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The Duchess of Cornwall opens the new Marcela Botnar wing

A new building at the University of Oxford’s Botnar Institute for Musculoskeletal Sciences has been opened by The Duchess of Cornwall. The Botnar Institute for Musculoskeletal Sciences, on the site of

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Cavendish Medical Column – Tax payment scheme deadline looming

Dr Benjamin Holdsworth on how to apply for tax charge help If you would like the government to pay a tax bill caused by breaching annual pension savings limits in

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Five-year-old boy from Manchester receives world’s first paediatric leg cover

Five-year-old Leo White from Greater Manchester is the first child in the world to receive a paediatric leg cover. Leo was presented with his own Pokémon leg cover at Christmas

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Titanium-nitride coatings on orthopaedic implants

Authors Harry Hothi, Anna Di Laura, Johann Henckel and Alister Hart, of The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, discuss their two published studies examining retrieved hip implants manufactured with ceramic coatings

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Study finds preoperative shear wave elastography helps predict rotator cuff repair

According to an article in ARRS’ American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), preoperative shear wave elastography (SWE) can play a complementary role with existing imaging as a prognostic marker for achieving successful rotator

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Bone-building cells favour different orthopaedic implant designs

New orthopaedic implant devices that promote faster healing and ultimately reduce the strain on the NHS could be available in the future thanks to new research by Loughborough University engineering

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Metal pins no better than traditional plaster cast for a broken wrist

Trial finds no difference in pain or wrist function at 12 months compared with moulded cast Using metal K-wires (commonly known as ‘pins’) to hold broken wrist bones in place

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Surgeon in Focus – Joseph Assini

Joseph Assini is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon specialising in adult hip and knee replacement, complex joint reconstruction and general orthopaedic trauma based in Denver. Dr Assini is committed to