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OSSAPCON 2020

#OSSAPCON

We Smit Medimed, Manufacturer & Exporter of the Orthopaedic Implants & Instruments.

We participated in OSSAPCON 2020  Event held in Vijaywada, Amravathi from 31st Jan  to 2nd Feb, 2020.

We exhibited our Spinal Implants, Trauma implants, Intramedullary nailing system &  Hip & Knee Replacement system and instruments.

 

IOACON 2019

#IOACON2019

We participated in IOACON 2019  Event held at Biswa Bangla Convention  Centre Kolkata, West Bengal  from 19th to 24th November , 2019.

We exhibited our Spinal Implants, Trauma implants, Intramedullary nailing system, Hip & Knee Replacement system and instruments.

You know what is the Distraction osteogenesis?

Distraction osteogenesis (DO), also called callus distractioncallotasis and osteodistraction, is a process used in orthopedic surgery, podiatric surgery, and oral and maxillofacial surgery to repair skeletal deformities and in reconstructive surgery. The procedure involves cutting and slowly separating bone, allowing the bone healing process to fill in the gap.

Medical Uses

Distraction osteogenesis (DO) is used in orthopedic surgery, podiatric surgery, and oral and maxillofacial surgery to repair skeletal deformities and in reconstructive surgery. It was originally used to treat problems like unequal leg length, but since the 1980s is most commonly used to treat issues like hemifacial microsomia, micrognathism (chin so small it causes health problems), craniofrontonasal dysplasias, craniosynostosis, as well as airway obstruction in babies caused by glossoptosis (tongue recessed too far back in the mouth) or micrognathism.

In 2016 a systematic review of papers describing bone and soft tissue outcomes of DO procedures on the lower jawbone was published; the authors had planned to do a meta-analysis but found the studies were too poor in quality and too heterogeneous to pool. From what they were able to generalize, the authors found there was significant relapse in the vertical plane for bone, and a higher risk of relapse when there was an initial high gonial angle or Jarabak ratio (sella–gonion/nasion–menton). For soft tissue, little evidence was available regarding the vertical dimension, while a 90% correspondence between skeletal and soft tissue was found for sagittal positioning; the dental-to-soft tissue agreement was around 20%.

A 2016 Cochrane review of DO on the upper jawbone to treat cleft lip and cleft palate compared with orthognathic surgery found only one study, involving 47 participants and performed between 2002 and 2008 at the University of Hong Kong. This was not sufficient evidence from which to generalize, but the authors noted that while both procedures produced notable hard and soft tissue improvements, the DO group had greater advancement of the maxillary and less horizontal relapse five years after surgery. There was no difference in speech or nasal emissions outcomes nor in adverse effects; the DO group had lower satisfaction at three months after surgery but higher at two years.

Distraction osteogenesis

Procedure

In the first phase, called the “osteotomy/surgical phase”, the bone is cut, either partially, only through the hard exterior, or completely, and a device is fitted which will be used in the next phases. In the second phase, the latency period, which lasts generally seven days, the appliance is not activated and early stages of bone healing are allowed. In the third phase, the “distraction phase”, the device, which is mounted to the bone on each side of the cut, is used to gradually separate the two pieces, allowing new bone to form in the gap. When the desired or possible length is reached, which usually takes three to seven days, a consolidation phase follows in which the device keeps the bone stable to allow the bone to fully heal. After the consolidation phase, the device is removed in a second surgical procedure.

The device that is used is usually manually operated by twisting a rod that through a rack and pinion system or the like, separates the bone; the rate of separation is carefully determined because going too quickly can cause nonunion, in which unstable fibrous connective tissue is formed instead of bone, and going too slowly can allow premature union to occur. Generally the rate is about a millimeter per day, achieved in two steps per day. The frequency of steps and how much the device is moved at each step, is called the “rhythm”. The devices sometimes contain a spring that provides tension to continually separate the bones, instead of being manually operated at set intervals.

 

Distraction osteogenesis


Despite these manually operated systems there are also motorized systems like the FITBONE from WITTENSTEIN. The FITBONE is a fully implantable, motorized, lengthening and correction nail. Advantages of this device are accurate deformity correction, low scar tissue formation, and reduced risk of infection. Furthermore the patients describe the procedure as more comfortable than limb lengthening with mechanical systems.

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FEMECOT 2019

FEMECOT 2019

We participated in Femecot 2019  Event held in Hermosillo,sonora Mexico from 30th October to 1st November, 2019.

We exhibited our Spinal Implants, Trauma implants, Intramedullary nailing system &  Hip & Knee Replacement system and instruments.

VOSCON 2019

VOSCON 2019

We participated in VOSCON 2019  Event held at City Sports Club(CSC) resort, NH-6, Amravti Road, Akola on 19th & 20th October 2019.

