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Helping patients prep mind and body for surgery pays off

An inexpensive programme to help surgery patients get physically and mentally ready for their upcoming operation may help reduce overall costs and get them home faster, according to new research


Preview – OTWorld – Join the progress!

OTWorld is one of the sector’s largest and most important meeting place in the world. With its unique combination of trade show and congress, it stands for inter-professional interchange at


Innovative new knee brace already showing fantastic results

Promotional feature Global leader in non-invasive orthopaedics, Össur, recently launched the next generation of their revolutionary knee brace, the Unloader One X   According to NICE guidelines, in the UK


Air pollution can worsen bone health

Some of the effects of air pollution on health are well documented -lung cancer, stroke, respiratory diseases, etc, but for others there is less scientific evidence. Such is the case


International faculty to meet in Glasgow to discuss sport-related spinal problems

A look ahead to the three-day BritSpine meeting in April 2020, comprising of lectures, topic updates and debates As the Biennial combined spine scientific conference BritSpine approaches, after a few


Onset of a minimally invasive era to set new possibilities for the bone cement industry

Alice Ajit Mutum, of Future Market Insights, looks at the rapidly evolving products and technologies in the bone cement industry The emergence of personalised medicine and penetration of many technologies


Nanoscope – The next generation needle size arthroscopy system

Promotional feature Since its inception in 1981, Arthrex has been at the forefront of arthroscopic innovation, constantly challenging what is possible in the pursuit of ‘Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients


12-15 May 2020, OTWorld International Trade Show and World Congress; Germany – POSTPONED

Update. For more information click here OTWorld 2020 is being postponed in view of the increasing spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. The new date is October 27-30, 2020. The decision


‘Bone in a dish’ opens new window on cancer initiation, metastasis and bone healing

Material developed at OHSU has a 3D mineral structure populated with living cells, providing a unique model to study bone function Researchers in Oregon have engineered a material that replicates


The IMAS technique – a phase shift in the philosophy of surgery

Consultant spinal orthopaedic surgeon at the Royal London (Barts Health NHS Trust) Syed Aftab, was the first robotic spinal surgeon in the UK. Here he discusses how the IMAS technique