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Network of proteins influences the advancement of osteoarthritis

A network of carbohydrate binding proteins – so-called galectins – plays an important role in the degeneration of cartilage in osteoarthritis. A research group at the MedUni Vienna was able


28-30 August 2019, 8th Fragility Fracture Network international meeting

The Fragility Fracture Network (FFN) invites you to join the 8th FFN Global Congress 2019 in Oxford, UK from 28–30 August. The annual meeting is an international congress addressing the


Nexus builds momentum as it nears Spring opening

Nexus, the new innovation hub at the University ofLeeds which opens in early 2019, has further strengthened its team with new appointments to meet growing interest from the medical technology,


Paediatric Trauma: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment

BOOK REVIEW Publisher: Taylor and Francis (CRC press) Date of publication:15/05/2017 Authors: David E Wesson Bindi Naik-Mathuria This book builds on the successful first edition to present a comprehensive survey


How an invisible scalpel is set to target chronic pain

Michael Slayton, Chief Executive Officer at Guided Therapy Systems, speaks to OPN about how Actisound uses intense therapeutic ultrasound technology to treat musculoskeletal injuries OPN: Tell us a little about


Trauma Viva For The FRCS

BOOK REVIEW Publisher:Taylor & Francis Inc – CRC Press Date of publication: 30/08/2017 Authors: Raymond Anakwe, Scott Middleton This new book is targeted at higher trainees in orthopaedic surgery, who are preparing


3D printed implants: The future of spine?

Daniel Spencer, spinal specialist at Charlton Morris, looks at the progress of 3D printed technology within the spinal industry There are 33 separate vertebrae in the spine. That’s 33 opportunities


Arthrex product features

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE FlushPort hand instruments The Arthrex hand instruments with FlushPort connection are designed for easy and efficient instrument cleaning. This unique design allows optimised cleaning of the inner lumen


A look ahead to the future of hip replacement and hip resurfacing

Derek McMinn and Ronan Treacy give OPN an update on the hip replacement and hip resurfacing market OPN: It has now been over eight years since we last talked. We


Showcase of abstracts at Orthopaedic Knee Conference

We take a look of a selection of the abstracts that were presented at this year’s conference in Leeds Outcomes of tension band wiring patellar fractures: A high complication rate