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Tech-savvy people more likely to trust digital doctors

According to researchers at Penn State, people with high confidence in machine performance and also in their own technological capabilities are more likely to accept and use digital healthcare services


Engineers 3D print flexible mesh for ankle and knee braces

Massachusetts Institute of Technology engineers have designed pliable, 3-D-printed flexible mesh materials whose flexibility and toughness they can tune to emulate and support softer tissues such as muscles and tendons.


Internet of Things in orthopaedics: are there barriers to implementation?

In this issue, Peter Ogrodnik’s regular feature discusses the potential issues faced in the digital health market. The 5G network and satellite communications is about to take off in a


Taking steps towards injectable hydrogel for knee osteoarthritis

The Developmental BioEngineering group of the University of Twente is working on a promising breakthrough in the treatment of osteoarthritis, the most common form of rheumatoid arthritis. The research group


Lisbon all set to host the largest cross-border congress dedicated to orthopaedics and trauma in Europe

A look ahead to the 20th EFORT Annual Congress 2019, taking place from 5-7 June 2019, in Lisbon, Portugal. The annual meeting of EFORT is one of the largest platforms


The first dexterous and sentient hand prosthesis has been successfully implanted

A female Swedish patient with hand amputation has become the first recipient of an osseo-neuromuscular implant to control a dexterous hand prosthesis. In a pioneering surgery, titanium implants were placed


InHealth strengthens long-term imaging partnership with Canon Medical Systems

InHealth, a UK provider of diagnostic and healthcare solutions to the NHS and independent sector, has selected Canon Medical Systems UK to replace and expand its range of CT scanners.


28-30 August 2019, 8th Fragility Fracture Network international meeting

The Fragility Fracture Network (FFN) invites you to join the 8th FFN Global Congress 2019 in Oxford, UK from 28–30 August. The annual meeting is an international congress addressing the


Growing European shoulder implant market experiences a shift in technology

Jesse Spicer and Yulia Sorokina look at trend patterns in the European small joint device market There is a growing trend towards minimally invasive orthopaedic surgeries in Europe. One of


Management of chronic ankle instability (CAI)

Amit Chauhan and Rajiv Limaye discuss the different treatment options for chronic ankle instability, a common athletic injury. Introduction Ankle sprain injury is the most common injury sustained during sporting