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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)

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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

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Osso VR partners with Sawbones to digitise anatomical medical training

Osso VR, a virtual reality (VR) surgical training platform, is partnering with Sawbones, the originator of hands-on orthopaedic and medical workshop models. Together, they’re digitising Sawbones’ traditional bone models to

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Zimmer Biomet launches Stratum Foot Plating System

Zimmer Biomet recently launched the StratumTM Foot Plating System, a plate and screws construct indicated for the fixation of fractures, osteotomies, non-unions, malunions and fusions of small bones and small bone

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DePuy Synthes launches new cementless knee replacement for younger patients

Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies announced recently that DePuy Synthes is launching the ATTUNE Cementless Knee in a rotating platform option in select markets around the world. This launch

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Pioneering new physio app set to speed up patient recovery

A new physio app designed to help treat patients recovering from hip and knee replacement surgery has been launched in the NHS. It is being trialled at Calderdale Royal Hospital,

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Half of key hospital doctors remain ill prepared to respond to major incidents in the UK

Since 2004, all hospitals in England have been required to keep a major incident plan (MIP) to respond to an incident involving a large number of casualties.  Plans cover the

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Scotland becomes second country in the world to have 100 per cent fracture liaison service

The Royal Osteoporosis Society (ROS) has launched new clinical standards for fracture liaison services, as Scotland achieves 100 per cent fracture liaison service (FLS) coverage. The newly launched ROS Effective Secondary

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Simple computational models can help predict post-traumatic osteoarthritis

Knee joint injuries, such as ligament rupture, are common in athletes. As the intact joint ligaments offer a precondition for joint stability, ligament injuries are often surgically reconstructed. However, in

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Bone strength could be linked to timing of puberty

A new study from the University of Bristol has linked bone strength to the timing of puberty. Published recently in JAMA Network Open, researchers looked at six repeated bone scans from 6,389