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Ottobock wins top healthcare award

Ottobock, a supplier of innovative solutions for people with limited mobility has won a prestigious award at the British Healthcare Trades Association (BHTA) annual dinner, held in November at the

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Metal-on-metal hip implant patients are undergoing further surgery sooner

A new study published in January has found that the rate of metal-on-metal (MoM) hip implant patients undergoing revision (or re-do) surgery has increased over time. The observed differences are

EVENTS NOVEMBER 2018

2 November 2018, Orthopaedic Knee Conference 2018; Leeds

About the event Through keynote lectures, open panel debate and a lively trade exhibition, the meeting will tackle current trends and topics as well as raising issues relating to surgical

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Past falls can help predict an individual’s risk of bone fractures

Results from a study in Journal of Bone and Mineral Research indicate that an individual’s history of past falls can help predict their risk of bone fractures, independent of bone mineral density

ARTICLES

Availability and affordability of fresh viable osteochondral allograft in the UK

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE Osteochondral allografts allow surgeons to transplant mature, hyaline cartilage with viable chondrocytes and subchondral bone in a single procedure. These grafts are typically used to treat focal cartilage

EVENTS JUNE 2018

26-30 June 2018, American Orthopaedic Association Annual Leadership Meeting 2018; Boston, USA

Boston was founded in the 1630’s by Puritan settlers from England, which makes it one of the oldest cities in the United States.  This location played a key role in

EVENTS JUNE 2018

20-22 June 2018, BESS 2018; Glasgow

Welcome message: Welcome to BESS 2018, which will be held at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow from 20-22 June 2018. This will be the 30th BESS scientific meeting

EVENTS MAY 2018

10 May 2018, ADMIT Course; Cambridge

  10 May 2018 ADMIT Course Venue: Evelyn Cambridge Surgical Training Centre T: 01223 274452 E: jlg37@medschl.cam.ac.uk W: www.cambridgesurgicaltraining.co.uk

APRIL 2018 EVENTS

20 April 2018, London Implant Retrieval Centre – 10-year anniversary meeting; London

Why Attend? The aim of this meeting is to discuss how the analysis of retrieved implants, together with clinical and imaging data, is helping to improve their function and contribute

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People with prosthetic arms less affected by common illusion

People with prosthetic arms or hands do not experience the “size-weight illusion” as strongly as other people, new research shows. The size-weight illusion, which affects about 98 per cent of