Bone and joint injuries

Research News

Sending knee replacement patients home early is safe and could be expanded
January 16, 2019 - New research led by Dr. Geoffrey Dervin builds on The Ottawa Hospital's leadership in helping joint replacement patients recover safely at home. Dr. Dervin and his team were among the first to show that sending appropriate patients home the day of th
New scientist aims to harness stem cells to repair bone and cartilage
July 4, 2018 - Could stem cells be harnessed to help broken bones heal faster? Could they repair damage due to osteoarthritis and sports injuries? Speed healing in people having joint replacement surgery? These are just some of the questions that Dr. Daniel Coutu w
Does this ankle need an X-ray? There’s an app for that
May 9, 2016 - An app based on internationally-known Ottawa Rules will save patients from unnecessary scans The Ottawa Rules, a set of rules used around the world to help health professionals decide when to order x-rays and CT scans, are now available as a