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Joint replacement - exploring movement anew

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Exercise in everyday life helps to keep the circulation stable and the muscles strengthened. After an accident, due to age or illness, joints can lose their natural function and restrict patients' freedom of movement. Artificial joints offer a solution - with them, patients find their way back to normal and active life. But how long are endoprostheses durable and which innovations does the medical market offer? Discover more in our current video.

Have a pleasant week,

Diana Heiduk
Editorial team

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Topic of the Month: Cardiology: digital solutions for chronic illness
Video: What endoprotheses achieve
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Cardiology: digital solutions support those coping with chronic illness

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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide, taking an estimated 17.9 million lives each year. Acute events such as heart attacks and strokes stand out in this setting. Chronic heart diseases can also be a debilitating condition for many patients. If cardiology uses digital methods and tools, it can reach more affected people.
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Cardiology: digital solutions support those coping with chronic illness
Digital cardiology: analyzing data beat by beat
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What endoprotheses achieve: Materials and functions of artificial joints


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Whether after an accident, due to illness or age-related wear - artificial joints are used when natural joints lose their function. Mostly we can find them in the knee and hip area. The companies AK Medical and Biotech GmbH tell us more about innovations, positive effects, but also risks associated with endoprostheses.
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What endoprotheses achieve: Materials and functions of artificial joints
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