Contrary to the introduction of new pharmaceuticals, the introduction of joint replacement prostheses is not well regulated. Although a higher control was already proposed by Henrik Malchau in 1995, not much has changed in the past 20 years, as was shown by the recent failure of hip resurfacing prostheses. Patients, regulators, and industry will all […]
On October 1 2013, the new RSA ISO standard was published: ISO 16087:2013 Implants for surgery — Roentgen stereophotogrammetric analysis for the assessment of migration of orthopaedic implants ISO 16087:2013 provides requirements for the clinical assessment of migration of orthopaedic implants with roentgen stereophotogrammetric analysis (RSA). Check the ISO website to get this standard!
The 4th International RSA Meeting will be organized by Prof. Maurillio Marcacci and the RSA Group at Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna Italy. Theme of this meeting is: “a step into the future”. Further info: Announcement RSA Meeting Bologna 2015
The third International RSA meeting was held in Lund, Sweden, the 22nd – 24th May 2013. This meeting also signified the celebration of the 40 year anniversary of Göran Selvik’s initial RSA work, which he performed in Lund. The meeting thus started with a historical review of the RSA history at the very origin of RSA, the […]