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Surgeon in Focus with Suken Shah

Suken A. Shah, MD, is Vice Chair of the department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division Chief of the Spine and Scoliosis Center, and Clinical Fellowship Director at Nemours Children’s Health, Delaware. 


21,273 operations cancelled before the start of ‘winter pressures’

New NHS figures show 21,273 operations were cancelled at the last minute in the three months to the end of December 2022, with hospitals feeling ‘winter pressures’ well before the


London’s Chase Farm Hospital pioneers new approach to hip and knee surgery

A patient who was able to go home within hours of having a knee replacement has praised the ‘fantastic’ team that have pioneered a new approached to orthopaedic surgery at


The fragile patient in arthroplasty: Sustainably lower risk of infection in hip fractures

Promotional feature Increased risk of infection after surgical procedures Arthroplasty treatment of fragile patients is a major challenge faced by orthopaedic surgeons. The patients, often geriatric, come with a variety


27 September 2022, AI in Orthopaedics conference; London

Date: Tuesday 27 September 2022Venue: Royal College of Surgeons of England, LondonCPD: 6 credits (applied for) This will be the first national conference dedicated to the role of AI within


Reviving orthopaedic surgery in the NHS

Bernard Ross showcases how the role of MedTech is helping to tackle the NHS backlog of orthopaedic surgery   The annual number of hip replacement surgeries in England has increased


New study demonstrates value of VR training in surgical technique performance

Research from Johns Hopkins provides further evidence of the benefit of VR training simulation for surgical performance  Osso VR, a virtual reality-based surgical training company, recently revealed the results of


How a knee replacement impacts the planet

A total knee replacement can greatly improve a patient’s quality of life, but first the procedure itself will create nearly 30 pounds of waste, about half of which presents a


Championing diversity, equity, and inclusion in orthopaedics worldwide: The International Orthopaedic Diversity Alliance

The International Orthopaedic Diversity Alliance (IODA) is a member organisation that seeks to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion in the field of orthopaedic surgery across the globe.   Background The


Combining novel technologies is key to achieving advances in orthopaedic surgery

Orthopaedic surgeon Sean D Toomey discusses the value of robotic surgery and how it can be used to elevate the operative room efficiently As modern medicine evolves, technological advances are