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AI-Powered Orthopaedics: Celebrating Wissem Tafat’s First PhD Publication

Congratulations to ORI PhD student Wissem Tafat on the first publication from her PhD studies. The article is a titled “Artificial Intelligence in Orthopaedic Surgery: A Comprehensive Review of Current Innovations and Future Directions” and has just been published in the journal “Computational and Structural Biotechnology Reports”. The article discusses how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is… Read more » about AI-Powered Orthopaedics: Celebrating Wissem Tafat’s First PhD Publication

Robotic hip replacement partnership with Nuffield Health Bournemouth

Nuffield Health Bournemouth have recently celebrated the fifth anniversary of it’s robotic hip replacement Research partnership with ORI and Professor Robert Middleton. Natalie Kemp, Health Systems Director at Nuffield Health Bournemouth, commented: “As a healthcare charity, Nuffield Health is always looking for ways to improve the health and wellbeing of people in our local communities… Read more » about Robotic hip replacement partnership with Nuffield Health Bournemouth

New BU video featuring research projects at ORI

ORI is delighted to be featured in a new video released by BU that showcases some of the current research being undertaken at ORI. Projects featured in the video include updates on our studies aiming to improve outcomes for patients with hip arthritis and for those having hip replacement surgery.

Prof Middleton – How to avoid surgery hip surgery

Supporting the UHD-BU partnership, UHD Governor Keith Mitchell organised an Understanding Health Talk. With 274 Trust and members of the public packing St Saviour’s Church, this was the best attended meeting the Trust had ever had. Professor Robert Middleton, drew on his experience of 25 years working at UHD to discuss how hip fracture and… Read more » about Prof Middleton – How to avoid surgery hip surgery

Beyond Evaluation: Prof Wainwright’s reflections on a week of grant reviewing

This week, Prof Tom Wainwright was privileged to review grant proposals for the National Institute of Health and Care Research and The Academy of Medical Sciences. In this blog post, Prof Wainwright shares his reflections on being an external and expert reviewer.  In healthcare research, grants are crucial support mechanisms to fuel projects from cutting-edge medical research to… Read more » about Beyond Evaluation: Prof Wainwright’s reflections on a week of grant reviewing

Chewing Over Change: Introducing a Dental Dimension to Orthopaedic Care

  Prof Tom Wainwright, ORI Visiting Fellow Dr Matteo Briguglio, and colleagues, have collaborated and published a new article in the journal Geriatrics, which is an aspirational “Proposal for a Multidisciplinary Integrated Oral Health Network for Patients Undergoing Major Orthopaedic Surgery” In orthopaedic surgery, post-operative recovery can be complex, influenced by factors such as smoking,… Read more » about Chewing Over Change: Introducing a Dental Dimension to Orthopaedic Care

Redefining Knee Osteoarthritis Treatment: Insights from the KneeFit Study

The KneeFit program, a 12-week exercise regimen designed for knee osteoarthritis patients, which was designed by physiotherapists from University Hospitals Dorset and evaluated by the ORI team, has been published and shows significant improvements in leg strength, symptoms, function, and quality of life. The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Medicine, tailored exercises for… Read more » about Redefining Knee Osteoarthritis Treatment: Insights from the KneeFit Study

Improving Surgical Outcomes: The Crucial Role of Diet in Hip Replacement Patients

In this article by Prof Tom Wainwright and colleagues, the dietary habits of older patients with end-stage osteoarthritis of the hip before undergoing hip replacement surgery is examined. The study, published in the journal Nutrients reveals that most patients do not meet the recommended protein and energy intake levels and generally have poor adherence to… Read more » about Improving Surgical Outcomes: The Crucial Role of Diet in Hip Replacement Patients