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A nanophenomenon that triggers the bone-repair process

Researchers at the Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia have resolved one of the great unknowns in bone-repair: how the cells responsible for forming new bone tissue are called into


Correct warm-up reduces football injuries in children by half

A warm-up program developed specially for children reduces football injuries by around 50 per cent. Sports scientists from the University of Basel reported these findings in the journal Sports Medicine. A


Now is the time to invest in medical technologies sector

OPN talks with Professor John Fisher, a leading researcher at the School of Medical Engineering, University of Leeds, about pioneering research in the fields of medical devices and regenerative medicine


Report highlights an increase in joint replacements with ‘very impressive’ outcomes

The orthopaedic joint replacement register for England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man has published a new report highlighting a record number of procedures being performed More joint


Patient-specific instrumentation for total hip and knee arthroplasty: Is it the new surgeons’ guide to improve implant positioning?

Robert Wescott, Johann Henckel, Anna Di Laura and Alister Hart discuss the factors associated with the clinical outcome and longevity of knee and hip implants   Introduction The clinical outcome


Geko medical device makes breakthrough in pre-operative oedema reduction

Clinical study reveals substantial cost and efficiency savings achieved with gekoTM device Promotional feature UK-based medical devices developer, Firstkind, a Sky Medical Technology company, has announced that its NICE recommended


Orthopaedic Knee Conference 2018

Orthopaedic Knee Conference 2018 | 2 November 2018 | The Royal Armouries, Leeds Free for qualified medical professionals About the event Through keynote lectures, open panel debate and a lively trade exhibition, the


Custom knees are the key to patient satisfaction with replacements

Ian McDermott discusses the success rates of knee replacement surgery and how to best judge ‘survivorship’ of the prosthesis The most common question surrounding knee replacement surgery that I encounter


Arthrex product features

Ramp Lesion Repair The ramp lesion is a disruption of the menisco-tibial ligament and the posterior-medial meniscus in the meniscocapsular zone. The lesion is commonly associated with ACL injuries and


Ambionics launches trial as children’s prosthetics breakthrough gets closer

Pioneering 3D printed arms for children under three years old have moved a step closer with the launch of a beta trial involving 20 youngsters around the world. North Wales-based