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Mini ‘magic’ MRI scanner could diagnose knee injuries more accurately

Researchers at Imperial College London have developed a prototype mini MRI scanner that fits around a patient’s leg In a proof-of-concept study using animal knees, the results suggest the technology


Increasing awareness of soft tissue and bone sarcoma

Consultant orthopaedic surgeon Amit Kumar takes a look at the Sarcoma UK guidelines Soft tissue tumours (sarcomas) are very rare cancers that are usually found on the arms, legs and


New tool can predict bone healing

Hannah Dailey and her team at Lehigh University in the USA has developed a novel approach to determine when patients with tibial fractures can bear weight Until now, there’s never


Book review – Hip Preservation Techniques

Editor: Mohan Iyer Publisher: CRC Press ISBN: 978-0367030995 This book aims to explore hip problems in children, adolescents and adults. It then moves on to compare alternative protocols to treat these