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OrthoGrid Systems and Osso VR partner to scale access to fluoroscopic guidance technology

OrthoGrid Systems, Inc., a global medtech company offering an AI-driven surgical navigation platform, PhantomMSK, to transform orthopaedic surgery, and Osso VR, a virtual reality (VR) surgical training platform, are partnering

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Researchers help give robotic arms a steady hand for surgeries

Steady hands and uninterrupted, sharp vision are critical when performing surgery on delicate structures like the brain or hair-thin blood vessels. While surgical cameras have improved what surgeons see during

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Covid-19: spine surgeons exhibiting anxiety

A global survey examining the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on healthcare professionals has revealed “elevated anxiety and uncertainty for the future” among 902 participating spine surgeons. Results from the

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Most surgeons in pain after surgery, Mayo research finds

Almost two-thirds of surgeons reported an increase in neck pain after performing surgery, and one-quarter rated their neck or lower back pain as clinically significant, a new Mayo Clinic study has found.

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Do obesity and smoking affect healing after wrist fracture surgery?

Both obesity and smoking can have negative effects on bone health. A recent study led by a team at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in the USA, examined whether

EVENTS SEPTEMBER 2020

16-17 September 2020, 13th International Conference on Osteoporosis, Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disorders; Dubai

Postponed from April 2020: Osteoporosis 2020 takes immense pleasure in welcoming participants from across the globe to attend “13th International Conference on Osteoporosis, Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disorders” from September 16-17, 2020 in Dubai, UAE.

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30 November – 2 December 2020, Osteoporosis Conference 2020; Liverpool

The Royal Osteoporosis Society will be bringing together one thousand healthcare professionals to launch their research roadmap to find a cure for osteoporosis. This will identify the priority areas for research

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Helping patients prep mind and body for surgery pays off

An inexpensive programme to help surgery patients get physically and mentally ready for their upcoming operation may help reduce overall costs and get them home faster, according to new research

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‘Silent’ strokes common after surgery, linked to cognitive decline

Canadian researchers have discovered that covert – or ‘silent’ – strokes are common in seniors after they have elective, non-cardiac surgery and double their risk of cognitive decline one year

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Biological Knee Replacement: the facts vs the fiction

Mr Ian McDermott, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at London Sports Orthopaedics, looks at the future of knee replacement surgery. Despite what some may say, knee replacement is actually a very good