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Smartphones, 4G and 5G: are there opportunities for orthopaedics?

Peter J Ogrodnik looks at the endless possibilities of technology in clinical practice The fifth generation (5G) mobile network and satellite communications is about to take off in a big

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Is VR & simulation the secret to better medical education and safer surgery?

Daniel Spencer, business manager at Charlton Morris, looks at the capabilities of medical simulation technology Artificial intelligence (AI) and virtual reality (VR) dominated technological headlines in 2018 and the excitement

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Helping surgeons treat their patients better since 1981

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE Arthrex announces the launch of a new device in its innovative Meniscal Repair portfolio In 1981, a knee surgeon in Munich, performing what was then a pioneering knee

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Investigating the enormous advances that will transform surgery over the next 20 years

OPN talks to Richard Kerr, Chair of the Commission on the Future of Surgery, about the findings of the independent review OPN:Tell us a little about your background and education

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State of the art technology and surgery with 3D pre-op planning, 3D printing and custom-made implants is already in clinical practice today

Mr Ian McDermott, Consultant Knee Surgeon at London Sports Orthopaedics, believes 3D technology is well and truly already here in the field of orthopaedics, and it looks set to evolve

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Money Matters: Will your CEA be cause for celebration or concern?

Dr Benjamin Holdsworth on the tax implications of the CEA  Doctors who have recently received a Clinical Excellence Award (CEA) have proved they have gone “above and beyond” for their

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EBJIS: From basic science to clinical practice

Preview: The importance of translation science in the development of concepts on infection prevention and treatment The European Bone and Joint Infection Society (EBJIS) meeting will take place in Antwerp,

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Orthopaedics in austere environments

The World Orthopaedic Concern (WOC) UK 6th annual conference will take place on 8 June 2019, at the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons, Glasgow World Orthopaedic Concern (WOC) UK

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BOAST Guidelines for management of ankle fractures

The British Orthopaedic Association Standards for Trauma (BOASTs) sets out guidelines for best practice of specific injuries. The guidelines for management of ankle fractures were introduced in August 2016. Similar

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Congress focuses on the importance of registries and the impact on practice

President of EFORT Ass. Prof. Dr Per Kjaersgaard-Andersen welcomes delegates to the 20th EFORT annual congress 2019, taking place from 5-7 June 2019, in Lisbon, Portugal The most important aim