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Creating a buzz over technology and innovation

Alister Hart welcomed delegates to the Royal Armouries in Leeds in November for the second OPN Knee Conference With a packed programme and high profile speakers in attendance, the Orthopaedic

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Future surgery may use an automated, robotic drill

An automated machine developed at the University of Utah could reduce a surgical procedure from two hours to two-and-a-half minutes by replacing hand drills for one type of complex cranial

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Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction and treatment of stage II disease

Rajiv Limaye and others describe the clinical condition, treatment options and treatment planning for PTTD in the foot and ankle unit at University Hospital of North Tees and Hartlepool  

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3D-CT: A better map for hip surgery

Professor Alister Hart and colleagues explore the 3D-CT planning software available to surgeons in the context of hip and knee arthroplasties   Introduction When was the last time you consulted

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Have you requested your NHS pension statement?

MONEY MATTERS Have you requested your NHS pension statement? Simon Bruce, CEO of Cavendish Medical, on why you should check your NHS pension figures carefully   In autumn every year, the NHS Pensions

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Orthopaedic Knee Conference 2017 – Meet the chairman Alister Hart

With the Orthopaedic Knee Conference almost upon us, we talk to chairman Alister Hart about life as an orthopaedic surgeon   OPN: As a specialist in knee surgery, could you

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The silver solution to infection in knee implants

As demand for total knee replacements grows, Harry Hothi and the Smart Spacer Project team discuss the use of silver coatings on knee implants to reduce the risk of infection

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ODEP – Working shoulder to shoulder with surgeons and industry

Niel Kang of Addenbrookes Hospital and Olga Taylor, of ODEP ask the question – Why do we need to evaluate shoulder arthroplasty data? There has been a worldwide, exponential growth

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NJR study reveals ethnic minorities are less likely to receive hip or knee joint replacements

The first large-scale study of ethnicity and joint replacement in the UK, using data from the National Joint Registry, showed that ethnic minorities are less likely to receive hip or

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Money Matters: Are you paid what you should be?

Money Matters Simon Bruce, CEO of Cavendish Medical, on the pay slip mistakes that could also impact your pension We have recently uncovered several cases where consultants are on the