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Unique study offers help for new hips

Rice University engineers hope to make life better for those with replacement joints by modelling how artificial hips are likely to rub them the wrong way. The computational study by

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Same day discharge for NHS Golden Jubilee’s hip replacement patients

Orthopaedic specialists at NHS Golden Jubilee have launched a new hip replacement service which sees patients leaving hospital just 11 hours after admission. The Golden Jubilee National Hospital, which routinely

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First UK hip-replacement patients benefit from new B Braun CoreHip implant

The first UK patients are benefiting from a next generation hip replacement system developed by B. Braun Medical Ltd and a modified operating technique which is helping to deliver rapid

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Better hip replacements when surgeon operates often

The higher the proportion of primary hip replacement operations a surgeon performs annually, the better the results are, a recent thesis at the University of Gothenburg shows. On the other

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Physiotherapy ‘postcode lottery’ uncovered

The amount of physiotherapy available following hip and knee replacements comes down to a ‘postcode lottery’ according to research from the University of East Anglia. Recent findings published show that

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Pioneering new physio app set to speed up patient recovery

A new physio app designed to help treat patients recovering from hip and knee replacement surgery has been launched in the NHS. It is being trialled at Calderdale Royal Hospital,

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OrthAlign announces launch of HipAlign application for surgical navigation in total hip arthroplasty

For nearly a decade, OrthAlign has been a provider of smart-technologies powering total knee arthroplasty. The company has been laser-focused on designing devices and software that are simple to use,

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Corin and Simpleware develop personalised hip replacements

The Exeter-based Simpleware product group, part of Synopsys, is helping the Corin Group achieve breakthroughs in personalising total hip replacement (THR). Simpleware software is being used for patient-specific computational modelling and

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The impact of private sector contracts on NHS provision and treatment inequalities

Patient choice and the use of the private sector for hip surgery in Scotland was found to be associated with a decrease in NHS provision and may have contributed to

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Timing critical for patients needing a knee or hip replacement

Winning the lottery The Medical Technology Group’s latest report suggests that timing is more critical than ever for determining how quickly patients needing a knee or hip replacement will receive