• hospitals
  • The Trust has estimated it could to lose up to £8m in income, 16% of its turnover, during 2016-17 under changes to the NHS tariff which are set to affect all specialist orthopaedic hospitals, though discussions are ongoing with Monitor and NHS England to find a solution. (wikipedia.org)
  • spinal
  • 2003, Stealth station mapping system for brain and spinal procedures was installed. (wikipedia.org)
  • While used primarily in orthopedic procedures such as spinal fusion, BMP-2 has also found its way into the field of dentistry. (wikipedia.org)
  • As an adjuvant to allograft bone or as a replacement for harvested autograft, bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) appear to improve fusion rates after spinal arthrodesis in both animal models and humans, while reducing the donor-site morbidity previously associated with such procedures. (wikipedia.org)
  • Though, as the name implies, the discipline was initially developed with attention to children, the correction of spinal and bone deformities in all stages of life eventually became the cornerstone of orthopedic practice. (wikipedia.org)
  • Techniques
  • TTA appears to be a less invasive procedure than some other techniques for stabilizing the deficient cranial cruciate ligament such as TPLO (Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy) and TWO (Tibial Wedge Osteotomy), as TTA does not disrupt the primary loading axis of the tibia. (wikipedia.org)
  • times
  • As of November 2008, the National Treatment Purchase Fund listed the following waiting times for procedures: Adult patients waiting 3-6 months: 22 Adult patients waiting 6-12 months: 3 Adult patients waiting over 12 months: 0 Independent audits rated hygiene levels as 73% satisfactory in 2005, rising to 89% in 2006. (wikipedia.org)
  • joint
  • He is also responsible for numerous other medical innovations that all carry his name: 'Thomas's collar' to treat tuberculosis of the cervical spine, 'Thomas's manoeuvre', an orthopedic investigation for fracture of the hip joint, Thomas test, a method of detecting hip deformity by having the patient lying flat in bed, 'Thomas's wrench' for reducing fractures, as well as an osteoclast to break and reset bones. (wikipedia.org)