"Smart Hip" Monitors Real-time Performance Of Bone Implants, University of Porto Study

Published: Mar 03, 2010

Medical News Today -- To monitor the real-time performance of bone implants is the challenge of "Smart Hip", an innovative medical device that aims to reduce the number of surgical interventions in the hip area and regenerate bone tissue by using non-evasive methods. The concept's validation unique in the world and developed by a PHD from the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, has already been successfully tested on animals.

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