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Dr. De Smet

Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology

1989-1990
Rotherham District General Hospital (United Kingdom)

Training director and senior consultant Mr.Zaman 
Bimonthly (own)lectures at orthopedic staff meetings, including following topics:

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Education Dr. De Smet

Secondary education:
  • High School (Latin, Mathematics), graduated in 1980.
University education:
  • Premed school, 1980 - 1989
  • Masters Degree, 3 July 1989
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Current research projects

  • ceramic-on-ceramic stress load and wear in total hip prosthesis.
  • metal-on-metal stress load and wear in total hip prosthesis.
  • resurfacing-prosthesis with young patients.
  • development of new intramedullary trauma nail.
  • Co-worker in international multi-center-study with a newly developed, Matthys-Z-stem (OPTION 3000), a partially and proximally cemented stem.
  • development new instruments Conserve Plus resurfacing.
  • development enhanced fixation cup Wright Medical.
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Lectures given at Congresses, and visited Congresses

  • 29/03/1994: Staff meeting - Ghent University Hospital.
    Treatment of wristfractures. State of the art. Review of the literature.
  • 11/06/1994: Lecture Ghent University Hospital, Callusmeeting Wristfracture
  • 22/10/1994: BVOT - congress
    Acetabular fractures. Ilioinguinal approach. Results and technique.
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ANCA BVBA, Dr. Koen De Smet

  • Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon.
  • Staff member General Hospital "Jan Palfijn" of Ghent.
  • Consultant Elisabeth Hospital of Sijsele.
  • Ex-staff member University Hospital of Ghent.
  • Director ANCA-Clinic.
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hipresurfacingbookThe hip resurfacing handbook: A practical guide for the use and management of modern hip resurfacings (for medical professionals)

Edited by K De Smet, ANCA Clinic, Belgium, P Campbell, UCLA, USA and C Van Der Straeten, Consultant, Belgium

Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomaterials No. 47

Hip resurfacing arthroplasty (HRA) using metal-on-metal bearings is an established but specialized technique in joint surgery. Based on the experience of leading experts in the field,The hip resurfacing handbook provides a comprehensive reference on all aspects of this important procedure. 

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