New study published by Prof Middleton looking at wear rates in total hip arthroplasty

Bournemouth University and the Royal Bournemouth Hospital (now part of University Hospitals Dorset, UHD) have published a study on the clinical outcomes of new materials used in hip replacements.  Professor Middleton in Bournemouth and collaborating with hospitals around the UK started a clinical study 10 years ago to see the effects of using two new… Read more »

Prof Tom Wainwright delivers plenary lecture at the recent 17th Hong Kong International Orthopaedic Forum

Prof Tom Wainwright was an invited international speaker at the recent Combined 60th Anniversary Scientific Meeting and 17th Hong Kong International Orthopaedic Forum. He was invited to deliver a plenary lecture on “Enhanced patient recovery after joint replacement surgery” on 27th November 2021 and in addition he also delivered three other lectures on: Enhanced recovery… Read more »

Prof Robert Middleton was a keynote speaker at the recent North-South Medtech Summit

Prof Rob Middleton was the invited keynote speaker at the recent “North-South Medtech Summit” held on 26th November 2021, hosted by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical MedTech Co-operative, OVHcloud start up programme and Bournemouth University. The event was held to bring together local and global healthcare and technology stakeholders to create new… Read more »

ORI present three papers on robotic hip surgery at the European Hip Society Meeting

The ORI team were delighted to present three research papers on robotic assisted hip surgery at the European Hip Society Meeting in Lille, France earlier this month.  Former ORI clinical fellow, Mr Joe Pagkalos (now Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham) presented the work, having helped to complete the… Read more »

PhD student Ranti Samaratunga has her first journal article published

Congratulations to PhD student Rantilini Samaratunga who has had her first peer-reviewed journal article “A review of participant recruitment transparency for sound validation of hip surgery simulators: a novel umbrella approach” published in the Journal of Medical Engineering and Technology. Ranti collaborated with Professor Christos Gatzidis, Professor Ian Swain, Professor Robert Middleton, Associate Professor Tom Wainwright,… Read more »

Tom Wainwright co-authors ERAS Society Guidelines for Lumbar Spinal Fusion

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 »