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Engineering the future of bone technology

Engineering the future of bone technology An interview with Fergal O’Brien, Professor of Bioengineering & Regenerative Medicine, Deputy Director of Research and Head of Tissue Engineering Research Group in Royal

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Xograph join Canon at EHI Live

Independent medical solutions provider Xograph Healthcare joined Canon UK with the launch of their Healthcare IT Solutions division at EHI Live 2013 held at the NEC, Birmingham. The suite of

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Torpedo Shaver – A Direct Hit in Soft Tissue Resection

The Torpedo’s unique tip shape, which is similar to a switching stick, allows easier and more precise positioning than traditional shavers. The bullet shaped tip features an ovoid outer window


Effects Of Using Saw-blades On Bone During Orthopaedic Procedures

   Most orthopaedic procedures involve using saw-blades for cutting bones either during arthroplasty or for performing osteotomy and re-alignment procedures. In the past, manual and gigli type of saws were


A case study of binary outcome data extraction across three systematic reviews of hip arthroplasty: errors and differences of selection

Abstract Background Data extraction is a key stage in systematic review, yet it is the subject of little research. The aim of the present research was to use a small


University of Maryland Rehabilitation and Orthopaedic Institute is first US facility to use vector body weight support system to help patients relearn to walk

New robotic training system helps patients recovering from stroke, spinal cord injury and other conditions affecting balance The risk and fear of falling often affects patients who are recovering from


First the hype, now the science: Evidence-based recommendations for PRP

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has grabbed headlines in recent years for its role in helping some of the biggest sporting stars return to play following injury, such as golfer Tiger Woods


New optimised coatings for implants reduce risk of infection

Computer tomography of porous titanium coating made on the implant surface Researchers at Aalto University in Finland have developed a method of selection of new surface treatment processes for orthopaedic


New MRI technique shows wrist in motion

They say a picture is worth a 1,000 words, so a movie must be worth far more, especially when it comes to diagnosing wrist problems. As reported by Spire Healthcare,


Dorset Orthopaedic wins Limbless Association P&O Award for product innovation of the Easyfit

Dorset Orthopaedic’s Easyfit™ silicone cosmesis won the award for product innovation at the P&O awards ceremony in December. Developed by its research team, the Easyfit™ incorporates over twenty years of