BONESUPPORT, a company producing innovative injectable bioceramic bone scaffolds to treat bone voids caused by trauma, infection, disease or related surgery, have announced that its founder Lars Lidgren, a member of a group of Swedish and US knee and hip surgeons, has received the 2017 OREF Clinical Research Kappa Delta Award. The award was made for the group’s outstanding research contribution leading to improved prosthetic survival and patient outcomes.
The OREF Clinical Research Kappa Delta recognises outstanding clinical research related directly to musculoskeletal disease or injury.The award was presented at the AAOS meeting, San Diego, California in March.
Mr Lidgren said: “I’m delighted that clinical research on joint replacements, one of the most common surgical procedures today, has gained this very prestigious award. I am confident that our long-term research based on arthroplasty registries will continue to help shape the development of new innovative technologies to provide patients with improved orthopaedic outcomes.”