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July 20, 2021

Editorial 20 July 2021

Science is magic that works”

            Kurt Vonnegut

American Writer 1922-2007

A chondrosarcoma is something that most of us, bar Bone Tumour Surgeons, hope not to see much at all. That’s all the more reason to keep vigilent and educated about these unusual cases, and have some insight into their presentation and the complexities of their management. Jonathan Stevensons Partial scapulectomy technique delivers on all fronts.
It has been an education to read Tahseen Chaudhrys technique for open implantation of a Stimrouter nerve stimulator, and to understand the straightforward principles and detail involved in this useful intervention for refactory and life altering chronic neuropathic pain.
We also publish two femoral nail cases this week from the Trauma unit in Birmingham, UK, both of significant merit. Ross Fawdington makes a strong case for the use of telescopic nails is reconstructing significant femoral bone loss after trauma and Paul Fentons proximal femoral nail technique provides a very clear rationale and instruction on their use.

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Best wishes

Mark Herron FRCS


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