We exhibited our Spinal Implants, Trauma Implants, Intramedullary Nailing system, Hip & Knee Replacement System and instruments.

Expo Medical 2019

Expo Medical is the largest professional event for the entire Health Sector in Argentina and the Spanish-speaking countries. It is a regional South American exhibition that acts as a great meeting point between supply and demand, in an area that encourages personal interaction, technological updating and business concretion. For know about Expo medical click below link expomedical.com

We participated in Expo Medical 2019  Event held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 25th to 27th  September, 2019.

We exhibited our Trauma Implants, Spine Implants, Intramedullary Nail System, Total Hip & Knee Replacement System & High Quality of Orthopaedic Instruments.

Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion(ACDF)

Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) is a surgical procedure to treat nerve root or spinal cord compression by decompressing the spinal cord and nerve roots of the cervical spine with a discectomy, followed by inter-vertebral fusion to stabilize the corresponding vertebrae.This procedure is used when other non-surgical treatments have failed.

Medical uses

ACDF is used to treat serious pain from a nerve root  that has become inflamed. This can be caused by:

1. a herniated disc when other non-surgical treatments have failed. The nucleus pulposus (the jelly-like center of the disc) of the herniated disc bulges out through the annulus (surrounding wall) and presses on the nerve root next to it.

2. degenerative disc disease (spondylosis). The disc consists of about 80% water. When one grows older, the disc starts to dry out and shrink, causing small tears in the annulus and inflammation of the nerve root.

 

Technique

Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion(ACDF) surgery

The neurosurgeon or orthopedic surgeon enters the space between two discs through a small incision in front (= anterior) of and at the right or left side of the neck. The disc is completely removed, as well as arthritic bone spurs. The disc material, pressing on the spinal nerve or spinal cord, is then completely removed. The intervertebral foramen, the bone channel through which the spinal nerve runs, is then enlarged with a drill giving the nerve more room to exit the spinal canal.

To prevent the vertebrae from collapsing and to increase stability, the open space is often filled with a graft. That can be a bone graft, taken from the pelvis or cadaveric bone; or an artificial implant. The slow process of the bone graft joining the vertebrae together is called “fusion”. Sometimes a titanium plate is screwed on the vertebrae or screws are used between the vertebrae to increase stability during fusion, especially when there is more than one disc involved.

Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion(ACDF)  surgery

 

Recovery

The surgery requires a short stay in the clinic (1 to 3 days) and a gradual recovery between 1 and 6 weeks. However, the technology has advanced and it can be performed by ‘Endoscopic Micro Discectomy” with the patient able to continue their normal life in two days. The patient may be advised to wear a neck brace or collar (for up to 8 weeks) that serves to ensure proper spinal alignment. Wearing the brace heightens one’s awareness of posture and positioning and helps prevent movements (e.g., sudden and/or excessive bending or twisting of the neck) that may aggravate or slow down the healing process.

It is especially advisable to wear a protective neck brace when traveling (e.g., by car), sleeping, showering, or any other activities in which the patient may not be able to be ensure proper spinal alignment. In addition, physical therapy and related healing modalities (e.g., massage, acupuncture) may be recommended in order to promote proper healing, as well as to strengthen the surrounding muscles that can take over the neck brace’s ‘job’ of ensuring proper spinal alignment when the patient starts (around 4 to 6 weeks after surgery) to wean off the neck brace.

Article From : wikipedia.com

Spine 2019

SPINE 2019 19th National Conferene of NSSA TO BE HELD at LE MERIDIAN KOCHI PANVEL KOCHI KNYAKUMARI HWY, NETTOOR, MARADU, KOCHI, KERALA, INDIA on 30th August to 1st September 2019. We exhibited all our Spine Implants(Products) & Instruments.

OASISCON 2019

OASISCON 2019 to be held at Hotel Anandha Inn and convention centre, Puducherry From 23th to 25Th August 2019.We exhibited all our Orthopaedic Implants(Products) & Instruments.

Traumacon 2019

TRAUMACON 2019 to be held at Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre,. Mumbai, India. From 15th to 18th August 2019.We exhibited all our Orthopaedic Implants(Products) & Instruments.

    We offer a wide variety of safe and advanced Orthopedic Implants and fixators. At the helm of the company’s operations is Mr. Vinodbhai, the Director. His enterprising skills and experience in the industry continue to play a pivotal role in the company’s growth.We are based in Ahmedabad city West Part of India.

    ADDRESS

    Plot No.10, Phase-1, B|h. Prashant Eng., G.I.D.C.Vatva, Ahmedabad-382 445, Gujarat, (INDIA).

    PHONE

    +91 9375801932

    EMAIL

    info@smitmedimed.com

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