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Joint-preserving options for eccentric ankle osteoarthritis

Supramalleolar osteotomy is an increasingly popular joint-preserving option for treatment of mild-to-moderate arthritis with deformity. Mohammad El Sayad, Prasad Karpe, P. Raju and Rajiv Limaye review the literature available and

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Opportunities and challenges in the medical materials and design space

REVIEW Lucideon hosted its third industry and academia networking event on 26 January 2017 This year’s event focused on opportunities and challenges in the medical materials and design space. With

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Should we repair rotator cuff tears – and if so, why, when and how?

Lennard Funk and Puneet Monga discuss the management and treatment of rotator cuff tears   Rotator cuff disease is very common. There is as much enthusiastic discussion and debate on

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Combining expertise across academia and industry to revolutionise bone fracture healing

Ulster University has established a collaboration with leading universities in the USA and Ireland on a £1.5 million research project to revolutionise bone fracture healing in patients across the globe.

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Knee arthroscopy and recovery – Does post-operative synovial fluid replacement improve outcomes?

Arthroscopic knee surgery is a universally accepted technique, and continuing improvements in both surgical techniques and equipment mean an ever-increasing number of patients can be operated on with less insult

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Welcome to EFORT 2017 in Vienna

Jan Verhaar and Thierry Bégué welcome delegates to EFORT 2017, the 18th EFORT Congress, 31 May–2 June 2017, Vienna   Dear Participants, On behalf of the EFORT Executive Committee and the Science

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Helping prepare patients for surgery

John Tiberi and Manish Shah talk to OPN about the benefits of using technology to prepare patients for surgery   John Tiberi is an orthopaedic surgeon at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic

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Creating the perfect STORM

Peter Ogrodnik, author of Medical Devices Design:  Innovation from Concept to Market and professor of medical devices design at Keele University, talks to OPN about his career in medical engineering

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Cavendish Medical – Money Matters – why you need to protect your pension now

Time is running out. Simon Bruce explains why you need to protect your pension now You have just a few more months to apply for a government scheme which can

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Clinical and retrieval evidence for corrosion of spine implants

Vasiliki Panagiotopoulou demonstrates the importance of understanding the mechanisms in the multifactorial cause for failure in spine surgery All prosthetic implants are subject to some degree of wear and corrosion