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21st EFORT Congress 2020 – Postponed

21st Annual Congress of European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Virtual EFORT Congress, October 28-30, 2020

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9th ISAR Congress 2020 – Postponed

9th International Congress of Arhtroplasty Registries

Postponed – November 14-16, 2020, Adelaide

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European Commission: Italy’s CND replaces GMDN for DM nomenclature

The European Medical Device Coordination Group (MDCG) plans to use Italy’s CND codes as the basis for the Eudamed device database nomenclature.

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Are Metal-on-Metal hip implants safe? The SCENIHR responds to this question

The SCENIHR responds to this question in its Opinion on “The safety of Metal-on-Metal (MoM) joint replacements with a particular focus on hip implants”, the main points of which are summarised in fact sheet attached. 

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Consensus statement “Current Evidence on the Management of Metal-on-Metal Bearings”

The following recommendations are based on expert opinions of an international multidisciplinary panel endorsed by EFORT, EHS, the German AE, DAH. 

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