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Welcome to EFORT 2017 in Vienna

Jan Verhaar and Thierry Bégué welcome delegates to EFORT 2017, the 18th EFORT Congress, 31 May–2 June 2017, Vienna   Dear Participants, On behalf of the EFORT Executive Committee and the Science

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Intensive aquatic resistance training decreases body fat mass and improves physcial function in women with mild knee osteoarthritis

Aquatic resistance training significantly decreases body fat mass and increases walking speed, i.e., phsyical function in postmenopausal women with mild knee osteoarthritis. The effect of aquatic resistance training on walking

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Helping prepare patients for surgery

John Tiberi and Manish Shah talk to OPN about the benefits of using technology to prepare patients for surgery   John Tiberi is an orthopaedic surgeon at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic

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Creating the perfect STORM

Peter Ogrodnik, author of Medical Devices Design:  Innovation from Concept to Market and professor of medical devices design at Keele University, talks to OPN about his career in medical engineering

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High cholesterol levels linked with rotator cuff surgery failure

Patients with high cholesterol levels face a significantly greater risk for failure of minimally invasive (arthroscopic) rotator cuff surgery, according to a new study presented at the Annual Meeting of the

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Cavendish Medical – Money Matters – why you need to protect your pension now

Time is running out. Simon Bruce explains why you need to protect your pension now You have just a few more months to apply for a government scheme which can

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Latest UK joint registry data confirms positive early results for DePuy Synthes knee system

DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction have announced the latest clinical evidence of the performance of its ATTUNE Knee System. The data shows the importance of evidence generation to monitor both the

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Corin hip systems awarded 5A* ODEP rating

Corin has been awarded a 5A* ODEP rating from the Orthopaedic Data Evaluation Panel (ODEP) in recognition of the outstanding clinical performance of three of its products for hip replacement

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Medical AMRC helps orthopaedic company launch new solution for sports injuries

Researchers from the Medical Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) in Sheffield have helped an innovative orthopaedic products company develop a new type of surgical screw that improves the process for

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Scottish medical device company granted two patents for bone graft technologies

SIRAKOSS Ltd, a medical device company based in Aberdeen, has announced that the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted two patents for its bone graft technologies. The company’s