Prof Page first to publish radial head replacement series with unique outcome

Prof Page has just had an article published that highlights a unique complication of radial head replacement with a pyrocarbon bearing surface. This is a specially smooth surface, but is more brittle than the traditional metal joint replacements. One of our patients was tackled playing football and ...

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Prof Page publishes the annual Victorian Orthopaedic Trauma Outcomes Registry report – Drive and ride safely everyone!

Prof Page is the upper limb lead surgeon of the Victorian orthopaedics trauma outcomes registry called VOTOR. It tracks the causes and outcomes of patients who are admitted to hospital for trauma in Victoria. We would like to acknowledge Prof Pages great work in this area. Trauma remains a significa...

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“The best way to protect younger kids for now is to ensure as many adults as possible are fully vaccinated.”

Vaccination is a critical component of managing our COVID outbreak. You may have noted that more children are being infected by the delta variant. However, vaccination for children remains an area of research. This article from paediatrician Ass.Prof Wood nicely summarises the research going on in c...

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“Getting high vaccination coverage will be the game changer”

Australia is now widely exposed to the coronavirus. NSW has given up getting to zero , and and will eventually expose the entire nation to covid. Multiple hospitals are affected, ICU capacity is falling, and non essential surgery has ceased. This is a vision of what will happen in Vic if we do not s...

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Geelong Orthopaedics surgeons reaccredited to train future surgeons

The Australian Orthopaedic Association conducts regular inspections of training hospitals in Australia to ensure training standards are up to standard. University Hospital Geelong was recently inspected and was re- accredited enthusiastically for 4 trainee positions. All of our Geelong Orthopaedics ...

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LOCKDOWN 6.0

Currently metropolitan Melbourne is in lockdown. Coronavirus cases continue to grow, with particular concern regarding unlinked cases, and poor compliance. Recently multiple medical practices have been closed including the sunshine and western hospitals by exposures. Victoria is on a knife edge. Reg...

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LOCKDOWN 5.0

As of tonight we are entering lockdown again. We are awaiting instruction from the department of health regarding elective surgery. We ask everyone to follow instructions to keep the community safe. The latest can be found here: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus. We will inform you as soon as ...

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Dr Katiko – The creator of the Pfizer Biontech mRNA vaccine

This is a wonderful piece about the inventor of the mRNA vaccine which is available in Australia from the NY times : Kati Katiko Helped Shield the World From the Coronavirus. (here is a podcast from NY times) Dr Katiko’s vision , courage, and sheer persistence has lead to one of the most incre...

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