Tag Archives: Orthopaedics

Interview: The Ilizarov apparatus is like the Sputnik in medicine — Dr Alexander Artemiev

Reconstructive surgery based on Ilizarov technique is an example of a breakthrough technology in medicine that first appeared in Russia. Dr Alexander Artemiev told a Russian electronic magazine about the advantages and prospects of the method. Here we publish a shortened version of the interview.

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Interview: Dr Nikolai Goncharov, Chairman, Executive Committee, Association of Traumatologists & Orthopaedists of Russia

Dr Nikolai Goncharov is Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Association of Traumatologists and Orthopaedists of Russia. He is also a speaker at the Eurasian Orthopaedic Forum (EOF) scheduled to take place on June 29-30 in Moscow. In an email interview with India Medical Times, Dr Goncharov talks about the latest advances in traumatology and orthopaedics.

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Indian company enters Russian market of implants for traumatology and orthopaedics

Moscow: Meril Life Sciences has become the first Indian manufacturer of high-tech implants for traumatology and orthopaedics to begin supply to Russia. The system of primary knee joint arthroplasty, entitled Freedom Total Knee, will be supplied to a number of medical institutions. It was presented to Russian doctors in February 2017 during their visit to India at Meril’s production site in Vapi, Gujarat.

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Centre dedicated to sports injuries opens in Delhi

New Delhi (IANS): A centre dedicated to ‘Arthroscopy and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine’ to help patients by diagnosing, treating and managing their injuries and joint problems effectively, was opened in the national capital on Thursday.

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Epilepsy drugs increase risk of fractures and falls

Sydney: New research has shed light on the high risk of fractures, falls, and osteoporosis among epilepsy patients using antiepileptic drugs with most patients unaware of the risks associated with taking the drugs.

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