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Medical MEMS tackles knee replacement

9/23/2011 09:34 PM EDT
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fbulk
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re: Medical MEMS tackles knee replacement
fbulk   9/28/2011 8:42:31 PM
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Small typo: "moves the natural knee threw its normal range of motion". Should be "through".

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Dave.Dykstra   9/26/2011 4:29:36 AM
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As someone who has had a number of friends and relatives with knee replacements (and worried about maybe having to have it done eventually), I think this is a great step forward. Like Dr. Quine, I wonder what is next as well. I'm sure there will be some more really useful applications of MEMS.

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DrQuine   9/25/2011 5:53:01 PM
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This is very clever, who would have thought that tiny MEMS would have applications in such a seemingly large scale problem as knee surgery and alignment? What's next? Could our car tires have an automated self-alignment feature?

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Kinnar   9/25/2011 7:16:41 AM
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This is a better alternative compared to the optical alignment tools. This is a very great application of MEMS, the video shared by agk is great, really very helping innovation using MEMS for the future generations.

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agk   9/24/2011 11:16:00 AM
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A highly innovative approach to help the surgeons and the patients. The orthopedic surgeon does it and it is in this video http://www.orthalign.com/products_technology/surgical_video.asp.

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