• Anterior Approach Hip Replacement
    Anterior Approach Hip Replacement

    Anterior Approach Hip Replacement

  • Hip Resurfacing
    Hip Resurfacing

    Hip Resurfacing

  • Revision Hip/knee Replacement
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    Revision Hip/knee Replacement

  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
    Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement

    Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement

  • Partial Knee Replacement
    Partial Knee Replacement

    Partial Knee Replacement

  • Knee Arthroscopy
    Knee Arthroscopy

    Knee Arthroscopy

  • Rapid Recovery and Outpatient Joint Replacement
    Rapid Recovery and Outpatient Joint Replacement

    Rapid Recovery and Outpatient Joint Replacement

  • Non-operative Treatment for Hip and Knee Pain
    Non-operative Treatment for Hip and Knee Pain

    Non-operative Treatment for Hip and Knee Pain

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Differing pain control methods may offer similar outcomes in patients after unilateral TKA

Date: 10 Dec 2015
Category: Healthcare News

No significant differences in pain scores and mean morphine equivalent consumption were observed among patients who received either an intra-articular or periarticular injection of bupivacaine and morphine or a periarticular injection of liposomal bupivacaine to manage pain following unilateral total knee arthroplasty, according to a presenter here. Source: Healio Read More

Activity could help keep knees lubricated

Date: 10 Dec 2015
Category: Healthcare News

Cartilage is filled with fluid — about 80% of the volume of the cartilage tissue — that plays the essential roles of supporting weight and lubricating joint surfaces. Loss of this fluid, called synovial fluid, results in a gradual decrease in cartilage thickness and increase in friction, which is related to the degradation and joint […]

Study shows value of knee replacement surgery, other options

Date: 10 Dec 2015
Category: Healthcare News

People with knees worn out by arthritis will get more pain relief from joint replacement surgery, but it has more risks and there’s a good chance that less drastic approaches also would help. That’s the bottom line from the first study to strictly test other treatments against knee replacement, an operation done hundreds of thousands […]

Higher rates of obesity seen over time in patients undergoing revision TKA

Date: 10 Dec 2015
Category: Healthcare News

DALLAS — Research presented here at the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Annual Meeting found patients undergoing revision total knee arthroplasty have become significantly more at risk for obesity in recent years. Source: Healio Read More

Recommendations for patient activity after knee replacement vary among surgeons

Date: 10 Dec 2015
Category: Healthcare News

During recovery after knee replacement surgery, exercise is critical. After initial recovery, patients will want to resume more strenuous activities. In addition to exercise prescribed by a physical therapist, several studies have shown patients who participated in athletic activities prior to surgery will want to continue this practice after surgery. However, how much activity and […]

Satisfactory results seen in revision THA with acetabular reinforcement, HA granules, autograft

Date: 10 Dec 2015
Category: Healthcare News

Using acetabular revision for loosening as an endpoint, investigators of this study found more than 90% acetabular component survival at 10 years among patients who underwent revision total hip arthroplasty for acetabular bone deficiency using a Kerboull-type acetabular reinforcement device to support hydroxyapatite granules and structural autograft. Source: Healio Read More

Joint Surgery Predicted By Number Of Children And Use Of HRT

Date: 10 Dec 2015
Category: Healthcare News

According to a study published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, women who have many children, usedhormone replacement therapy, and had early puberty are more likely to have surgery performed on their joints – especially on their knees. Source: Medical News Today Read More

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