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Mini ‘magic’ MRI scanner could diagnose knee injuries more accurately

Researchers at Imperial College London have developed a prototype mini MRI scanner that fits around a patient’s leg In a proof-of-concept study using animal knees, the results suggest the technology


Increasing awareness of soft tissue and bone sarcoma

Consultant orthopaedic surgeon Amit Kumar takes a look at the Sarcoma UK guidelines Soft tissue tumours (sarcomas) are very rare cancers that are usually found on the arms, legs and


New tool can predict bone healing

Hannah Dailey and her team at Lehigh University in the USA has developed a novel approach to determine when patients with tibial fractures can bear weight Until now, there’s never


Book review – Hip Preservation Techniques

Editor: Mohan Iyer Publisher: CRC Press ISBN: 978-0367030995 This book aims to explore hip problems in children, adolescents and adults. It then moves on to compare alternative protocols to treat these


‘A personalised solution is the future in the field of prosthetics and orthotics’

OPN talk to Dr Elena Seminati, a lecturer in clinical biomechanics at the University of Bath and research associate working on rehabilitation for the Centre for the Analysis of Motion,


20-21 January 2020, The Leeds Orthopaedic Biomechanics Course 2020; Leeds

The Leeds Orthopaedic Biomechanics Course 2020 Date: January 20, 2020 @ 9:00 AM Location: University of Leeds The Institute of Medical & Biological Engineering at the University of Leeds is offering a


Orthopaedic Knee Conference – Meet the chairman

As this year’s Orthopaedic Knee Conference is fast approaching this week, we talk to chairman Mike McNicholas about life as an orthopaedic surgeon, after he missed out on what was


Fundamental Surgery portfolio of simulations receives accreditation by Royal College of Surgeons

FundamentalVR, specialists in immersive HapticVR™ training technology, which combines virtual reality (VR) with haptics (sense of touch), has recently announced that its educational platform, Fundamental Surgery, received Continuing Professional Development (CPD)


JRI Orthopaedics celebrates gold standard rating for shoulder replacement system

JRI Orthopaedics’s shoulder replacement system has been awarded a top five-year rating by ODEP – the Orthopaedic Data Evaluation Panel – in recognition of its clinical performance. JRI now joins


Cavendish Medical – Money Matters

The government has proposed flexible NHS pensions, Dr Benjamin Holdsworth on how to approach the complexity ahead. One of Boris Johnson’s first moves as prime minister was to scrap the