mediCAD Hectec GmbH and AO Foundation cooperate on the joint development and promotion of deformity analysis and osteotomy planning tools

mediCAD Hectec GmbH today announced that the company has signed a cooperation agreement with the AO Foundation for the joint development of deformity analysis and osteotomy planning tools based on their software mediCAD® to improve patient outcomes and increase efficiency of care.

Through the agreement, mediCAD Hectec will be a partner of the AO Technical Commission to move forward on the development and promotion of new ways in hybrid planning methodologies, patellofemoral measurements, deformity corrections, validations, improvements and determination of measurement parameters as well as automatic dimensioning, dynamic planning, learning algorithms and full automatic processing in preoperative digital 2D and 3D knee planning.

“We are delighted to partner with the AO Technical Commission Trauma on this project. AO with its huge and profound expert knowledge through global leading orthopedic surgeons combined with our planning solution will make meaningful contribution to the global healthcare market in the area of preoperative digital planning”, states Jörn Seel, CEO at mediCAD Hectec GmbH.

The AO Foundation, founded in 1984, provides professional education to an extensive global network of surgeons, operating room personnel and scientists in more than 100 countries. It is a medically guided, not-for profit organization, a global network of surgeons and the premier education, innovation, and research organization for the surgical treatment of trauma and musculoskeletal disorders.

Über die mediCAD Hectec GmbH

mediCAD Hectec GmbH has been developing software solutions for orthopedic surgeons since 1994. Our goal is to, in all aspects, digitally enable efficient and secure planning for joint operations – in clinics as well as in practices.

In 1999, mediCAD HECTEC GmbH was the first company worldwide to develop a software program that allows the user to create complete and professional pre-operative planning for a joint replacement in a digital environment with just a few keystrokes/clicks.

With the mediCAD® solution, the company has set an innovative milestone worldwide in supporting surgical orthopedics. By automatically archiving all the necessary information and ensuring consistent traceability of the findings, pre-operative preparation and follow-up care, mediCAD® offers the ideal opportunity for your optimally prepared, professionally managed and audit-compliant, documented operation, with the correspondingly recorded follow-up care.

Thanks to its close cooperation with leading companies in the medical technology field and the successful use of mediCAD® in more than 3,500 hospitals worldwide, mediCAD HECTEC GmbH, with around 50 employees, is already a global player in the field of medical software solutions.

Firmenkontakt und Herausgeber der Meldung:

mediCAD Hectec GmbH
Opalstr. 54
84032 Altdorf (Landshut)
Telefon: +49 (871) 3302030
Telefax: +49 (871) 33020399

Stephanie Maier
Telefon: +49 (871) 33020341
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