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How technology is changing the future of hospitals

Joe Fernandes, founder and CEO, BuzzStreets, reviews five technologies that are already shaping our hospitals and will be integral parts of the hospital of the future. The medical world including


Review: The Eurasian Orthopaedic Forum brought together over 6,000 participants from 70 countries

On 25-26 June 2021, the Third Eurasian Orthopaedic Forum was held in Moscow. Approximately 2,000 civil and military medical professionals from the CIS, Asia-Pacific, South Asia, Middle East and Europe


The implant detectives: The latest technology for analysing the performance of orthopaedic implants

Authors Harry Hothi, Sean Bergiers, Johann Henckel, Anna Di Laura, John Skinner, Alister Hart, of the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital have studied orthopaedic implants from 29 countries   Joshua Jacobs,


Study into robotic surgery for knee replacement begins with major £1.6 million funding grant

A major national study will pitch human skill against machine precision as it compares the benefits of knee replacement surgery performed using a robot to a surgeon using traditional methods.


Does knee bracing inhibit muscle function?

Promotional feature It is perhaps a common misconception among clinicians that knee bracing weakens muscles and is often a reason some are reluctant to brace patients long-term. Professor Michael Callaghan


Fracture setting method could replace metal plates, with fewer complications

A new biocompatible polymer-based composite material could soon replace metal plates in treating difficult and unstable fractures. Developed at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, the newly-developed material is


Scottish first for Rosa robot as NHS Golden Jubilee expands service

Orthopaedic surgeons at NHS Golden Jubilee have successfully carried out Scotland’s first total knee replacement procedure on a patient using a ROSA robot. The NHS board based in Clydebank, which


New way to 3D-print custom medical devices to boost performance and bacterial resistance

Using a new 3D printing process, University of Nottingham researchers have discovered how to tailor-make artificial body parts and other medical devices with built-in functionality that offers better shape and


Surgeon in focus – Matthew Costa

Professor Matthew Costa was appointed Professor of Orthopaedic Trauma, University of Oxford in 2015. He was previously Professor of Trauma and Orthopaedics at University of Warwick. Matt is also Honorary


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