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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


New PALAMIX vacuum mixing system for bone cement optimises organisation of orthopaedic surgery

The next generation of PALAMIX allows a high degree of convenience in handling and for OT-organisation. More efficient organisation of hip and knee joint surgery are just a few of


BONESUPPORT™ appoints Michael Diefenbeck as Chief Medical Officer

BONESUPPORT, a manufacturer of injectable bioceramic bone scaffolds to treat bone voids caused by trauma, infection, disease or relatedsurgery, has announced the appointment of Michael Diefenbeck, pictured, as Chief Medical Officer. Dr


Report demonstrates clinical and economic value of the ATTUNE Knee system

DePuy Synthes recently released the report, “Improving the Value of Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty: the ATTUNE® Knee System,” that analyses the ATTUNE Knee’s current clinical and economic data. The report


Safe Orthopaedics offers new technologies to treat traumatic injuries caused due to osteoperosis or bone metastases

Safe Orthopaedics has produced a transverse connector designed to rigidify the stabilisation of posterior spinal osteosynthesis, as well as cement injectable through the Cypress screw to enhance its anchoring strength


The key to regulating bone-building cells

The prospect of regenerating bone lost to cancer or trauma is a step closer to the clinic, as University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists have identified two proteins found in bone marrow