Category: Orthotics & Prosthetics

Orthotics & Prosthetics


Össur’s Dr Anton Johannesson Named Recipient of AOPA’s Thranhardt Award

Dr Anton Johannesson, CPO, Clinical Manager of Prosthetics at Össur Clinics, has been named a 2020 recipient of the Howard R. Thranhardt Award, which is presented annually by the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA) to recognize individuals committed to advancing O&P education and research, the company announces.

Rheumatic Diseases Make it Difficult to Pinpoint Prosthetic Joint Infections

Standard diagnostic methods are not adequate to identify prosthetic joint infections (PJIs) in patients with rheumatic diseases, according to a new study by researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), presented recently at the American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Professionals annual meeting in Atlanta.

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