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Preventing and treating leg length differences with total hip replacement

Vincent Y Ng, MD, et al. Limb-Length Discrepancy After Hip Arthroplasty. In The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. August 7, 2013. Vol. 95A. No. 15. Pp. 1426-1436. Many people


FRCS Trauma and Orthopaedic Viva

 This book was published by Oxford University Press OUP in 2012 and is part of the Oxford Higher Speciality Training OHST series. The authors are highly respected academics who are


Current Orthopaedic Practice

A concise guide for postgraduate exams This booked is published by tfm Publishing Ltd to cover the main areas of clinical orthopaedic practice. Each chapter uses a simple layout and


‘BioPen’ offers hope to recreate bone in patients

Surgeons may be on the path to “drawing” new bone in patients following a world-first Melbourne medical breakthrough A handheld ‘BioPen’ developed in the labs of the University of Wollongong


Charity calls for cheaper implants to serve developing countries

Orthopaedic charity, World Orthopaedic Concern (WOC), is an organisation dedicated to improving the standard of orthopaedic, trauma and reconstructive surgery in developing countries.   As published in their recent newsletter


Duke engineers make strides toward artificial cartilage

Composite material closest yet to properties of the real thing A research team at Duke Pratt School of Engineering in the US has developed a better recipe for synthetic replacement


Scientists pioneer shoulder injury treatment

An innovative patch has been developed by Oxford scientists to repair shoulder tissue Patient trials are expected to begin this year on the protective patch, which wraps around soft tissue


University of Leeds chosen to lead regenerative medicine training

The Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Innovation in Medical and Biological Engineering is expected to bring 50 PhD studentships over five years to the


Glass specialists help create new generation of joint and bone treatment

Research specialists at Glass Technology Services Ltd (GTS) are helping to create a new generation of joint and bone treatments, using specialised bioceramic polymer composites. MeDe Innovations have reported that