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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


Surgeon in Focus – Joseph Assini

Joseph Assini is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon specialising in adult hip and knee replacement, complex joint reconstruction and general orthopaedic trauma based in Denver. Dr Assini is committed to


Surgeon in Focus – Mark T Kolich

Dr Kolich is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon specialising in outpatient total joints, including minimally invasive anterior approach total hips, less invasive total knees, partial knee replacements, knee arthroscopy, and complex


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.


Medtech start-up Eventum Orthopaedics raises £1.4m for device designed to ‘take the guesswork’ out of knee operations

A Yorkshire start-up whose sensor technology could improve outcomes for patients having knee replacement operations has raised £1.4m to bring its device to market. Eventum Orthopaedics has secured funding from


High risk of serious complications during knee replacement when a tourniquet is used

The risk of developing serious complications following a knee replacement could be up to 73 per cent higher when a tourniquet is used, compared to surgery without a tourniquet. Serious


Restoration of cartilage can be a successful alternative to knee replacement

The University Medical Center (UMC) in Utrecht, the Netherlands, has developed a new treatment to restore cartilage in the knee. This can result in postponing a knee replacement for years.


Workload linked with an increased risk of knee osteoarthritis

Men and women working in heavy manual occupations are twice as likely to suffer from knee osteoarthritis (OA), the most common joint disorder, compared to those in sedentary occupations according


Reimagining knee replacements with additive technology and artificial intelligence

Italian medical implant manufacturer REJOINT is introducing mass customisation and therapy personalisation for knee replacements through a combination of Electron Beam Melting (EBM) and computerised analysis of intraoperative and post-operative data


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