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Lockdown Shoulder Stabilisation System – LSSS™ for ACJ reconstruction

Lockdown Medical’s shoulder stabilisation system LSSS™, is a double-braided polyester ligament reconstruction device, designed to provide fixation during the healing process following an acromioclavicular separation due to coracoclavicular ligament disruption.


The CARESTREAM OnSight 3D Extremity System – Affordable, pristine 3D imaging for weight-bearing studies

The CARESTREAM OnSight 3D Extremity System is designed to provide high-resolution 3D volumetric imaging of extremities at the point of care, with an easy-open bore and step-in patient access to


FDA approves Cartiva synthetic cartilage implant

Cartiva, a developer of innovative products for the treatment of cartilage damage and osteoarthritis, has announced that it has received premarket approval (PMA) from the US Food and Drug Administration


Axial3D launches an online service that allows clinicians to upload patient scans, visualise them in 3D and order 3D-printed models

Axial3D has launched an online ordering service designed to serve the needs of the most time-sensitive clinical teams, including trauma, oncology and transplant teams. The new service streamlines the ordering


Money Matters: Brexit: what should you do now?

Don’t attempt to outsmart the market, suggests Cavendish Medical’s Simon Bruce The results of the EU Referendum vote on Thursday 23 June 2016 continue to generate as many ‘what ifs’


New chair appointed at JRI Orthopaedics

Healthcare company JRI Orthopaedics has appointed Frank Collins as its new chairman. Collins (pictured) brings a wealth of experience in the medical devices and orthopaedic sector, having worked for most


Medical device regulations in the EU and USA need ‘urgent reform’, say experts

Medical devices approved first in the European Union (EU) are associated with a greater rate of safety issues, according to a study published by The BMJ. Clinical trial results for


A slick way to test artificial knees and hips

A new study suggests that natural proteins can be used to effectively test new replacement hip and knee joints in the laboratory. The work could help with improving design in


New index could help identify women at risk for rapid bone loss

Researchers have developed an index to better predict which women may experience faster bone loss as they go through the menopause, according to a new study published in the Endocrine


Early walking in toddlers linked to stronger bones

Children who start to walk and jump earlier are more likely to have stronger bones later on in life, research shows. A study, published in the Journal of Bone and