The end of one year and the start of the next, always seems a good time to reflect, as well as look forward. Here Mr Andrew Carrothers shares a personal note to all his patients as 2019 draws to a close.
Carrothers Orthopaedics is a growing pelvic and lower limb orthopaedic practice based in Cambridge and led by experienced orthopaedic surgeon, Mr Andrew Carrothers. It has been a great year for us and our patients, with many highlights, achievements and milestones.
Scientists have found a way to grow synthetic cartilage which could revolutionise treatments for arthritis sufferers in the future. It could be a while before the research is complete, but it appears it will be worth waiting.
Traditional printing involves laying down an image onto a flat surface. By contrast, 3D printing deposits materials – plastic, metal, ceramic, powders, liquids or even living cells – in layers to create a three-dimensional object. It has been around for nearly three decades but how is it now transforming healthcare?