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31 May–2 June 2017, The 18th EFORT Congress; Vienna

Welcome note Dear Participants, On behalf of the EFORT Executive Committee and the Science Committee, we are delighted to invite you to participate in the 18th EFORT Congress in Vienna


Oxford scientists’ 3D human reveal how joint conditions have evolved

Interactive three-dimensional models of human joints, showing how common medical complaints have arisen and how we are likely to evolve in the future, have been created at Oxford University. Researchers


26-28 April 2017, BioSpine 2017, Berlin

BioSpine 2017 6th International Congress on Biotechnologies for Spinal Surgery April 26 – 28, 2017, Langenbeck-Virchow-Haus, Berlin Welcome note Dear Colleagues and Friends, On behalf of the Board of the


Testosterone treatment improves bone density

Penn-led studies show benefits and risks of testosterone treatment in men over 65. It is commonly known that testosterone levels decrease as men age, but until last year, little was


Book your place now – The Orthopaedic Knee Conference, 3 November 2017, Leeds

The Orthopaedic Knee Conference, 3 November 2017, Royal Armouries, Leeds, UK Orthopaedic consultants and industry experts will gather in Leeds in November for The Orthopaedic Knee Conference 2017, organised by


19-20 October 2017, Anatomy and Surgical Exposures in Orthopaedics Course; Oswestry

Aimed at all levels of Orthopaedic Trainees with a focus on anatomy and surgical exposures.  Demonstrations on cadaveric prosection on lower and upper limb and lectures on the spine.   A


5-6 July 2017, Shoulder and Elbow Course; Oswestry

This is a comprehensive course designed for orthopaedic trainees (ST1 – ST4) and therapists/other healthcare professionals who have an interest in shoulder and elbow conditions.  The course will be covering


Men experience greater cognitive impairment and increased risk of death following hip surgery

In a study of hip fracture patients, men displayed greater levels of cognitive impairment within the first 22 days of fracture than women, and cognitive limitations increased the risk of


Smith & Nephew wins prestigious Galien Award for PICO

COMPANY NEWS Smith & Nephew, the global medical technology business, has been awarded the 2016 French Galien Award for PICO; the novel single-use negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) system. The


Can subchondral bone thickness predict catastrophic injury?

This article by Christa Lesté-Lasserre was recently published on The Horse website, although it relates to the workings of a racing horse, the research is still interesting and the idea