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9 September 2021, The 15th London Surgical Symposium; London

London Surgical Symposium, by Imperial College London, aims to deliver high-quality, definitive lectures on important topics in surgery. The London Surgical Symposium is now in its fifteenth year. This inclusive


Wolters Kluwer equips time-strapped clinicians with evidence-based orthopaedic research summaries

To help clinicians stay current on orthopaedic and musculoskeletal research, Wolters Kluwer, Health recently announced that Ovid® users will now have access to OrthoEvidence, a first of its kind evidence-based summary provider for


ODEP gives long-term 15-year rating to MicroPort’s knee system

MicroPort Orthopedics has received a “15A” rating for its Advance® Medial-Pivot knee system from the Orthopaedic Data Evaluation Panel (ODEP). Fifteen years is the longest benchmark that ODEP assigns ratings for knee


Study finds marked differences in the use of ankle replacements across six countries

A new study published in Foot and Ankle International reviews the use of ankle replacements across six countries to predict why there is a variance in their use, and to


Tom Baker announced as new Group Chief Operations Officer for Ortho Consulting Group & Osteotec

Ortho Consulting Group, a global expansion business within the orthopaedic, spine and medical device industry, recently announced a new appointment to the company’s Executive Leadership Team. Tom Baker has been


Focus on patient safety leads to latex-free physiotherapy products

NHS trusts can now take advantage of latex-free products for patients undergoing physiotherapy. The NHS has been migrating to latex-free products wherever possible since 2008 due to potential allergies in


Medtech start-up Eventum Orthopaedics raises £1.4m for device designed to ‘take the guesswork’ out of knee operations

A Yorkshire start-up whose sensor technology could improve outcomes for patients having knee replacement operations has raised £1.4m to bring its device to market. Eventum Orthopaedics has secured funding from


What innovations could shape the future of orthopaedics?

Lloyd Hines looks at how advances in AI, surgical robotics, augmented reality and other technologies and innovations are helping with personalised patient pathways in orthopaedic surgery   Everyone is different.


Why patient-focused innovation matters

Professor David Barrett, lead consultant at Southampton University Hospital and Professor of Orthopaedic Engineering, and one of the design surgeons for ATTUNE Knee System, discusses how innovation is improving the


Surgeon in focus – Sandeep Chauhan

Mr Sandeep Chauhan is the lead knee surgeon at University Sussex Hospitals and a senior orthopaedic consultant specialising in knee surgery at The Montefiore Hospital in Hove. He is also