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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

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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

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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

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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

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‘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?

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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

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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

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Confirmed speakers for the Orthopaedic Knee Conference 2019

OPN are pleased to confirm a selection of high profile speakers from the knee industry, who will be attending this year’s event on 1 November 2019 in Leeds. Orthopaedic Product

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Lisbon all set to host the largest cross-border congress dedicated to orthopaedics and trauma in Europe

A look ahead to the 20th EFORT Annual Congress 2019, taking place from 5-7 June 2019, in Lisbon, Portugal. The annual meeting of EFORT is one of the largest platforms

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Developing a prototype for a new total knee replacement concept

OPN talks to Trevor Gascoyne, Director of Research Operations at the Orthopaedic Innovation Centre in Canada, about Surface-Guided Total Knee Replacement The Orthopaedic Innovation Centre is a non-profit centre based