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BOOK REVIEWS

Orthopaedic trauma: A systematic approach

This book is published by Quay Books, and intended to cover the basics of the management of common orthopaedic and musculoskeletal injuries for medical students, junior doctors and paramedical staff.

BOOK REVIEWS

Schein’s common sense prevention and management of surgical complications

Good surgeons operate well, but great surgeons know how to manage their own complications. This is why the authors have attempted the brave step of writing this book about surgical

ARTICLES

Can the introduction of a musculoskeletal assessment services in your region improve patient care?

Introduction The Department of Health (DoH) has budgeted for over ÂŁ5 billion for musculoskeletal services, which has almost doubled over the last decade. This is now the fourth highest area

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Mechanics and management of Hallux Rigidus

Introduction This condition was first described in 1887 by Davies-Colley,1 who used the term Hallux flexus in referring to the planter flexed posture of the phalanx relative to the metatarsal

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New imaging system facilitates provision of cartilage mapping at 31 Old Broad Street

A London Bridge Hospital Diagnostic and Treatment Centre, 31 Old Broad Street, has recently installed its first MAGNETOM® Skyra 3T MRI system from Siemens Healthcare. Supplementary to the hospital’s six

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SpeedBridge® – Knotless Transosseous Equivalent Rotator Cuff Repair

The Arthrex SpeedBridge knotless technique for repair of a rotator cuff tear includes fully threaded SwiveLock® anchors combined with FiberTape® to create a quick and secure low profile construct with

COMPANY NEWS

Smith & Nephew to buy US medical products group for $1.7bn

Smith & Nephew, the global medical technology business, have announced the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire medical device company ArthroCare Corp for $48.25 per ArthroCare share in cash,

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Stryker to acquire Pivot Medical to complement sports medical portfolio

Stryker Corporation announced in February a definitive agreement to acquire Pivot Medical in an all cash transaction. Pivot is a privately held business selling products for hip arthroscopy with operating

COMPANY NEWS

Bioventus Acquires DUROLANE assets from Galderma

Bioventus, involved in active orthopaedic healing, announced in February that it has entered into an agreement with Galderma to acquire the international assets for DUROLANE, a product that helps relieve

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Launch of new Cerament |G registry to collect data in the management of bone infection

BONESUPPORT is a Scandinavian medical technology company dedicated to the development of injectable bone substitutes for orthopaedic trauma, bone infections and instrument augmentation related to orthopaedic surgery. In February, they