Have you been in a situation where a generic treatment did not work very well for you or someone you know? Have you ever had that nagging feeling that maybe the doctor (as good as he or she may be) should really be treating YOU rather than a generalized representation of you?
Digital Orthopaedics is a startup that transforms the planning and execution of orthopedic surgeries and treatment with the ultimate goal of Personalizing Orthopedic Treatment through the innovative use of ideation, modeling and simulation. This journey accelerates the progress of various Precision Medicine Initiatives worldwide by demonstrating what can be done when good engineering and medical teams work closely together.
So instead of relying on the geometry-based, mass or generic approach, the breakthrough idea is to create personalized foot models for each patient starting from imaging and then determine via the use of realistic simulation the best possible treatment for that individual.
Digital Orthopaedics’ Clinical Decision Support System value proposition is articulated around three technological platforms:
GOAL 3: GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
Digital Orthopaedics ensures healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages. Their ambition is to transform and optimize patients’ healthcare in orthopaedic surgery. 3DOXpert offers specialized services incorporating best practice and simulation, making it the ideal companion for generalists or specialist clinicians.The practitioner can generate a digital twin of its patient’s foot to realistically render the pathology and to better plan the surgical approach.
The 3DEXPERIENCE® platform on cloud is a key enabler to the success of Digital Orthopedics, offering:
Digital Orthopaedics has put together a strong ecosystem
Convinced of the value of modeling and simulation in clinical practice the founding team of Digital Orthopaedics, Eric Halioua, Dr Thibaut Leemriise and Dr Bruno Ferré drives the adoption of these methods with their team of experts to make efficient progress. The use of simulation as part of a clinical decision making solution is very new and will require convincing the medical community of its value. The strong ecosystem that Digital Orthopaedics has put together will help address this opportunity.
Digital Orthopaedics combines engineering and 3D simulation capabilities with in-depth medical expertise provided by Dr. Bruno Ferré and Dr. Thibaut Leemrijse.
They´re talking about us
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