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JRI Orthopaedics is confident of future growth after acquisition by Chinese company

Healthcare company JRI Orthopaedics has been acquired by China’s orthopaedic implant company, AK Medical, in a £16.7m deal. The Sheffield-based company, which was wholly owned by the charity Orthopaedic Research

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9 October 2018, National Joint Registry Regional Event; Taunton

The National Joint Registry is inviting all staff in both the NHS and independent sector ato the next meeting in its programme of free-to-attend regional events. Anyone involved with the NJR

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13-17 August 2018, Edinburgh International Trauma Symposium; Scotland

Symposium: 15 to 17 August 2018 Course: 13 to 17 August 2018 Location: Sheraton International Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh, UK Provisional Brochure: Click to Download As usual, there is a five-day Instructional

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A higher protein intake benefits adult bone health

A new consensus endorsed by the European Society for Clinical and Economical Aspects of Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis, and Musculoskeletal Diseases (ESCEO) and the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) has reviewed the benefits

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The rejuvenation factor

Professor Adrian Wilson and his team help give people back the joints that they used to have The ability to rejuvenate tissue is much debated. To turn back the clock

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3D-bioprinting: The next step for additive manufacture in orthopaedics

Kenny Dalgarno, of Newcastle University, discusses his work on 3D printing of cells and how it’s helping to promote tissue regeneration The ability to use 3D printing to create customised

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The floodgates are opening for a future in augmented reality

OPN meets Ashley Mitchell, founder of ASH3D. Ashley is a specialist in medical device animation, used as a promotional tool to show off medical devices and concept ideas. He has

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ODEP and its new methodologies

Keith Tucker, Phil Lewis, Olga Taylor, Paul Dennis and Annette Jackson discuss ODEP’s recent developments, helping to benchmark the manufacturing of orthopaedic implants   Introduction Since ODEP was introduced in

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Friday 2 November 2018, Orthopaedic Knee Conference; The Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds

Orthopaedic experts and industry leaders will gather in Leeds for the third Orthopaedic Knee Conference, chaired by consultant surgeon Mike McNicholas Now entering our third successive year, The Orthopaedic Knee

BOOK REVIEWS

Book review: Basic Orthopaedic Sciences

2nd Edition Paperback: 544 pages Publisher: CRC Press; 2 edition (2 June 2017) Following on from the highly successful first edition published in 2006, the second edition of Basic Orthopaedic Sciences has been fully