RAMSEY, N.J., April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Orthopedic Design & Technology Forum will take place May 3, 2012, at the FedEx Institute of Technology in Memphis, Tenn. Among the critical topics presented at this year's annual event, a conference session will address future trends in biologics—design implications, commercialism and ethics.
There have been numerous advancements in the field of biologics: inductive proteins, conductive substrates, and stem cell use have become clinically available as substitutes for autogenous bone grafts. They provide a significant patient outcome over traditional methods, as well as improving healing and lowering overall care costs.
Despite the benefits, these advancements also come with some controversy. The ODT panel "Advanced Orthopedic Technologies, Implants and Regenerative Products" will present these issues from a research and application perspectives. Join panelists:
Don't miss the opportunity to join in the discussion. Register now at www.odtforum.com
The panelists are among other Orthopedic Design & Technology Forum faculty, consisting of orthopedic device experts from industry, manufacturing, academia and research institutions addressing the latest developments and future trends in orthopedic manufacturing. Ask questions and interact with knowledgeable experts in your field.
|SOURCE Orthopedic Design & Technology magazine|
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