pain and replace them with new parts. The hip is a ball-and-socket joint which usually gives us a wide range of movement in all directions and is able to take our body weight […]

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