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27 September 2022, AI in Orthopaedics conference; London

Date: Tuesday 27 September 2022Venue: Royal College of Surgeons of England, LondonCPD: 6 credits (applied for) This will be the first national conference dedicated to the role of AI within


Emergency departments to use the FORCE pathway for wrist fractures in children

New research from the University of Oxford has shown that doctors can simplify treatment for the most common fracture in children, reducing NHS costs. Torus fractures (also called buckle fractures)


Professor in Focus – Hemant Pandit

Hemant works as a Professor of Orthopaedics at the School of Medicine, University of Leeds and Honorary Consultant at Chapel Allerton Hospital (C/O Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust). Hemant is


Overall risks of shoulder surgery low, but study finds significant risk of reoperation

Rates of serious complications associated with shoulder surgery are low, but one in 26 patients need further surgery within a year, finds a study in The BMJ recently. The use


Experts find scant evidence to recommend continued use of hyaluronic acid injections for knee osteoarthritis

Injections of hyaluronic acid (known as viscosupplementation) to treat knee osteoarthritis make almost no difference to pain and might raise risk of adverse events, suggests research published by The BMJ recently.


6-7 October 2022, EKS Arthroplasty Conference 2022; Munich

One of the solutions to advance and increase our knowledge is to have a conference together. A meeting where we present our most recent ideas and concepts. Where we listen


6-8 October 2022, Beyond Covid-19: Impact & Innovation; Chennai

A host of world-class speakers will lift the curtain on cutting-edge technologies which have been developed during Covid-19 and how advancements can be made within the surgical profession in a


Rising numbers of doctors join NHS specialty training

More doctors than ever have applied for NHS specialty training programmes with a rise in the number of posts and applicants for the fifth year in a row. New figures,


Robot hip surgeons: new trial to test performance against humans

Robots will have their surgical skills put to the test as researchers trial their use in hip replacement surgery for the first time. Pitting them against their human counterparts, the


New smart sensors will aid soft tissue balancing and correct positioning of joint implants during surgery

New smart sensors, which assist in the soft tissue balancing and correct positioning of an orthopaedic implant during hip replacement, are expected to prolong implant lifetimes and reduce the chances