Over the past 2 months, the ORI team has been delighted to welcome Matteo Briguglio, a visiting researcher from Milan, Italy. Matteo collaborated with Prof Wainwright remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic on an article looking at the role of optimising the nutritional status of patients prior to orthopaedic surgery. During his visit he was able to continue… Read more » about ORI welcomes Matteo Briguglio, a visiting researcher from Milan, Italy.
Prof Tom Wainwright was invited to deliver a plenary lecture on the 25th November 2021 at a recent conference in Manchester hosted by Orthopaedic Research UK and the British Society for Elbow and Shoulder Surgery. At the “Improving outcomes for the shoulder and elbow” conference, Prof Wainwright shared his research and clinic experience of Enhanced… Read more » about Prof Wainwright delivers plenary lecture at the recent BESS/Orthopaedic Research UK conference in Manchester
Associate Professor Tom Wainwright has published an article looking at how Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) should be implemented following the Covid-19 pandemic. The article highlights how implementing the quality improvement method will help to manage the large volume of patients requiring joint replacement surgery once regular operating resumes. Tom said: “This new perspective article… Read more » about Implementation of Enhanced Recovery after Surgery following the Covid-19 pandemic
Associate Professor Tom Wainwright has co-authored the ERAS Society guidelines for the perioperative care of patients undergoing lumbar spinal fusion, with a multidisciplinary team of experts from across the globe. The consensus statement includes a comprehensive analysis of the available literature and provides evidence-based recommendations for lumbar fusion surgery for degenerative spinal conditions. Tom said:… Read more » about Tom Wainwright co-authors ERAS Society Guidelines for Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Congratulations to Associate Professor Tom Wainwright who has recently co-authored an editorial in the British Journal of Anaesthesia, with internationally renowned colleagues, Professor Henrik Kehlet from Copenhagen University, and Professor Stavros Memtsoudis from the Hospital of Special Surgery in New York. The editorial summarises the current state and future challenges for day case and ERAS pathways… Read more » about Fast-track hip and knee arthroplasty…how fast?