Tumour Sepsis and Reconstruction Unit

Prof Ferreira’s unit performs 200 – 250 procedures a year focussing on: 

Advanced trauma, primary bone tumours and metastatic disease, chronic osteomyelitis and deformity correction. 

Since joining his unit in July 2018 I have: 

  • Produced one research paper on chronic osteomyelitis as first author.
  • Co-authored on 2 more research papers on chronic osteomyelitis.
  • Acted as faculty on an international training course on the use of the Orthofix TLHex fixation system in deformity correction. 
  • Introduced the use of 3D Printed anatomical models of patient imaging as a tool in the preparation and planning of complex cases and 
  • Supported the training of subsequent fellows passing through the unit.
  • Been part of a team successfully treating patients with custom made, 3DPrinted, titanium implants.