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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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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Biological Knee Replacement: the facts vs the fiction

Mr Ian McDermott, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at London Sports Orthopaedics, looks at the future of knee replacement surgery. Despite what some may say, knee replacement is actually a very good

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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

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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