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EKS Spring training course review

Orthopaedic professionals from across the world gathered in Berlin at the end of March to discuss osteoarthritis and possible solutions for the management of this degenerative knee disease The first

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Highly cross-linked polyethylene for knees. Is BioPoly® an alternative?

Dinesh Nathwani, Alister Hart, Ravi Shenoy, Herb Schwartz and Matthew Hill review the mechanical properties and advances in the development of polyethylene bearing surfaces for use in knees, discussing a

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Shoulder arthroscopy live surgery course

Surgeons and physiotherapists collaborate to demonstrate best practice in treating shoulder injuries This year, 2016, saw the fifth year of a successful meeting of minds of both surgeons and physiotherapists

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SpeedBridge® – Knotless double row rotator cuff repair

SpeedBridge® – Knotless double row 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

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LabralTape® and PushLock® – Soft tissue reinforcing knotless instability repair

LabralTape® and PushLock® – Soft tissue reinforcing knotless instability repair LabralTape is a low profile, smooth, all polyethylene tape which complements the knotless PushLock 2.9mm suture anchor. The 1.5mm wide

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Major changes to company dividends may affect your income

Major changes to company dividends may affect your income Simon Bruce explains the new rules in this issue’s Money Matters April saw some substantial changes to the taxation of company

COMPANY NEWS

Stryker acquires British orthopaedic implant manufacturer

Stryker acquires British orthopaedic implant manufacturer Stryker has announced the acquisition of British orthopaedic implants company Stanmore Implants Worldwide for about US$52 million. Stanmore designs and manufactures implant systems used

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Breakthrough in joint injury treatments helps restore healthy activity and reduce pain

Breakthrough in joint injury treatments helps restore healthy activity and reduce pain An Australian skin science technology company is set to revolutionise the treatment of joint injuries and osteoarthritis after

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Aortha announces launch of new products with Standard Engineering technology

Aortha announces launch of new products with Standard Engineering technology Global medical products distributor Algeos has announced the launch of two new products in collaboration with Standard Engineering – bringing

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8–13 January 2017, Oswestry Intensive Course in Basic Science in Orthopaedics; Oswestry

8–13 January 2017, Oswestry Intensive Course in Basic Science in Orthopaedics; Oswestry This popular course covers all the topics required for the basic science part of the FRCS (Tr &