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Engineers 3D print flexible mesh for ankle and knee braces

Massachusetts Institute of Technology engineers have designed pliable, 3-D-printed flexible mesh materials whose flexibility and toughness they can tune to emulate and support softer tissues such as muscles and tendons.


Internet of Things in orthopaedics: are there barriers to implementation?

In this issue, Peter Ogrodnik’s regular feature discusses the potential issues faced in the digital health market. The 5G network and satellite communications is about to take off in a


Biological Knee Replacement: the facts vs the fiction

Mr Ian McDermott, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at London Sports Orthopaedics, looks at the future of knee replacement surgery. Despite what some may say, knee replacement is actually a very good


Surgeon in focus – Derek Ochiai

Derek Ochiai, a leading arthroscopic hip surgeon and sports medicine expert from the USA, discusses how the increase in hip injuries in younger people is related to sports injuries. Derek


Risk factors identified for patients undergoing knee replacements

In the largest study of its kind, researchers from the Muscoskeletal Research Unit at the University of Bristol have identified the most important risk factors for developing severe infection after


‘Less may be more’ when it comes to ACL repair

Promotional feature Gregory S. DiFelice, MD, of the Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, talks about primary ACL repair Q: What is the latest news with primary ACL repair?


18-21 November 2019, MEDICA; Dusseldorf

MEDICA 2019 – Shaping the future together Using strengths, joining forces, increasing attractiveness. The world of medicine meets at MEDICA 2019, a must for anyone who wants to experience tomorrow’s


How orthopaedic prosthetics are progressing towards a connected future

Today’s technologies for orthopaedic prosthetics are shifting away from being solely support devices in the healthcare industry, to become more mainstream in order to extend the capabilities of the ordinary


Money Matters – Will you be caught out by the ‘taper’?

Will you be caught out by the ‘taper’?   Dr Benjamin Holdsworth of Cavendish Medical, on the steps you need to take  More doctors are triggering substantial tax bills because


William Jackson

Mr William Jackson BSc MBBS FRCS(Orth) Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Special Interests: Ligament reconstruction, arthroscopic knee surgery, patello femoral problems, cartilage repair/re-implantation, Osteotomy, Total and Oxford partial knee replacements. Personal profile: