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Researchers help give robotic arms a steady hand for surgeries

Steady hands and uninterrupted, sharp vision are critical when performing surgery on delicate structures like the brain or hair-thin blood vessels. While surgical cameras have improved what surgeons see during


Covid-19: spine surgeons exhibiting anxiety

A global survey examining the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on healthcare professionals has revealed “elevated anxiety and uncertainty for the future” among 902 participating spine surgeons. Results from the


Most surgeons in pain after surgery, Mayo research finds

Almost two-thirds of surgeons reported an increase in neck pain after performing surgery, and one-quarter rated their neck or lower back pain as clinically significant, a new Mayo Clinic study has found.


Do obesity and smoking affect healing after wrist fracture surgery?

Both obesity and smoking can have negative effects on bone health. A recent study led by a team at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in the USA, examined whether


16-17 September 2020, 13th International Conference on Osteoporosis, Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disorders; Dubai

Postponed from April 2020: Osteoporosis 2020 takes immense pleasure in welcoming participants from across the globe to attend “13th International Conference on Osteoporosis, Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disorders” from September 16-17, 2020 in Dubai, UAE.

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30 November – 2 December 2020, Osteoporosis Conference 2020; Liverpool

The Royal Osteoporosis Society will be bringing together one thousand healthcare professionals to launch their research roadmap to find a cure for osteoporosis. This will identify the priority areas for research


Helping patients prep mind and body for surgery pays off

An inexpensive programme to help surgery patients get physically and mentally ready for their upcoming operation may help reduce overall costs and get them home faster, according to new research


‘Silent’ strokes common after surgery, linked to cognitive decline

Canadian researchers have discovered that covert – or ‘silent’ – strokes are common in seniors after they have elective, non-cardiac surgery and double their risk of cognitive decline one year


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


Global hip and knee replacement market set to be worth $20.4bn by 2028

The hip and knee replacement markets are worth approximately 25 per cent of the global orthopaedics market, growing steadily at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of approximately 2.6 per cent between