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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

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Global hip and knee replacement market set to be worth $20.4bn by 2028

The hip and knee replacement markets are worth approximately 25 per cent of the global orthopaedics market, growing steadily at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of approximately 2.6 per cent between

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Book review: Surgery, The Ultimate Placebo

Author: Ian Harris, an experienced and practicing orthopaedic surgeon Publisher: New South Publishing Year: 2016 What if many of the commonly performed surgeries were no better than placebo and surgeons performing them

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Is hip arthroscopic surgery a sham? Canadian researchers seek answer

Is hip arthroscopic surgery a sham? Canadian researchers seek answer Minimal access hip arthroscopy surgery has become the treatment of choice for hip pain in young adults, especially athletes, but

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Research shows surgery a better treatment option for some hamstring injuries

Research shows surgery a better treatment option for some hamstring injuries Patients treated surgically for a hamstring rupture demonstrated better results than those treated only with therapy, according to a

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Surgeries before college athletics may result in more injuries during college play

Surgeries before college athletics may result in more injuries during college play Athletes who’ve had lower extremity surgeries before going on to play in college, might be at a higher

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Patients give high marks to online knee arthroscopy

Patients give high marks to prepping for knee arthroscopy online Web-based education prior to knee arthroscopy improves patients’ understanding and enhances their experience First-time surgery can be concerning to any

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Making the cut: Russian metal-vapour lasers herald new era for surgery

Making the cut: Russian metal-vapour lasers herald new era for surgery Scientists at a Siberian university have developed a unique laser technology that uses metal vapour to cut through bones

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Porphyrin dye sterilises bone for surgery

Porphyrin dye sterilises bone for surgery An antimicrobial dye (porphyrin) activated by light could help reduce the rate of infection after bone surgery according to a new study published in

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Lack of safe surgery and anaesthesia lead to a third of all deaths worldwide

Lack of safe surgery and anaesethesia lead to a third of all deaths worldwide Five billion people worldwide do not have access to safe surgery and anaesthesia, according to a