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Live cadaveric demonstrations roll into Nottingham in an educational first for BESS

This year’s British Elbow and Shoulder Society (BESS) congress witnessed a novel form of medical education as the Arthrex Mobile Surgical Skills Lab arrived in Nottingham. Delegates at BESS were


Titan Spine expands use of surface technology in the UK and Spain

Titan Spine, a medical device surface technology company focused on developing innovative spinal interbody fusion implants that it has expanded use of its Endoskeleton® line of interbody devices to the


Sheffield artificial bone manufacturer expects to see £1 million turnover after growth

A Sheffield company that makes artificial bone used by surgeons in more than 50 countries is expanding. Ceramisys manufactures ReproBone, which is used as a synthetic bone graft material. The


Will stemless design gain popularity in shoulder replacement?

GlobalData, a market intelligence leader delivering the latest industry reports in the orthopaedic market, looks at the fastest growing market sector of all – joint replacements The upper-extremity segment represents


Death rates halve as joint replacement numbers increase

While more joint replacements than ever before were carried out in 2013, mortality rates have halved since 20031 and for most patients, the risk of having the implant replaced within


North East is top region in England for doctors training in trauma and orthopaedics

North Tyneside General Hospital has been rated top in the country by junior doctors training in trauma and orthopaedics. Results from the General Medical Council’s 2014 national training survey for


Surgeons create ‘new’ knee cartilage from stem cells in hip

Surgeons in Southampton have pioneered a new knee operation that could prevent the development of arthritis – and extend sporting careers. The procedure, which is currently being trialled at Southampton


Donation aids advancement in spinal surgery

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has become the first NHS Trust in the UK to begin using life-saving ultrasonic bone cutter tools in spinal surgery – which are precise