15 November 2022
Researchers at the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology and Oxford Population Health’s Health Economics Research Centre have found that anti-TNF treatment (adalimumab) is likely to be a cost-effective treatment for people affected by early-stage Dupuytren’s disease.
4 October 2022
Congratulations to Professor Tim Theologis, who has been awarded three NIHR HTA grants to extend research in orthopaedic disorders in children.
Going straight to surgery found to be better than undergoing rehabilitation first for longstanding anterior cruciate ligament injury
23 August 2022
New research, funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR), shows initial surgery to be more successful and cost effective than undergoing treatment with rehabilitation first to treat longstanding anterior cruciate ligament injury.
27 July 2022
Researchers at the University of Oxford have been awarded a grant from the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) to investigate whether anti-tumour necrosis factor (TNF) therapy can reduce or prevent post operative delirium/cognitive deficit.
6 July 2022
New research from the University of Oxford has shown that doctors can simplify treatment for the most common fracture in children, reducing NHS costs.
Taking a break from immune-suppressing medicines doubles the antibody response to COVID-19 booster vaccination
29 June 2022
The Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit (OCTRU) at NDORMS played a key role in the VROOM study which found that pausing immune-suppressing medicines such as methotrexate can increase the response to COVID-19 booster jabs.
Liposomal bupivacaine found to be no more effective than current treatments for post-operative knee pain
6 April 2022
A new study published in JAMA, has found that a drug recently licensed in the UK has no effect on post-operative knee replacement recovery or pain, compared to the current treatment when administered at site of surgery.
10 February 2022
The White 5 trial compared implants fixed with bone cement against uncemented implants for hip fractures treated with hemiarthroplasty.
19 January 2022
An Oxford study published in The BMJ has found the use of metal K-wires (commonly known as ‘pins’) to hold broken wrist bones in place while they heal are no better than a traditional moulded plaster cast.