Latest News from Symbios Orthopaedics - Page 9

HipPlan (interim) User Group Meeting- Friday, October 19th, Nottingham, UK

By Justin Quick - 22nd May, 2012
Due to unprecedented levels of interest in our HipPlan 3D pre- operative planning software, it is our intention to confirm shortly, the details of our ‘Interim’ HipPlan User Group Meeting, the confirmed date for which is Friday 19th October, the likely venue to be the Park Plaza, Nottingham, UK. We extend our gratitude to Mr Tony Westbrook, Consultant Orthopaedic […]

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Proof that Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons can do more than simply wield a surgical hammer!

By Justin Quick - 16th May, 2012
My good friend and industry colleague, Mr Darren Fern FRCS, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Truro, Cornwall has recently left NHS practise to free up that most precious commodity- time! Co- developed with his brother Stephen, the brilliant Lost Kidz App – is the smartphone app that helps parent find their lost kidz! If you’de like more details […]

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Mike Landshoff completes the 2012 Virgin London Marathon in 3′ 52″

By Justin Quick - 23rd April, 2012
Mike Landshoff, Sales Manager for the South East of the UK achieved a lifelong ambition yesterday the 22nd April 2012, not only did Mike compete in and complete the 2012 Virgin London Marathon, but posting a time of 3′ 52″ was a magnificent personal achievement! Congratulations Mike, from us all here at Symbios UK, Exeter. […]

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10 Year results published

By Justin Quick - 28th March, 2012
The survivorship rates for uncemented stems are good, but depend on stem design, material and type of coating. Primary stability of the stem is crucial to insure bone ingrowth……”We are absolutely delighted to see our 10 Year survival rates for the SPS stem published in Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, March 2012. The SPS stem […]

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The 3rd HipPlan User Group Meeting, 16th- 18th January 2013

By Justin Quick - 13th February, 2012
The 3rd HipPlan User Group Meeting will take place in Yverdon- Les- Bains, Switzerland on the 16th- 18th of January 2013. Please express your early interest by following the link: http://www.symbiosorthopaedics.co.uk/contact/ Delegate testimonials following participation in previous meetings have secured this annual event as one ‘not to be missed’ for the forseeable future. If your […]

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Pioneering hip op keeps Colin active

By Justin Quick - 16th November, 2011
Active granddad Colin Chilton loved nothing more than a game of golf or a long walk before he was struck down by arthritis in both hips. The 65-year-old spent the next six months in agony,  nable to sleep for more than an hour at a time. But thanks to pioneering surgery at a Rugby ospital he […]

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Trudi Craig joins our Customer Services team

By Justin Quick - 16th November, 2011
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Trudi Craig, Administrator- Customer Services, and welcome a new face to our Customer Services team here in Exeter. Trudi brings a wealth of administrative experience to the business at a time of continued growth and expansion. Trudi’s most recent past experience was PA to the Land Steward, Duchy of […]

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High failure rate of Hip Resurfacing reported

By Justin Quick - 17th October, 2011
An operation used instead of hip replacements – usually in younger patients – has a high failure rate and should not be used in women, experts have warned. Hip resurfacing – where the damaged bone is capped rather than replace – is often recommended for younger, active patients. But results from the University of Bristol, […]

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The Bristol Hip Meeting, 1st/2nd December 2011

By Justin Quick - 23rd September, 2011
The Bristol hip meeting took place at the Marriot Hotel, Bristol, on the 1st/ 2nd Decemebr 2011. Over 75 delegates attended, in addition an international faculty shared its views on the issues of today, including optimal bearing surfaces, metal on metal wear, corrosion and modern technologies. Symbios exhibited their 3D HipPlan pre- operative planning software which supports […]

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The 2nd HipPlan User Group Meeting, 19th/ 20th January 2012, Yverdon les Bains, Switzerland

By Justin Quick - 23rd September, 2011
The 2nd HipPlan User Group Meeting held in Yverdon- Les- Bains on the 18th- 20th January 2012 was a huge success. Delegates from the South West were joined by fellow Orthopaedic Consultant Specialists from the South East, including Central London, Manchester, Nottingham, Coventry and Birmingham. The faculty included Dr Hedi El Sariali from the Petie Salpetriere Hospital, […]

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