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Floor marking of laminar flow areas: does it change theatre practice?

Tweet F Arnaout, A Ismail and P Shewell examine laminar flow areas to help reduce post-operative infections   Abstract Introduction The consequences of deep infection following orthopaedic operations can be


Influence of navigation system updates on total knee arthroplasty

Tweet Hiroshi Inui et al investigate what bearing navigation software has on clinical outcomes   Background Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) has become one of the most successful surgical procedures in

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OPN Hip & Knee Conference 2013: Sharing the latest updates in Hip & Knee Implants and Surgical Techniques

Tweet     Introduction T he last few years have proven to be a tumultuous time for orthopaedics. The metal-on-metal hip joint debate is ravaging the industry, and the first of


New insights in shoulder arthroplasty

  OPN: Can you summarise your biomechanical findings presented at the International Congress on Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (ICSES) in April? HR: This is an incredibly exciting time in the

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REVIEW: 9th Annual Bath Biomechanics Symposium: Beyond Compliance – Post-Implant Clinical Release Surveillance

Tweet The Beyond Compliance symposium looks at ways to improve and evolve today’s orthopaedics devices and implants as a means to enhance patient safety and clinical outcomes. Samantha Wright reviews

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Who’s who on social media: Understanding the GMC’s guidelines on anonymity

Tweet The General Medical Council’s guidelines entitled Doctors’ Use of Social Media have caused much debate about the benefits and drawbacks of physicians using online media anonymously, and the effect

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Fighting locally aggressive bone tumours

Tweet Chen et al present a novel way of treating bone tumours without causing excess damage to the muscle (tendon) insertion, and thus ensuring reduced recurrence and better recovery  

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Intra-medullary hip screw fixation for proximal femoral fractures

Tweet With the frequency of intertrochanteric fractures, T Mahmood, S Sadiq and F Arnaout set out to assess the efficacy of intra-medullary hip screws in place of more outdated fixation


The Burden of Hip Osteoarthritis in the United States: Epidemiologic and Economic Considerations: is osteoarthritis the new hip thing?

Tweet Shane J. Nho, MD, MS, et al. The Burden of Hip Osteoarthritis in the United States: Epidemiologic and Economic Considerations. In Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.


Diagnosis by exclusion: Clinical Diagnosis of Femoroacetabular Impingement

Tweet Jeffrey J. Nepple, MD, et al. Clinical Diagnosis of Femoroacetabular Impingement. In Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. July 2013. Vol. 21. Supplement. Pp. S16-S19.   Femoroacetabular