Australian Orthopaedic Surgeons Support Clinically Indicated Hip and Knee Replacement

2018-03-15T17:02:14+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Issues, Press Releases|

The Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons (ASOS) has endorsed the statements made in a recent report by Move (formerly the Rheumatism and Arthritis Association of Victoria) regarding the benefits of joint replacement surgery for Australian patients. The report stated “Total joint replacement (TJR) is the cornerstone of surgical management of [...]

Concern Raised over Possible Link to Thyroid Cancer in Hospital Settings

2017-11-06T16:58:44+00:00 July 14th, 1997|Issues, News|

A disproportionate incidence of thyroid disease including cancer is causing concern among Orthopaedic Surgeons who are exposed to higher than usual amounts of radiation in their day-to-day exposure and use of radiological services including image intensifiers. National Chairman of the Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dr John Harrison said that [...]