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EVENTS MARCH 2022

22-26 March 2022, AAOS; Chicago

The 2022 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting will be held March 22-26 in McCormick Place, Chicago. Founded in 1933, the Academy is the preeminent provider of musculoskeletal education

EVENTS MARCH 2022

23 March 2022, Implants 2022; Chicago

To celebrate the 17th anniversary of the International Implants Conference, Ali Madani, Founder and Managing Partner at Avicenne, hereby invites his audience to Chicago during the AAOS Annual Meeting. He

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Regrowing knee cartilage with an electric kick

University of Connecticut (UConn) bioengineers successfully regrew cartilage in a rabbit’s knee, a promising hop toward healing joints in humans, they report in Science Translational Medicine. Arthritis is a common

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Arthritis-related gene also regenerates cartilage in joints and growth plates

The IL-6 family of proteins has a bad reputation: it can promote inflammation, arthritis, autoimmune disease and even cancer. However, a new USC-led study published in Communications Biology reveals the importance of IL-6 and associated genes

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Personalising treatment for severe limb injuries

A team of scientists, led by Scott Frey at the University of Missouri, have developed an innovative technique using small wearable sensors to gather data on how people who have

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Developing bioactive coatings for better orthopaedic implants

Bioactive coatings play a vital role in the success of implants such as those for knees or hips, because their properties induce a biological response that is good for the

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China-wide study will boost understanding of fatal surgical complication

Older patients in hospitals across China took part in a major multi-centre open-label randomised clinical trial that showed there was no difference in post-operative delirium in older people with a

EVENTS JUNE 2022

8 June 2022, Paediatric trauma course; Brighton

This one day paediatric trauma course is designed for junior registrars (ST3-5) and involves interactive lectures and hands on practical sessions. The morning consists of interactive case based discussions covering

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Smith+Nephew launches ‘turn-key’ robotic-assisted surgical system

Smith+Nephew launches ‘turn-key’ robotic-assisted surgical system; designed to quickly augment the orthopaedic team’s skills set for greater accuracy [1-3] ¥ improved outcomes [4], and potentially an immediate scalable solution to NHS   The

EVENTS MAY 2022

20 May 2022, London Shoulder Meeting 2022; London

The hugely popular London Shoulder Meeting returns for its eighth successive year in 2022 with a focus on sports injuries and soft tissue surgery. The programme is once again devised