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Snap happy doctors warned by MDU about dangers of image sharing

Doctors who share clinical information over file sharing apps and websites may be breaching their ethical obligations, the Medical Defence Union (MDU) has warned. The UK’s leading medical defence organisation

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Preview: Bridging the gap at FFN Global Congress 2017

The Fragility Fracture Network of the Bone and Joint Decade welcome delegates to their 6th annual congress in Malmo this August. FFN President Henrik Palm introduces the congress. Dear Ladies

EVENTS NOVEMBER 2017

13–16 November 2017, Medica 2017; Dusseldorf

Welcome to MEDICA! 13 – 16 November 2017 in Düsseldorf – Be part of the No.1! MEDICA is the world’s largest event for the medical sector. For more than 40 years

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Preview: Orthopaedic Knee Conference, 3 November 2017; Leeds

Improving outcomes through innovation 3 November 2017, Royal Armouries, Leeds Six CME points expected This year’s Orthopaedic Knee Conference will discuss managing performance and clinical outcomes to benefit the patient

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Obese patients don’t need to lose weight before total joint replacement

A new study from America has found that obese patients who underwent knee or hip replacement surgery reported virtually the same pain relief and improved function as normal-weight joint replacement

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Effective protection against hip fracture during cortisone treatment

There is effective protection against hip fracture for the many elderly people whose skeleton is declining in strength, as a side effect of cortisone treatment. If patients receive the osteoporosis

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Football boosts bone development in boys

Playing football can improve bone development in adolescent boys, new research shows. In a study comparing adolescent football players to swimmers, cyclists and a control group of boys not involved

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3D printed implants can improve integration of amputee prosthetic devices with bone

A new study evaluated two additive manufacturing methods for producing either fine or coarse textured titanium implants and compared the strength of bone integration, interlocking, and torque in rats given

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World first self-donning system for surgical gowns

In the health care setting, there is an increasing need for a self-donning surgical gown that health care personnel can don without the need for any assistance. Also, in the

EVENTS NOVEMBER 2017

17–18 November 2017 – XXIVth Brussels International Spine Symposium; Brussels

Spondylolisthesis Revisited The XXIVth Brussels International Spine Symposium will take place on November 17-18, 2017. It is one of the most important spine meetings in Europe and will be co-chaired by Robert Gunzburg (Brussels),