Tech Tuesday: To operate or not to operate – innovation provides orthopaedists with data that revolutionizes decision making Each year the replacement of painful joints with implants enables a return to a normal life for millions of people. However, even with long-term success-rates 90%, this type of surgery also leaves vast numbers of patients in need of revisions; more dangerous and complex follow up surgeries with greatly deteriorated prognosis of recovery. Each such surgery avoided provides great value for the patient and saves enormous amounts of money for the healthcare sector. Learn about the latest development of a whole new way for the surgeon to more correctly identify the patient who is likely to benefit from additional surgery and the one who isn’t.
Talare: Olof Sandberg, Research Scientist.