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Surgeon in Focus – Dr Derek Ochiai

Derek Ochiai, MD, fAAOS is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon in Arlington, VA. He practices at the Nirschl Orthopaedic Clinic. He is fellowship trained in sports medicine and he is


Bringing burnt bones back to ‘life’ using 3D technology

Forensic scientists at the University of Portsmouth have discovered a new way of presenting fragile evidence, by reconstructing a ‘jigsaw’ of human bone fragments using 3D printing. In the first


University College Dublin researcher to co-lead a €4.5m collaborative project to develop new therapies to treat orthopaedic infection

A University College Dublin (UCD) researcher, Professor Paula Bourke, UCD School of Biosystems and Food Engineering, is principal investigator (PI) on a €4.5 million collaborative project to develop new therapies


OrthoGrid Systems and Osso VR partner to scale access to fluoroscopic guidance technology

OrthoGrid Systems, Inc., a global medtech company offering an AI-driven surgical navigation platform, PhantomMSK, to transform orthopaedic surgery, and Osso VR, a virtual reality (VR) surgical training platform, are partnering


Excess weight during pre-school linked to higher bone fracture risk

Pre-school children who are overweight or obese have a higher risk of bone fractures during childhood than normal weight pre-schoolers, according to a study published in the Journal of Bone


Orthopaedic patients go to private clinics abroad to avoid COVID-19 delays

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit hard on patients waiting for orthopaedic surgeries. Extra delays added up to the already long waiting lists in Canada, the UK, Ireland and other parts


Researchers help give robotic arms a steady hand for surgeries

Steady hands and uninterrupted, sharp vision are critical when performing surgery on delicate structures like the brain or hair-thin blood vessels. While surgical cameras have improved what surgeons see during


Mind-controlled arm prostheses that ‘feel’ are now a part of everyday life

For the first time, people with arm amputations can experience sensations of touch in a mind-controlled arm prosthesis that they use in everyday life. A study in the New England Journal


May 13-15 2021, World Arthroplasty Congress; Munich

On behalf of the entire board and faculty of the World Arthroplasty Congress, we hope that all our colleagues and their families are enduring this pandemic with the best health and


Biocomposites announces STIMULAN® products added to NHS Supply Chain

Biocomposites, an international medical devices company that engineers, manufactures and markets products for use in infection management in bone and soft tissue, recently announced that its STIMULAN® and genex® products