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Planned surgery in independent sector linked to shorter hospital stays and fewer readmissions than in NHS

Findings consistent for 18 common planned elective surgery performed across England 2006-19. Planned (elective) surgery in an independent sector hospital in England, and funded by the NHS, is associated with

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Whether or not an injury requires surgery is not always a cut and dry question

Derek Ochiai, MD, fAAOS is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon in Arlington, VA. He practices at the Nirschl Orthopaedic Clinic. He is fellowship trained in sports medicine and he is

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Hip fracture outcomes worse during busy periods

Elderly people are at greater risk of dying from hip surgery if surgeons are too busy. Hip fractures are serious, especially for the elderly. The operation can be a great

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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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Surgeon in Focus – William Barrett

Dr William Barrett is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon, who specialises in primary and revision hip and knee replacement at Valley Medical Center in Renton, WA in the USA.

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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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MicroPort and Osso VR partner, bringing VR-based training to hip and knee surgery systems

Osso VR, a validated Virtual Reality (VR) surgical training platform, recently announced the launch of a VR training module for MicroPort Orthopedics’ SuperPATH® Hip Technique and Evolution® Medial-Pivot Knee System.