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Preview: The International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand Global Hand Surgery Conference

The International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand who represent the global hand surgery societies, will be staging their triennial hand surgery conference, the largest of it’s kind


Surgeon in Focus with Javad Parvizi

Javad Parvizi is an American Board Certified, fellowship trained, orthopaedic surgeon and the Director of Clinical Research at the Rothman Orthopaedic Institute.  He has been at Rothman since 2003. He


Supporting post-surgery joint rehab programmes with Cartonica liquid joint supplement

Product feature When recovering from joint surgery, the liquid joint supplement Cartonica from Clinic Nutrition provides a full spectrum of nutrients to support healing when patients embark on programmes of


Demand for user-friendly and versatile bone growth stimulators has surged

Osteoporosis and osteoarthritis are among the common disabling joint disorders that are affecting millions of elderly people across the world. Some of the most common sites of osteoporotic fractures are


Operating rooms are the climate change contributor no one’s talking about

Two surgeons-in-training suggest some sustainable solutions for climate change in their energy-intensive discipline In April 2021, during the Leaders Summit on Climate, President Biden announced his goal to drastically reduce


Endocrine-disrupting chemicals may impair bone health in male teens

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and phthalates (two types of endocrine-disrupting chemicals) may be associated with lower bone mineral density in male teens According to a new study published in


Repairing tendons with silk proteins

Just mentioning a ruptured Achilles tendon would make anyone wince. Tendon injuries are well known for their lengthy, difficult and often incomplete healing processes Sudden or repetitive motion, experienced by


Surgeons need more bodies to practice on

At the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, a lack of donated cadavers limits surgeons’ scope for honing their skills. Especially in trauma surgery and new, advanced operative techniques, there are not


Tessa Sanderson CBE takes the baton as Canon Medical UK’s Business Ambassador

Six-time GB Olympian and the first black British woman to win Olympic gold champions the role of diagnostic imaging in sports medicine Olympic and Commonwealth Games gold medallist for javelin, Tessa


Liposomal bupivacaine found to be no more effective than current treatments for post-operative knee pain

A new study published in JAMA, has found that a drug recently licenced in the UK has no effect on post-operative knee replacement recovery or pain, compared to the current