Osseointegration News & Video

  • 5 Takeaways from the Limb Preservation Foundation Symposium

    What We Learned at the Limb Preservation Foundation SymposiumOpens in a new window

    Apr 26, 2023
    The theme of last Friday’s 2nd Annual Limb Preservation Foundation Symposium (co-sponsored by Amplitude) was “Hope, Help & Possibilities.” It was hard not to feel hopeful after the day-long event, which showcased the bounty of emerging treatments and technologies to improve amputees’ lives. There were sessions on mobility, mental health, pain management, osseointegration, next-gen bionic limbs, and a whole lot more.
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    LLPR Kicks Amputee Data Collection Into High GearOpens in a new window

    Apr 18, 2023
    It’s been just over a year since the Limb Loss and Preservation Registry (LLPR) flipped its shingle from “Coming Soon” to “Open for Business.” Co-founded by the Mayo Clinic with funding from the National Institutes of Health, the LLPR is now receiving data about amputee care from more than a dozen clinical partners, and new affiliates are joining at a rate of roughly one a week.
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  • Osseointegration Direct Connections

    Implant Options Expand ProsthetistsOpens in a new window

    Sep 21, 2022

    Eric Mollaret, a transfemoral amputee and recipient of the OPRA™ Implant System, enjoys the ordinary, simple and everyday freedoms that many take for granted. PHOTO: Integrum NEED TO KNOW • Approximately 2,000 individuals worldwide, and 500 who live in the United States, have undergone osseointegration (OI) surgery to attach a prosthesis via implant.

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  • Opting for Osseointegration

    Opting for OsseointegrationOpens in a new window

    Sep 4, 2022

    Lauren Malinowitzer never imagined she would spend an entire year sitting in a recliner, deeply depressed from an orthopedic surgery gone wrong. But dead nerves in her right ankle stole her mobility, and daily battles with chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS) filled her with despair. During one especially bad morning in 2019, Malinowitzer felt the only way out of her agony was to stop living altogether. She wrote goodbye notes to her family and stashed them away. Then she went off to a medical appointment in Manhattan that changed everything.

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  • Osseointegration, A Game Changer for Amputee's

    Osseointegration, A Game Changer for Amputee'sOpens in a new window

    Dec 31, 2022
    As more people with amputations choose osseointegration (OI), prosthetists across the country are learning how to support this patient base. About 2,000 patients across the world have undergone the procedure to have titanium implanted inside their bones to connect to their prostheses. About 500 of those patients have received the Osseo anchored Prostheses for the Rehabilitation of Amputees (OPRA) Implant System, the only US Food and Drug (FDA)-Approved osseointegration solution in the United States.
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