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Patients’ own fat tissue can help treat joint problems

Body fat now can help treat bone joint conditions, including injuries and osteoarthritis, which affects 27 million people. A new device gently suctions, processes and uses a patient’s own fat


Prosthetic arm technology that detects spinal nerve signals

Scientists at Imperial College London have developed sensor technology for a robotic prosthetic arm that detects signals from nerves in the spinal cord. To control the prosthetic, the patient has


Meeting the criteria in 3D technology

Alan Needham, of Beyond Compliance, and Olga Taylor, of ODEP, talk to Carlo Dottino and Nick Wishart, of Adler Ortho, about the 3D technology market   Q: Adler Ortho® is


30 November – 2 December 2017 – 12th Anniversary of the German Spinal Society; Stuttgart, Germany

Welcome note from the president: Ladies and gentlemen, It is a great pleasure for me to invite you to the 12th anniversary of the German Spinal Society in Stuttgart. The


8–9 November 2017 – The Oswestry Two-Day Spinal Imaging Course; Oswestry, UK

This two-day course of clinically based lectures and interactive case based discussion addressing all areas of Spinal Imaging (including Trauma) serves as a focus to facilitate problem solving in the


24–27 October 2017 – DKOU 2017 – The German Congress of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery; Berlin, Germany

DKOU 2017 – Movement is life Movement if life is the congress motto of the German Congress for Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery 2017 . From time immemorial, movement is an


5–6 October 2017 – ESSKA Advanced Knee Arthroscopy Course 2017; Watford, UK

The ESSKA Advanced Knee Arthroscopy Course is designed to provide certified Orthopaedic Surgeons thorough didactic and practical training in challenging disorders of the knee from renowned ESSKA Faculty using state


13–15 September 2017 – 25th Meeting of the European Orthopaedic Research Society (EORS) 2017; Munich, Germany

Welcome message It is a great pleasure and an honour to extend to you a warm invitation to attend the 25th Annual and Anniversary Meeting of the European Orthopaedic Research


31 August – 3 September 2017 – 5th World Congress on Controversies, Debates and Consensus in Bone, Muscle and Joint Diseases; Gold Coast, Australia

Welcome Letter Dear Friends, We are proud to announce the 5th World Congress on Controversies, Debates and Consensus in Bone, Muscle and Joint Diseases (BMJD), which will take place from 31


Personalised orthopaedics – using 3D printing for tailor-made technical teaching, pre-operative planning, bespoke implants and precise placement of implants

Alister Hart, Vasiliki Panagiotopoulou and Johann Henckel describe the technologies and evidence that have enabled 3D printing and can collectively be defined as a new field – personalised orthopaedics.