Clinical case studies

Active implants & drug delivery (1)
Dental (6)
A step-by-step account of fabrication of PEEK-based bridges by Prof. Paul Tipton
Short-Term Results of an Ongoing Prospective Study using the JUVORA™ Dental Disc
Dr Stanko Miletic, Ivan Miletic, & Pavel Metelka discuss a worfklow for PEEK-based substructures with ceramic single crowns
Prof. Paul Tipton, prosthodontist discusses the use of PEEK for full implant supported bridgework
Spine & Orthopedics (4)
Trauma (12)
Complex Tibia Fracture
See Dr. Joshua Niemann, M.D. explain the treatment and recovery of a motor vehicle accident trauma patient who received a tibial fracture plate composed of PEEK-OPTIMA Ultra-Reinforced
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Distal Radius Fracture
Dr. Adam Rives, M.D. describes the outcomes of an elderly smoker patient who was implanted with a distal radius plate composed of PEEK-OPTIMA Ultra-Reinforced
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Effect of Implant Stiffness on Fracture Healing
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My Experience with CarboFIX Locking Plates in the Fixation of Distal Femur Fractures
Alex Jahangir, MD, MMHC presents his experiences of CFR-PEEK at The Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA)
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An Interview with Mr. James Youngman, Orthopedic Consultant at University College Hospital London, Hospital of St. John and Elizabeth and Wellington Hospital, London UK
Experiences of Gil R. Ortega, MD, MPH and Cody Pehrson, MD in Journal of Orthopedic Trauma (JoT) s. This article reviews the unique use of these implants in a collegiate athlete with bilateral, symptomatic tibial shaft stress fractures that failed conservative management, and a patient who suffered an initial, open tibial shaft, and pilon fracture who was surgically treated initially, which then became a nonunion.
Three cases are illustrated which required superior mechanical toughness, compatibility with radiotherapy, and postoperative advanced imaging.