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Could sugar chains be the answer to bone growth in osteoporosis?

Scientists at the University of York have shown that altering the structure of sugar chains on the surface of stem cells could help promote bone growth in the body. The


New hip resurfacing implant could lead to better outcomes for patients

Surgeons are treating patients with a new type of hip implant that could lead to better outcomes for younger, more active people requiring surgery. Fifteen patients have so far been


Good people, good products and good processes are key to a decade of success

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE This year marks a decade in business for Hospital Innovations, a forerunner in the supply of specialist products for use in orthopaedic, surgical and corrective procedures. Here, founder


Live surgery and lively discussions

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE Arthrex successfully hosted the 7th Annual Live Surgery event at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, on 3 February, 2018 The event was convened by local lead surgeon Mr


ReHab app offers better, faster results to patients

Orthopaedic Product News meets Manish Shah, of PeerWell, who recently launched the ReHab app worldwide, which offers information to patients to ensure better, faster results from surgery. The app was


An outside-the-shoe approach to ankle braces

Taking inspiration from the needs of athletes on the field, athletic trainer Mike Bean designed and patented a revolutionary over-the- shoe ankle brace that can be worn over gym shoes


6-8 September 2018, 37th Annual Meeting of the European Bone and Joint Infection Society; Helsinki, Finland

37th Annual Meeting of the European Bone and Joint Infection Society in Helsinki, Finland, 6-8 September 2018 The main conference theme is: Infection After Trauma   The topics for the conference:


Treatment of plantar fasciitis with orthotics

George Ampat and Richu Philip ask, would the use of an iStep scanner to determine a specific prefabricated orthotic best suited for the patient be more beneficial than using a


New cutting-edge orthopaedic research centre opens in London

A new Research and Outcomes Centre equipped with the latest high-tech orthopaedic equipment has opened within the refurbished centre of excellence for orthopaedics and sports medicine London Sports Orthopaedics is


Case study: How to help your scrub nurse

Firas Arnaout and TF Sibly identify a new technique to help theatre staff recognise instruments during surgery Background: Some operations, such as certain revision joint replacements, are done infrequently, and