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Dr. Bill Curtin

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Clinical Lecturer, Dept. of Surgery, NUI Galway & Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, UHG

Bill Curtin has major interests in surgery for hip and knee osteoarthritis, with a special interest in joint degeneration.

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He specialised in ultrastructural aspects of osteoarthritis and cartilage regeneration as part of his master’s thesis and fellowship. He also collaborates with regenerative medicine researchers in developing emerging treatment options for early joint disease.

Selected Publications: 

Moran CJ, Curtin W, O'Byrne JM, Shannon FJ.
The clinical relevance of cartilage regeneration and related basic science research: regenerating the orthopaedic clinician-scientist
Arthroscopy. 2010 Nov;26(11):1417-8.

Moran CJ, Shannon FJ, Barry FP, O'Byrne JM, O'Brien T, Curtin W. Translation of science to surgery: linking emerging concepts in biological cartilage repair to surgical intervention
J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2010 Sep;92(9):1195-202. Review

Lenehan B, Street J, Murphy B, Brennan L, McHugh P, Curtin W.
A biomechanical study comparing the compressive forces generated by a conventional 4.5 AO/ASIF cortical lag screw with a differentially pitched cortical compression screw
Acta Bioeng Biomech. 2009;11(1):31-5.

Sullivan PJ, Sweeney KJ, Hirpara KM, Malone CB, Curtin W, Kerin MJ. Cyclical ischaemic preconditioning modulates the adaptive immune response in human limb ischaemia-reperfusion injury
Br J Surg. 2009 Apr;96(4):381-90

Kennedy MT, Roche S, Fleming SM, Lenehan B, Curtin W.
The association between aspirin and blood loss in hip fracture patients.
Acta Orthop Belg. 2006 Jan;72(1):29-33.

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