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Planned surgery in independent sector linked to shorter hospital stays and fewer readmissions than in NHS

Findings consistent for 18 common planned elective surgery performed across England 2006-19. Planned (elective) surgery in an independent sector hospital in England, and funded by the NHS, is associated with


Why patient-focused innovation matters

Professor David Barrett, lead consultant at Southampton University Hospital and Professor of Orthopaedic Engineering, and one of the design surgeons for ATTUNE Knee System, discusses how innovation is improving the


High risk of serious complications during knee replacement when a tourniquet is used

The risk of developing serious complications following a knee replacement could be up to 73 per cent higher when a tourniquet is used, compared to surgery without a tourniquet. Serious


Come back strong with the DonJoy® X-ROM™ post-op knee brace

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE DJO®, a leading global provider of medical technologies to get and keep people moving, introduces the new DonJoy® X-ROM™ Post-Op Knee Brace. Featuring DonJoy’s most advanced range of


Surgeon in Focus – William Barrett

Dr William Barrett is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon, who specialises in primary and revision hip and knee replacement at Valley Medical Center in Renton, WA in the USA.


New approach to treating osteoarthritis advances

Injections of a natural ‘energy’ molecule prompted regrowth of almost half of the cartilage lost with osteoarthritis and aging in knees, a new study in rodents shows. The study results


MicroPort and Osso VR partner, bringing VR-based training to hip and knee surgery systems

Osso VR, a validated Virtual Reality (VR) surgical training platform, recently announced the launch of a VR training module for MicroPort Orthopedics’ SuperPATH® Hip Technique and Evolution® Medial-Pivot Knee System.


Key speakers look ahead to the advances in knee surgery

Mike McNicholas welcomed delegates to the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds for the fourth Orthopaedic Knee Conference in November It may have been a dull and drizzly day in Leeds


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


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