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Smartphones, 4G and 5G: an update on advances in IoT for orthopaedics

Last year, Peter Ogrodnik wrote about the potential for Internet of Things in orthopaedics and the barriers to implementation [1,2] . In this article he would like to expand the

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New research finds low bone health testing rates after prostate cancer treatment

New research in the October 2020 issue of JNCCN—Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network finds the rate of bone mineral density (BMD) testing in people with prostate cancer undergoing androgen deprivation

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Same day discharge for NHS Golden Jubilee’s hip replacement patients

Orthopaedic specialists at NHS Golden Jubilee have launched a new hip replacement service which sees patients leaving hospital just 11 hours after admission. The Golden Jubilee National Hospital, which routinely

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DSM and PBC Biomed partner to develop regenerative bone adhesives

Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, and PBC Biomed, a medical device design and development company, have signed an agreement to jointly design and

DECEMBER 2020 EVENTS

1 December 2020, Osteoporosis Online; virtual event

Join the Royal Osteoporosis Society for their new digital learning event The ROS are taking education online this winter with Osteoporosis Online, their new digital learning event. The one-day event

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First UK hip-replacement patients benefit from new B Braun CoreHip implant

The first UK patients are benefiting from a next generation hip replacement system developed by B. Braun Medical Ltd and a modified operating technique which is helping to deliver rapid

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Global orthopaedics market to contract by over 20% in 2020 due to COVID-19

Following reports that elective surgeries being deferred or cancelled during the COVID-19 pandemic, the orthopaedic devices market has been highly affected. Against this backdrop, the global orthopaedic procedures are set

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Heraeus PALACADEMY® offers new online training courses for orthopaedic infection management and prevention

Heraeus PALACADEMY®, the educational platform of Heraeus Medical, features new online events on infection management in orthopaedics and traumatology with a focus on the prevention and management of periprosthetic joint

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ENG4NHS: A new organisation to help the NHS and other not-for-profit healthcare organisations

Prof Peter J Ogrodnik is the course director for the MSc in Medical Engineering Design at Keele University and is a founder of the ENG4NHS project. Here, he talks to

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LIMB-art founder picks up Entrepreneurial Spirit Award

The founder of LIMB-art, Mark Williams, has won the Entrepreneurial Spirit Award for Wales at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards. LIMB-art is a British design and manufacturing company based in